inspiration: dolce & gabbana spring 2012

My magpie tendencies have inevitably drawn me to these garments from Dolce & Gabbana’s spring 2012 collection. Could they be trying to bring back the bedazzler? If so, they’re definitely going the right way about it. I haven’t done a decent DIY in ages (the glitter shoe craze just floated past me), but I am seriously tempted to give this a go. Check list: a shirt/dress/skirt (lace optional), lots of baubles, and a hell of a lot of patience! Although for those lacking patience, like myself, it might be wise to start with something simple like a bejewelled collar.

via: dolce&gabbana


  1. whitney January 6, 2012

    The details on this are actually amazing. You should definitely do a DIY on this! I definitely wouldn't have the patience but I hope you do, haha!

  2. soph (owl vs. dove) January 6, 2012

    @whitney: I'm going to hunt down supplies this weekend! Completing a dress would be crazy time consuming – and how are you meant to sit down in it? All those pokey bits! haha

  3. Mallory January 6, 2012

    if i owned this dress i would NEVER take it off. my sparkle-obsessed 7 year old self would reemerge & not allow my hands to stray to the zipper. it would be my forever-uniform. so good.

  4. Louise January 6, 2012

    Oh those pieces are gorgeous! I doesn't even look a tiny bit overdone… I am very interested to see your DIY collar!! I myself would'nt, and couldn't, do a shirt/dress/skirt at all. But a collar, such a fun idea!

  5. Lightning Heart January 6, 2012

    ooh i'd love to see what you do! i'm such a sucker for gems and sparkles haha

  6. Rachel, Cold Knees January 6, 2012

    they're gorgeous! I really want to see what you come with, might make me tempted to give it a go.. xx

  7. Samantha Chu Ramage. January 6, 2012

    how fantastically delicious! i want to get out my hot glue gun and princess jewels now!


  8. Rebecca January 6, 2012

    I definitely want to be a walking disco ball. However, I think I'd settle for just a bejewelled collar too xx

  9. Lutfi Fadhila January 7, 2012

    like candies. gorgeous. thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  10. Magali January 7, 2012

    OH MY.
    Reminds me of this DIY I did when I was 7 or something, making a crown, straight out of Barbie magazine. πŸ™‚

  11. Carissa January 7, 2012

    oh yeah. bedazzled πŸ˜‰

    CA β€’ REY

  12. Lucy January 7, 2012

    Woah I don't even want to guess how expensive these dresses might be! Definitely really like the second dress best πŸ™‚ x

  13. Kirsten January 7, 2012

    Oh geee! How pretty. If ever I get married it will be in a dress like that! I would be the sparkliest bride that ever did live!

  14. stephanie claire January 7, 2012

    yes, please! wow.

  15. Her Persona January 8, 2012

    drooool. d&g have some amazing embellished pieces

  16. Obsesiones de una Nina January 9, 2012

    Absolutely stunning detailing!!! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚


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