There are times in fashion when we seek to emulate runway looks. Or times when we're shopping for a bargain. Most of the time, we're wondering how to interpret designers' offerings so we can have the best street style possible. But there are other times when high fashion gives us something not only to emulate, but to dream about. Take a look at a handful of designers who went over-the-top with embellishments this season and see what we mean.
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A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.