Studs and spikes. We’ve seen them everywhere; on boots, leather to denim jackets, jeans, hair accessories, jewelry, handbags, wallets, you name it. As the edgy detail slowly but surely withers out, there is a new incoming elegance: baroque.
The gold, 17th-century feature raises a level of sophistication, class, and vintage essence to basically anything it is placed on. Thanks to Versace, Alexander McQueen, Balmain, and, of course one of my all-time favorites, Dolce & Gabbana’s fall 2012 collection, the trend has been trickling down the market. After Anna Dello Russo’s collaboration with H&M (those luggages- seriously!) and Prada’s round sunglasses, voila- you suddenly own a leather jacket, a dress, a necklace, and a sweater from Forever 21 covered with the pretty swirly twirlys.
Meet my co-worker, Eli! Here’s our own take on our favorite print. Baroque and chains. ‘Nuff said.