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The shorts came in olive green, in leather, in suede, in lace, in metallic brocade.
People would have nevertheless immediately recognized the large-format books with abstract patterns as Korean and the smaller ones enveloped in brocade as Chinese.
Her latest collection is pure spring, with fluttering butterfly brocade and lemon rose prints.
There was a fair amount of leopard and vintage brocade.
Franz Xaver Winterhalter’s 1854 portrait shows him looking mightily effete, decked out in rich silk brocades but sans armband with diamond.
The shorts may have added a little fun, but the metallic brocade was what popped in all those step and repeat pictures.
In bridal wear, quality is of the essence, be it in the form of a rich brocade, a decadent velvet, a fine silk or in this case, a gossamer, glitter-flecked tulle.
The Brant boys, ever-rich in brocade suiting, looking through lace.
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