VICTORIAN INSPIRED LOOKS CONTINUE TO MAKE A COMEBACK, EMPHASIZING RICH DETAIL AND DARK ROMANCE

BY CALEIGH OSTROM

Gucci Chiffon Crepe Silk Gown
Layers of ruffles and allover flounces at the neckline add charm to this soft rose gown, with gold sequin trimming detail. A detachable flower brooch and flame patch on the back are unexpected touches. $13,000 bergdorfgoodman.com

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Roksanda Margot Crepe de Chine Dress
This elegant piece is blended with silk for added fluidity. It is fitted through the bodice, flattering the natural waistline, while basketweave bell sleeves add drama. $2,275 netaporter.com

Roksanda Margot Crepe de Chine Dress

Balmain Corset Belt Tuxedo Jacket
Here, a simple design is updated with a corset belt and fully exposed zipper at the back. The strong shoulders and satin accents are fierce. $4,070 neimanmarcus.com

Balmain Corset-Belt Tuxedo Jacket

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Balmain Floral Open Toe Lace Up Bootie
A floral and swirl design decorates these calfskin booties, set on a 3.8 inch stiletto heel with a lace up vamp. Pair with other black and white pieces. $2,450 neimanmarcus.com

Balmain Floral Open-Toe Lace-Up 95mm Bootie

Alexander McQueen Stretch Knit Paneled Silk Blend Point d’Esprit Mini Dress
McQueen’s fiery red dress show cases the brand’s extraordinary craftsmanship, with silk blend point d’esprit panels at the bodice and stretch knit at the sleeves and waist for a flattering fit. $3,795 netaporter.com

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Givenchy Faux Leather Pleated Bustier with Buckle
This cool, chic piece has a plunging sweetheart neckline with an adjustable buckle belt and shoulder straps. Seam detailing at the bust and a pleated peplum hem add flair. Wear over a turtleneck or graphic long sleeve. $2,545 neimanmarcus.com

Givenchy Faux-Leather Pleated Bustier with Buckle

Elie Saab Ruffled Metallic Lace and Stretch Knit Top
Structured ruffles run along these lace paneled sleeves, while the peplum hem is woven with lustrous metallic thread to add sparkle. A bow tie at the neck falls over the keyhole cutout. $1,800 netaporter.com

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