As we reported yesterday, Gucci designer Frida Giannini has designed the costumes for Florence Welch, the frontwoman for Florence + The Machine, to wear on her summer tour. "When Florence first came onto the scene, I was captivated by her eccentric style and her willingness to dare," said...

From Dar Sara's armour-clad glamazon to Hassan Mardash's geometric spikes and crystal-embellished drapes to Houida Al Baridi's structural futuristica, Swarovski Elements' big night surely impressed critics with an avant-garde fashion showcase.

Elements, Jayde earrings by Melissa Kandiyoti, available at SWAROVSKI CRYSTALLIZED™. Under the corsage by Hubert Barrere, she wears a transparent blouse by Dawid Tomaszewski. Swarovski Elements lend both a remarkable sophistication. Eyelashes decorated with extraordinary lashes by Eylure...

The brilliant Florence Welch, of Florence and the Machine, seems to be able to make any outfit from any designer - Chanel, Gucci, Alexander McQueen - look like it was made specifically for her. Knowing her own style, knowing what works for her on stage, and being able to truly occupy each...

The collaboration between the two global brands is proof that when it comes to Swarovski, there is virtually no limit to creative possibilities. This year, two million SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS embellished one-of-a-kind creations for The Victoriaâ s Secret Fashion show including iconic Angel wings,...

So, while Selfridges are going all out for a white Christmas theme, Harrods have knocked out some serious sparkle with Swarovski Elements. And we all know that a few crystals doesn't make the product better, but it can make it a lot prettier and more special. Crystal embellishment works much...

The most obvious trend of the night was embellishment, with jewels, embroidery, and metallic fabrics causing some serious oohs and aahs. Florence Welch took to the red carpet in a dramatic navy Miu Miu gown with a jeweled collar, matching tie and a slit up to there. She let the dress do most...

Florence Welch was spotted leaving BBC Radio 1 last week. The singer, who we are used to seeing wearing floaty chiffon gowns on stage, opted for a very different look on this occasion. She wore a Kenzo Fall 2011 suit. Whilst the paisley suit looks like the handy work of Maria for 'The...

What's more? To celebrate Sparkling Contrasts, SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS is asking fans (you, me, all of us...) and all sparkle enthusiasts (um, that's us again!) to enter a photo contest. Submit a photo of the most sparkling, glittering and dazzling shoes you own or covet! The grand prize winner...

I stole this image of the mighty Florence Welch off the wonderful Red Carpet Fashion Designs web site because I loved it. I mean let me count the ways. For starters, the Jason Wu coat, of course. Then the awesome little Mulberry stachel. Which I want of course. And then those burgundy flats...

 

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