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20/04/2012 12:47
Paint the high street red: summer style

See our picks of the best summer essentials you'll feel great in

Peplum dress (© Miss Selfridge)
  • Peplum dress (© Miss Selfridge)
  • Aztec print top (© Monsoon)
  • Oasis Clean casual peg trouser (© House of Fraser)
  • Floral print maxi (© Wallis)
  • Anna Field zigzag top (© Zalando)
  • FAIR+true African print dress (© Fashion Conscience)
  • Crossover wrap back dress (© Mango)
  • Bird print cardie (© Asda)
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Prissy pastels and safe neutrals are nice enough, but bold, daring colour is really where it's at right now. And if you want to make a super-strong statement and stand out from the crowd, you pretty much can't go wrong with this season's scarlet. A celeb and high-end designer favourite, the hue is trending big time. Luckily, the high street has already jumped on the bandwagon and the latest collections are awash with crimson chic. From limelight-stealing dresses to super-sassy shorts, step out in confidence this summer with our pick of the best.

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It's been floating on and off the fashion radar the last few seasons but the vintage-inspired peplum dress is making a big comeback this summer. That ultra-flattering extra hip detail can work wonders creating an hourglass silhouette on just about anyone. Keep it simple and sophisticated in this structured scarlet version by Miss Selfridge - the perfect boardroom to bar number.

Buy it: peplum dress, £40 at Miss Selfridge

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