Promo-ing her new rom com, The Back Up Plan, Jennifer Lopez hit the streets of New York in a ravishing red, fitted dress that is an exact match for OPI’s Red My Fortune Cookie from the latest summer colours, inspired by Hong Kong. Red dresses are notoriously hard to wear – it’s an attention grabbing colour that turns heads and fires the imagination, but even if you don’t feel you can carry off the reddy-for-anything look, splashes of red are still enough to turn a humdrub outfit into something entirely more sophisticated. I’m wearing Red My Fortune Cookie today, and it has instantly added glamour to even jeans and a shirt.

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