Designers took inspiration from the Roaring Twenties for their S/S 2012 collections, favoring elegant hemlines and intricate beadwork. The mood is flapper, but spring’s Deco dresses are about high ...
ALBERTA FERRETTI Beaded tulle and crepe midi dress
Bloggers Do It Better collection
coral |ˈkôrəl; ˈkär-| noun 1 a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas : [as adj. ] a coral reef. • precious red coral, used in jewelry. • the pinkish-red color of red coral. 2 a sedentary coelenterate of warm and tropical seas, with a calcareous, horny, or soft skeleton. Most corals are colonial and many rely on the presence of green algae in their tissues to obtain energy from sunlight. • Several orders in the class Anthozoa, including the ‘true’ or stony corals (order Scleractinia or Madreporaria), which form reefs, the soft corals (order Alcyonacea), and the horny corals (order Gorgonacea). 3 the unfertilized roe of a lobster or scallop, which is used as food and becomes reddish when cooked. DERIVATIVES coralloid |-ˌloid| adjective ( chiefly Biology Zoology). ORIGIN Middle English : via Old French from Latin corallum, from Greek korallion, kouralion.