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WEAR 2016 FASHION NOW: 21 WAYS to ROCK the RED and BLACK TREND [SLIDESHOW]

Black and red made a big statement not only on the runways of Spring 2016 fashion month but also in pop culture’s tv shows, movies and real-time street style.  With ruby and ebony hues being a natural fit for fall, why wait until next year to wear them? Here are some of my favorite combinations during the past month.

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Stand Out in a Crowd with These 5 Fool-Proof Fashion Tips

Prior to today’s Julien Macdonald Spring 2016 show at LFW, I had a bit of time to people-watch.

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A few audience members caught my eye not because of who they are but because of how they put themselves together.

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Which prompted this thought:  we spend the majority of our time preparing or waiting for events to begin, events which are often short-lived or anti-climactic.

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Why not flip the script and catch others’ attention while we’re in down-time?. We owe it to ourselves to star in our own life-shows, whether we’re in line at the grocery, meandering in the front yard or waiting for a fashion show to begin.

Here are 5 foolproof techniques to get noticed and be remembered long after you’ve left the crowd behind.

Wear Red.

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Photo:  Kate Middleton at Wimbledon, 2015.

Photo:  Julie Bishop of Australia meets Kate in Canberra, AU, April, 2014.

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Red accessories like hats, bags, scarves and shoes are fail-safe attention-grabbers.

Add Neon to Your Wardrobe.

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Here you have a jacket from Holly Fulton’s Spring 2016 show.

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Holly also featured neon bags in her SS2016 line.

Wear Something Unexpected.

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White hair on a young face, such as this audience member, caught my eye in a crowd of otherwise traditional hair colors.

Large, Colorful Spectacles Draw Attention to Your Eyes.

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Think Kelly Green.

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I’ll share additional tips and tricks in future posts, so tune in!