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  • Costumes: Fashioning Fashion, Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne in Paris

    Perhaps, you’ve noticed how opulence and embellishment have been on trend lately? You even may be adding some luxe to your wardrobe now. But nothing beats the elaborate and ornate fabrications of centuries gone by. >> RELATED:  Paris Street Style Fashioning Fashion. Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne at Les Arts Decoratifs  in Paris an exhibition in tandem with LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum) showing the extensive collection of Martin Kamer and Wolfgang Ruf, two antique and costume dealers.  Shown in chronological order, you get a clear sense of how fashion evolved from century to…

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  • Ornmentation Express! Custo Barcelona Fall 2013 Runway Trends

    Custo Barcelona fall 2013

    Embellishment is king (as usual) at Custo Barcelona Fall 2013 , but this season it takes to another level for standout coats, rich textural mixes, and emphasis on bold shoulders, cuff and hems… yes, the small details that crate a huge impact. Menswear and womenswear together and both feature “patches” in a variety of ornamentation in architecturally rounded silhouettes. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS >>MORE: Custo Barcelona  What I liked the most, and the takeaway to add to your wardrobe, is the impact…

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

    Carven fall 2012

    We’ve been so clean. Or girly. Or black and white. But with the fall breeze comes time for glamour. Just a bit. NO, pile it on and on. >> MORE: Fall/Winter 2012 Runway and  Fall 2012 Trends 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…

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  • Party Time- Dressing The Part This Holiday Party Season

    Lanvin Fall 2011

    We know you’re bogged down with the holiday season’s requisite errands, tasks and what not, but one must also remember the ample amount of face-time we all have to deal with each season as we reunite with friends and family at dinners and celebrations throughout the month. MORE: Holiday With that in mind, we’ve put together a simple four step guide to have you looking your best when celebrating this holiday season. Go ahead, take a moment to look your…

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