The Color Debate: Red Versus Blue

Emily Barnes
The Color Debate: Red Versus Blue
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It’s election day! In less than 24 hours, either President Barack Obama or Governor Mitt Romney will be the president of the United States for the next four years.

In honor of the election, we wanted to highlight the dueling political colors of the season—red and blue—which, as it happens, both happen to be trending for fall even apart from the election, whether it’s scarlet coats or cobalt dresses. Sure you may favor red if you affiliate with the Republican Party, or blue if you side with the Democratic Party, but in fashion, we are free to decide between colors without implications.

Here we’ve rounded up some of our favorite fall items, each featured in a blue version and a red version.  So whether you are siding with a color in reference to a political party or not, click through our slideshow to vote team red or team blue.

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Red Merona Quilted Jacket, $40: at Target VS
Blue Eton Quilted Jacket, $148: at Jack Wills.

Diane von Furstenberg Red Small Tonda Crystal & Leather Clutch, $411: at Matches VS
Midnight Quilted Lips Patent Fifi Clutch, $390: at Lulu Guinness.

Red Chief Elegant Office Blazer, $48: at ModCloth
VS
Schoolboy Blazer in Velvet and Festival Blue, $178: at J.Crew.

Red Seam Waist Shift Dress, $100: at Topshop
VS
Blue Cap Sleeve Flippy Tunic, $40: at Topshop.

Cleo Ferin Blue Swallow Detail Collar, $44: at farfetch VS
Scarlet/Coral Red Detachable Collar With Metal Tips, $12: at Etsy.

Ready To Fish Red Casual Pants, $109: at YOOX
VS

Blue Harem Pants, $60: at Zara.

Alice + Olivia Red Leather Skirt, $396: at Bloomingdales VS
Milly Leather Helio Delphine Swirl Skirt, $484: at Revolve Clothing.

Kurt Geiger Elliot Red Pointed Toe Court Shoes, $311: at John Lewis
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Monika Chiang Blue Metal Heel Pointed Toe Suede Stiletto, $395: at Intermix.

Vanessa Bruno Athe Ruby Knit, $299: at La Garconne VS
Edun Blue Zebra Stripe Crochet Knit Sweater, $300: at SSENSE.

Labour of Love Red Tie Neck Blouse, $139: at farfetch
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Iris & Ink Blue Pussybow Silk-Crepe Blouse, $125: at THE OUTNET.

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