PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 October, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 October, 2012, 10:25am

Get The Look: Baroque


Born and raised in Hong Kong, Divia Harilela has worked in lifestyle and fashion media for more than 12 years. Her work has been published in magazines such Vogue China, Departures, Elite Traveler and Surface Asia. Founder of luxury and fashion website The D’Vine, she also blogs for websites including Business of Fashion and

Less is definitely not more this autumn as opulence made a comeback on the catwalks. Ornate 17th-century-style gilded embroideries and tapestries created drama at brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, while Salvatore Ferragamo featured Fabergé-inspired velvet handbags decorated in elaborate embroideries. For a more modern look, Lanvin embellished its structured dresses in thick black scrolls. In real life, the look is all about subtle details. Pair a tailored black jacket with an embellished handbag or heirloom-style jewels for a rich look. Or choose a separate made from rich fabrics like jacquard or velvet as seen at Stella McCartney.

Dress up your eyes with these show-stopping black sunglasses decorated with gold crocodiles (HK$399) by Anna Dello Russo for H&M.

Loewe's limited edition Barroco collection is inspired by baroque art and architecture and features elaborate scrolls printed or embossed on a range of accessories including its Flamenco bag (HK$7,900).

Pick items in black and gold such as these velvet heels with gold embroidery (HK$21,000) from Dolce & Gabbana.

Make a statement with bling-worthy necklaces including this style (HK$7,750) by Falconiere from On Pedder.





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