Trend Watch: Oxblood
At the A/W12 shows a stand out commonality was deep red, with claret, burgundy and a generous smattering of oxblood. Undoubtedly the shade of the season, these brooding colours were seen at Acne, Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander Wang. Despite the less-than-appealing name, oxblood gives a luxe feel and is a grown-up take on brash red.
Add depth and richness by pairing it with other jewels tones, or instantly make your outfit autumn-friendly with oxblood coloured leather.
Laurie founded Bell & Smokey, an online fashion shop to provide women with sophisticated, feminine clothes that make them feel beautiful. You can keep up to date with her musings at bellandsmokey.tumblr.com and follow her on Twitter @bellandsmokey. Read more posts by Laurie Prescott.
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