Friday, June 19, 2009

Paint Me

Painterly effects make for fabulous frocks and more! Even models are getting in on the art/fashion collaboration!
First photo courtesy Fellow Fashionista Captivate Me. Runway pics via style.com except where noted.
Vogue, March 2006 by Patrick Demarchelier.
Numero, October 2008 by Solve Sundsbo.
Backstage at Jean Paul Gaultier; this and next three via nymag.com.
Sasha Pivovarova and her self-portrait.
Sasha at Matthew Williamson, September 2005.
Fashion Flashback: Rachel Roy 2007.
Acne
Barbara Bui, via nymag.com
Bibhu Mohapatra
Diane von Furstenberg Resort
Nicole Farhi; this and next via nymag.com.
Richard Nicoll
Yohji Yamamoto
British Vogue, April 2008.
Italian Vogue, June 2006 by Michael Thompson.
Akris; this and next at Bergdorf Goodman.
Elie Tahari Carrie dress.
Single printed mini dress, at net-a-porter.com.
Leyendecker Lisa dress at shopbop.com.
Loeffler Randall paint print gathered dress, at revolveclothing.com.
Jean Shop hand-sewn painter boyfriend jean, at ronherman.com.
Prps boot cut splatter paint jean, at shopbop.com.
Rojas watercolor tunic, at chickdowntowncom
Brushed stripes top, at forever21.com.
Rosa Cha deco painting halter bikini, at shopbop.com.
Watercolor clutch at shop2lux.com.
Tush, 2006.
Last Look: 10 editorial by Richard Bush.
Feeling art-y, darlings?
xoxox,
CC

67 comments:

Nicole Marie said...

love them!! that bathingsuit is adorable too!

Erika said...

The Elie Tahari Carrie dress was made with you in mind, darling! :)

Carol said...

What a fun bathing suit! Happy weekend!

Sweety P said...

Now, I want to grab a paint brush and paint something in my closet.

Sher said...

You've inspired me yet again.That strapless short dress has me painted all over it! Have a great weekend CC!

Chessa! said...

so creative! I adore that floral, strapless dress and the first photo.

MizzJ said...

Gorgeous, I'm so happy to see this trend return again! This time around it looks more soft and tie-dyed, but the combo of art and fashion always fits.

TheBeautyFile said...

ooh! amazing...i love this! love the pretty dresses & love tanya's pic!

Fashion Moment said...

This is an fabulous post! Bravo, darling! I especially LOVE single printed mini dress, Akris, DVF, Bibhu Mohapatra, Nicole Farhi and fabulous dress by Rachel Roy!

FM~FP~AF

captivateme said...

I really love the effect it has on clothes...gorgeous!

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh I used to paint sometime ago... these images make me want to go back to painting!
hope you have a wonderful weekend, darling!

Brunch at Saks said...

Love all of the pics! Especially the bathing suit! FUN! Happy weekend :) XO

WendyB said...

But wait! How can you leave out the great jacket from ShopCurious?
http://wendybrandes.com/blog/2009/06/obsessed/

janettaylor said...

ADORE ADORE ADORE!

My fave is Elie Tahari dress!

Have a great Friday, Honey!

XoXo

LENORENEVERMORE said...

Fab inspiration! Where Art & Fashion collided & mixed in colors... Happy Friday CC darrrling! ~XO*

Elizabeth Marie said...

Ohhh fun! Love the colors!

So in addition to my lazy weekend, I think I am going to attempt to DIY those Marant boots!! If it's a success, I'll put them up...if not...well. :)

Happy Weekend CC! Thank you for being so supportive XO

Carlotta said...

that clutch is gorgeous!!!!!Happy weekend :))

The Haute-Shopper said...

I'm sure a lot of people could do a great DIY on these! But I love everything I'm seeing here... my favorites are the DVF and Richard Nicoll. Fab post as always! Have a lovely weekend! :)

pranksygang said...

you are very creative honey!! thats an amazing post!..

Darla: Retro Ways said...

That second picture the layout the dress the paint her make up everything about it is so wonderful you have such a great eye!

Lily G. said...

These images are stunning. Love them all.

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OceanDreams said...

I love paint...it reminds me of tie dye! So vibrant and colorful. Perfect for Friday.

lisa said...

Beautiful! I love the art/paint trend in fashion right now.

Juliet said...

I love this trend and feel that it's not going to go away in a while.

juliet xxx

stilettolover91 said...

