Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Yin & Yang of Tags and a Wanderlusting Style Giveaway!

First things first, darlings! The winner of CC’s Fifi Flowers Notecard Giveaway is the lovely Jaime of la vie...j'aime ~ congrats, darling!
It’s a triple play, darlings!
I. Tagged by Hottest Heels with stating 6 Things That Bring CC Joy:
1) A fabulous new frock. Am contemplating buying this Tucker smocked silk dress from intermixonline.com.
2) A night out with the gals! Here’s CC with sister Mindy and pal Deanna last Thursday at Bricco in West Hartford Center.
3) Wearing my finery for no reason at all.
4) Ridiculously overpriced lingerie like this waspie from bordelle.co.uk.
5) Watching the summer sun set. Bazaar Dubai, May 2009.
6) Brunch with the fam.
II. Tagged by Inner & Outer Beauty to state 5 Things That Make CC Feel Sexy:
1) Wearing a matching bra and garter belt with luxe thigh-high stockings.
2) The afterglow of a vigorous workout.
3) Sporting my highest heels with a string bikini. Try it, darlings! Very Sexy paisley triangle bikini at victoriassecret.com.
4) Colorful corsets. Elle Macpherson Intimates bustier from theOutnet.com.
5) Sharing a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon with a handsome man...
III. Tagged by the lovely Anya of Couture Millinery Atelier with listing 5 Guilty Pleasures:
1) Malted milkshakes.
2) An occasion cigarette; this photo courtesy Fellow Fashionista Gabbi of *Felinofelice.
3) La Petite Sxxxxx bustiers. Visit lapetitesalope.com
4) Red wine and dark chocolate.
5) Online shopping. Exciting news, darling! We have a new source of fabulous online deals; Fellow Fashionista Karina of Wanderlusting and Anywhere but here has opened a shop and is offering one lucky CC reader a $25 Gift Voucher to the store. Two Day Contest: To enter, simply leave a relevant comment on this post! One entry per blogger, please. Good luck, darlings!
In addition, Karina is offering all CC readers an extra 20% off at Wanderlusting Style Store (not applicable to other discounts) by mentioning the code: CARRIE. Furthermore, Karina is open to bartering. AND she combines shipping! Sweet deal, right? Shop here.
Here are some Wanderlusting Style faves:
Roberto Cavalli dress (above).
Catherine Malandrino dress.
Missoni skirt.

CC is tagging all of her Fellow Fashionistas to share the 6 things that bring you joy, 5 things that make you feel sexy, and/or 5 guilty pleasures, darlings!
xoxox,
CC



85 comments:

♥Aubrey said...

Awww...you did MY tag...the one i created!!! So exciting and i love your answers ♥
Catherine Malandrino looks FAB on you darling. And pricey lingerie can come lay in my drawers anytime :)

Couture Carrie said...

Thanks for your sweet comment, Aubrey! The tag was super-fun :)

That's actually Karina of Wanderlusting in the last 3 photos ~ isn't she gorgeous?

xoxox,
CC

Jaime said...

Thanks CC! I am so beyond excited! :)

Meg said...

Great answers and Wanderlusting looks like it has some great stuff!

Sher said...

CC you are one beautiful lady and I can see it's all in the family :)

Great giveaway! I've already done some shopping there myself.

Lisa said...

Wow that is some sexy lingerie! I Love those thigh highs!

daisychain said...

You are beautiful, I don't think I've seen a picture of you before.

TheBeautyFile said...

Beautiful!! Karina is so beautiful and I love her blog and shop! Is that Daria in the fur....I LOVE that shot! Gorg!

everybodysaysdont said...

Fantastic answers! i'm going to do this one.....I'll have to have a think xx

Little Rus said...

Oh, those guilty pleasures are so good... I adore reading your tags. 1, 2 and 4 also make me feel sexy. :)
Have a wonderful day, darling! x

kpeach said...

Super sexy list and I love how you admitted to the occasional cig!

Intrinsically Florrie said...

That Tucker smocked silk dress is just gorgeous darling!

6 things that bring me joy:
Florals (patterns),
Luella ss09- divine.
Hydrangeas and other beautiful flowers,
My lovely guinea pigs- Chanel, Dior and Vuitton. Even if Vuitton has been a tad grumpy lately.
My part time job working at a stageschool- I just love teaching the little ones.
Drawing and other art work. I feel at home doing it.

stilettolover91 said...

