Red and black on it's own is a tough color combo. It can go really right and be very chic and timeless. Or it can go very wrong, looking trashy and tacky. Adding a dash of white helps keep it timeless, classic and balanced.
Style the above Vintage dress CURRENT with a White Tuxedo Blazer (w black lapel)
Like this one
A Black and white print with a POP of red in an accessory