The Woman in Red
Posted by Shayla Simmons — 24 Jul 2013
The woman in red.... Is she smart? Confident? Sexy? Or is this woman in red evil?
What we see in pop culture, the cinema, and literature, has us examining the meaning of red and the intention when a woman is dressed or surrounded by the color red. The woman may feel sexy or confident when wearing this color that exudes health, power and vitality, but, is it coming across to the audience as something else? In storytelling, whether novels or movies, the symbolizing of a color is to be expected. You see this in a story like The Scarlet Letter which reveals the sin of adultery through the color red. In the book Ethan Frome, the character Mattie often wears red signifying her good health and vitality which differentiates her from the other characters. In the new "Evil Dead" reboot, the red dress that actress Jane Levy wears solidifies the creepiness in the film.
Take a look at the red in these JPG contributor photos. What do these women exude for you?
Sierra by Melissa Alicia Cavero
her name was november (2) by Irene Armesto
Splashing by D B
Faith by aubrey marvin
Angie in red velvet by Aloha Lavina
The Red Dress by Dee Jones
Red dress by Alina Andrei
Entwined by Alicia Savage
Untitled by Caitlin Bellah
Fire by Maria Ivanova
Dark Angel by sergei pyuro
Amanda in RED by Prashant Joshi
Untitled by Abbie Warnock
Power. Intelligence. Sensuality. Mystery. All these words can describe a woman in red. What is your take on this powerful color? Get out, grab a model and dress her in red, create some stunning images. Upload these images to the site and post the links to the comment area below. There are so many more stunning women in red throughout the JPG site, please put a collection together and share the link with us!
Show us your vitality ... or your mysterious side!