Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Unchained Melody

This trend is off the chain, darlings!
Fashion Flashback at left: Vogue, May 2007.
Fashion Flashback: Givenchy, Fall 2008. Runway looks courtesy style.com except where noted.
Abaete
Albino
Baby Phat, via nymag.com
Bottega Veneta
Burberry
Charles Anastase
Christian Lacroix
Kai Kuhne; this and next three via nymag.com
Lela Rose
Missoni
Marc Jacobs
Junya Watanabe
Loewe
Christian Siriano; this and next via nymag.com
Isaac Mizrahi
Jean Paul Gaultier
Nylon editorial, December 2004
Michael Kors, via nymag.com
Kenneth Jay Lane Snake link necklace; this and next at shopbop.com.
Dannijo mixed layered chain necklace.
Giles & Brother Marjorie chain necklace; this and next at net-a-porter.com.
Yves Saint Laurent charm link necklace.
J. Crew lovely links necklace, at jcrew.com.
Elizabeth & James seven chain bracelet, at shopbop.com. CC adores!
Diane von Furstenberg Diane slouchy chain link hobo, at shopbop.com.
Fashion Flashback: Flair editorial, June 2004.
Roberto Cavalli chain-print asymmetric top; this and next at net-a-porter.com.
Vanesso Bruno chain-embellished shirt.
Alice + Olivia chain tank; this and next at shopbop.com.
Shoshanna chain links bikini.
Deal of the Day: Deena & Ozzy chain belt, $24 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Get in chains, darlings!
xoxox,
CC


70 comments:

janettaylor said...

I love chain - especially chain with pearl combo! :)

XoXo

Dana said...

Hello CC!!!

Oh, I love it, I have a chain necklace and I love it!!!! I wouldn't mind wearing some chains around my waist either :)

freeTEYme said...

So fierce! I like the alice & olivia chain tank and the DVF bag. Have a great day CC!

Caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

loving the Vanesso Bruno chain-embellished shirt! gorgeous!

STEFANIE said...

nice post, I like the chains :)

LENORENEVERMORE said...

That chain linksss hobo is such a darling...curb/rolo chains i don't really care...it's just gorgeous, even Mr T would love, I'm sure! ~XO*

Savvy Mode SG said...

CC, i adore the last chain belt. yah for chains.

josephine wayward said...

yeah, such much inspiration =)!

Diego R. Wyatt said...

It took me a while to accept the chain trend, as I longed for the days of Chanel chain belts and necklaces, but I love the idea now. The Michael Kors neckpiece is amazing...very strong and bold, which contrasts great with the feminine color and silhouette of the dress. I love Siriano's shoes (I didn't know he could design shoes so well!). I also adore Junya Watanabe's look, the Lacroix jewelry and the Albino look...and I want those black Burberry bangles!

Wanderlusting said...

Chains make me feel like I am a rockstar's girlfriend - helpful, since I AM going out with a rockstar :P

I've got a new chain necklace with turqouise stone on right now and am awaiting a chain belt to arrive from F21 today :) I think it's the perfect foil to my feminine looks!

Great post!

stylewithbenefits said...

Loving chains on anything! I feel like after people DIY and stud everything, DIY with chains are next.. or have already begun. Fab post!

xo, Becs

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-what fabulous pieces! I want the Elizabeth & James chain, LOL!

Cyrielle- Unlimited Clothes said...

you have an amazing sense of fashion, wonderful selection, big up to the clutch with chains :)

The Dark Bohemiian said...

givenchy; givenchy , givenchy ...

Nemerae said...

Genial el post, como siempre :) encuentras un montón de fotos de cada tendencia, eh?
Me encantan las de Givenchy y Bottega Veneta.
KiSSes
xx

Nemerae said...

Genial el post, como siempre :) encuentras un montón de fotos de cada tendencia, eh?
Me encantan las de Givenchy y Bottega Veneta.
KiSSes
xx

down and out chic said...

i want the girls hair in the first photo...amongst other things.

MizzJ said...

Hmm I'm quietly impressed with Baby Phat lately; it's been more trendy urban than ghetto fab in its latest creations. This chain is sooo flaming hot! I can't wait to loop tons of chains around my neck, or wear my chunky necklaces as a bracelet.

Lisa said...

i will never get the givenchy ads out of my mind!

seriously loving the maison margiela chains.
insanely cool.

xxx

lisa said...

Mmm the Alice + Olivia tank, please!

Berenice said...

LOOOOVE the chains of the photo Baby Phat!!!!!! I absolutely will go and buy some chains to complement my outfits!

kisses

Bere

www.tardeotemprano.net

Amy C said...

I love super chunky chains, my favorite bracelet is my chunky charm bracelet - fantastic post

Cathy Voyage said...

I love chains in every variation!

Erika said...

That first picture is so divine. I especially love those Christian Siriano shoes.

Laroux said...

The Abaete waist chains are such a great twist on the trend - love it

x

captivateme said...

your themes are always so inspiring. I just cannot get enough of that cavalli one shoulder top...just fabulous!

