I was a little skeptical when I saw that velvet was back in style, but I’m starting to warm to it, especially for winter.
Always the pragmatist, I’m not a huge fan of statement sleeves (they tend to be too drapey, making it easy to get them snagged or dragged through your food when you reach for a napkin), but this dress could change my mind.
I’m going to go ahead and say (without much real knowledge of the fashion world at all) that brooches are coming back. Maybe they are back and I’m just out of the loop. They’re selling them at Banana Republic and they’re all over Etsy. They seem to me like the perfect accessory, especially with the popularity of clothing lines like Modcloth that deal in a more vintage aesthetic. While necklaces fall into necklines or get hidden by scarves, brooches stay firmly pinned in place. Continue reading “Bringing Brooches Back”→