Sunday, 25 March 2012

Bring on the Velvet

Dolce and Gabbana A/W 2012-13

Velvet has made a hell of a comeback and I am loving it! I have always loved velvet because the fabric screams luxuriousness and sophistication. It gives off the right amount of glamour while being refined and giving off a mature air. Men's fall fashion week in Paris this year had tons of the great trend. Dolce and Gabbana had extraordinary variations of the great trend, their pieces were perfect for the renaissance man. A lot of their pieces were also touched up with gold embroidery, Le Magnifique! Below are some more takes on the great trend at Paris fall mens fashion week this year from Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Dries Van Noten, Burberry Prorsum, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, and Alexander McQueen. 

Gucci A/W 2012-13

Roberto Cavalli A/W 2012-13
Dries Van Noten A/W 2012-13

Burberry Prorsum A/W 2012-13
Louis Vuitton A/W 2012-13
Hermes A/W 2012-13
Alexander McQueen A/W 2012-13
Tom Ford has produced some great velvet pieces in their past fall collections. I desperately want one of those velvet bow-ties or blazers.

Love that bow-tie!!! Need it!!!

I am super envious of Bryan Boy for owning these velvet shoes and bow-tie. 
Kurt Geiger velvet shoes and Tom Ford velvet bow-tie
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Kurt Geiger velvet shoees

OMFG! I love these brown velvet and silver studded Christian Louboutin's!!!   

Velvet also made a big splash on the red carpet this year with Swizz Beatz in a pink velvet Tom Ford blazer and bow-tie at the Grammys, Chris Plummer in a vintage velvet blazer at the Oscars, and Tom Ford in one of his own velvet blazers at the Oscars. 
Swizz Beatz in Tom Ford at the 2012 Grammys with Alicia Keys
Chris Plummer in a vintage velvet blazer at the 2012 Oscars

Tom Ford in his own creation at the Vanity Fair 2012 Oscar after party  
The biggest splash of velvet on the red carpet this awards season was the enchanting Anjelina Jolie in a extraordinary Atelier Versace black velvet gown at the Oscars. I know many found this forward-leg-jutted pose odd but the minute I saw Jolie posing on the red carpet my jaw dropped to the floor. I was super envious of Brad for getting this beauty and started drooling every time I saw Jolie at the Oscars.

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Alexander McQueen
Burberry Prorsum
Christian Louboutin
Dries Van Noten
Dolce and Gabbana
Louis Vuitton
Roberto Cavalli
Tom Ford