Splashes of red work wonders if you’re not up for getting dressed head to toe in scarlet.

Chilli, apple, crimson and any permutation of red are the colours to be seen wearing right now. With the Lunar  New Year arriving in a matter of weeks to days, think decadent fabrics of velvets; floral prints to add an oriental touch or play it up with volume and go for textured silhouettes. And if you rather lounge with a muted hued slip dress, simply glide on a brick red lippy, pick up a patent leather purse with pumps and you’re set. Here are a few ways to conquer the fiery shade.

Work an effortless look with velvet palazzo trousers instead of going head-to-toe in red.
To turn heads, take notes from Kenzo's SS17 makeup look. There's no doubt you will.
Simply chic, a pair of plain red pumps should do it.
Yes, even a Mickey Mouse phone cover works.
Try a ruby coloured dress with ruffles for a modern twist.
Point to red details to get you out of any fashion rut.
It doesn't have to be Chanel's hula hoop bag, a statement arm candy would do.
Floral's for CNY? Sounds just about right.