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Today I am excited to review the Emma Fascinator, from a new line of hair fascinators offered by Vivo Masks. I was so delighted when I opened the shipping box to discover this fun striped hatbox inside! Of course, when I opened the hatbox I was blown away by the beauty of this creation.
The Emma Fascinator is constructed in a complex variety of textures. Velvet and organza flower petals contrast beautifully with elegantly arranged feathers in striking shades of burgundy and purple. The two delicate swirling feathers at the top are my very favorite detail.
It is refreshing to don such a lovingly-crafted handmade piece. Vivo fascinators are worlds beyond the mass-produced fascinators you’ll find in a mall accessory shop. I think most of my readers can relate to the desire for something of quality, something that makes more of a statement, which every piece I saw on the Vivo Masks website definitely does.
Another of my favorites is their Black Madison Fascinator. This beauty is already on my wish list. 🙂 After all, it’s almost time to start thinking about what to wear for New Year’s Eve!
This evening gown was a fun eBay score. It needs a bit of tailoring, as the fit isn’t as perfect as I would like. I can tell it’s not true vintage (mainly because it has a plastic zipper), but it looks like it’s an “80s Does 40s” piece. Some 40s-inspired styles from that era are hideous, but sometimes they did an excellent job of recreating the glamour and femininity of the 40s. I love the dramatic satin petal details on the shoulders, and the statuesque effect of the column gown.
Head over to the Vivo Masks website and check out their incredible array of fascinators. You’ll be drooling, and you’ll probably find the perfect thing for Halloween, your Christmas wish list, holiday parties, or NYE 2015!
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