January 20, 2012

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eye lashes...

You do not need to be the Queen of England, the First Lady, or Mad Men's empress of curves, to wear a brooch, but you can certainly take your cues from them. When you are trying to keep something together, add color & sparkle, or highlight the, ahem, girls, the brooch is a perfect option. In addition to placing it along the collar, it has also been glitzing up Blake Lively's ponytail, waistline, and necklace on the red carpet. 

Diamonds (or CZs), pearls, gemstones, taffeta, or silk, can be turned into flowers, stars, leaves, geometric patterns, animals, and snowflakes, to make you too feel fancy and refined, regardless of where you pin it. My grandma, Esther, who wore her brooches with bright skirt suits, matching heels, and incredible grace, would be proud.

Crystal Leaf Brooch
Acosta Pearl & Crystal Corsage Pin
XXI Rhinestone Swan Brooch 
Vintage Art Deco Wedding Pin
Filigree Cameo Brooch
Yellow Topaz Austrian Rhinestone Brooch

See how I wore my favorite brooches herehere, and here.


Veronica P. said...

great cameo brooch

Doug M.Taylor said...

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