Spruce up your fall wardrobe with these Victorian era-inspired pieces
This silver marcasite set will seal the deal if you’re looking to add a touch of Victorian to your outfit. The hanging earrings throw in some drama thanks to the deep-red garnets, and the pattern follows through on to the necklace for symmetry. Rs 2,900 for the earrings and Rs 14,000 for the neck piece. At Amrapali, Royapettah. Details: 45991600
From Aidan Mattox’s latest line comes this short-sleeved sequinned dress that strikes the perfect balance between subtle and bold. Made with polyester mesh and embellished with deco-inspired sequins and beads, it highlights why the brand is a Hollywood favourite. Rs 28,123 approximately. Details: neimanmarcus.com
Gucci’s striking crimson dress from the Fall 2015 collection reflects a certain romanticism that is sure to brighten up a gloomy day. Made from silk georgette, the soft, tiered ruffles fall freely, adding drama to the garment. We suggest you team it with dangling statement earrings in a contrasting shade. Rs 3,81,980 approximately. Details: netaporter.com
With the final season of the much-watched drama series, Downton Abbey, gearing up to begin in the UK this Sunday, we track the strong Victorian trend on runways across the globe. Here are a few essentials to channel your inner Mary Crawley, courtesy Ferragamo, Gucci and Amrapali.
Made from patent leather, with their signature Vara bow around the toe, this one from Salvatore Ferragamo spells understated glamour. The heel may not be sky high, but is no underperformer when it comes to style or make—the insole and lining are also made from premium Italian leather. Rs 37,378 approximately. At UB City, Bengaluru. Details: 080 30041854
With Alexander McQueen, you know you are getting something exceptional. The brand does not disappoint with this delicate blouse, crafted from Chantilly lace. The exquisite ruffled placket and cuffs add to the daintiness of the piece. Wear it with a calf length pencil skirt and stilettos. Rs 1,81,200 approximately. At Kitsch, New Delhi. Details: 011 46098212
Keep it classy with Jimmy Choo’s Amelia pumps. Versatile in design, the pointy-toe shoes are elegant with a comfortable kitten heel, adding just a hint of vintage to your everyday outfits. The nude shade makes this pair timeless, so wear it to work or even dress up your skinny jeans with them. Rs 33,500, approximately. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road.
Details: 080 41738404
Featuring the label’s signature intrecciato detail, this pair of gloves from Bottega Veneta is both practical and striking if you are traveling next month. It’s appeal lies in its simplicity and the lovely royal blue shade makes it quite glamorous. Rs 42,000 approximately. At UB City, Bengaluru. Details: 080 41738932
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