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  • Go Baroque! Embellishment Trend Glamorizes Fall’s Must Haves

    We’ve been so clean. Or girly. Or black and white.

    But with the fall breeze comes time for glamour. Just a bit.

    Get Inspired: Alexander McQueen Baroque bell shape styling blasts brilliant color

    Get Inspired: Alexander McQueen Baroque bell shape styling boasts brilliant color

    NO, pile it on and on.

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    Tzuj it up with the Baroque embellishment trend for an instant wardrobe update. From dollops of golden jewels and lavish fabrics, a little goes a long way.

    But, if you’re the kind of girl who likes to pile it on, this is ONE trend right up your alley.

    The Carven fall 2012 collection borrows heavily from medieval styling but still maintains a clean and wearable aesthetic. It’s a fave for this trend, take a look:

    Not since the 80s has there been SO MUCH RICHNESS in details. Look for tapestries, embroidered velvets, brocades, metallic infused prints with nuggets of jewels for a 3D effect.

    Even the silhouette harkens a time back to voluminous bell shapes and high colors, but best when maintaining a modern edge.

    Balmain lavishes on the embellishments and simplifies the silhouette

    Balmain lavishes on the embellishments and simplifies the silhouette

    If you’re not into so much luxe at once, participate in the look by way of accessories, from shoes to gorgeous outsized cuffs.

    Bring on the Baroque with these lavish pieces priced from low to high:

     

    photos: focusonstyle.onsugar

    Published on September 04, 2012

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