Getting in the red with romantic fashion for Valentine's Day

Set the mood for Valentine’s Day with the colour of passion and romance. Whether you’re treating yourself to some fabulous new-season fashion or treating your loved one to a fashionable gift, red gets pulses racing and sets passion alight, writes Carolyn Moore

When it comes to romance, Italians do it better, and dresses don’t get more romantic than this dreamy tulle concoction by Dolce & Gabbana. €5,950, Brown Thomas.
When it comes to romance, Italians do it better, and dresses don’t get more romantic than this dreamy tulle concoction by Dolce & Gabbana. €5,950, Brown Thomas.

Diamantes are a girl’s best friend. Get pulses racing while you stay cosy by embracing some retro sweater girl style. Diamante button cardigan by Lipsy, €30, next.ie.
Diamantes are a girl’s best friend. Get pulses racing while you stay cosy by embracing some retro sweater girl style. Diamante button cardigan by Lipsy, €30, next.ie.

Wiggle it. Just a little bit. Play it cool while looking smoking hot (and avoiding a February chill) in this figure-hugging ribbed-knit wiggle skirt, €19.99, Zara.
Wiggle it. Just a little bit. Play it cool while looking smoking hot (and avoiding a February chill) in this figure-hugging ribbed-knit wiggle skirt, €19.99, Zara.

Add some heat to the archetypal sex kitten look of a belted trench and towering stilettos. What you wear underneath is entirely up to you. Coat, €240, Hobbs.
Add some heat to the archetypal sex kitten look of a belted trench and towering stilettos. What you wear underneath is entirely up to you. Coat, €240, Hobbs.

What lies beneath? Whether you’ve a hot date or Netflix and chill on your Valentine’s agenda, keep your undies on point! Bra, €12.99, and thong, €6.99, New Look.
What lies beneath? Whether you’ve a hot date or Netflix and chill on your Valentine’s agenda, keep your undies on point! Bra, €12.99, and thong, €6.99, New Look.

All tied up. Get suggestive in this body-skimming, tie-front number. Team with thigh high boots and leave everything to the imagination. €47.50, Marks and Spencer.
All tied up. Get suggestive in this body-skimming, tie-front number. Team with thigh high boots and leave everything to the imagination. €47.50, Marks and Spencer.

Looking for a last-minute gift that tells her how you feel and knocks her socks off? She’ll fall head over heels in love with these Gucci trainers, €595, Brown Thomas.
Looking for a last-minute gift that tells her how you feel and knocks her socks off? She’ll fall head over heels in love with these Gucci trainers, €595, Brown Thomas.

Put your hand on your heart and tell me you don’t love this adorable Kate Spade clutch; the perfect accessory for the look of love. €225, Brown Thomas.
Put your hand on your heart and tell me you don’t love this adorable Kate Spade clutch; the perfect accessory for the look of love. €225, Brown Thomas.

Who’s wearing the trousers this Valentine’s day? You should! This slinky, scallop detail jumpsuit is just as alluring as a little red dress. €65, littlewoodsireland.ie.
Who’s wearing the trousers this Valentine’s day? You should! This slinky, scallop detail jumpsuit is just as alluring as a little red dress. €65, littlewoodsireland.ie.

Wear your heart on your sleeve, or go one further and wear hearts all over! Team this cute dress with tights and boots for a low-key date night look. €47, River Island.
Wear your heart on your sleeve, or go one further and wear hearts all over! Team this cute dress with tights and boots for a low-key date night look. €47, River Island.

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