Trend Report: Going for baroque

Subtlety is overrated, and the recession is far behind us -- at least if you take the fashion industry's word for it. Fall collections highlighted a luxe look, anchored by show-stopping dresses, sculpted jackets and ornate jewelry. From the artful flourishes of silk brocade to the lush fluidity of draped velvet, these pieces scream "expensive" -- but a few can be had for a song.

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