Sunday, January 11, 2009

Glam Gowns

For your Sunday viewing pleasure: these gorgeous gowns are gobstoppingly glamorous! Styles range from simple long sheaths to elaborately embellished full gowns… Enjoy, darlings!
At right: Jourdan Dunn wearing Dior (left) and Dolce & Gabbana (right) in V Magazine.
Andrew Gn. Runway photos via style.com except where noted.
Oscar de la Renta
Get the fab floral look with this Vera Wang Lavender Label amber sleeveless floral gown. Visit chickdowntown.com.
Naeem Khan
Luisa Beccaria

Blumarine
Just Cavalli Moroccan print silk gown, on sale at eLuxury.com.
Larsen Gray open-back gown, at shopbop.com.
Deal of the Day: Long Tall Sally deco-trim gown, $80.75 at asos.com.
Zac Posen gown at Neiman Marcus
This exquisite Marc Bouwer GlamIt blue silk beaded gown is at bluefly.com.
Reem Acra
Badgley Mischka pre-fall
Get red with Amsale’s red taffeta drop-waist strapless gown, at bluefly.com.
Karl Lagerfeld
Vera Wang Lavender Label stone asymmetric strapless gown, at chickdowntown.com.
Nicole Miller mustard gold hammered-satin draped gown. Visit bluefly.com.
Roberto Cavalli
Dolce & Gabbana
Get floral and fabulous with this Roksanda Ilincic corsage embellished gown, at net-a-porter.com.
Monique Lhuillier pre-fall 2009
Get bright with Diane von Furstenberg’s turquoise Dider gown, half price at shopbop.com.
Or rock regal purple: Alexander McQueen backless gown at net-a-porter.com
Jenny Packham, via nymag.com.
Last look: get the salmon hue with a comfy yet glam party option: Stella McCartney’s silk twill halter jumpsuit, at intermixonline.com.
Maybe we’ll see some of these beauties on the Red Carpet at tonight’s Golden Globe Awards?

57 comments:

Blan said...

The dress of my dreams!! So beautiful!

xx

sammi-lise ^_^ said...

Those are some wonderful picks, but I am surprised you didn't put anything by marchesa up (unless I missed it ^_^)

LoveMore said...

Hel-lo Mr Roberto Cavalli! i love all the big ones! Reminds me of Barbie dresses! so cool.
great post as always! and again i should be in bed! 1:34am! i am watching mean girls though, so must see it to the end! great movie.
love you xx LM

Sweety P said...

I wished when I went to the prom that I had one of these masterpieces of dresses to wear. Lovely dresses!

Fabulously Broke said...

That dress with the deep fiery orange ombre at the bottom is.. STUNNING!

I want to go to a ball just so I can wear it.

Fabulously Broke in the City
Just a girl trying to find a balance between being a Shopaholic and a Saver...

Fashion Moment said...

So beautiful gowns, darling.
Especialy Blumarine and Naeem Khan.
And as favourite Jourdan Dunn in Dior.
This post make me happy! :)

FM

rossovelvet said...

My heart is bleeding... so much beauty !!

Becca Jane said...

all of these dresses - stunningly beautiful

Winnie said...

Osca de la Renta dress is fabulous. Wow.

Emerald Dandy said...

I love the Dolce and the Oscar dresses... they are so beautiful!! I must find more reasons to see women dressed up in gowns, Seattle doesn't have enough reasons yet!
loves,
Emerald Dandy

another.ellie said...

Such amazing flow..you need to be tall though.

Cool post. Just lovely.

Make Do Style said...

I'd wear gowns everyday of the week if it were permissible!

janettaylor said...

Hi CC,

Great post. Beautiful dresses!

kisses: Janet

Hemaly said...

I'm loving the Blumarine dress, but the Stella dress is a little too 60s for that fabric.

Laroux said...

That equisite Luisa Beccaria dress makes me want to force my boyfriend to marry me just so I can have an excuse to wear it at my big, fat white wedding! Beautiful.

x

Kelly said...

ooh! i love the dress that's gray with the orange on the bottom! it looks like its on fire...gorgeous.

Noemi Sunshine Ferst said...

Wish I had events to wear dresses like these to.
Or have dresses like these to wear at home.
xx.

