BROCADE

Donna Karan Fall 2015

Donna Karan Fall 2015

  by Lauren Kaplan

Designer: Donna Karan Inspiration: "The glamour of the New York skyline, Geometric planes, glistening lights. Each piece stands alone--and together, transforming a woman day into night, with strength and seduction." Trends: metallic [...]

Tags: brocade, Bernadette Peters, chrissy teigen, coco rocha, Donna Karan, June Ambrose, menswear, Susan Sarandon
Dior Haute Couture 2014

Dior Haute Couture 2014

  by Lauren Kaplan

DESIGNER: Raf Simons INSPIRATION: From the designer: “This collection is very historically inspired. It felt like a challenge to look further back in history and see how I could modernize certain aesthetics. That is my constant drive, [...]

Tags: brocade, Alexia Niedzielski, Amira Casar, ball gown, Bianca Brandolini d’Adda, bianca jagger, charlize theron, Chiara Mastroianni, christian dior, Elena Perminova, embroidery, Emma Watson, Isabelle Huppert, jennifer lawrence, Marion Cotillard, marisa berenson, OIivia Palermo, Paris, Rosamund Pike, Valerie Trierweiler, Victoire de Castellane, Zhang Ziyi
Rebecca Vallance Fall 2014

Rebecca Vallance Fall 2014

  by Hallie Wilson

DESIGNER: Rebecca Vallance INSPIRATION:  The “Lady’s Man” PALETTE: Winter white, ivory, navy, black and gold TRENDS: Silk crepe dresses, black leather shorts, pencil skirts and brocade crop tops WHO WAS THERE: The [...]

Tags: brocade, crop tops, fall 2014, fashion week, Fashion Week 2014, leather shorts, minimalist, NFYW 2014, nyfw, pencil skirts, Rebecca Vallance, Sami Gayle, the vampire diaries
Valentino: Fall Haute Couture 2013

Valentino: Fall Haute Couture 2013

  by Katherine Fotinos

Designer: Valentino’s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli Inspiration: “Very interesting pieces, big or strange, we wanted to create something related to [the idea],” explained Piccioli of the Renaissance inspired [...]

Tags: brocade, Fall Couture 2013, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Nicky Hilton, olivia palermo, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Renaissance style, valentino, Zhang Ziyi
Put On Your Party Pants

Put On Your Party Pants

  by Katherine Fotinos

We want printed pants for every party we pop into this holiday season. The trending options are endless. For the flashy girl, there's sequin bottom wear. For a more classic look, do brocade or patterned metallic trousers. Whatever style [...]

Tags: brocade, bottom wear, holiday season, metallic, party, printed pants, sequins, she finds, statement piece, trousers, wish list
Gold, Silver & Lots of Glitter: How to Host a Metallic Themed Party

Gold, Silver & Lots of Glitter: How to Host a Metallic Themed Party

  by Katherine Fotinos

This holiday season, be the host that shines by throwing a metallic themed party. Hostess with the Mostess suggests decorating the table using bronze colored dinnerware, lustrous golden cloth napkins, and an embellished center vase holding [...]

Tags: brocade, bronze, cake pops, glittery, gold, holiday, hostess with the mostess, icing, luster dust, metallic, metallic jeans, ornate embellishment, party, party planner