Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Blouse Bonanza and Contest Reminder

From plissé and pleats to bows, ruffles and lace, tops are tantalizing!
Fashion Flashback: Faye Dunaway in Network sporting the “hot boss” blouse, via nytimes.com. Runway coverage via style.com except where otherwise credited.
The Bow Blouse: Proenza Schouler runway and Jason Wu, via elle.com.
Andrew Gn
Antonio Berardi
Cacharel
Chloé
Collette Dinnigan
CNC Costume National, via nymag.com
Emilio Pucci
Franceso Scognamiglio
Frank Tell, via nymag.com
Jean Paul Gaultier
Leonard; this and next via nymag.com
Luca Luca
Matthew Williamson
Narciso Rodriguez pre-fall
Paul & Joe, via nymag.com – CC adores!
Pringle of Scotland
Temperley
Tuleh
Vivienne Tam






Another Important Culture
Goldenstateclothing.com
Tuleh forest print silk blouse, at neimanmarcus.com.
Hanii Y cap sleeve jersey top. Visit owlslab.com.
J. Crew linen watercolor floral tunic, at jcrew.com.
Tuleh plissé sleeve blouse at neimanmarcus.com.
Nina Ricci floral print blouse, 60% off at theOutnet.com.
Tuleh layered blouse and flare pants, at neimanmarcus.com.
Matthew Williamson block leaf organza tunic, 50% off at theOutnet.com.
Carolina Herrera at Bergdorf Goodman.
Ossie Clark ruffle-front blouse, at mywardrobe.com.
Top that, darlings!
And don’t forget to enter CC’s Chickdowntown.com Elizabeth and James Giveaway – click here!
xoxox,
CC

80 comments:

La Belette Rouge said...

You, Carrie, are tops with tops. So many gorgeous ways to cover the girls. Thanks for doing all the leg work( oops, should save that for a pant post).
xoxo

Gabbi said...

What gorgeous tops, I love the Faye Dunaway flashback.xo

Also the Cacharel, the Tuleh plisse sleeve and the Tuleh forest print blouses are amazing... I want all three!

Bradford said...

This is quite the bonanza.

I was wondering if your keen eye would pick up on that Hermes bag; of course, you didn't disappoint.

Giggity Giggity!

janettaylor said...

I adore all of them, but the last one is divine! *sigh*!

Fantastic selection!

XoXo

vorega badalamenti said...

LOVELY TOPSSSS!

Pop Champagne said...

wow some of those tops are ruffle crazy!

Hayley said...

I love all these tops, they are amazing!

Hayley.
xx

Diane said...

these blouses are beautiful! great picks!!!

Kosmopolight said...

Lovely, lovely. I'm really liking that one shoulder number, oh, and the blue one, oh and the red one, oh and...

Miss Yaya said...

the Narciso and Temperley blouses are too lovely for words

Diego R. Wyatt said...

I absolutley love the Luca Luca...it is so chic! I also love the Proenza Schouler bow blouse (feel better Jack McCoullough), the Costume National sheer top and the Tuleh forest print blouse that ties at the neckline.

Funms-the rebirth said...

wow.....nothing says work chic like a beautiful blouse.... i love the bow blouse.......

LENORENEVERMORE said...

Lovely-Lovely...I met Andrew Gn when I was in Singapore before...way before he got famous, I remember his conservative family was very sweet & supportive to let him pursue fashion! Good for them!!

~XO* as always CC!!

retroliving said...

I love this post, bloues are such a wardrobe staple and are perfect for retro looks. ♥Darla

Caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

that Emilio Pucci's blouse is just fabulous!
xoxo

Triufelis said...

Great tops! I love the Faye Dunaway flashback.
BTW, i tagged you on my blog ;)

Ash Fox said...

gorgeous tops!
x
www.tittees.blogspot.com

Amazing Style said...

The firs picture looks pretty much with my mother's fashion magazines. i was so little when i was playing with thwm. i love that luca outfit. it's so my style

Juliet said...

I'm such a blouse girl. Great!

juliet xxx

lucille said...

I love this selection of blouses !!
lucille

lisa said...

So pretty and feminine, all of them!

dapper kid said...

Wow, Faye Dunaway looks stunning in that photo. I love the Chloe with those bows down the one arm :) That Luca Luca look is absolute perfection! And yum, adore the second Matthew Williamson :)

Black Patent Stilettos said...

the tuleh blouses are so pretty!

Fashion Moment said...

I can not make a choice - every blouse is Stunning! Amazing selection, as always, darling!

FM~FP

HiFashion said...

Gorgeous picks as usual! My favorites are the ones with bright colors and feminine detailing. Absolutely fab. x Leia

Yuka said...

this is a reminder that i need more blouses in my closet! fantastic picks!

Terence Sambo said...

Ladies are so lucky!!! got so many options with clothing :o[ love blouses with ruffles :o]

the yellow elephant said...

blouses are lovely. i bought one vintage in paris, but it need some retreatment before i can wear it. i must do it soon though, because these pics truly show why!
xx

Erika said...

I'm so coveting the bow blouse. But that Paul & Joe frilly piece is c'est magnifique as well! :)

Blair said...

