Get the Look: Grecian 2009

May 28, 2009

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Get the Look: Grecian 2009

Grecian style dresses made a bold statement on the red carpet in 2007, so much so that everyone in Hollywood seemed to be pulling off the Grecian Goddess look from Golden Globe awards to the Oscars.

The look quickly made its way across the Atlantic where we’ve seen it grace black tie events and weddings alike.  The trend continued well into 2008 too, when Katie Holmes (pictured) presented an award at the Critics’ Choice Awards with a one-shouldered Grecian style Lanvin dress.

2009 is no different. Draped, gathered, silk – all conjure up Grecian Goddess images. Versace Spring Summer 2009 showcased some gorgeous asymmetric (one shouldered) gowns to the beat of endless gladiator sandals.

This year, we urge you to wear your draped pieces with exotic, bold, gold jewellery – think Angelina Jolie (as Colin Farrell’s mother) in the film Alexander when she wore a gold cuff high on her upper arm.

Other accessories key to this look include coin bracelets and statement earrings, all in gold hues. Wear your hair down in messy waves or in a tousled up style.

Here are some current Grecian inspired buys to tickle your fancy:

Grecian Style Long Dress

Electric blue maxi dress from Tiby NY, €621
The dress has a Grecian silhouette with draping around the front and the sides. The dress is halter neck and the bust and the halter neck feature yellow and brown tribal bead detailing

Asymmetric Short Dress

Paul & Joe Sister One Shoulder Dress, Urban Outfitters, €178
Go all modern Grecian goddess in this one shouldered dress from Paul & Joe Sister complete with shoulder tie detail.

Statement Cuff

Oasis shield cuff with beads, €13 .  Also comes in silver.

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