What is embroidery?

What is embroidery?Embroidery is needlework. It is raised and / or ornamental design(s) made with needle and thread(s) of silk, cotton, gold, silver or other material upon any woven fabric or leather. Embroidery designs can be done by hand or machine and can be simple or elaborate. This season several designers have introduced embroidered fashions in their runway shows. Valentino, Gucci, Christopher Kane and Simone Rocha have designed everything from opulent gowns to motorcycle jackets with embroidery. Add an embroidered accessory such as a handbag, shoes or a belt to update your look. Embroidery has been in cultures across the globe as early as 1558-1051 BC in china. Embroidered clothing was a sign of wealth and prosperity for centuries in Europe. Pictured: Christopher Kane embroidered leather.

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Fringe Fashion
Fringe fashion is a wardrobe must have. By now we have all seen how fringing has gone beyond an adornment piece to a downright necessary must have. We have the fringe sandal, classic fringed jacket, fringe skirts and handbags (we can even fringe our bangs-imagine that!) Now although the fringe trend comes and goes, this season it’s back with a fiercely stylish vengeance. It’s not just for the boho chic; it’s a down right statement piece. So style it up because fringe is hot, hot, oh caliente!
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