Definition of paillette
1 : a small shiny object (such as a spangle) applied in clusters as a decorative trimming (as on women's clothing)
2 : a trimming made of paillettes
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Elle Fanning Has Taken Branding to the Next Level Onetime Miu Miu campaign star Elle Fanning arrived at the label's show today in a Fall 2017 pink paillette dress with a temporary tattoo on the back of her neck reading—
The centerpiece of the ceremony was Swarvoski's dress — a princess A-line style with laser-cut flowers, paillettes, and 500,000 Swarovski crystals, according to People.
Our advice: Experiment with pearls arranged in a graphic wing (seen above), fresh buds in a haphazard design, or even just holographic paillettes strewn everywhere.
And there were intarsia farm scenes in furs, coats dripping fringe made of mother-of-pearl buttons instead of paillettes, and a wedding nondress finale featuring a bride in a short black puffer coat with a long black puffer train.
Pattern clashed with print and paillettes — polka dot with florals and stripes with leopard spots — but the easy shapes kept it in line.
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