Fifty shades of romance

By  |  1 Comment

ROMANCE is in the air — meaning it’s time to pull out some of your slinkiest outfits to honour Valentine’s Day.
Yes, I can already hear you groaning, possibly thinking either a) Valentine’s Day is a money making scam, b) Oh, god does this mean I have to put in extra effort? or, c) I really can’t be a***d.
However chances are, your thoughts are probably geared more towards the first two.
But nonetheless, Valentine’s Day provides the perfect excuse to make some effort and pull on some of our most show-stopping outfits.
After all, it’s nice every now and then to be a little high maintenance.
As everyone knows, red is possibly the most symbolic shade for Valentine’s, so why not wear your favourite rouge outfit and cultivate one of this season’s hottest trends at the same time.
Romantic shades of red and pink are the epitome of style this season. Just in time for Valentine’s, the unlikely combination of red and pink together have become hotter than the hues themselves.


Sophie Ellis Bextor Ninette Dress, £140, Phase Eight

Sophie Ellis Bextor Ninette Dress, £140, Phase Eight

For spring 2013, colour blocking is once again back with a vengeance, with clashing colour combos being at the forefront of fashion.
It might seem scary at first, however if worn correctly, pink and red can be simply gorgeous when worn together and will be sure to get you notices for all the right reasons.
However if you’re beginning to forsee your other half bursting out laughing at your attempt of wearing SJP-inspired colour blocking at your favourite restaurant, then a little red dress is a timeless Valentine’s option and can be modernised with all the right accessories.
A nude coloured shoe worn with red looks chic and classy for a daytime or evening look. Pair with a smart blazer jacket for a sexy look that isn’t too try hard.
But if you’re more of a LBD type of girl, this gorgeous assymetric dress from Debenhams Will look fabulous when worn with a red lip and your favourite heels. Think 50 shades of grey but far more demure.
So whether you love or loathe Valentine’s Day, there’s no denying that it’s just another great way to celebrate your fabulous dress sense. After all, all you need is fashion.

Styletto Mag is a Scottish online magazine which publishes the latest articles on fashion, beauty, shopping and life. The site was founded by journalist Lisa Boyle in August 2011. Styletto Mag is a sleek, easy to access online magazine which features shopping trends, beauty reviews, funny features and women's lifestyle articles. COMING SOON : STYLETTO SHOP - Stay tuned for the Styletto store where you can purchase some amazing one-off vintage pieces, modern, on-trend clothing and accessories to ensure you're always sporting the most coveted items. STYLETTO PRINT EDITION - Soon to be Scotland's best selling magazine, Styletto will be your most glamorous new glossy for women's lifestyle, fashion updates, beauty lust haves and much more. To contribute or submit articles, send them to Lisa Boyle at

1 Comment

  1. NanAmptsdyw

    May 11, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    I see your website needs some fresh & unique content.
    Writing manually is time consuming, but there is solution for this hard task.
    Just search for – Miftolo’s tools rewriter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.