What began as a backstage and beauty cover for Dolce & Gabbana’s spring/summer ready-to-wear show, turned out to be the most perfect pinch of inspiration for next year’s Halloween costume! When thinking of this famed, creative holiday, am usually drawn to all things dark and mystical and at this moment am drawing inspiration with bright autumnal colors and the ever so favorite sheer, laced black.
Dolce & Gabbana’s runway has a Spanish flair to it, with homage to the matador jacket, flamenco polka dots, white bullfighter blouses, and bloody red roses. Another favorite feature is the use of multiple cocktail rings in one hand (pictured below). Am particularly a fan of cocktail rings and although fashion experts rule from wearing more than one on the same hand, Dolce & Gabbana beautifully breaks the convention by keeping the outfit fairly simple with monotonous clothing.
Speaking of jewelry, the designer duo artfully paired pieces together – dainty necklaces with complex lace detailing or bustier dresses, sheer camisoles with lace peeking underneath and paired with jewel encrusted jeans and thick heeled boots embellished with gems and stones. And it seems like there is a multitude for Halloween ideas next year, in the form of sexy blacks, siren red lips and an abundance of jewelry…