Rhinestone Fashion Taking Center Stage for Fall/Winter

When one of the finest Italian luxury fashion houses chooses to make a statement with rhinestones and appliqué, the fashion world takes note.

That's exactly what Dolce & Gabanna did in their Fall and Winter 2015 collections. From the rhinestone encrusted delicacies of the Alta Moda collection that float like ballerinas to the strategically placed brocade in the tres haute diva collection, trimmings are the medium of adornment in the fashion house this season. Even their nostalgic "I love you momma" ready-to-wear collection deftly utilizes trim adornments with a twist of childhood whimsy and retro 50s flair.

Rhinestone fashion and brocade fabric are definitely center stage this season, and the collections also suggest inspiring new ideas for incorporating trimming of any kind. Here are some trends we expect to see a lot more of in the next few months.


This season it all starts with the shoes. The bolder your use of the sewing notions, the better. Play with hot fix trims, rhinestones and appliqués to create a fun fashion statement.


Cuffs and collars and even dress patterns embellished in rhinestones, brocade trim or appliqué. Also, look for more jacquard ribbon to show up on everything from formal jackets to sweatshirts.

The Purse

The indispensable accessory plays a more central role in this season's fashions. Designers are using trims, piping, closures and more to create works of art that travel with you.

Head Bands and Scarves

With a distinctive nod toward the 50's, head wear is a popular accessory this season. rhinestones, lace and hot fix trims are showing up to crown your latest look.


This year's standard cotton cap get a dreamy new makeover with appliqué, lace, ribbons and bows.

No matter what fashion trending statement you want to create, you can find what you need on our site or contact us for assistance.