Dress : Era Swank .. 1920s to 1930s
"The "lady in red" originally the woman that betrayed John Dillinger. John Dillinger was a notorious gangster in the 1920's and 1930's. The "lady in red" was Anna Sage (a.k.a. Ana Cumpanas). She made a deal with the police to betray Dillinger. She agreed to wear a red dress so the police could spot her. The police shot Dillinger as he was leaving the Biograph Theater in Chicago. "