Christmas Dress – Black or Red?

Nothing says party season like the Little Black Dress, but there’s a vibrant rival this Christmas – the Little Red Dress.

From lace styles to ruffled numbers, it’s one way to ensure you’ll be the belle of the ball, all you need now is a pair of dancing shoes and some statement accessories.

Whether you stick with a classic noir, or decide to make a statement in rouge, these picks will ensure you’re dressed to impress, and they’re all under £70…

Little Red Dress

If you don’t usually go for bright hues, Christmas is the perfect time to try out a festive red. It’s surprisingly flattering if you choose the right style for your shape, plus it’s warming on more mature skin tones.

Sequin bardot, £50, Very.co.uk

Very Dress

Warm burgundy shades look lovely on both blondes and brunettes.

Cold shoulder, £56, Wallis

Wallis Red Dress

Showing off your shoulders is a good way to flash a bit of skin, as they don’t show signs of ageing. Joan Collins is a big fan of this design.

Tiered lace, £60, SimplyBe.co.uk

Simply Be Dress

Available in sizes 12 – 32.

Fit and flare, £59, Sosandar.com

Sosandar Dress

Curvy on the hips? This style won’t cling, and will nip you in at the waist.

Flared flute hem. £59, M&Co

M Co Red Dress

Fish-tail hems balance out broad shoulders or hips.

Little Black Dress

Can’t steer clear of the LBD? We don’t blame you. The timeless style is elegant and slimming.Just jazz it up with a touch of sparkle.

Embellished split-sleeve shift, £20, F&F at Tesco

FF Dress

Long, sheer sleeves are an elegant way to cover upper arms

Gold lace detail, £16.99, TK Maxx

Detail up top will draw attention away from a bigger bottom half.

Studio Preen Dress

If you’re an hourglass shape, choose a figure-hugging style to show off your curves.

Sheer embroidered, £30, George at Asda

George Asda Dress

Luxe for less.

Sequin high neck, £35, Peacocks

Peacocks Dress

Perfect if you don’t want to show off too much skin around your decolletage.