Thursday, October 22, 2009

Beladora Bacchante Beauty

I say forget the 10 Ridiculously Stylish Cameo Themed Objects
brought to us by The Frisky
such as this Cameo print scarf
for $165 from Shopbop

And go straight for the antique cameo

Especially a Neo-Classic themed Bacchante
with vines and grape clusters amid the tendrils of her hair
bacchante [bəˈkæntɪ]
n pl bacchantes [bəˈkæntɪz]
1. (Myth & Legend / Classical Myth & Legend) a priestess or female votary of Bacchus
2. a drunken female reveller
Bacchante With Grapes by Paul Merwat
Because Bacchante Babes are Beautiful!
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Couture Carrie said...

You are so right, darling! The vintage cameo is just gorgeous!


Make Do Style said...

Very true - the real deal is the winner. I lost mine years ago I keep meaning to get a new one.

Sher said...

I only just found out about her on True Blood.

miss cavendish said...

Oooh--my grandmother gave me her antique cameo. I feel too o.l.d. when I wear it on a chain. What would you do to make it more youthful? Would grosgrain code matronly too?

Belle de Ville said...

Miss C., I agree that cameos can have a matronly look so I like to wear them in unexpected ways.
I love them pinned on vintage clutch evening bags, the fabric kind, not leather. I'm going to post some photos of bags with brooches.
I also like to wear them in unusual places, like at the waist or on a beret.

Jill said...

Beautiful of the only ones I've ever really liked.

The Townhouselady said...

I'm not big on cameos but that one is spectacular. The details are astonishing.

miss cavendish said...

Thanks for the beret idea--it's my go-to chapeau in winter!

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