Oxblood is a dark reddish brown color and is typically used to desribe a shade of leather. This color is being forcasted as a trend for Fall 2012 and this rich autumnal hue is versatile and expensive looking. It can be worn with browns, creams, black and navy. For an extra seasonal color punch, pair oxblood with mustard or pumpkin. For a cheap way to incorporate this trend into your current wardobe, shop for vintage items in this tone. You can find lots of options in your local thrift store, vintage clothing stores and online. An idea for upcycling clothing is to take a dark brown article and dye it dark red, or maroon. The brown and maroon shades mixed together will give you a similar effect. Adding leather details to a garment of clothing is another 2012 Fall trend and it is easy to combine the two trends by purchasing a cheap vintage leather item in oxblood and upcycle it by cutting pieces and adding it to clothing. There are lots of ideas online , including leather pockets, leather elbow patches etc. Rocking this trend with vintage items, or upcycling clothes you already have to include oxblood will have you looking up-to-the-minute without breaking the bank.
Jennifer lives in south Louisiana and believes that almost anything can be done yourself.