Brocade

The rich, the utterly magnificent, the so rare and glorious that only emperors can wear it precious Brocade. Gold threaded hard fabric with  a strong structure and a hint of splendor. After imperial times, especially used as caftans in the Ottoman Empire, the Brocade striked again in the early nineties, followed with 50s & 60s. After the 70s it became a more commonly used and a more reachable fabric therefore lost its glory a little but still its an excellent option for the ones who want to channel their inner sultan:

1) Metallic Brocade Huge Raccoon Fur Collar Swing Dress Coat – Auction (cuurent price $78.00)

2) Malcolm Starr Elinor Simmons Brocade Royal Blue Dress with Matching Jacket – $292.00

3) Yves Saint Laurent Gold Brocade Bolero – $698.00

4) Sheer Black High-waisted Bellbottom Brocade Pants – $64.00

5) Gold Metallic Paisley Silk Plunging Deep V Cocktail Maxi Dress (80s) – $178.00

6) Velvet Gold Brocade Tuxedo Blazer (80s) – $32.00

7) Brocade Evening Coat (50s) – $725.00

8) Black Gold Brocade Maxi Dress & Floral Hippie Caftan (60s) – $72.50

9) Gold Floral Pointed Toe Heels (50s) – $21.00

10) Black and Gold Brocade Cropped Jacket (80s) – $65.00

11) Gold Brocade & Black Chiffon Party Dress (50s) – $135.00

12) Gold Brocade Skirt (90s) – $42.00

13) Florence Lustig Gold Brocade Jewelled Cocktail Dress (70s) – $235.00

14) Gold Brocade Blouse (60s) – $38.00

 

Source: http://www.thefashionmedley.com/2012/01/18/brocade/

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