Red is perfect for February's Color Theory because of Valentine's Day and because February is American Heart Month. In fact, a few days back, one of my favorite bloggers, Jessica Quirk of What I Wore, mentioned that it was "Wear Red Day" to help raise awareness about heart disease.
Red is a great, bold color, symbolizing both love and danger. Of course blood is our main association with red, but it also has strong holiday associations for me. In fact, I wore the same red dress for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I may wear it for Valentine's Day as well.
However you feel about red, one thing's for sure: it always makes a strong statement. In fact, it's been shown that red cars are given a disproportionate number of speeding tickets. It's unclear whether people who own red cars tend to speed more, the cars are simply more noticeable for their color, or cops unintentionally discriminate. But, that certainly is a big impact for a color to have.
Here are some of the ways I've worn red lately. As usual, you can click any image to bring up the full outfit post. Here's your soundtrack...