Red is a dominant color:
The color red is the warmest and contradictory color ever!
‘Never noticed?’ that the Cupid’s love and the Devil’s hate symbolized by Red. It’s the mix of our sin, passion, power, strength, sexuality, and sacrifice, and did you ever noticed the compliments you receive just by ‘simply’ wearing a red dress? At times, we go for red to get compliments. It is plausibly due to the association of red with attraction and desire.
People from your opposite sex find you more attractive if you are wearing a red dress. The perception of you can be influenced simply by the color you wear.
If you want to look sexy, go for red.
Heart the symbol of love and romance on Valentine’s day depicted in red. Sex is linked with red, in diverse cultures, The red identified as Sexual availability in ‘red-light regions.
Men’s view :
The passion of red snaps into our head, “When we get hot and wild”.
The studies conducted says men find women in red more sexually flattering than the same women in blue. In the experimental social psychology journal, current publications explain the influence of red, as the color has related to sexuality from ancient times. The article named ‘Romantic red revisited’ explains, the color red intensifies men’s attraction only towards young, but not older women.
If men wanted to feel dominant, they will go for the red color. The red boost their self-confidence and act in a way to attract women.
Andrew Elliot, psychology professor says, “The cherry tone’s magic made men appear more powerful”.
What do women think of “Men in red”? Elliot says, They are considered more powerful in status, making money, and high in the social steps. The status judgment leads to attraction among women.
Russel A. Hill and Robert A. Barton, Evolutionary anthropologists from Durham University in England, explains about testosterone-dominance implied by red coloration in some animals. This might be the reason for the competitive feel among humans.
Women’s view :
Red means the blood, the fire, the heart, the love.
There is a higher chance that ‘women’ will wear the color red when they are meeting potential attractive men. But no to “red” towards un-attractive men from their perspective. Women also choose red to intensify their attractiveness towards their desirable men as a play of competing with other women.
Archaeological studies reveal the cosmetic practice by African women’s especially using red pigments and red ochre. The red indicated as a symbol of their fertility in their community. Even today, red ochre is a part of African wedding ceremonies.
Once red is typically considered as a sexy color only for women but Recent studies highlight that women perceive men more alluring in the color red.