Swirls of gold and artistic patterns look new on recent runways but take root in years of history. Baroque detailing dates back to the 18th century, but has been reinvented! Where a hoop skirt or bustle may have been, hemlines have been shortened and slimmed. Structure is key in the 2012 take on rococo design, which is known for ornate embellishments. History lesson aside, this resurgence in rich patterns means one thing: it’s time to rock it!