Trend Watch: Red-Hot Runway Looks

Fall fashion is red-hot this season, with tones of dramatic crimson and bright scarlet burning up the runways.

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A red dress on Prabal Gurung's Fall 2011 runway.
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Fall fashion is red-hot this season, with tones of dramatic crimson and bright scarlet all over the runways. Prabal Gurung's knockout collection -- inspired, poetically, by love and romance -- showed a range of ruby reds accented with smart, low-cut gloves and tousled hair.
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Bensoni's sexy draped cocktail dresses were executed in shiny scarlet and paired with strappy black platforms.
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Shades of red and burgundy velvet come together in a classically-inspired empire dress from Christian Dior.
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At DKNY, soft shades of camel were layered beneath orange-red knits to create a look that felt vibrant and preppy.
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Erdem put an elegant spin on his signature silk prints by overlaying contrasting back flowers on a crimson base.
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Jason Wu rendered sporty separates in complimentary shades of burgundy for an ensemble that was sporty but still sophisticated.
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This spotlight-demanding look from Lanvin centers around a pouf-sleeve silk dress in scarlet made more extraordinary by a feathery hair accessory and glitzy bangles.
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A daring ruby-red confection from Marchesa has already proved a hit among red carpet frequenters.
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Marc Jacobs' soft burgundy leather top and red sequin skirt create a chic retro look with just a hint of "Mad Men" sartorial flair.
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Luxe dyed furs were a big theme for fall, and Michael Kors' plush fox overcoats in ruby red are just the thing for a lady who likes to make a dramatic entrance.
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A sexy strapless bodice and voluminous layered skirt make this red Naeem Khan creation a sure winner for the forthcoming party season.
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Oscar de la Renta made this classic red evening gown more interesting by pairing it with a nautical sailor chapeau.
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A panel of geometric black anchors this long-sleeved red dress from Proenza Schouler.
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A soft, textural print from Tibi adds interest to a flowy, silk evening gown.
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Victoria Beckham's eye-popping reds could bring traffic to a screeching halt.
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