Red almost always symbolizes power, allure an sexiness from the power of the red carpet to the way you're perceived by others.
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The color Red symbolizes power and sexiness. Every year, at infamous awards ceremonies the "red carpet" is used and only the finest celebrities are allowed to walk on it. In fact, many of them wear radiant red gowns since it symbolizes not only power but sexual allure. Both men and women that wear red are often perceived to be in superior or powerful status. If you're hoping for that powerful Prom Queen status, wearing a gorgeous red prom dress may help.
The Allure of Red Dresses
The Red Dress effect or the "Lady in Red," phenomenon has been around for years. In fact, Chris de Burgh wrote a love song titled Lady in Red in 1986, explaining the allure. In addition, designer Vicky Tiel created one of the most infamous red dresses in the movies – the red gown that Julia Roberts wore in Pretty Woman as she receives a sparkly diamond and ruby necklace from Richard Gere's character. Nearly 30 years later, men are still taken with the "Lady in Red."
Why do women look so alluring and sexy in red? While typically the "Lady in Red" refers to a bold statement or dramatic silhouette of a formal red gown, often young men will be drawn and find you alluring in any type of bold red attire. While wearing the appropriate red prom dress is important so is actually feeling radiant and sexy.
The "Lady in Red" symbolizes a more exciting life therefore you'll draw attention the second you walk into the room. As noted, colors may really impact your life choices and the perfect red prom dress could either empower you or unfortunately, objectify you. As young men often perceive red prom dresses 2015 trend to mean sexy and an escape from real life, it's important to choose a tasteful but sexy gown as well as select the proper accessories.
Choose tried and true hairstyles like natural tousled curls or an easy French twist that you won't have to mess with much. In addition, keep your accessories simple like nude-toned pantyhose and silver pumps and just a touch of red lipstick and nail polish so you keep it sweet and alluring without looking promiscuous at a school dance.
Options for that Perfect Dress
Looking for some options to become the next "Lady in Red"? For a sexy and alluring option perfect for Prom, consider a strapless gown from Mori Lee in Bright Red. The fitted satin gown features a mermaid skirt that flares at the bottom, as well as a strapless bodice with intricate beading around the bust line. Other options include a long chiffon dress by Sherri Hill, which features a higher neckline, a bodice covered in appliqués and sequins, and a satin ribbon around the waistline, as well as a long pleated chiffon skirt. If you prefer something shorter, try this Sweetheart Prom Dress from Blush. It features a sweetheart neckline with intricate floral designs, a natural waistline, and a flirty chiffon skirt in Valentine Red.
If you want to feel sexy and alluring on prom night, then red is your best color as you will make a statement the minute you glide down the staircase. You'll take everyone's breath away as the next "Lady in Red."