FLOOR GRAZING FROCKS
Gorgeous looks from the Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2008-2009 ad campaign
At right: Christian Dior
Photo at top of post via nytimes.com Pulse. Other runway photos courtesy style.com unless otherwise credited.
Emilio Pucci, via nymag.com
Jasmine di Milo, courtesy Paris Vogue
Nina Ricci, via nymag.com
SKIRTS GO THE EXTRA MILE
Gai Mattiolo, via Vogue Paris
Carlos Miele via allwomenstalk.com
Hermés, courtesy nymag.com
Louis Vuitton pre-fall
Ralph Lauren (above and left)
Miss Sixty, courtesy nymag.com
PANTS PUMP UP THE VOLUME
John Galliano, via nymag.com
IN THE STORES
A lovely variety of long frocks awaits. For the next 5 looks, visit shopbop.com.
Trade summer’s bright maxi for something a bit more boho luxe for autumn, in richer hues and more sweeping silhouettes.
CC loves these two long frocks by Larsen Gray.
Above right, tank dress with contrast frayed ribbon fringe.
At left, tank pocket evening dress.
For evening, this Jenni Kayne handkerchief gown in gray ombré silk chiffon is divinely elegant.
Or try a comfy yet glamorous T-Bags Grecian dress in deep burgundy.
Attention big budget fashionistas:
Get this Alexander McQueen paisley kaftan gown (above).
Look at this incredible McQueen fabric detailing (left)!
This and the next two dresses at net-a-porter.com.
Vera Wang draped Grecian Goddess Gown . . . For your winter wedding, perhaps?
Roksanda Ilincic Pierrot color block gown
Trousers – Just keep the top half of your look ultra-fitted, maybe a bustier and fitted blazer?
Lela Rose wide leg trouser in metallic tweed
VPL Swag pant.
Both at shopbop.com.
cashmere long flare,
Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto pleated skirt. Visit eLuxury.com
If you are skeptical about floor-grazing frocks, really any below-the-knee hemline captures the chic conservative mood of the trend, like this Lida Baday Dégradé tiered skirt, available at Nordstrom.com.
So go the whole nine yards, darlings - literally!