FW Trend Watch: Filigree

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L-R: Christian Dior; Temperley LondonChristopher Kane

Filigree design motifs mostly conjure up thoughts of trompe-l’oeil stencil sponge painted designs in small town cafes or Web1.0 custom website flourishes, but these graphic trimmings were elevated to the status of micro trend on the AW 2014 runways. Raf adorned dresses with crystal floral filigree details for Christian Dior. Similar jeweled appliqués were show stoppers at  Francesco Scognamiglio and crept all over sheer pieces at Alexis Mabille. Temperley London and and Andrew Gn bore the trend boldly and at Christopher Kane filigree  embroidery engulfed a number of his dresses proving this mini trend is hot.

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L-R: Francesco Scognamiglio; Christopher Kane; Temperley London

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L-R: Francesco ScognamiglioChristopher Kane; Alexis Mabille

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L-R: Alexis Mabille; Vanessa Bruno; Andrew Gn

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