Monday, May 21, 2012

It's All About the Brooch


My good friend Amanda gave me this gorgeous Chanel brooch as a graduation present.  I really love brooches and think they look great on a blazer - I might never again wear my black blazer without this on it!  Brooches are incredibly versatile.  They can be very dressy or very casual.  You can wear one on your collar, hip or lapel; pin it on a dress, jacket or shirt; you can opt for just one or wear many at a time - the possibilities are endless.  Most importantly, they give your outfit interest.  Below are some of my favorite images of women wearing brooches.

Giant Chanel Brooch

Chanel Brooch at Fall 2006 RTW Show

Kate's Maple Leaf Brooch

Liz Taylor in a diamond and emerald Cartier Brooch

Michelle Obama

Sarah Jessica Parker with two brooches on her lapel

Lauren Santo Domingo in a Carolina Herrera dress with a Cartier brooch on her shoulder and a Lulu Frost brooch on her hip

Chloe Sevigney in a vintge Cartier brooch

Blake Lively

The Glamourai

Sarah Jessica Parker

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