Couture Carrie

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Not So Basic Black

Darlings, these dresses are way too chic to just be called LBDs... They are gorgeous, glamorous, edgy, seductive, sophisticated, elegant, exquisite and (oh yeah) black!
Lanvin V-neck lace dress, at

Jonathan Simkhai embroidered lace-up crepe dress, at

Jiri Kalfar dress, at

Loyd/Ford strapless tulle dress, at

 Saint Laurent ruffled hem mini dress in sequins and tulle, at

Anthony Vaccarello pleated-drape mini dress, at

 Tibi feather-embellished layered stretch-faille and crepe dress, at

 Balmain cutaway-side one-shoulder mini dress, at

 Marc Jacobs Broderie-anglaise embellished dress, at

Self-Portrait Adeline organza-trimmed guipure lace and crepe mini dress, at

Roland Mouret Baldry cutout fil coupe organza midi dress, at

Cushnie et Ochs cutout stretch-jersey gown, at

Alessandra Rich ruffled metallic lace and point d'esprit gown, at

Valentino cotton broderie anglaise dress, at

Balenciaga embellished peplum crepe gown, at
Which of these black dresses do you deem most beautiful, darlings?
CC is smitten with the strapless Loyd/Ford frock!

Monday, July 25, 2016

CC Loves...

Darlings, here are the little lovelies CC is currently smitten with!
Sara Weinstock French Tulip Ring, at

 Tom Ford leather loop choker with pendant, at

Chooze sneakers in Glaze, at CC has and adores... These kicks are so fun and fabulous! And Chooze also carries items for toddlers and children, so check out the site!

Tabitha Simmons Magnolia Blossom embroidered canvas point-toe flats, at

Tom Ford hand painted open back ankle strap pump, at

Valentino peep-toe ankle boots, at

Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini eyelet corset belt, at

Tom Ford small Sienna bag, at

 Paula Cademartori Dun Dun mini appliqued leather and glittered suede shoulder bag, at

Bally Sommet medium tote, at

Tod's small Wave bag, at

Lanvin sequined sleeveless top, at

Jason Wu fringed stretch-knit sweater, at

Marc Jacobs Selvedge stripe denim blazer, at

Dries Van Noten embellished metallic jacket, at

Gucci metallic jacquard coat, at

Marc Jacobs sleeveless metallic net dress, at

 Gabriela Hearst embroidered fine tulle gown, at

Marchesa Notte embellished stretch-silk gown, at

Sophia Kah lace gown, at
What are you loving these days, darlings?
Do any of these pretty pieces catch your eye?
CC is quite taken with the Tom Ford pumps!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Architectural Inspiration: Luxe Living Room

Architectural inspiration via Pinterest.

Apiece Apart Glorieta cotton voile blouse; this and next three at

Isabel Marant Dysart metallic stretch-leather skinny pants.

 Paul Andrew Rhea suede point-toe flats.

Marni embellished glittered leather clutch.

Giles and Brother gold-plated crystal necklace, at
Darlings, what do you think of this sumptuous space and the look it inspired?

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Architectural Inspiration: Lovely Living Room

Architectural inspiration via Pinterest.

Fendi wool and silk-blend gazar mini dress; this and next three at

Gucci leather mules.

3.1 Phillip Lim Bianca leather tote.

Bottega Veneta oxidized sterling silver cubic zirconia earrings.
Darlings, what do you think of this chic space and the look it inspired?

Friday, July 22, 2016

CC Loves... These Beauty Products!

Darlings, here are the little lovelies that CC is currently smitten with!
Hamptons Glow Luxurious Mineral Bronzer, at ~  for a perfect bronze glow on face, neck and body. Comes in Bronze Envy (for light to medium skin tones) and Warm Glow (for medium to dark skin tones). CC swears by Hamptons Glow products for a gorgeous, natural looking tan!

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick in Electric Poppy, at

Farmacie Lavender Clary Sage Candle, at ~ smells fantastic!

La Prairie Skin Caviar foundation and concealer, at

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Couture Nail Perfecter, at the best base coat CC has used!

Molton Brown Mulberry & Thyme Hand Wash, at smells so luxe and lovely!

NARS Contour Blush, at

Peter Thomas Roth 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift and Firm Prism Cream, at ~ an all-over self-adjusting and targeted highlighter.

Rodin Olio Lusso Lavender Body Oil, at

Touchback Brow Marker, at CC has in Blonde and absolutely adores. It's a smooth flow marker that lasts all day and wont rub off.
Biore Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser, at drugstores and deep cleans and naturally purifies CC's sensitive skin and is oil-free.
Which beauty products are you loving lately, darlings?
Do any of these items catch your eye?