Love ur answers!! Thanks alot for doing my tag!!! Great post!!

http://www.hottheels.blogspot.com

missDTM said...

i love the dresses you added here! so cute!

i think one of my joys is sharing drinks with my sister and talking about EVERYTHING. she's just awesome.

The Anthology said...

Love that smocked silk dress!

And I also loved your behind the blog interview on Dream Sequins, by the way.

* Kelsey

Taylor Sterling said...

you look fab!! I love Mad Men (great pic)! xx Tay

Diego R. Wyatt said...

That is some sexy lingerie CC! I love the piece from Bordelle. I wish I could catch a glimpse of a sunset...my work schedule keeps me bouncing around. Also, your girl's night out looks like a blast.

Paz
D
Freefall Blog
http://freefallblog.blogspot.com

The Haute-Shopper said...

First off - you look gorgeous in those pics! So rare we get to see you in your posts :) Loved reading your tag answers. I so agree with the afterglow after a workout and I must try out the heels and bikini combo. I can tell you love your underwear ;-) Then again, it's the best way to feel sexy, even if few other people will see it. Wishing you a fab day!

Wanderlusting said...

Lol I look like a dork (my fault, shoulda sent you more flattering pics tee hee) but thanks yay!

leeselooks said...

so sexy cc!

i need lingerie 101 from you.

have a glorious week

X

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh I love malted milkshakes, red wine and sexy lingerie too, CC! gorgeous giveaway! xo

Monica said...

Great lists. All of your answers sound fabulous. I love summer sunsets and malted milkshakes as well. That gift certificate sounds like fun.

Erika said...

Congratulations Jaime!

Love this post - you always look so adorable in pictures! Online Shopping is a guilty pleasure of mine, as well. Unfortunately, I indulge in it all too often - especially late at night! :)

Polished Sense said...

Love this post Carrie! You look fabulous in that green dress :P (that is you right?) Anyway great post, loving all those heels!

♡,
Jessica

Couture Carrie said...

Fabulous comments, darlings!

Jessica ~ thanks! Yes, that is CC in the green dress :)

xoxox,
CC

freeteyme said...

I love girl's night outs specially with my sisters! We have one coming up soon and I am so excited! love your list of things that make you feel sexy. And your hair is soooo pretty!

lisa said...

It's always fun to learn more about you, CC! You look gorgeous in those photos btw.

Zepequeña said...

Great and exciting looks!

Zepequeña.

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Happy sunny wednesday to you CC!!

What I love the post about this post is to
see you together with your sister and her little baby!!! SWEET!!!

Have a beautiful day!!

Susan said...

I always love your lists, darling! :)
have a great day, xoxo

Elizabeth Marie said...

You are SO gorgeous CC! And cabernet with a handsome fellow sounds divine!

LifestyleBohemia said...

mmmmm, red wine and dark chocolate :)

Cathy Voyage said...

Great post, darling!

OceanDreams said...

Great answers and I love Wanderlusting's new shop, what a fun idea! Hope your day is going well. XO

Fashion By He said...

lingerie can be overpriced if its gonna look that good


fashionbyhe.blogspot.com

MARISA said...

hahaha love this. am guilty of the occassional cig as well..i blame it on summer weather

love the lingerie. great list! xx

Make Do Style said...

Awh great photos of you and sis
Lots of nice things again!

girl, inspired said...

L-O-V-E all the lingerie! You're a CT girl? Me too

Pinky said...

Awww Carrie you are so beautiful!! Such glowy skin and a warm smile *smooch*

I love Karina's blog and I am so excited about her store, she haz amazing style =)

Kristin said...

Karina definitely has some gorgeous pieces up for grabs. And now thanks to you I must have a milkshake!! Ah ha

Kristin said...

Karina definitely has some gorgeous pieces up for grabs. And now thanks to you I must have a milkshake!! Ah ha

FASHIONconfectionairy said...

Love your guilty pleasures, I have quite a few of those I like too! Shush don't tell my parents :)
XOXO
Libby
http://fashionconfectionairy.weebly.com

Life's short. Type fast. said...

I love the lingerie! Buying new lingerie is one of my guilty pleasures. The bikini is super cute too!

Maria Confer said...

Love all these images. Especially the photos of you! Simply gorgeous!

Sam said...

Look at you! YOu blond gorgeous thing!! What a terrific post!!

Brigadeiro said...

