Now that the winter season is in full swing, I’ve found myself reaching for my favorite red pieces more often than not. 

Looking back through my outfit choices from the past year, I noticed that I’ve gravitated toward the color red this year more than I think I ever have. I’ve always appreciated a “pop of red” accessory or a classic red lip, but this year, I’ve also stocked up on cozy red wardrobe staples, from sweaters to scarves to pants.

Concerning color psychology, red is one of those hues that exudes strength and confidence, and when I think about the adventures and challenges this year has held for me, I’m not surprised at all that I am drawn to the positive energy that comes from wearing it.

If you need proof that bright colors have an impact on our mood, look no further than this time of year. I swear even one simple red accessory can make an ordinary day feel more exciting and fun. It doesn’t matter whether I’m headed to the office or to hang with friends–it always makes me happy to experiment with my style. For me, incorporating a fiery red shade into my outfit brightens up even the gloomiest winter day. 

Look through some of my top picks for some inspiration of your own.

Red Sweaters 

Monki longline textured sweater in red – $48

Photo: ASOS

Victoria Off Shoulder Sweater – $29.99

Photo: Fashion Nova

Mock-turtleneck Sweatshirt – $9.99

Photo: H&M

Red dresses

Paper Dolls Plus lace overlay bardot pencil dress – $87

Photo: ASOS

Impatient Dress – $32.99

Photo: Fashion Nova

Daytime Dapper Wrap Dress – $85

Photo: ModCloth

Red Camo

Cadet On Duty Cargo Pants – $24.98

Photo: Fashion Nova


Photo: PrettyLittleThing

Red Cardigans

Ribbed Shawl Open Cardigan – $19.99

Photo: Macy's

Cable-Knit Cardigan – $79.95

Photo: Anthropologie

Banned Seen Sweater Days Collared Cardigan – $39.99

Photo: ModCloth

Red purses

Maris Faux Saffiano Satchel Bag – $80.50

Photo: Neiman Marcus


Photo: DSW

Iconic Triple Zip Hipster – $88

Photo: Vera Bradley

Red boots

Lovelee – $79.99

Photo: Aldo

Knee-High Pointed Toe Heels Red Boots – $54.80

Photo: ChicMe

Quitit Booties – $119.99

Photo: Nine West

What are some of your favorite red pieces to rock this winter season?

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