It’s crystal clear that there will be some very big sparkle ahead in your fashion future.The crystal collage trend from spring moves forward to fall 2010 and it’s interpretations are boundless thanks to a collaboration with Swarovski and a dozen top designers during New York Fashion Week.The one thing that we are sure of is that these are by no means the symmetrical pave sparkle that you associate with crystal past.The new crystals are unexpected art pieces to add depth […]
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That was before last night’s the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. The bar has been raised for the melding of fashion as theater.What we witnessed at the Grammy’s was one of the most superlative and iconic fashion collaborations of this time between two seemly disparate arbiters of style, Lady Gaga and Giorgio Armani Prive- the Haute Couture collection.
When you are looking for a modern detail to update your look, think about a clustered blast of raw, haphazard crystals. The new bling has a gritty, offhanded elegance reminiscent of rock candy or shattered glass.What’s modern is not the cheap trick sparkly bling many of us associate with pave phone cases, cloyingly cute crystal encrusted novelty doodads, or glittering from a too tight T-shirt. Crystals now have an irregularity to them that looks fresh.
However, when it comes to these Giuseppe Zanotti canvas ballerina flats with a Swarovski strass bullet exclusive to Colette, I’m all fired up!