Brocade is a class of richly decorative shuttle-woven fabric from the Italian word broccato meaning "embossed cloth.” Throughout history, these luxurious materials were worn to convey social status. As the world embraced fashion, brocade became more available and quickly grew in popularity.

For Fall 2016, gorgeous, romantic brocades are making a comeback throughout fashion houses around the world. From runway shows in New York to London and Milan, this timeless material made its entrance and is now ready for your wardrobe! Below are our favorite Donald J Pliner brocade styles to add to your collection.

Franie: This ladies bootie takes brocade to a new level combining gorgeous floral patterns around the ankle and shaft with our signature haircalf material to complete an upscale western look not to be missed.

Teatime: This ladies clutch is covered in a beautiful but subtle midnight paisley brocade pattern lending romance to a stylish handbag for day or night.

Galia: This embellished ladies loafer is crafted from a stunning smooth-textured paisley brocade made even more decadent with stylish beading.

Pesach: Fashionable haircalf floral brocade in wine color tops this best-selling ladies loafer completing this stand out style with rich textures and an upscale look.

Discover all of our brocade styles for fall here!