Skinny Belts To Sea-Creature Clutches, Couture Week’s Best Accessories
Just ’cause there’s
crystal-dusted crinoline all over our screens doesn’t mean we can’t focus on the details. Beyond Haute Couture‘s silk tulle Art Nouveau curtains are some accessories demanding some serious attention of their own, and this isn’t the season to laud modesty.
headpieces at Game of Thrones Giambattista Valli to baby-sized rings at Chanel (apparently fingers are the only thing Karl’s still cool with on fat days), here are our top 10 accessories of Haute Couture Fall 2013:
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1.The beaded bracelets at Christian Dior.
A more wearable alternative to Raf's giant Crayola neck braces.
2.The sculpted chrome bangles at Christian Dior.
Another winning piece of wrist candy.
3.The headpieces at Giambattista Valli.
We might even take these over Queen E's crown.
4.Giambattista Valli Haute Couture Fall 2013.
Game of Thrones.
5.The mid-knuckle rings at Chanel.
So your fingers are having a fat day? Be an optimist.
6.The backwards headbands at Chanel.
So wrong yet so right.
7.The oversized droop earrings at Armani Privé.
Literally dripping '30s glam.
8.The skinny mirrored belts at Elie Saab.
These have 'Olivia Palermo' written all over them.
9.The strapping striped shoes at Christian Dior.
Bonus points for the hoof heel.
10.Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2013.
11.The opalescent clutches at Valentino.
We want to superglue these to our hands, and that's without seeing a price tag.
12.Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2013.
13.The masks at Maison Martin Margiela.
This one's an abstract duplication of a bust of Chopin, and took 93 hours to create. Seems rude to leave it out.
Image by Giovanni Giannoni via WWD.
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