Friday, October 2, 2009

Yesteryear & ECBC Giveaway!

The 80s are back, darlings, in a big way! Think slouchy boots, off-the-shoulder dresses, bright furs, and acidwash.
First photo courtesy Fellow Fashionista Cara Mia of Future Hippie. Runway photos via style.com except where noted.
Gucci
Balmain
Betsey Johnson
Jean Paul Gaultier
This and next four: Marc Jacobs
Paul & Joe, via nymag.com
Versace

Marc by Marc Jacobs ruffle suede knee-high boots; this and next at net-a-porter.com.
Christian Louboutin Charme 100 ankle boots.
Asos Scordi patent and suede fold over peep toe booties, at asos.com.
Color the Sky Swatch, at swatch.com.
Harmonie two-tone leg warmers, at capeziodance.com.
Camilla and Marc Electric Boogaloo skinny jeans, at net-a-porter.com.
LNA lace zipper leggings; this and next at shopbop.com.
Rachel Pally bandage mini.
Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Lurex wool-blend blazer; this and next five at net-a-porter.com.
Emanuel Ungaro satin jersey drape dress.
Haute Hippie embellished silk and cashmere dress.
Marc Jacobs asymmetric velvet dress.
Michael Kors slouchy cashmere sweater.
Miu Miu leather boned bustier dress.
Ashish sequined one-shoulder dress.
Lucky 13 one-shoulder lace dress, at pixiemarket.com.
Asos jazz print dress, at asos.com.
Shaken Not Stirred bandage dress; this and next at shopecbc.com.
Vintage Candy jumper.
CC loves this new online shop: Eye Candy Buy Candy! Fabulous news, darlings! CC & ECBC have a $75 Gift Certificate to give to one lucky CC reader! Three Day Contest: To be entered, simply visit ECBC here and state in the comments section of this post what you would buy if you won! Limit one entry per blogger. International Fellow Fashionistas welcome!
Good luck, darlings!
xoxox,
CC

97 comments:

stilettolover91 said...

OMG!!! LOVE IT!!! I especially love the 4th to last pic!! That dress is amazing and she looks HOT!!! Awesome post!

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noesland said...

spectacular**°*°*

Dani @ Weddings Fresh said...

yay, for off-the-shoulder!

kpeach said...

ah that Gucci is so amazing! thanks for brightening the day xo

Keith said...

I love these colors. Very beautiful and vibrant. Have a great weekend. Cheers!

Amanda K said...

I would buy the BB Dakota Marlis Coat in Black. It would be perfect for Fall.

Great giveaway!

Sher said...

That last jumpsuit so reminds me of one I used to own LOL!

If I won, I so need a pair of boyfriend jeans. The Divine Right of Denim look so cute here:

http://www.shopecbc.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=40&products_id=286

Ela said...

Oh CC, you do it again and again. I just love the drapey cowl neck pinky/purple dress, wore a sweater the same colour last night and those zip lace leggings!
Happy weekend :)
xx

Martina said...

I reallllly need a new handbag, so I might have to pop over to ECBC for their Melie Bianco woven tote. It looks so touchable!

Sher said...

The 80s are back all right! I've never thought I would ever wear anything from that era anymore but I actually bought a pair of acid wash jean shorts the other day!! And I love it:)

Maria Confer said...

Amazing giveaway!! I adore the Manhattan dress on her site!!!

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Inty swetha said...

pretty sexy collection .. i liked the black leather outfit:)

Hanako66 said...

some of it is great and others make me cringe! have a great weekend!!!

nookie said...

I would buy the BB Dakota Lombard Military Jacket

Magdalena said...

Love your post. Love the 80ies!!!

And what a wonderful giveaway! I would definitively buy the BB Dakota Lombard Military Jacket (see new arrivals page). How gorgeous is that???! Paired with heels and tight denim! Hair in a wild updo, yes ma'am!! :D

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La Belette Rouge said...

These photos look like my high school year book. Yep, I lived through the 80's. I don't think this trend is for me, but I do understand the appeal.xo

Iva said...

love the CL ankle boots!! WOOHHOOO have a great weekend!

STYLEEZTA said...

I love shopecbc.com! I would buy the ESLEY COLLECTION Invitation Only Dress. Very elegant dress :)

Jaime said...

The 80s are back! Love that first shot you posted!

Fab giveaway! So hard to decide but def loving the tie dye leggings (http://www.shopecbc.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=65_66&products_id=320)... I'd for sure get those. $50 left ah! Really love this cardy too (http://www.shopecbc.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=34_36&products_id=148)

Have a good weekend!

janettaylor said...

The first boots are awesome! I love suede!

X♥X♥

Elizabeth Marie said...

SO LOVE IT!!! It's like my childhood right before my eyes again! The Gucci is so fabulous and I am dying for some off the shoulder flashdance-esque-ness. Did you like that word? HA.

Happy weekend CC! XOXO!!

South Loop Social Light said...

I would definitely buy the BB Dakota Bardot Dress in Green!!! It's gorgeous and would really pop against my skin tone.

Sweet_Tooth said...

Can't get enough of all those HOT colors! especially love the pink & green leopard print. Colors like that just seem to say "hey I'm goin places!!"

p.s. great blog you've got here, I'm excited to be a follower!

melissa kaye said...

Ah..I am forever an 80s girl!

Ooh..I love that Dakota Marissa black dress! How gorgeous! ;)

Little Red said...

