Shop the Look: Fall 16 Couture Trends
Metallics, intricate beading and ornate details were seen on almost every look on the Elie Saab runway. The jewels were just as magnificent, notably a pair of large heart-shaped gold earrings that hinted at a bigger trend to come.
Giambattisa Valli and Alexandre Vauthier presented the fitted necklaces in wildly different ways. At Valli's show, a delicate diamond choker was spotted with ruffles, sweet flower bud prints and empire waistlines (yes, apparently they're back). Vauthier preferred a stronger stance; leather-on-leather was accompanied by a large sparkling
Earrings that could knockout an unassuming passerby were hot in the Couture Fall collections. Both Atelier Versace and Armani Privé sent out shoulder grazing crystal options while John Galliano had hoops made out of carved wood for Maison Margiela Artisanal.