There’s something about the holidays that just calls for beads and bows, don’t you think?
My girly side has been very retrained these last several months, for some reason. But when you think of all the upcoming holiday fetes, how can you resist a little glitter, amiright?
The first dress above was originally from Dear Golden vintage. I love the bronze colored beads paired with warm tan wool.
The gorgeous Carey Mulligan in a Marc Jacobs dress, does it get any cuter? I particularly like the mix of oyster-colored silk with all that sparkle.
Here’s another take on the beaded bow from the 1920s. The dark silk and intricate lace sober it up a little bit.
Don’t want to spend hours hand beading? Here are some inexpensive and pre-made appliques you can find on Etsy.