Terence Sambo said...

Chains are adorable on ladies :o] i love the lela rose one best

MISS GLITZY said...

chain, chain, chain... chain of fools... well not really, I kind of love chain sometimes and you did a great selection.

Ivania said...

what a great post!
I love the big fat golden ones

Swell Vintage - Frankie said...

I'm in the middle of a chain reaction! I love this. I have an unhealthy obsession with vintage chain, and I don't plan on quitting any time soon!

Great post, great photos, great work as always!

x

we wear things said...

i just adore the multi-chain necklaces !

Nil said...

Great post!!

oniomania said...

yay! glad to see that i got something right... i bought a chain necklace not long ago. :)

Fashion Moment said...

I am fascinated with all gold pieces! Specially the DVF bag!

FM~FP

Twobreadsplease said...

I love that first picture of Coco, I think I want to snaffle up every piece of chain here.

Pau said...

These pics, especially YSL necklace.
Las cadenas de Gucci y Bulgari son una marvailla.
XXX Carrie

Emz said...

Chains are a bizarre loveeeeee! I love them =) Especially the ones around the t-shirts that are necklace-like but really on the shirt!

Winnie said...

I love the chain look especially all layered up!

Alison said...

Hi there! Alison visiting from La Jeune Styliste!!

great post, I feel like I need to go buy something with chains asap!

geisharock said...

I love chains :) I really wanted this huge chunky knit chain link scarf that Benetton had a few winters back. xoxo

The Socialite said...

I'm such a sucker for cute necklaces! They just add flavor to any top.

Hemaly said...

Carrie, I love this post! I've been obsessed with a chain necklace just made a couple of days ago, & your post just sums up all the energy that comes with it.

Notion said...

the thick chains that look like they belong on a gate look dark and seductive but i think too many chains takes away from the shape or the beauty of the outfit on a woman because all your attention is directed to the array of chains instead of how that fit her so i think you can wear them but just one around the waist and a hot dress on is extremely hot

Elizabeth Marie said...

CC! I love the Roberto Cavalli top!

So I was reading about chains...but somehow it doesn't become real until YOU say so! :)

I love ANYTHING and EVERYTHING a little bit rock and roll...and chains fit the bill!

I hope Tuesday was fabulous my favorite! XOXO, Liz

Marian said...

Yummy post as usual darling. cc my sweet I know many akinned the Givenchy fall 2008 necklaces to Mr T from A team but I cant get nough of it still :o) hehhe
gorge post. always inspiring!
muah x
Marian.

Flashes of Style said...

Oh I have just been loving thick bulky chains. These are great!

You're Welcome said...

i love chain detail or chain jewelry, esp. when paired with such girly details and fabric

zoe aka drinkupthefashion said...

i love the elizabeth and james bracelet and the DVF hobo :)

Meg said...

I love the chains on shoes! Some of the neckalces remind me of this chain I sometimes wore when I was fourteen, except for most of your axamples are a lot bigger!

kelse said...

ahhh, the givenchy chains! a photo that may just forever be engraved in my mind.. beautiful.

Keith said...

Hey Carrie. I love them all. I've got a female friend who loves wearing chains.

Gabbi said...

I love your jewelry posts, inspiring! I want them all... :)

Elyse said...

I love chains! They give an outfit such edge! I l really like the big chain necklace on the blue outfit!

Amelia said...

I love the Abaete and the Charles Anastase. I could use some chains, but I'm planning on starting fairly subtle.

E said...

small chains are just so sexy on clothing! great post, you always find the best things to recognize.

E

i.d. said...

I've seen really cute chain jewellery for boots too - have you seen them around?

Brigadeiro said...

LOVE the Vanessa Bruno top! GORGEOUS

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

chains are the coolest!!

Blair said...

Oh love the short chunky one from Micheal Kors! I also love the layered looks. xx b

Adela said...

love the yellow maxi dress!

http://pinkchampagnefashion.blogspot.com/

HuyLuong said...

i guess Ricardo Tisci really revive Givenchy. I like the new shoes and accessories really much!

The Seeker said...

I love this trend!!!!
Great picks CC

xoxo

Hanako66 said...

so cool

I love the way that chains can make toughen a pretty look up.

fashiongeometry said...

those necklaces are fabulous!

Trixy said...

Chains! I have quite a few of these myself. I love them, so classic and easily paired. Fabulous as always, CC (:

Ash Fox said...

i love those hermes style pants!
x
www.tittees.blogspot.com

emily said...

yes, i really think i need to get me some chains. :)

Joelyne said...

i want chains!!!

joelyne
xxx
www.thesydneygirl.blogspot.com

ZombieLace said...

DEFINITELY off the chain (one of my favorite things about your blog are your funny little puns you come up with ;~D)... I love how they are so rough and masculine, but paired with really feminine pretty women and clothes. I want a really long chain link in gold to wear as a necklace.

mademoisellelek said...

The bag of Diane Von furstenberg is SO beautiful!