I honestly don't know what to say about Michael Lau's fall line-up dresses other than I don't think I would even wear any of them as a Halloween costume. OK, maybe at Halloween. But only to a costume party. With really good friends. Maybe.
Fashion's big guns--Donna Karan, Isaac Mizrahi and Michael Kors--offered up dresses and tops with big accordion-pleat necklines. So what's the appeal of this origami-like cut? The tricky folds highlight the sexy décolletage area without revealing too much--making it a do for both flat-chested and busty gals.
Sparkle need not be relegated to evening! Stop saving the skintight bedazzled dress for New Year's Eve and this fall dare to wear comfy layers over sequined skirts and dresses or a pair of phenomenal sequined shoes. The low-key yet subtly glamourous look works all year and at any time of the day or night. Don't be afraid to try some of the dazzling sequined options this fall!
Phillip Lim's Fall 2009 Ready to Wear collection in New York is girly and relaxed at the same time, with quirks like sequins and crystals, adorning his latest confections. It just may not be possible to be anxious about the state of the world while wearing a Phillip Lim sequined minidress topped with marabou and black velvet.
Adam sequin bermuda shorts: The new way to wear tailoring is sequin-sprayed like Adam's shimmering monochrome shorts. They're the ultimate cool-girl alternative to your failsafe party dress, simply team them with a neutral tank, a blazer and heels. ($475 on sale for $266 at net-a-porter)
These Dolce & Gabbana sandals ($536 at Luisaviaroma) are over-the-top sequins!