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Designer Monique Lhuillier/Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz
Leave it to red carpet go-to Monique Lhuillier to make allover sequins and Barbie-style blue eyeshadow look cool. The designer began her spring 2013 show with a parade of peplum looks splashed with digital prints of cranes, fish scales, and koi before transitioning into her signature evening wear. Gowns came in delicate chiffon drenched in gold beads, as well as diaphanous silks and shredded laces in shades of teal and cobalt vibrant enough to stand up to the barrage of camera flashes that follows her star clientele.
Color Palette: Inky grays with black and navy, cobalt blue, teal, gold
Silhouettes: Peplum tops, floor-sweeping gowns
Materials: Beaded chiffon, silk, sequins
Inspiration: The designer’s Mediterranean cruise
Front Row Notables: Padma Lakshmi, Brad Goreski, Jay Manuel
Click on the slide show to see looks from Monique Lhuillier’s spring/summer 2013 collection.