Sunday, January 4, 2009

Purple Pattern Predilection

Purple prints prove perfect!
Paul Stuart scarf and Phineas Cole socks,
via Runway images via except where noted.
Andrew Gn
Christian Lacroix
Basso & Brooke; this and next 2 via
Rodarte (at right)
Cher Michel Klein, via
Fellow Fashionista S, formerly of of Modern Guilt
Paul & Joe V-neck tunic, at
Deal of the Day: silk floral dress, $89 at
Zenda dress, at
Vivienne Tam Purple Haze hammered satin dress, at
Rebecca Taylor bra cup dress, at – CC loves!
Madison Marcus Zeal dress. Visit for this and next.
Sunner Casino floral print silk-twill dress.
Matthew Williamson fern print dress; this and next at
Emilio Pucci Alessandro print contrast dress.

With plenty of pretty purple patterns to choose from, CC finds herself in a perfect pickle trying to pick just one – perhaps your perusal of these plentiful puce prints leaves you panting too?
Hope you all enjoy a relaxing Sunday, darlings!
[2 points for anyone who comments using alliteration!]


janettaylor said...

I love purple things. One of my favourite colour... I bought max mara purple silk scarf and top... :)

xoxo: Janet

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

I love purple but I'm sayin No to the prints. However, I do love the sort of couture ballet costume in your new banner.Enjoy the rest of the weekend, CC!

Nemerae said...

I absolutely love all the Gucci dresses you have posted(L)
I think purple is great for brunnetes :)

Anonymous said...

Purple is my fave color! I wish I had more purple clothes, but I have a lot of purple accessories. I just got this pretty purple earring and bracelet set. Now, I'm in the search of a purple dress. Great post!

JW said...

Purple is always one of my top selection! It matched well with green and pink. Just love it...


Noemi Sunshine Ferst said...

I'm definitely feeling the purple vibe.
Like the new header by the way, very cool pic.


closeup said...

love love love purple and violet! I've just bought a lilac coat :)
your blog is gorgeous -have a look at mine:

Savvy Mode SG said...

CC, I adore adore purple. Isn't the color so royal and lux.?

Dooder City said...

Purple! I am so excited for spring and to frolic in flowery purple dresses!

hollyshambles.x said...

i own so many purple dresses! haha, and i never, ever wear them.

but i love it's royal connotations, and it's such a flattering colours :)

Co-Kate said...

i really like purple clothes. with prints and bright colors for summer and with black for a warm winter. nice blog!

Allison said...

I adore purple and patterns, so naturally putting them together is amazing :)
As always CC, amazing selections. I love all the different styles shown - just perfect!

Anonymous said...

i love love love purple. & especially the gucci chanel is wearing!!

La C.


The Rodarte's dress is definitely to die for!

The Seeker said...

I love purple. And you picked such gorgeous prints.

You're so kind with me CC, thank you so much for your comment, dear.


Winnie said...

Completely in love with all this purple prints, particularly the guccis yummy!

Penny said...

hmm.. i definitely don't wear enough purple. in fact - i don't think i own anything purple!!! this needs to change!


beautiful the one from Rodarte. Im more of a "fuchsia" girl but this season i got 2 beautiful dresses in purple.

Swell Vintage - Frankie said...

Purple prints are so sexy and sultry!

You're a genius


i.d. said...

Oooh I'd love something in deep blue-purple! Maybe some little shoesies to add to my collection.


i love the colour purple.. something about it is very majestic!

LoveMore said...

yay! for...

Perfect Purple Pleasures!?

haha i tried for you CC.

great post. purple is a colour i used to deteste but since then have come to think it's fab!

and thanks for linking me!!! :) big smiles xxx LM

Anonymous said...

ha! i dunno where u get ur pix from buh as usual, HOT HOT SUPER HOT! i looove purple... i love this post! a hi5 on this one CC!!

Thu said...

purple is such a beautiful color. i remember when i was little, i used to not like it though.

Anonymous said...

I love how a really nice purple can make a pattern really stand out. =)

Bambola said...

Is it the Basso one that is ornately constructed around the chest & is long & flowy? IT IS DIVINE!!! absolutely stunning.

Purple is such a gorgeous colour, I love when it comes in season - esp with all the patterns/prints that are in these days :)

kokostiletto said...

i'm so glad purple is still in - i love how purple is now incorporated into prints rather than as a solid

Crave said...

Great selection! My votes for best picks go to the Rodarte maxi dress and Pucci!

Camille said...

I remember seeing the purple men's wear ensemble in the NY times style section and gasping! It's genius.
And the purple Gucci dresses are some of my all-time favorites.

Another amazing post! Oh, and I'm so happy/honored to make your blogroll!

lisa said...

Plum picks, CC! Pure perfection.

Anonymous said...

Purple is my favourite colour! My favourite dress out of your selection is certainly the Pucci one... xx

Amelia said...

Purple is my second-favorite color. Nice picks!

WendyB said...

My hairy purple jacket by Versace is one of my favorite pieces of clothing.

Meg said...

I love purple. I'm been one of my favourite colours since I was a little girl.

Nina (femme rationale) said...

oh how funny...i just did a post of my wearing my plaid purple tights.

i hope 2009 treats you right and i hope you get everything you wish for! <3

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-a perfect shade for this time of year, so vibrant and plush!!

giggleness said...

i love purple. such a gorgeous color. looks geat.

Molly said...

i love purple, but i have this wierd fear when it comes to colour that i'm trying to break out of...

thankyou for accepting a link exchange, i'll add you tonight as soon as i'm back from my grandma's :)

molly xx

Fashion Moment said...

I'm not a huge fan of purple colour (as I sad), but I like if clothes has some purple detail.Gucci dress is my favourite, from this (excelent!) post! ;)

Hope you had a amazing weekend,


B. said...

cuanto me algré cuando me entere de que se llevaba el morado porque es un color que me encanta!

please sir said...

Hmm I don't have lots of purple, but I sure do love these!


Fabulous! The Rodarte sisters continue to amaze me CC!
My mom's fav color, she used to draw purple eggplant when she was a girl... she still does!

essenceanddesire said...

I love purple clothes,
amazing post!


Bella said...

One word: Gucci.


drinkupthefashion said...

madison marcus mini makes me marvel madly. :)

Tiffany said...

gorgeous. i can never get enough of purple, but purple prints are even more fab!

Little Bow Prep said...

Purple was my favorite color for so long. I love solid purple items.