Mad for Marchessa

Marchessa have quickly established themselves as the A-list fairy godmothers when any star wants her Cinderella moment.

Their creations are other-worldly and whimsical yet manage to be of the moment and fashion forward. I’m super excited to see who will be modelling their dresses over the coming weeks. Their Spring/Summer 2013 collections were heavily influenced by the Middle East. Think heavily beaded sari style gowns, in opulent jewel hues. Shrinkin violets need not apply.

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Marchesa have consistently created some of the most memorable gowns of the last few years. I first became aware of them when Mischa Barton wore their rose-pink and gold embroidered corsage dress….im still just as in awe of this as when I saw it years ago.

The use of roses or floral in built corsages have become a signature look in their cocktail and formal dresses. Stacy Kiebler was the envy of every woman at last years Oscars in her molten gold rose stunner.

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And now they do bags!!

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