Jump for jacquard: High sheen, high glamour

Jump for jacquard: High sheen, high glamour

Embroidered metallics

Text: Wei Yeen Loh

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There's a reason why this beautiful embroidered fabric is a holiday staple; here are a few snazzy options you can pull off during the festive season

As a celebratory gesture in conjunction with the festival of lights this year, our dress up guide today offers options that are made from jacquard, brocade, and woven with intricate gold embroidery and detailing—perfect for celebrating the holiday decked in splendour and all things opulent. The reemergence of this early 19th century fabric has seen it incorporated in autumn/winter collections thanks to its texture and shine, but the trick to pulling it off is to pair it with simple accessories and separates that do not detract the attention away from your jacquard statement piece. Here are some festive-worthy pieces that you can don on today (and for the holiday season!):