{holiday style inspiration: bejewelled cuffs & opera gloves}


. . . the lanvin fall 2011 rtw collection was filled with holiday-perfect party dresses, festive hair adornments, and impossibly chic crystal-embellished opera gloves . . .



. . . pair with a cocktail dress for festive soirées, an evening gown to catch a performance of the nutcracker, the look is equally perfect with faux fur or feather capelets on chilly december afternoons . . .

. . . and to mix things up just a little, one could also create the look with a pair of long leather opera gloves and a bejewelled cuff, or two -- and so, below, a few lovely options . . .

1 - bijoux heart laque 24-karat gold-plated swarovski crystal cuff // 2 - dries van noten burgundy long gloves // 3 - badgley mischka pearl deco stretch bracelet // 4 - unconditional long calfskin gloves



1 - maison martin margiela long leather gloves // 2 - miriam haskell 'legacy' floral & glass pearl hinged cuff // 3 - lanvin oversized swarovski crystal and leather cuff // 4 - reiss plain long leather gloves



tiffany & co. opera flair gloves // lulu frost drift cuff

{lanvin fall 2011 rtw runway collection by yannis vlamos/gorunway.com via vogue; image three via fashionologie}

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Blogger Karlita said...

oh what a beautiful post! the lulu frost bracelet is so elegant, feminine.. would look great with those gloves! well.. I might not have that bracelet but it is a great idea to mix with opera gloves!

December 10, 2011  
Anonymous simplygrove said...

WOW!! Gorg!

December 10, 2011  
Blogger Lisa said...

Stunning! Love the idea of the look for less. Great idea!

December 10, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


December 11, 2011  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

thanks, everyone :) this post was in the making since forever, but had to be re-done to fit the new format, and so very much appreciate your taking the time to comment ♥

& to lisa - well, perhaps not exactly always for less, depending on which gloves and which cuffs one might purchase, but definitely a whole new range of options and looks to switch it up for the holidays . . .


December 11, 2011  
Blogger Aurelia (A Pretty Life) said...

These are wonderful! Thank you for the collection. Red dress is always hot, and with those gloves soooo feminine and chic!I hope you will visit my blog too. I am your new follower!!

December 11, 2011  
Blogger Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

I am so in love with this post. Love the gloves and the jewelry. Love. Head over to look.

December 11, 2011  
Blogger Callie Grayson said...

Wow that dress is stunning!

December 11, 2011  
Anonymous Diana said...


December 12, 2011  
Blogger GlamorousGirl said...

love it!


December 16, 2011  

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