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  • n. Plural form of paillette.

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Examples

  • Find a blush-colored dress or blouse with embellishments such as paillettes or beading.

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  • Swingy cocktail dresses were heavy with paillettes and cropped bolero jackets sprouted braided gold appliques that stood out from the body.

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  • One, the edgy clothes of the Dominican Republic-based designer are gorgeous a tailored sheath of rainbow paillettes; LBDs with dominatrix cutouts; and two, the chance to see Inés's home, a pristinely restored 1957 Mediterranean villa with dramatic views of Biscayne Bay.

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  • One, the edgy clothes of the Dominican Republic-based designer are gorgeous a tailored sheath of rainbow paillettes; LBDs with dominatrix cutouts; and two, the chance to see Inés's home, a pristinely restored 1957 Mediterranean villa with dramatic views of Biscayne Bay.

    Tara Solomon: The Dutch: Quite the Treat

  • Zac Posen Resort wear 2012 There were his signature strong shoulders as well as architectural constructions and intricate detailing: ruffles, crushed taffeta, floating borders, an ombre gown with burnt paillettes that brought to mind a mermaid.

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  • "Fragile but strong at the same time," said the designer Olivier Theyskens of Prada's mix of paillettes and fur.

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  • Such solids will look even dressier if the fabrics are sprinkled with paillettes or crystals.

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  • A number of labels showed flashy pieces that looked like eveningwear, in shiny Lurex, sequins, metallic paillettes and crushed velvet, but paired them — sometimes incongruously — with down-to-earth daywear.

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  • Michael Kors Michael Kors barley stretch matte-jersey fishtail gown with paillettes £ 6,875.

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  • Paradoxically, this media-stoked frippery revived haute couture, an essentially 18th-century industry whose products were made inch by inch by a mighty force of cutters, seamstresses, embroiderers, and other hand workers skilled in the production of buttons and ribbon and in the application of beads, paillettes, and pearls (two out of five French workers were employed in dressmaking and allied trades in the mid-1950s).

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