Love that Mad Men pic (or of the cast anyway), have yet to watch the show, really want to! :)
xx

Gabbi said...

Awesome tag(s) dearest CC!

I love love the photo of you, your sis and Deanna especially! Such a gorgeous group of girls and your hair is phenomenal... and that dress... very pretty!

Also, I'm touched for the mention and the sharing of the smoking pic.

Hope you're having a wonderful week! *bises*

Lizzie said...

Cute summer style!! And I'm kind of obsessed with that picture of chocolate in the wine glass :)

loft in soho said...

Great outfits and answers!
You are so beautiful dear,

xxx

Bahrain Fashion said...

Chanel Iman looks amazing. The May 2009 issue of Harper's Bazaar Dubai was one of my favs!! I still read it from time to time xD

Magnificent Post!!

Hunters Glory said...

ying & yang & cc i see.

Nice post, darlin!

;)

Laura Trevey said...

Gorgeous pic of you and the girls :)

xo Laura

thesydneygirl said...

it's so nice to see photos of you cc! so lovely!!!! =) mwa

clarewbrown said...

Awww hurray!! You look sooo adorable! You are gorgeous CC

clarewbrown said...

Oh and one more thing! Wonderful giveaway!! I am excited about this one!

Amanda K said...

Lovely photos CC!!

Love reading your tags.

Vern said...

diggin all the lingerie you featured!

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

i saw your interview on dream sequins. loved it.

Keith said...

Great photos. These are all so beautiful. I always enjoy your posts. They are one of my highlights of the blogosphere.

Marcia B. said...

amazing post! ahh that floral dress is sooo nice! always love your blog! xxxx

Chrisy said...

A sumptuous post here!

Delectable Swank said...

oooooh, dark chocolate and red wine, come to mamma! That is super sexy, along with lingerie....I should really beef up my collection shouldn't I?

WendyB said...

You've got me dying for a milkshake.

Patty Ann said...

Even though the Bordelle outfit screams bondage, I can't help thinking its really cool!!! That model really pulls it off!! xx

AlphaBetaChic.blogspot.com

Amelia said...

I adore milkshakes! Lovely post.

Midtown Girl said...

Think I'm going to invest in a garter belt - will be my first!!

janettaylor said...

WOWZEEE! :-) I really love Ur sister's dress on the 1st pic. :-) Peacock feather?

Congrats to the winner!

XoXo

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-what a fabulous post, love to read about what makes you happy and those photos with your friend and sister are just lovely!!

Toni Tones said...

ur blog is lovely, and ur header picture?...i'm inlove with it, where is it from?

Rachel Follett said...

Love your answers and your photos! Just fabulous!

Debbie Shiamay said...

I enjoyed reading this and seeing your photos! You're so pretty and talented! I love your blog always my dear!

Juliet said...

Great facts!

juliet xxx

Terence Sambo said...

lovely :o] i just got a job as a fashion editor for a fashion and style magazine here in Nigeria and i'm seriously looking forward to the underwear photoshoots ....lol

A World in a PAN said...

So now we know all about CC!

Susanna-Cole said...

Loved reading your tag answers, and oh, what amazing fashion inspiration in this post! :)

xoxo,
S-C

KIRAFASHION said...

You are an awsome girl!
Love to see how beautiful you are!

Kisses and hugs my dear CC!

meraldia said...

You look very pretty and stylish, Carrie! And very sexy lingerie!

Belle de Ville said...

Red wine and chocolate...can I just dive into that glass?

Blair said...

Lovely wanderlusting! I am with you on chocolate and wine as my guilt pleasures. Wonderful to see a photo of your lovely self:)

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Mmm...malted milkshakes and red wine and chocolate...we have a lot of the same favorite things in common. Lol.
I love the photos, especially the ones of you. You're gorgeous, CC!

Jessica said...

I am in love with those black leather gloves! I would love some super short biker gloves like that, where do you buy those?

zoe aka drinkupthefashion said...

please enter me into this wonderful contest! karina of wanderlusting is really pretty, she looks so great in her shades as well.

loved the answers to those mini questionnaires.

i think i'm the only female in the world who doesn't like dark chocolate :P but every other kind of chocolate is love <333

Emma said...

I need to own that adorable bikini! I know summer's just about over, but I just love it!

oceangirl621@gmail.com

miggylikestheinternet said...

I heart bordelle.co.uk

x

Little Bow Prep said...

Such a pretty and lovely post!

You look fab!