Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Swirly, Twirly Gumdrops

From psychedelic swirls of color on floor length frocks to brightly hued headpieces, fashion’s whimsy takes center stage!
Photo at right courtesy Fellow Fashionista S-C of Girl Meets NYC
Runway pictures via style.com except where noted.
Above: Rodarte
Left: a swirly, twirly gumdrop and lollipop ad for Havainas
Fashion Flashback: Basso & Brooke Spring 2008. This and next 2 images courtesy nymag.com
Christian Siriano
Milly
Gucci
Josh Goot
Nathan Jenden starburst dress
Naeem Khan
Reem Acra (at right)
Carlos Miele
Emanuel Ungaro
Pollini (at right)
3.1 Phillip Lim
Cynthia Rowley confetti print
Vivienne Westwood … Does this dress remind anyone else of a fruit roll-up?
Donna Karan yellow gumdrop clutch
Thakoon
Lanvin
Christian Lacroix



Vera Wang
Estee Lauder swirl gloss, available at Nordstrom
Chloe Miami Hot Nights dress, on sale at net-a-porter.com
Miu Miu Pailette pump, at barneys.com

















Christian Lacroix Resort Calligraphy Print Gown, at Neiman Marcus


42 comments:

Myriam said...

So beautiful sequin heels! Christmas gift, please!? Haha.
xx

Vintage Me New You said...

such a beautiful post...and the dresses, and those colors and materials:)really lovely!!!

best wishes,have a great time!

Meg said...

So many bright colours!! I love them. Especially the photo from Christian Siriano. He was totally my favourite...

Susanna-Cole said...

Oh my goodness, I love this look, especially love when fabrics look like paints swirled together, all running into one another! And thanks for crediting me for that picture, you didn't have to do that, it's not really my photo after all, I didn't even scan it, but I appreciate it! <3

xoxo,
S-C

Emily said...

to quote rachel zoe, 'i die.' all of these are fabulously fun, especially the Christian Lacroix.

WendyB said...

The brighter the colors, the better!

MakeupByRenRen said...

i love this! so pretty!

The Seeker said...

Neon very 80's.... great colours.

xoxo

C. Andrako said...

Now THIS is the kind of candy I'd like to find in my stocking! Fabulous colors and swirls.
Catherine
'A Thousand Clapping Hands'

deep_in_vogue said...

i love the details ! really nice put together post too :o)

deep_in_vogue said...

this post was a visual treat :)

Savvy Mode SG said...

i love those havianna flip flops. i live in ca so can wear them almost year round.

Dooder City said...

I really need to add more color in my wardrobe! I need to break out of the black:) It's so hard to dress in colorful garmets in the winter in ny!

Dana said...

I keep wondering... where do you take all those amazing pics from?? Your blog is amazing!

lacouturiernyc said...

i love all these swirls and splashes of color! so incredibly fun!

xoxo,
La C.

Miss Karen said...

Oh this post is just too awesome. The bright colours really rock my world. I want everything!

janettaylor said...

Hi CC,

What a great colormix and candy color! LOVELY? LOVELY! :)

xoxo: Janet

Joey Altruda said...

Hey Carrie,
Great blogs!
Check out my article on Lisa Fonssagives-Penn!

best,

Joey

Caroline @ Absolutely Unique said...

I'm always VERY cream and sand colors, but I love to wear bright colors every now and then. And this picks are gorgeous, darling! xoxo

Miranda said...

i love the textures!

enc said...

Everything's incredible. I can't choose a favorite!

Annie said...

YUM!

clareassiral said...

all that swirly twirly is making me dizzy.. in a good way that is.

Nina (femme rationale) said...

ooooh, pretty spring colors. it's been cooler in LA for like 2 seconds and already i'm pining for warmer days.

Song of Style said...

unagro's dresses are a total resort look. i heart it!!

vicki archer said...

Can I cut and paste this as my Christmas wish list for Santa.....xv.

Beaut!fully Br()ken said...

Omg !
I love this post !!
All the piks are like mind blowing!!

mariemaud said...

Rodarte's dress is dreamy, unforgetable
it highlighted the whole collection !

xx

Countrybelle said...

"fashion's whimsy" love it! especially the top right girly pic. i think i may borrow it for my blog. with credit where is due of course.
(me in secret: heartshapedmorning.blogspot.com)

Anika said...

Oh man, I am a TOTAL ruffle-fiend, so basically loving every single thing in this post. Gasp, all I want for Christmas....??!!? :)

Love, love, love this post!
Have a great day gorgeous!

TUPERSONALSHOPPERVIAJERO said...

I live everyting: colours, drawings, styles... everything!
kss
;-)

Sweety P said...

OMG! I want some swirls in my closet now! Great post!

jacquieshambles said...

YES I like the Ungaro very much so.

Fashion Addict said...

Oh I love the Christian Lacroix Resort line! The colors are so vibrant and beautiful!

BTW, my blog's address has moved to http://www.fashionaddictgirl.com so if you have the time could you update my link on your blog roll? I really would appreciate it! Thanks!  

poeta fit, non nascitur said...

That Christian Siriano orange dress is magical! I want it!

Oh, and I just noticed you have a new header!

cherish_jd said...

i love all the dresses! very lovely! that make me drools!

Fabulously Broke said...

Stunning!!!

I am linking to this.

Planeta Isabelino, variedades a lo fino said...

Gorgeous pics! Congrats!

Fashion_Girl22 said...

Those fabrics are beyond amazing. I love the rodarte. For some strange reason, I wonderif it would low in the dark?

Songy said...

Totally yummy. This is like the first post with everything I covet.

Single & Fabulous said...

loved the vera wang bracelet =)

kokostiletto said...

i LOVE these prints. i wish i could dress like this every day at work!