Rouge rules: how to stay on trend with berry hues this Christmas

Just add texture and accessories to take a look from cosy casual to cocktail cool

Christmas colours: red is right on style this season. Photograph: Veronika Faustmann

Christmas colours: red is right on style this season. Photograph: Veronika Faustmann

 
Paint the town red: Li-Ann wears skirt, €770, and top, €275, both Alice + Olivia. Vanessa wears dress, €365, Rixo London
Paint the town red: Li-Ann wears skirt, €770 and top, €275 both, Alice and Olivia at Brown Thomas. Vanessa wears, dress, €365, Rixo London at Brown Thomas.
In the pink: Vanessa wears trousers, €1,310, and jacket, €1,310, both Peter Pilotto; earrings €149, Dryberg Kern; shoes, stylist’s own
In the pink: Vanessa wears trousers, €1,310 and jacket, €1310, both Peter Pilotto at Brown Thomas; earrings €149, Dryberg Kern at Arnotts and  shoes, stylist’s own.
Red all over: Li-Ann wears coat, €660, Alice + Olivia; earrings, €279, Loulerie
Red all over: Li-Ann wears coat, €660, Alice and Olivia at Brown Thomas and earrings, €279, Loulerie at Arnotts.
Python and petals: Vanessa wears dress, €68, Topshop; fur wrap, €95, Essential Antwerp; necklace, €20, Marks & Spencer; earrings, €270, Loulerie. Li-Ann wears dress, €328, the Kooples; necklace, €95, Dryberg Kern; earrings, €279, Loulerie
Python and petals: Vanessa wears dress, €68 Topshop; fur wrap, €95 Essential Antwerp at Arnotts; necklace €20 Marks & Spencer; earrings, €270, Loulerie at Arnotts. Li-Ann wears dress, €328, The Kooples at Brown Thomas; necklace, €95, Dryberg Kern at Arnotts and earrings, €279.
Fringe benefits: Vanessa wears dress, €2,590, Marni; earrings, €149, Dryberg Kern; and shoes, €407, Jimmy Choo
Fringe benefits: Vanessa wears dress, €2,590, Marni at Brown Thomas; earrings €149, Dryberg Kern at Arnotts and shoes €407, Jimmy Choo at Vestiaire Collective.
Crimson Christmas: Vanessa wears dress, €425, Self-Portrait. Li-Ann wears dress, €410, Self-Portrait; and shoes, €175, LK Bennett
Crimson Christmas: Vanessa wears dress, €425, Self Portrait. Li-Ann wears dress, €410, Self-Portrait both at Brown Thomas and shoes, €175, LK Bennett.
Sartorial satin: Top, €95, Claudie Pierlot; trousers, €195, Essential Antwerp; scarf (worn as belt), €115, Sandro; bag, €112, Love Moschino; earrings, €75, Dryberg Kern
Sartorial satin: Li-Ann wears, top, €95, Claudie Pierlot at Brown Thomas; trousers €195 Essential Antwerp at Arnotts; scarf (worn as belt), €115, Sandro at Brown Thomas; bag, €112, Love Moschino and earrings, Dryberg Kern, €75, both at Arnotts.
Full flow: Li-Ann wears dress, €340, Rixo London; boots, €425, LK Bennett; earrings, €199, and necklace, €329, both Loulerie
Full flow: Li-Ann wears dress, €340 Rixo London at Brown Thomas; boots, €425, LK Bennet; earrings, €199 and necklace, €329, both Loulerie at Arnotts.
Li-Ann wears coat, €82, Marks & Spencer; dress, €99, Whistles; and boots, €42, Marks & Spencer. Vanessa wears knit, €120, and shirt, €55, both Marks & Spencer; shoes, stylist’s own; earrings, €12, Aldo
Li-Ann wears coat, €82, Marks and Spencer; skirt, €99, Whistles and boots, €42, Marks & Spencer. Vanessa wears knit, €120, and skirt €55, both Marks and Spencer; shoes, stylist own and earrings, €12, Aldo.

Photographed by Veronika Faustmann, assisted by Adrian Wojtas
Produced and styled Liz Dwyer, assisted by Alison Lenehan
Hair by Lydia Carroll, using Alfaparf Milano
Make-up by Sarah McGuinness, Studio 89