September Issues Volume 2: Oxblood Obsession

Zara Epaulette topZara Epaulette Top

For the second installment of the September Issues, I want to talk about the color oxblood. It first became a thing last fall, but I’m happy to report that it’s back in action for fall 2014.

In case you aren’t sure what color I’m speaking of, oxblood is a super rich, deep, purple-y red that’s almost kind of brown. Merlot, if you will. Oxblood is at its best when used as an accent piece (think a pair of boots or a leather skirt), and looks best with neutral colors like navy, camel or grey (or even camo??). Though, there are some really interesting color combinations that I’ve been seeing, like these looks from Phillip Lim:

Phillip Lim Wide Leg Trousers

F214-2801SCS_CINNAMON_HERO_0Phillip Lim New Arrivals

Here are a few gorgeous oxblood pieces I’m dying to get my hands on. How would you wear oxblood this fall?

AllSaints Olvera leather skirtAllSaints Olvera skirt 

Asos Fred Perry trapeze bagAsos Fred Perry Trapeze bag

Asos midi skirtAsos Pleated Midi Skirt

_9587828Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Viper

etsy velvet leggingEtsy Leggings

Madewell Premiere SkirtMadewell Premiere Skirt

Zara contrasting Chelsea bootZara Contrasting Chelsea Boot


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