Tantalizing indeed! Those are all fabulous! Can I please have all of them? Such a fun collection you put together. xx b

rossovelvet said...

This is so distinctive, I love it !

...love Maegan said...

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FABULOUS!!!!!!! Faye is just tooo chic!

Wanderlusting said...

CC Costume, Pringle of Scotland, Chloe and Temperly are all amazing pics - I love the Tuleh one too but it would take some guts! So gorgeous though!

I'm wearing a blouse on my blog post today but it's not as out there as these ones...does have skulls though :P

Savvy Mode SG said...

I am currently adoring blouses with bows in luxurious silk.

The Seeker said...

There are out there so many nice and lovely tops now.

Great stuff you picked, darling, thanks.

xoxo

Delmy said...

The pants are awesome

Bella said...

All the way to the top with gorgeous tops! At first glance, I knew I was in love with the amazing Frank Tell shoulder creation... then I spotted Paul & Joe and my tongue fell out of my mouth!!!

xxx

Pau said...

Love Chloé blouse.
Amazing post
XXX CC

stylewithbenefits said...

The Chloé tan one-shoulder blouse is so fierce. Love the black ones with the sheer sections!

xo, Becs
http://www.stylewithbenefits.wordpress.com

Dana said...

Those bow blouses are just awesome!

zupu said...

Oh I adore these blouses and ruffles are so feminine. Specially I love to wear one with a pencil skirt but for summer also with a miniskirt or shorts! Fab <3

Lindley said...

love blouses they are so elegant and chic. and i absolutely adore the color and lace on the paul and joe number. to die..

lookrichbitch said...

love the hanii y jersey top.. but really just love them all! such great taste you have!

Chessa! said...

I adore these! and it is quite the bonanza! thanks for sharing all of these gorgeous garments!!

Sher said...

The last one....I'm in awe of. Beautiful!

Cathy Voyage said...

I love the first blouse with the big bow on it!

Brigadeiro said...

I'm SUCH a blouse fan, these are incredible! Especially the Narciso Rodriguez Pre-fall blouse & the Nina Ricci (so romantic). Love them! :)
xx

nice said...

soooo Romantic!!! I want 10 blouses like those! Am I asking a lot?

Kisses!

Bere www.tardeotemprano.net

ZombieLace said...

I love it, they're so sexy secretary, but they don't look too cool for summer.

Elizabeth Marie said...

I love the CNC Costume National. What great finds, CC! XO

Marian said...

Darling i have missed your gorgeous posts! love love love that one arm Chloe bow top! it seems that designers are spoiling us for choice with divine tops and blouses! too much deliciousness to chose from!
muah x
marian

HEK said...

Adore the bow blouses, and also love the pale blue one with the crazy shoulders, soo pretty!

Alison said...

fantastic pictures! and great blouses!

Jennifer said...

My friend tried on that blue bow blouse over the weekend and she ended up looking like Laura Bush. Haha. But the rest of those blouses you posted are so FAB.

G said...

love tops with details like those you posted! :)

The Socialite said...

A great loose blouse always looks great when I don't feel so "great". Somehow it disguises the whole bloated look very well! ha.

Anthea said...

Great blouses!

MizzJ said...

I like what Chloe did with the boring blouse, but my favourites is the Tuleh ones as they're simply beautiful, artistic pieces and utterly unique.

*Dith* said...

the monostrapped chloe blouse is oh so hot!!!

Keith said...

Great to see the pic of Faye. The rest of the pictures were nice too. Hope you're having a good week so far. Cheers!

Peter Breese said...

Amazing as always, really nice collection of images.

Elizabeth Victoria C said...

this post proves blouses are not just for mummies! i love all of them! xx

Eda said...

Lovely tops!

Girl Japan said...

I am in love with the Red blouse, doll-man sleeves-- oh goodness and her blond hair bob---

Zakuro said...

Power Women but with Sweet Feminity.

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

so chic & feminine! gorgeous :)

Miss Eve said...

Oh that white bow blouse...just beyond beautiful!

Gєммα;∂ιℓєммα. said...

Beautiful blouses.

I love how feminine some of these are with great colours.
x

Vintage Me New You said...

Ohh dear CC, I had to read everything you posted and I've missed!
you did a great job as I know you!
Hope you're doing great and ou had fun this weekend!

Love,
Gia!

Sachin Malhotra said...

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Geri Wu said...

beautiful beautiful blouses! i love the structured ones

xx, Geri
http://lovegeri.blogspot.com

Cindiddy said...

i cant wait till i can wear a blouse and look great! and not look like im wearing my moms cothes.

Jim @ CoolStuffForDads.com said...

Looks like ruffles are in!

zoe aka drinkupthefashion said...

i love blouses! gah...every time i'm about to buy one i dissuade myself...but i really want one!

HoneyBunny said...

These are stunning, dear! I love the ones with bows:)) Faye<33

Guapólog@ said...

Oh Carrie, I love the bow blouses! I have an emerald one I really enjoy using!

Besito!

Simone

chicforcheap said...

mmmm ruffles are my favorite!

Cassiopeia said...

ah how i love faye dunaway... sigh.

xxxc

Hanako66 said...

these are all gorgeous! I love a pretty blouse:)

You're Welcome said...

I love girly ruffly blouses!