How To Style: Red & Black

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Model in red and black gingham jacket and skirt set.

Red and black is a classic color combo that never goes out of style in fashion. It's versatile and chic, offering endless outfit options whether you're dressing up or keeping it casual. Red adds warmth and energy to your look, while black brings a touch of sophistication and elegance. Together, they create outfits that stand out and make you feel confident.


Whether you're wearing a little black dress with red accessories or mixing and matching tops and bottoms, red and black always look good together. It's a timeless choice that never disappoints, no matter the occasion.


Choosing red and black isn't just about following trends—it's about embracing a timeless style that never goes out of fashion. Here are some fun and fabulous ways to style the palette with CC styles this season:

The Co-Ord Set

The key to a truly fabulous look is balance - which is made easy when you are working with a co-ord set. The Skylar Jacket and Skirt in a gorgeous red and black houndstoot pattern makes for a standout look that has an old money feel to it.


You can lean into the old money aesthetic by layering a black turtleneck jumper like the Mia Black Jumper under the jacket but add a little edge with the Robbie Ankle Boot. Add some details with gold jewellery and graphic eyeliner. 

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The Casual Ensemble

You can balance looking great and relaxed styling easily when you have gorgeous colours to play with like the deep red of the Sofia Jumper whose cosy knit fabric and chic balloon sleeves will make any outfit look polished.


French tuck this into the Leah Flare Jean that add a bohemian edge to the look with frayed hem and front seam detailing, Finish the look with the Elodie Boot to keep the boho vibe going with the faux-suede fabric and detailed stitching on the front of the shoe. Throw on the Amelia Black Coat to help conquer the cold. 

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The Streetwear Look

Add a little streetwear cool to your look rotation with this outfit. The Alia Bodysuit in mesh with a rose patterng gives an edgy yet romantic vibe. Wear this tucked into the Cassie Cargo Pant that boasts functional pockets with silver D-ring details and a cool wide leg that allows for freedom of movement and comfort.


Layer this outfit with our Streetwise Puffer Jacket and finish the look with our Olivia Ankle Boot in a comfortable wide fit, grip sole and stretch side gusset . The faux-leather fabrication guarantees a warm and comfortable wear no matter what the weather.

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The Occasion Dress

Be ready for your next special occasion with the stunning Lace Valencia Dress in ruby. A sweetheart neckline, long lace sleeves, boning and a mermaid silhouette make this dress a dream to wear as it hugs and highlights your curves.


Team this with the Paisley Black Heel to lean into the poised and classic aesthetic. The diamante embellishment, pointed toe and flared heel make this a perfect pairing for this dress. Ensure you are comfortably and cosy when leaving your special occasion by slipping on the Abby Black Coat with a classic large collar, lapels and a midcalf silhouette. 

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The Work Dress

Looking for the perfect staple style for work and play? We have got your covered with the Claudia Pleat Dress - a V-neckline, short sleeves, comfortable stretch fabrication and pleated skirt make this an endleslly versatile piece that you can dress up with heels or down with sneakers.


Be ready for the work day in the Arabella Coat in sexy red to add a pop to your work look and walk around the office in total comfort when wearing the Yasmin Ankle Boot. The wide fit, pointed toe and side zip closure make this a go-to shoe for your winter rotation.

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If you're styling any one of these outfits this season, we want to see it. Tag us with the Instagram handle, @citychicofficial!

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