I'm in love!!!! love the bathing suit & the dresses!!

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WISEREDLIPS said...

great post!!!

Dane said...

I love this post! Now I absolutely have to try a DIY like this. Gorgeous!




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Kristin said...

I WANT that purple splatter tee!!!

Peter Breese said...

These are fantastic CC! It would be wonderful if everyone reached out and sent a little love to their local artist/illustrator friends... this economy is crushing the creative class!

cma said...

love your selections..really fun!

-cma
check out my blog @
cosmicaroline.blogspot.com

Wanderlusting said...

I almost bought the Leyendecker dress at Shopbop :P - I love the AKris ones too. Brushstrokes or watercolour clothes are a must-have!

Elizabeth Victoria C said...

i love Sasha P all the more because of what a talented artist she is. Painted prints are so much fun, one of my favourite dresses has paint splatters all over! xx

Hanako66 said...

gorgeous post cc!!!

those first few images are just lovely!

...love Maegan said...

eeek! love this.

Laura said...

wow i love those! so artsy and inspiring!

Elyse said...

I love how you show several different meanings of "paint me"! From paintings to painting inspired clothing, this post is great! I love the dress that looks like watercolor!

S said...

Beautiful images! I love all the prints... I've really got to incorporate more prints into my wardrobe.

Jennifer said...

Those first few photos are absolutley gorgeous!!
This post makes me want to go get my face painted...like with a sparkly fairy or some pretty flowers!! :P

emma said...

i love jeans with paint splatters on them! looks so cool

shopgirl28 said...

Gorgeous post. Last year I splattered paint over a white t-shirt. I love it.

La Belette Rouge said...

Yzesterday, I saw a painted print skirt at TJ Maxx by Kenneth Cole that I almost got. Now I see that I was almost on trend11
Happy weekend!xoxo

Gєммα;∂ιℓєммα. said...

Great post,. I love how two art forms are mixed here. x

A little Princess said...

Wouldn't it be amazing to be friends with an artist and just exist in a studio?! So much creativity xoxo

Stephanie C. said...

i love several of these colorful pieces!

i have a separate "wardrobe" of clothes that i wear when working (i'm an artist)...they're covered in paint but not really in a good way. : )

i adore the strapless tahari carrie dress!

Raquel said...

the second picture is amazing and I would love to have all the dresses you posted :)
x

Brigadeiro said...

Absolutely stunning! I'm loving the 'painterly' prints/fabrics, and there are so many breathtaking examples here! :)
xx

KINHA said...

Hi!
Fantastic looks,I love your blog.Tanks for visiting me.
Kisses

Tracey Ellle said...

oh my gosh... jadore!! amazingggggggg... love this trend.. want something in it

Bradford said...

One of the best themes you've ever done. Walking canvases. Good finds CC.

Vitania said...

You are so creative Carrie.. And you images galleries are always so inspiring.

Reagards
Vitania

Amelia said...

Paint is so inspiring! This would be perfect for an art school wardrobe, hehe.

nicole addison said...

what stunning photos! i can always count on you for amazing ideas and finds! have a fabulous weekend dear!

Tracy-Girl said...

I love the stripes... the vertical stripes are so flattering, and so much fun for summer!

yiqin; said...

I am always so amazed by how you can get so many pictures based on a theme!!! You go girl!

Make Do Style said...

Love the Rachel Roy and Richard Nicholl numbers.. Perfect painterly dresses.

sexylegsandbody said...

That does look stunning.
Colin

Trisch said...

I love the bottom two pictures!

trisch xo

Terence Sambo said...

I esp love the second foto....

Sam said...

Gee, your blog is such a delight! Thank you so much!

NutriGirl said...

I love the Numero photo. Amazing...

misslikey said...

Great post Carrie. Have a nice weekend!
xoxo

Macaron Treats ♥♥ said...

These pictures are gorgeous!
My favourite is Sasha Pivovarova and her self-portrait! It is beautiful!

xx

rossovelvet said...

I love this !!
And I love even more 'customized' paint-look... which turn out quite frequently in art class xD

SouLBoutiQue said...

I absolutely love this post! Its soo artistic, gave me some motivation! love the blog!!
Ag

HoneyBunny said...

Wow it looks really beautiful! I could have a dress like the ones you've shown:)

Gabbi said...

Lovely dear CC! Reminds me of a favorite Devil Wears Prada quote... 'what they created was greater than art because you live your life in it.'

xo

Amazing Style said...

i like the dresses