Fall Fashion Trends 2013:
12 Perfect Skirt-and-Sweater Pairings
Combo 9: Gear Up for High Shine
Treat this patent finish like it’s the star. To avoid direct competition with the glossy midi, keep quiet on loud embellishments. Any neutral wool knit will do, but for an extra oomph, pull over a contrasting floral pattern with the teensiest hint of sparkle.
Alice + Olivia, wool, $440; scoopnyc.com.
Asos, polyester, $75; asos.com.
At the Van Cleef & Arpels flagship store in New York City, Blake Lively celebrated the redesign in a black bias Marchesa slip dress with pastel floral embroidery, Chantilly lace cut-outs and a tulle flounce skirt. Van Cleef & Arpels jewels and black Gucci heels completed her look.