Every Valentines Day, you’ll notice plenty of red outfits and accenting to celebrate the day where lovers celebrate their love.  However, red accenting is not just for lovers, it draws attention anytime.

Red is any of a number of similar colors evoked by light consisting predominantly of the longest wavelengths of light discernible by the human eye, in the wavelength range of roughly 630–740 nm. Longer wavelengths than this are called infrared (below red), and cannot be seen by the naked human eye.

In human color psychology, red is associated with bravery, purity, happiness, good luck, heat, energy, and blood, and emotions that “stir the blood”, including anger, passion, love, pain, and sacrifice.

Red is so emotional, that it’s a bad choice in clothing for a funeral, but a good choice for a celebration. Red accenting is powerful, and it’s no surprise that we have a large collection of red fashions in 2010.

Zigi Soho Jeweled Satin Platform Sandal, DSW.com

Antonio Ben Chimol – Red Leather/Silver Clasp – Magnetic Clasp Bracelet, Shirise.com

Antica Murrina: Kora Murano Glass Coral Drop Earrings, Forzieri.com

Ruffle Front Halter, The Limited

Burberry Painted Hearts Tote, Bloomingdales.com

Relic® Rachel Crocodile Satchel, Kohls.com

Play Date, Aerosoles.com

Add a little red to your wardrobe in 2010 and “stir the blood” of passions everywhere you go.

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