Fall 2012 Trends: Opera Gloves

Posted on April 06, 2012

 

Diane von Furstenberg

Is it time, ladies? Has the stench of Gypsy Rose Lee and Miss Piggy been washed away?  Is it time for the long-maligned opera glove to come back to the world of fashion?

Alexander Wang, Antonio Berardi, Betsey Johnson

Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Christian Dior

Diane von Furstenberg, Doo. Ri., Givenchy

Haider Ackermann, Jason Wu, Jean Paul Gaultier

Lanvin, Nina Ricci, Tory Burch

 

Looks like it already has.

Honestly? These all look pretty fabulous to our gay eyes. Except for the pink Betsey Johnson and purple Chanel. There’s just no way we can avoid seeing Miss Piggy in those instances. The DVF look at the top is TO DIE.

But as we all know, there’s the runway and there’s what the 99.99999% of the other women in the world are wearing. Tell us:

 

The Opera Glove: YEA or NAY?

 

And we don’t mean it in some philosophical sense. Can you see yourself wearing opera gloves and not be at a costume party?

 

[Photo Credit: elle.com, vogue.com, style.com]

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