The brooch is one of the jewels that has more possibilities as a complement, being able to wear it safely in any part of our attire. In fact, it was born in antiquity because the need to hold some pieces of clothing, being used by both men and women.
Thus, they were used in the Sumerian civilizationtso fassten the garments and, like all jewels, they marked a social status being for the highest classes those made of noble metals such as gold and silver, accented by lapislazuli and carneolian.
During the Iron age, in the European celtic territories, also highlights the brooch as the main ornament that was used to close layers.
And in ancient Greece it was common to use the fibula to fasten clothes, also made in gold with animal motifs and abstract symbols.
Thus, the brooch has stood out since antiquity, in addition to its ornamental value, for being the most practical piece of jewelry that is known.
Apart from its classic use on the lapel, I personally prefer to place it in a less traditional way to highlight a dress or a sweater, at the waist, over the shoulder and, of course, accented other accesories or in the hair.
Here I show you some of my ideas to use and enrich with them any outfit:
Accented a a hat Giving a sophisticated touch to a party purse
Standing out on hands and feet, highlighting shoes and gloves
On the neckline of a dress or shirt Enriching a beautiful hairstyle
And in this way we have seen them on the red carpet, both men and women:
Make it your star complement this season!