Dec 27, 2011

Opulent Opera Gloves

Have you decided on what you'll be wearing to your New Year's Eve party? In case you need some style inspirations, how does opulent opera gloves sound? Just like Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, opera gloves are a wonderful way to add a touch of old Hollywood glamour to any party frock. Alber Elbaz, for instance, used luxurious opera gloves to doll up cocktail dresses for Lanvin's Fall 2011 collection. Result? Unquestionably alluring evening ensembles. Donna Karan & The Row also made use of opera gloves to create their collections sumptuous and rich. Have a look after the break.

Lanvin Fall 2011

Donna Karan Fall 2011

The Row Fall 2011

{Image credit: Vogue}


  1. Just so you know, these are considered elbow gloves. Opera glove go over the elbow.

  2. You are right! The short ones, like the Lanvin in the 1st photo, are called elbow gloves. But most of them in this article, like The Row ones and the furry Donna Karen ones, are opera gloves.


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