Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Party in the Rear!

CC calls it Mullet Dressing: the frock is all business in front, but a majorly lengthy party in back!
Runway coverage courtesy style.com except where noted.
At left: Nina Ricci
Jeremy Laing
Temperley London
Vivienne Westwood
Akris
Elie Saab
Emanuel Ungaro
Sonia Rykiel
Yves Saint Laurent
Zucca, via vogue.fr
Michael Kors
Milly jersey halter dress; this and next two at net-a-porter.com.
Alexander McQueen purple gown
McQ printed bustier dress
Antipodium Period Drama cutaway blouse, at bunnyhug.co.uk.
Do tell: what do you think of Mullet Dressing? CC adores it!

50 comments:

style crusader said...

Love at first site with those Nina Ricci dresses

Fashion Moment said...

Emanuel Ungaro is just Perfect (with big P!)!

FM

essenceanddesire said...

Adoro Elie Saab!

x

Lisa said...

i love the ysl's simplicity + styling & beauty.


ooooo mullets. i have seen far too many in my days ;)

x

Sweety P said...

I love the idea of having more material on the back of the dress. Beautiful picks by the way!

Dana said...

ycaThe white dress is gorgeous!

I love when you speak Spanish jeje.

Besos.

rossovelvet said...

The Nina Ricci is outstanding, dramatic, vampire-like...
I like the Akris one too... my father is going visiting the stylist Kriemler this week-end ( LUCKY MAN ! XD )

( sorry if the comm is double :S )

♥ fashion chalet said...

HAHA love the title, adore the dresses. Yummy. Confections of fancy!! =]

Thanks for the comment<3

xxx

we wear things said...

oh i do love a nice little bustle!

Diego R. Wyatt said...

I LIVE for Vivienne Westwood's interpretation and Sony Rykiel's look is equally stunning. I actually used to hate "mullet" gowns lol, but when they are done right they look incredible.

Helena said...

Interesting dresses but not one of them is really beautiful. Good garments are hard to find, even in the fashion world. And the models too are way too thin these days.

MizzJ said...

I do agree with Helena, the models are all way too thin these days, but the gowns are surprisingly interesting! I love the Elie Saab, and the Sonia Rykiel is totally fierce. Mullets - much better on gowns than on hair!

Alecca Rox said...

i like this cut overall, i think it is always flattering, no matter what ur bodyshape is.

lisa said...

Hehe mullet dressing is a lot dreamier than an actual mullet. ;)

Molly said...

oh my dear mcq :)
i'm not sure about this trend. but i guess its the best way to do short hemlines with cellulite?
lovely post :)
mxx

Allison said...

The Elie Saab and Ungaro are just to die for!
Oh, I'm not surprised at all that we have so much in common CC!
I'm also not surprised that you once again selected fantastic examples :)
xo

janettaylor said...

I adore Elie Saab dress... Amazing!

xoxo: Janet

Raquel said...

I like the first one!
xx

Dooder City said...

The Ungaro dress did it for me!

Crave said...

The Nina Ricci dresses were amazing! It's all in the details!

Crave said...

The Nina Ricci dresses were amazing! It's all in the details!

Swell Vintage - Frankie said...

epic! x

Savvy Mode SG said...

oh my gosh, we post the same elie saab dress. see, fashionable minds think alike. : )

The Seeker said...

Interesting....

xoxo

La Belette Rouge said...

I want to be the woman who has the life that would require that Ungaro dress.

life . style . dissected said...

mullets & couture....who would have thought???

but it works.

k.bosworth wore a beautiful nina ricci "mullet like" dress recently.

x
melissa

WendyB said...

I like the idea of having a "train" feeling without the burden of an actual train.

...love Maegan said...

oh the pink floral one ...AND THE BLACK AND WHITE STRIPES ...gaga

Brigadeiro said...

Love the McQueen gown! Love the drape, but the funky fabric gives it an extra touch of fun...

dtailOriented said...

Mullet dressing that is so funny to me. I love the look, I am not sure how it will transfer to ready to wear but will look forward to seeing who is brave enough to try.

Love the blog by the way

www.dtailo.blogspot.com

Hemaly said...

I would kill to get the Akris dress!

miss cavendish said...

I like a slight,not a super-deep mullet. I find that it looks too fish-tail-y then . . .

Kelly said...

love the idea of a mullet dress! the first one really stands out to me, i particularly like the orange in it.

Nina (femme rationale) said...

i love "mullet" dresses. and it may be just me, but i think they make your legs look longer and leaner.

btw, how do you come up w/such different "trends" and styles everyday? it amazes me. :)

la petite fashionista said...

i have a dress like this! i feel sort of like i'm wearing a cape when it's on, very floaty!

Becca Shelby said...

I am DYING over the multicolored floral one that's mini length in the front-4th from top in Left column accessorized with the cuban-ish hat. LOVE.

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UberOriginal said...

I love Sonja Reikel dress sooo much, that was such an amazing show! xx

jaleh said...

nina ricci did it best, i think. i would love to try this one out :)

Girl Japan said...

I love the last photo Carrie.. but I have to admit.. I would not be able to walk in those shoes..

The Clothes Horse said...

Some of these are a little cuckoo! I really like the McQueen one though.

Make Do Style said...

Oh Ellie Saab and YSL please...

Noemi Sunshine Ferst said...

Love this cut so much.
xx.

Aliena said...

I think is goning to be (for me) one of these trends that I love to see on others, but not on me... Gorgeous dresses, though!

LoveMore said...

ahhhhhhhh HELLO Jeremy Laing and Emanuel Ungaro ! now to pay for them..hmmm 5 finger discount please?! haha

oh thanks CC! i shall let you all know how the shoes go RE dance off. haha

and omg, my poses..i have no idea what the hell i am doing..haha will continue to crouch as per your comment..so thank you! :)

xxxxxxx Love always LM

T and T said...

nice post =)
I love the bright prints at Sonia Rykiel and Elie Saab's drapery.

JW said...

WOW!! Love the Emanuel Ungaro dresses! with the hat! Just gorgeous!

xoxox

Trixy Tran said...

Yes! PARTY IN THE REAR :D

Porcelain Blonde said...

Ohhh, so much beauty here - too many to name individually.
Lovely selection CC, it's fashion eye candy :) I pretty much love them all.

Your name "mullet dressing" gave me a good giggle.

xxx

Lady Thirty said...

I can take one Sonia Rykiel dress please ;)
lovely!

Little Bow Prep said...

The Nina Ricci and Michael Kors are both quite lovely.