Fashion flashback at right: Lanvin Éte 2007
Runway photos via style.com except unless otherwise specified.
I KNOW YOU! (Realism in fashion's figures):
DKNY, via nymag.com
Tuleh... CC is smitten with this entire ensemble!
FUNNY PAGES (from Betty Boop to caricature, and everything in between!):
Zero Maria Cornejo strapless parachute dress, via nymag.com
Ailanto, courtesy Spanish Vogue
At far right, Gwyneth Paltrow in a sparkling Sonia Rykiel "face" minidress. Picture via instyle.com.
Given her background in art history, CC was quite taken with Christian Dior’s figural sandals, necklaces and earrings . . .
Dior's arty statement pumps, collars, and chandeliers resemble fertility idols, like this Cycladic figurine from the Stone Age in Greece, circa 2500 B.C.
Apart from being historically referential end exceedingly creative, these accents have other assets to which we non-models can relate... curves!
Marc by Marc Jacobs runway (left) and at shopbop.com (right)
Braccialini bag; this and next via style.it.
Piero Guidi bag; visit pieroguidi.com
Ed Hardy Ellerise sneaker, at Nordstrom.com
The cameo gets a post-modern makeover: Tarina Tarantino crystal and bead necklace, pictured at right via elle.com.
Romeo Pires Marilyn print puff sleeve jacket, at asos.com.
At right, a celeb fave: Lauren Moshi Peace swing pocket tank at pinkmascara.com.
Get the look for less with this Forever 21 Rhinestone Lady knit top.
CC’s pick: Alexander McQueen's strapless bustier dress, at net-a-porter.com.
Last look: a lovely watercolor painting by Fellow Fashionista and talented young artist Emily of EmilysoEnchanted. If you haven't checked out her work yet, take a gander!