Britain’s Crown Jewels, with their bright hues, metallic sparkle and aura of authority, got Julien Macdonald thinking about the power of Britain’s queens — and of strong women generally.

And while this racy collection — with the scent of a dominatrix — won’t be on the Queen’s Christmas list any time soon, it was just what that rich, devil-may-care Macdonald customer loves. Dresses long and short hugged curves, as in one red minidress done in a spider-web pattern dotted with sequins, or a sapphire blue one with a sparkling black corset top.

Longer slip dresses — some paired with languid satin robe-like coats — were made from stretchy, peekaboo velvet, patches of guipure lace or yards of long metallic fringe swooshing as models walked. Thick chokers, long black gloves and thigh-high leggings punctuated this outré take on power dressing.

By  on February 21, 2015

Britain’s Crown Jewels, with their bright hues, metallic sparkle and aura of authority, got Julien Macdonald thinking about the power of Britain’s queens — and of strong women generally.

And while this racy collection — with the scent of a dominatrix — won’t be on the Queen’s Christmas list any time soon, it was just what that rich, devil-may-care Macdonald customer loves. Dresses long and short hugged curves, as in one red minidress done in a spider-web pattern dotted with sequins, or a sapphire blue one with a sparkling black corset top.

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