Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Fashion's Return to Opulence
Metallic brocade trousers, £49.50, chiffon/lace blouse, £29.50, by Limited at Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . Sequinned waistcoat, by Pyrus, £219, earrings, by Ela Stone, £129, both Fenwick, New Bond St; fenwick.co.uk . Ankle-tie shoes, £540, Christian Dior, Sloane St, SW1; dior.com
Skirt £16, F+F @ Tesco; tesco.com/clothing. Faux-fur jacket, £39.99, New Look; newlook.com . Tights , £6, cuffs, £16 each, faux-croc belt , £12, all Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . Studded leather gloves , £225, bebaroque.co.uk.
Lamé-brocade jacket, £410, Sophia Kokosalaki for Diesel Black Gold; diesel.com . Lamé-brocade trousers, £200, Betty Jackson; bettyjackson.com . Belt, £9.50, lace shirt with tie-neck, by Limited Collection, £39.50, brocade clutch, £55, all Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . Turquoise earrings , £155, pebblelondon.com. Ring, £88, Erickson Beamon; ericksonbeamon.com
Metallic brocade coat, by Per Una Speziale, £175, seamed hold-ups , £9, Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . Metal necklace, £356, Erickson Beamon; ericksonbeamon.com. Leather gloves, £104.95, Sermoneta, sermonetagloves.co.uk . Cuff, £159, Fenwick, New Bond Street, W1. Python 'Lily' bag, £1,250, Mulberry, mulberry.com . Suede/snakeskin shoes, £650, jimmychoo.com .
Cap-sleeve brocade dress, £16, F+F @ Tesco; tesco.com/clothing . Shawl-collar brocade coat, Per Una Speziale, £250, tights, £6, both Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . 'Red gibbons de-manta' silk clutch , £1,295, Alexander McQueen, alexandermcqueen.com. Satin slingbacks, £325, Manolo Blahnik; manoloblahnik.com . 22ct gold-plated necklace, £260; earrings, £145, pebblelondon.com .
Faux-chinchilla stole, by Per Una Speziale, £120, metallic brocade mini, by Limited Collection, £35, tights, £6, Marks & Spencer; marksandspencer.com . Flounced chiffon blouse, by Tara Jarmon, £189, Fenwick, W1; fenwick.co.uk . Feather earrings, £10, Freedom @ Topshop; topshop.com . Brocade clutch, £39, Dents; dents.co.uk. Patent court shoes , £62, Schuh; schuh.co.uk
(daily telegraph U.K.)