Observer: baroque bridge

One of the hottest trends for this season is glorious baroque. Explore the treasures of a momentous era.  

Text: Christianna Belba

Dolce&Gabbana FW12_13: runway, bag detail, foulard, shoe detail

The FW 12-13 fashion rule stands somewhere between golden threads,  rich velvet, significant embellishments and fine brocades. Designers such as Dolce&Gabbana, Marni, Gucci, Dries Van Noten, Oscar De La Renta used patterns inspired by Michelangelo’s work, oversized jewelry to accompany the extravagant clothing, golden details in shoes and bags made of the finest material bringing back this enormous era.


Alexander McQueen clutch


Givenchy bag


Valentino bag

Valentino bag

New shapes transform the female body, bringing out the gentle and chic essence needed.  Baroque will easily slip in fall’s wardrobe whether by adding a piece of jewelry like an Yves Saint Laurent ring, or the velvet Miu Miu slippers in dark burgundy. For the lovers of the trend, Alexander Mc Queen, Versace and Antonio Berardi along with other designer have collections dedicated to this remarkable trend.


Balmain


Miu Miu slipper shoes


Valentino FW12_13
Marni FW12_13
Gucci FW12_13
Gucci FW12_13

Dries Van Noten FW12_13