If you’re going to embrace one trend this season, please let it be embellishments. Embellishments can add dimension and fun to any piece, and they are so hot for spring! You can wear them head to toe on a dress, or opt for an embellished accessory. A little embellishment can make a basic piece a total statement item!
These beautiful dresses from Marni are perfect for spring! Florals are always a great embellishment because they can look so natural and add playfulness to your outfit. If you’re really into embellishments, take a look at that gorgeous clutch too!
Miu Miu’s Spring 2014 line was all about embellishments! The sequins, pailletes, and strung beads added a lot of movement to the items.
Pucci is no stranger to pattern, color or shape, so of course embellishments were a HUGE part of their Spring 2014 line. Intricately beaded dresses and jackets were central to their show.
This Christopher Kane sweatshirt is just about the best thing we’ve seen all year. Props for making botany cooler than ever!
The looks at Louis Vuitton were embellished to the max! The fact that most of the embellishments are black keep the looks from being TOO loud.
Which look would you rock, and are you seeing embellishments on your fashion radar for spring?
If you’re looking to make a totally glamorous statement, this DIY is for you. Our final DIY for our 4 Ways to Embellish Statement Pieces segment is a gorgeous set of sparkling earrings. Any time you want to make a statement Swarovski and sequins are the way to go!
What You’ll Need:
1 Yard of Wine 5/8 in. Sequin Flower #00757
2 Crystal AB Pear Sew-On Stones #27474
2 Large Earring Posts with a Loop for Jump Rings
1. Take your sequin trim and cut off 3 flowers. Cut off excess trim if needed.
2. Glue each flower to the earring post. Let dry for an hour.
3. Connect the jump ring to the earring post loop and the crystal opening. Close the jump ring.
4. Repeat steps 1 – 3 for the other earring. Let finished piece dry for 24 hours.
We adore the look of this blinged out statement piece! (Especially in that iridescent Crystal AB finish.) Check out our additional material inspiration!
Apple’s latest offerings, the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C, are flying off the shelves. Everyone is clamoring to get their hands on these new and improved phones, especially the coveted gold iPhone. In honor of Apple’s shining star, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite DIY phone covers that will have just as much sparkle without breaking the bank. Check them out below, and let us know your favorites!
Check out these fun tinsel-coated covers from Design Sponge. They’re perfect for the holidays, and imagine how cool they would look with sequins!
One of our favorite bloggers, Jenni from I Spy DIY, created this chic studded phone. We love the variety of shapes and colors in the studs, and we have a similar studded trim for easy application! The word fierce definitely comes to mind when we look at this phone.
Take a cue from our Project DIY necklace, with this charm-ing phone cover we found at All Women Stalk. It’s a great way to re-use those charms from broken necklaces or bracelets!
Pearls add a flirty and feminine touch to this cover made over at Sydne Style! We love the little pops of rhinestones for added sparkle.
Light Up the Night
Everything that shimmers isn’t gold. Sometimes it’s neon! Check out our DIY on how to make this fun neon-studded phone! You can get those fabulous neon studs from MJTrim.com.
Feeling inspired? We would love to see the DIY phone cases you’ve created!
We have always been inspired by jewels, gems, and rhinestones but when we see them on winter accessories, our love for embellishments grows even more.
Ever since we saw Gwyneth’s sequin pocket dress at the Met Gala, we’ve been inspired to use sequins in a chic and classy way. Clutches, pillows, bras – you can add sequins to basically anything to jazz it up. We have a ton of sequin trims in our store right now, and we can’t wait to start crafting!
via Viva Luxury / Celebitchy / The Daily Batch / A Pair & A Spare