Do It: Brocade for Spring (Yes, Really)

Brocade was a major trend for Fall 2012, and why not? Done up in dark hues, this heavy-looking textile seems like the perfect embellishment for cold weather dressing. But wait, brocade doesn't have to be relegated to heavy layering and dour colors, you say? It can be light and frothy? Some of our favorite designers prove just that with a bevy of brocade looks for Spring 2013. We're seeing beautiful pieces done in confectionary shades with metallic touches that make our most feminine sensibilities stand at attention. Here are some tips on how to wear brocade this season along with some of our favorite pieces to shop now.