Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Tantalizing Tarzan

The one-shoulder gown goes glam! Here's some asymmetric eye candy for your New Year's Eve Day viewing pleasure!
At right: Kate Moss for Vogue China courtesy Fellow Fashionista Dooder City.
A Bazaar UK editorial, courtesy Fellow Fashionista Fashion Moment.
Giambattista Valli, via

Carlos Miele, via

Christian Siriano, via
Mint one-shoulder purple gown, at
Robert Rodriguez red bow-detail asymmetric gown, at
Last look: RM by Roland Mouret Apollinaire taffeta gown, at

Here's hoping that all CC's readers have a safe and happy celebration tonight and a fabulously fashionable 2009!


Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Penguin Chic

The tuxedo is a tantalizing option for tomorrow night's festivities! Give your NYE ensemble a kicky touch with a cummerbund, a bow tie or a fitted tux jacket. Top hat and tails optional!
At right, Kate Moss photographed by Mert & Marcus for Vanity Fair.
At left, a menswear look courtesy
Runway love, via except where noted.
Antonio Berardi
Temperley London
Todd Lynn
Diesel Black Gold, via
Chanel Resort
What to wear?
KG by Kurt Geiger shoe boots, at
Alexander McQueen all-in-one tuxedo, at
Alice + Olivia cream blazer, at
Donna Karan gathered-front jacket, at
Diane von Furstenberg Jerry Hall pant, at
J. Crew tissue tuxedo front top, at
Thomas Wylde Civilisation bib tunic top, at
Martin & Osa silk twill ruffle cami, at
Vanessa Bruno wool flannel tuxedo skirt, at
Nili Lotan fine cord mini, on sale at
Marc Jacobs crepe tuxedo dress, at
Valentino bow detail dress, pictured at right and available at Neiman Marcus.
Notte by Marchesa gown, at Bergdorf Goodman.
Last look: RM by Roland Mouret Colbert silk gown, at
So that’s the tux redux, darlings.
Tell CC- what will YOU be wearing to ring in the new year?

Monday, December 29, 2008

Put Your Pants On!

Trousers come in many shapes and sizes these days, so if the runways are any indication, there really is something for everyone (and perhaps some things for no one!).
Tell CC, regarding runway styles: love them or hate them?
At left, a sweet sketch by Fellow Fashionista and Artist Kat of Pencilfashion (Note: Fellow Fashionistas links in CC's right hand column).
At right, Fall’s fabulous Dolce & Gabbana pants trio – note the skinny silhouette and cuff.
D&G’s wide leg patterned pair
Photos via; assume Fall 2008 except where noted.
Alexander Wang pre-fall
Cuffed trousers at 3.1 Phillip Lim
Charles Nolan Spring 2009
Gucci Spring 2009
Miss Sixty Spring 2009
Ágatha Ruíz de la Prada, courtesy Spanish Vogue
Rubin Singer, via
Doo.Ri pre-fall 2009
Preen Spring 2009
Benjamin Cho Spring 2009
Todd Lynn Spring 2009
Pants tucked into shoes at Nina Ricci
Nina Ricci double-cuff silk trouser
Patterned flares at Missoni
Ivana Berendika, via
Fellow Fashionista Ida of Rougemarie… We miss you, darling!
Iekeline Stange . . . she seems always to be wearing prints, and fabulously! Photo via
A editorial.
The extra wide leg featured in Bazaar UK, courtesy Fellow Fashionista Fashion Moment.
What to buy? If you’re trying an adventurous new shape or texture, stick to basic black. If you’re a seasoned pro at the new pants shapes, go crazy!
At left: Proenza Schouler black sequin karate pants, pictured via
Zucca tencel gauze jersey pants, at
Les Chiffoniers leather leggings; this and next at
Sonia Rykiel cotton silk harem pants
Vince Suave crop pant. Visit for this and next.
Mara Hoffman cropped pant.
Marisa pleated crop pant at
Last Look: CC loves these Orphan Age plaid jodhpurs, at