On trend for Baroque
When Dolce & Gabbana did baroque for winter 2012, everyone sat up and took notice.
In a sea of gaudy floral prints in candy shop shades, D&G's lavish and brooding collection gave us a brief reprieve from the colourful noise.
Sure the print was still busy, but this was an Italian-mama busyness, an ornate and royal look that made us feel glamorous well-bred, and expensive.
Watch out for baroque prints and shapes popping up not just in clothing, but in accessories as well.
Here on the Antipodean shores, a number of designers have taken baroque designs and reworked them into pastel colourways.
Kate Sylvester gives us an elegant peachy number, while Maurie and Eve gave the baroque print a party touch with short hems and zippers.
Classic black and gold baroque is best worn paired with black or white, and accessorised with nothing less than bold gold jewellery.
Who was your best dressed of the week?