May 13, 2012

Embellish

embellish |emˈbeli sh |verb [ trans. ]make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features :blue silk embellished with golden embroidery.• make (a statement or story) more interesting or entertaining by adding extra details, esp. ones that are not true she had real difficulty telling the truth because she liked to embellish things.DERIVATIVESembellisher nounORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French embelliss-, lengthened stem ofembellir, based on bel ‘handsome,’ fromLatin bellus.

Rachel Gilbert Samara Embellished Silk-chiffon Gown

Rachel Gilbert Samara gown: peach silk-chiffon, silver bead and crystal embellishment, round neck, cutout detail, V-back, ruched and padded bodice, gathered waistband, fluted hem, fully lined. Concealed zip and hook fastenings at back. 100% silk; lining: 100%.

Red Valentino Sequin-embellished Tulle Dress

Nude sleeveless dress with a black tulle overlay and metallic sequin starburst embellishment. Red Valentino dress has a round neck, an oversized black tulle bow at shoulder, starburst pleat detailing through bodice, an asymmetric dropped waist with a ruffled trim, pleating through skirt, is fully lined and simply slips on. 100% viscose. Dry clean.

Red Valentino Embellished Tulle Dress

Red Valentino dress: nude tulle, silk-satin ribbon and metallic bead embellishment, round neck, frilled dropped waist, fully lined. Concealed zip and hook fastenings at back. 

Temperley Long Jodi Embellished Silk-chiffon Gown

Temperley London Long Jodi gown: ivory silk-chiffon, mesh bodice with silver appliqué and crystal embellishment, V-neck, multi-layered skirt, fluted hem, partially lined.

Temperley Long Mirage Embellished Silk Gown

Mint silk. Ruffled trim, optional halterneck strap, gold and bugle bead embellishment, organza ribbon appliqué, internally boned corset lightly padded at bust, pleating, slit at front, bubble hem overlay, fully lined. Concealed zip and hook fastenings at back.

Temperley Long Mirage Embellished Silk-crepe Gown

Temperley London gown: bright-purple silk-crepe, tonal yellow and white bead and crystal embellishment, purple and metallic embroidery, ruffled trim, pleating, slit at front, bubble hem underskirt, internal boned corset, optional halter strap, fully lined. Concealed zip at back, hook fastening at internal corset.

Alberta Ferretti Embellished Silk-organza Gown

Alberta Ferretti gown: gray sheer silk-organza, sequin and floral bead embellishment throughout, slash neck, gray silk slip.

Antik Batik Clea Embellished Silk-satin Mini Dress

Navy hammered silk-satin draped-front mini dress with a detachable self-tie multicolored bead, crystal and sequin-embellished belt at waist. Antik Batik dress has a a button fastening at back of slash neck, an exposed open back, raw-edged tulle trims along sides and is fully lined. 

Lanvin Embellished Stretch-crepe Dress

Navy stretch-crepeNotched off-the-shoulder neckline, metal bar trim, crystal floral design, internal boned corsetConcealed hook and zip fastening at back.

Lanvin Bow-embellished Silk-gazar Dress

Off-white silk-gazarInternal hook fastening at boned bodice, oversized bow embellishment at back, fully linedZip and hook fastening at back.

Marchesa Embellished Silk-crepe Column Gown

Black silk-crepeSilver and clear sequin, crystal and bead-embellished sheer tulle yoke, side slit, fully lined.


Matthew Williamson Feather and Crystal-Embellished Lace Dress

Pale-gold scalloped lace Camel crepe, floral applique, crystal, beads and sequin embellishment, feather-embellished hem, scalloped trims.

Milly Bow-embellished Cotton-blend Dress

Black and metallic-gold ribbed jacquard-effect dress with oversized bow embellishment. Milly dress has one asymmetric shoulder strap, slit pockets at front, a vent at back hem, a concealed zip at back and is fully lined. 69% cotton, 29% polyester, 2% lurex; lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean.

Nina Ricci Embellished Floral-print Silk-chiffon Top

Nina Ricci top: rose floral-print semi-sheer silk-chiffon, nude silk-organza neckline with multicolored sequin, crystal, mirror and bead embellishment, detachable slip to line with lace hem. Snap fastenings at back of neck. 

Peter Pilotto Elsa Embellished Silk Dress

Pearl, teal and gray printed silk. Bead, crystal and acetate embellishments, fully lined. Concealed zip fastening at back. 100% silk; lining: 56% acetate, 44% viscose. Dry clean.

Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Paillette-embellished Silk Dress

Peach silkIridescent paillette-embellished front, multicolored embroidery, fully linedConcealed zip fastening at side
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