Here are three of my favorite ways to wear the baroque trend right now!
The Golden Age
If you’ve ever visited Versailles, you know that gold was the main theme for King Louis XIV — his moniker was the Sun King. Consider adding all that golden goodness to your outfits as well in the form of gold threaded fabrics. For example, a gilded pair of skinnies will pair just as well with a conservative black blazer as they will with a distressed denim jacket. Dress them up with a resplendent pair of brightly colored pumps, or take your style downtown with motorcycle boots. If you prefer accessories, a golden clutch is one bag you will own and wear for eons!
Golden Baroque Skinny Jeans, (Asos.com, $71)
Pearl to the people
Pearls and ornate jewels aren’t just for your neck anymore. Instead, look to display these decadent baubles on your dresses, jackets, skirts, even tights, and of course, every accessory imaginable. Now, for my restraining order alert: Remember to keep your over the top, dramatic and heavily bijouxed item to just one per outfit. I know it’s hard, but you want to refrain and restrain from wearing too much of a good thing at one time.
Velvet & Pearl Biker Jacket, (Zara.com, $249)
If gold and jewels seem like too much glitz for you, don’t write off baroque just yet. You can still find pieces with printed, embossed or embroidered scroll designs, perfect for a more casual vibe. Another plus, these printed baroque pieces still give your outfit extra dimension and interest, and the look is most certainly au courant!
Embroidered Cap-Sleeve Blouse (UrbanOutfitters.com, $69)
So there you have it, SK Style Watchers! Three modern and fresh ways to wear the baroque trend. So what do you think? Is baroque something that you love or loathe? Leave me a comment here — I always love to hear from you. On my next vlog, I’ll show you how to take one simple dress and wear it three completely different ways. Until then, I’m Jill Laine for SheKnows Beauty and Style.
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