Welcome back vintage brooches
Welcome back vintage brooches, or how to wear brooches
Ten years ago, we almost did not wear pins or brooches. Kept in old boxes of our mothers and grandmothers, brooches largely disappeared from use of our generation. Born in the last quarter of the 20th century, women did not know what they can do with all this wealth. Now it’s time to literally shake the old days. And to reconsider our attitude to the brooches.
After all, vintage costume brooch is beautiful, often symbolic decoration that helps us to create interesting and, oddly enough, modern image. Noteworthy, wisely chosen brooch can be a good talisman bringing luck and wealth, as well as an amulet against evil.
Let’s see where you can wear a brooch, many brooches.
This fashionable accessory has long been a “universal soldier” in the service of fashionistas around the world. Brooches are worn on strict jackets and denim jackets, they decorate collars, scarves, belts, skirt, you can also decorate a bag, necklace, hair, hat or shoes with a brooch.
Famous designers and stylists have put a lot of effort to modern women of fashion and dandies to again truly appreciate this versatile and stylish accessory. For several years it is gradually regaining lost ground. Brooches are increasingly seen in the collections of many fashion houses, including Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, Nina Ricci, etc.
Today the rules of wearing brooches have changed. Now women wear costume jewellery even in the most unexpected places, such as handbag, skirt, belt, scarf, bridal bouquet, pants, jackets, hats, shoes and even underwear!
The brooch has always been shrouded in an aura of mystery and intrigue, because once it could serve as a signal to admirers. Wearing a ruby brooch on the right shoulder woman agreed to a secret rendezvous with her boyfriend, or attach sapphire decoration on waist offered to meet another day. The same applies to the venue. Brooch flower hinted at a meeting in the park, and the other invited directly into the chambers of the ladies. Cast to play an important role in court intrigues and conspiracies when the transfer of certain ornaments carried secret information or a call to action.
In the last century it was recommended to wear a brooch on the collar and small – on the left side 10 cm below the shoulder on the jacket with a deep neckline, on the right or on the left breast. But with the variety of modern materials and shapes this accessory we can come up with so many wonderful ways to use this jewelry.
On the volume jumper or dress without a collar brooch can be pinned on the shoulder, and in a smart variation – the matched brooch can join belt buckle. Brooches fasten scarves, shawls, collars, shelves jacket, if it has no zipper.
And finally, a few simple tips:
– Brooch should not be one tone with clothes, otherwise it will simply lose its value – to attract attention;
– Brooch, combined with a bag or shoes, or any other of your accessory will look very elegant and your style will attract attention to detail;
– Outfit, which consists of the sparkling parts does not need brooches, it will be just lost on the background;
– Do not use brooch if you are going to wear beads and necklaces. A very large number of accessories on the chest will make your way pretentious;
– Remember, bright and even large brooch always looks great on simple, even the kind of strict dress. This focus will not let you go unnoticed;
– Do not neglect style brooch in the office clothes. If large or too long earrings and necklaces are extra large, the brooch on a jacket or a dress will always look strictly and steadfastly;
– Do not be afraid to combine styles of clothing and brooches. So feminine vintage jewelry will look great with jeans and a brooch with large metal parts will be the highlight for a romantic image;
– Wear several brooches simultaneously. The main thing – remember about the style. Do not mix incongruous;
– Immolate scarf brooch, it is not only beautiful but also convenient. The scarf will not constantly remind of itself and your image will become a highlight;
– Large brooch is best to look at the parts of the body to which you want to attract attention;
– Do not forget hats, brooch on the hat or beret always attracts attention and distinguishes you in the crowd;
– Brooches straps complement the classic blouse, make it unique, as well as draw attention to your shoulders and chest;
– Tying the ribbon on the wrist, you can attach a brooch on it, thus pay attention not only to the line of the shoulders, but also arms;
– Aware of the waist line, brooch in the place will look very unusual and elegant.
This is absolutely a terrific way to dream! Wear several brooches on the cashmere coat, huge crystals – on an old favorite jeans jacket, plastic badges – on textile inserts on the bag, enameled brooch – on knitted cap.