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Fashion, much like the truth, can benefit from creative embellishments. Four major detailing trends are emerging or continuing into this season: beading, embroidery, epaulets, and sequins. Designers are proving they aren’t afraid to ignore the shift to minimalism by adorning their lines with such ornaments, taking basic style ideas and enhancing the beauty while creating signatures. There is a sense of luxury associated with detailing and embellishments. The appealing exclusivity and technical execution of haute couture seems less dauntingly elusive with designers appropriating a similar aesthetic to ready-to-wear collections. Oscar de la Renta-$890

One label that has become synonymous with exquisite embellishments is Marchesa. Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig’s romantic gowns showcase the label’s emphasis on meticulous hand beading and embroidery. Even the flirty frocks of the secondary line, Notte by Marchesa, exhibit this rich detailing. Marchesa gown

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