The Egyptians knew how to dress a powerful woman, so why don’t we follow their lead? Designers take inspiration from Cleopatra and other prominent Pharaohs of Egypt to create golden Spring 2009 collections.
Andrew Gn embellishes with gold embroidery, metal beading and thick gold cuffs designed for a modern day Egyptian Queen.
Heavy metal embellishments and beading worthy of the gods were designed at Balmain displayed on a simple black dress with exaggerated shoulders.
Nicole Miller makes hieroglyphics pretty in a long, silk dress enveloped with hidden messages.
Zac Posen reigns in a new leader with a fierce ankle length dress embellished in statement beading and contrasting fabrics.
Sophia Kokosalaki takes no prisoners with an over the top, ancient hairdo, heavy metallic beaded dress and full-cut overcoat.
Elaborate prints, heavy metal beading and gold lame were prominent among many Egyptian theme collections and offer a variety of style choices to introduce into your wardrobe this season. Just make sure to stay clear of the heavy makeup and over styled hairdos to keep the look contemporary.