Dooder City said...

I would love to go to a black tie event and then have a wad of cash to buy a Cavalli dress and do a twirl or two!
xo,
d-

Sydney said...

love the purple (surprise) dress and the one with the flowers.

since neimans sales have dropped 30%, i'm going to go shopping!

Chester said...

Those gowns really are glam!

The Seeker said...

Just gorgeous!!!

xoxo

Nicole said...

GORGEOUS! wouldn't it be wonderful if we could wear gowns everyday...to work, to the grocery store, to Starbucks---!!!! It's sad to only see them on "special" occasions...

Sade said...

I love that Zac Posen dress!! Awesome!!

Gracinha said...

i really love some of these dresses, but i think i would dare dress them. im a little short, so i think it wouldnt fit well..

M said...

these dresses are truly gorgeous,makes me want to go somewhere ANYWHERE special :P

She's Dressing Up said...

Ahhh I can only dream of owning a piece like all of these gowns!

K.B. said...

oh cool! i lived in new haven...not anymore though. i have a friend who lives in west hartford!

this wheel's on fire said...

gorgeous xo

Ingrid The Kids Meal said...

ame todos esos vestidos!! imaginalos hoy para los Golde Globes.. jjee

Eelie said...

Can a girl salivate too much! I adore beautiful full feminine dresses like these and wish so much to be able to pull one off lol but alas i end up looking like a slowly deflating balloon :( Beautiful collage of pictures though!

Bambola said...

These are gorgeous! Makes me want to be an actress - just so I can go to events that warrant such gowns!! *sigh*

lisa said...

The teal one with the cascade of ruffles down the front has my name written all over it.

fan fic said...

So golden globe like. Delightful post.

what we needed

Maverick said...

I want ALL of those. I LOVE the Dior dress and the Cavalli . . .

yummmm,

xx. mavi

UberOriginal said...

How amazing is the Naeem Khan gown... and Lily Donaldson in d&g so fab. xx

trendkat said...

Gorgeous dresses!!!

Glamoursurf said...

Gimme that D&G fishtail any day! Love your blog!

Camille said...

Lily Donaldson looks like a dream! How stunning.

Charmaine said...

if only i have an occasion to wear even one of these gowns too! so beautiful!

Meg said...

I love gowns! Your picks are all beautiful!

Tiffany said...

oh man, i need to know someone who will throw a fabulous party to wear one of these fabulous dresses to!

Miss Karen said...

All these gowns are so breath-taking. I only wish I had an extravagent occasion to where one too!

LoveMore said...

Thanks CC! :) love LM

i.d. said...

You know what, I just realized that I don't own any floor-length gowns...might have to remedy that. There was lots of inspiration on the red carpet at the Golden Globes today! xx

the yellow elephant said...

All the dress looks FANTASTIC! Some of them are a bit Carri Bradshaw-ish. Lovely, dear!

cybill said...

What sort of an event would a 'real world' person have to get invited to, to get to wear one of those gowns!

Anika said...

Ohhh, the Naeem Khan or Roberto Cavalli *droooool* Pick me, pick me :)

Damn, I want one now. And I'd have absolutely nowhere to wear it too ;)

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giggleness said...

so incredibly gorgeous dresses!

dapper kid said...

Stunning!! There is nothing better than a woman in a ball gown and a man in a tux lol.

THE HOUSE OF STYLE said...

darling you showed some truely amazing glam gowns!Badgley M always has the most stunning gowns.So sophisticated.my fave gown of the moment is the red McQueen feathered gown.
have a gorge wk dear CC
muah!
Marian

Bella said...

Blumarine you are too gorgeous!

Lil Midget said...

BALMAIN!!!

MizzJ said...

Omg what a feast for the eyes, thank you! Man wearing a gown like these has got to be every woman's dream. Those Dolce & Gabbana dresses are exquisite!

Fifi Flowers said...

I might have to steal some of these for my NEW frameable notecard collection that is in the works! One of them I already nab if another location.
GORGEOUS!

Crave said...

Love all of these gowns! If only I had a reason to wear one!

trendkat said...

Oh my goodness! I am completely in LOVE with that white Louisa Baccaria dress... If I could but own that gorgeous dream!