Amazing! I'm loving the electric blues and hot pinks!

tiltumaria said...

love the colors, leather, balmain, lace..... evverything! deff need something with statement shoulders! found the perfct blazer the other day, but I'm completely broke!! :(
xoxox

Savvy Gal said...

ah the good old days. that paul and joe pink jacket reminded me of a similar gucci jacket from years ago. i tried on a yellow one which my brother said i looked like big bird. needless to say i didn't buy it.

Make Do Style said...

It is such a great trend a mix of the fab and the trashy - but who cares!

Pau said...

Love Balmain jackets ;)
XXX

Laura Trevey said...

Loving the colorful bangles.
Have a wonderful weekend Carrie!

xo Laura

U2 rocked the house last night!!!

thingsIlove said...

LOVE IT!

My-Vogue said...

I really liked the Intertwined Multi-Color Top and also the Pink Tulip Skirt from ECBC. But from your post I fell in love with the outfit pairing the pink coat and pink over the knee boots - it is FABULOUS!!!

Zakuro Yugo said...

Vivid colorful and Power!

Many brands really love 80's, btw.

xxZY

meraldia said...

Lovely colors!

florabond said...

This is the giveaway I have been waiting for! I love the satin drape dress!So fond of the drape style that is hot right now!

https://www.florabond.com

missDTM said...

ooo i love this stuff!! i especially love the first photo and the accessories on the model.

which brings me to say that i would def spend my money on accessories on that website!

Nina said...

I've never tried on leggings and I'd love to try the Rocker Chic Distressed Leggings. The bags look inviting, I'm partial to the Melie Bianco Buckle Frame Bag.

Sweety P said...

I heart the 80s!!!!! If I would win, I would so want the BB Dakota Marlis Coat in Black because it's a classic coat with a modern twist!

Delmy said...

wow everything is so retro. I love it. I love abstract prints.

Just Another Hofeling said...

I would have to get the BB Dakota Sullivan Cardigan Sweater. Love over sized sweaters,definitely reminiscent of the 80's

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Tights Lover said...

Love the Christian Louboutin boots!

It's also nice to see tights everywhere on the runway ;).

Style Crusader said...

Not gonna lie, I love this 80's/90's revival thats happening! Also I adore that green and pink leopard print dress from Ashish!! I love that everything he does involves sequins, so much fun!

rossovelvet said...

Pure treat ! I'm almost sorry it's that 'fashion' now because 80' have always been my thing !
Sprouse as a mentor, let's go...

Tracy-Girl said...

I love the color and fun of the 80's... Im not cute in it, but its a great era of fashion!

Niki B. said...

LOVE the 80s. I love that Lucky 13 lace one shoulder dress! it reminds me of the original melrose place haha

Hunters Glory said...

good weekend darlin....

great post..

;)

LPC said...

OMG legwarmers!

Nemerae said...

Me gustan mucho los 80, pero en su justa medida...
Me van a venir genial para esta temporada los leggins de encaje que me tocaron en tu blog!!! =D a ver si pongo una foto con ellos... quería cogerme una falda de talle alto para combinarlos con ella ^^
Byeee
xxx

Ashley said...

This is tough! If I had $75 to spend at Eye Candy Buy Candy, I'd probably get the BB Dakota Lombard Military Jacket, love it!!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

pretty*pink*rat said...

I would prob get the Sensuality Ultra Flare Trouser by Divine Rights of Denim since I am seriously short on jeans that don't have holes. I'd round out the $75 with a cute scarf!

Lily G. said...

loving the retro prints and colors!

The Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes said...

That gucci dress excites me so much :)

Brigadeiro said...

The pink Versace coat is SO SO lush!!!
xx

B a la Moda said...

I like this ´80s that you show in the pictures. It's funny that I saw today a bunch of students wearing all neon clothes.

xoxo
B* a la Moda

Sam said...

LOOOOVE!!! Memory lane here I come - oh all that new wave romantic hair gel and sassy shoulders - love, love, love! So fun and wonderful!! Sparkly blue Gucci dress be mine!! Have a super weekend CC. XX

alixrose said...

I want all of the bracelets in that first picture... all of them!

Wanderlusting said...

You know, I don't think the 80's ever went away....except for a brief period in the 90's, lol

Christen said...

I would definitely purchase the BB Dakota Lombard Military Jacket. I have loved it for weeks now but just can't justify that expense right now. It would be great to get it for free! It's just the most perfect military jacket I've seen yet. Thanks for doing this!

Erika said...

Paul & Joe, legwarmers, and the Haute Hippie Embellished Silk and Cashmere Dress. Oh, I am so in love! :)

Jacqueline said...

wow, love the colors in this post!

I would get the tie dye leggings.

Style Redux said...

Great post! I love neon these days-- will soon get a neon pink bandage Pleasure Doing Business skirt. I also love those ruffled Marc Jacobs boots.

Tawney--A Chichi Life said...

I love the 80s! I would buy something from the Vintage Candy section, like the Christian Dior star shirt.
-Tawney

Peter Breese said...

Wonderful colors. That first image is stellar.

Leslie @ A Blonde Ambition said...

These dresses are amazing! And those shoes...simply to die for.

C said...

i have the swatch watch!! love the pictures.



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Zepequeña said...

Fantasia pura!

Zepequeña.

Couture Cookie said...

I will always love that first photo! We just can't seem to shake the 80s, right? Thanks for all the great inspiration in this post - this is the era at its best! :)

JC said...

I like BB Dakota Shearer Coat in Manila Yellow!

PowerSweepstaking said...

Shaken Not Stirred Bandage Dress for the wife on our trip to Hawaii next month

Carissa said...

I love Maryna picture! Well, I always love her :p

Kathy said...

Great post!

T said...

those skinny jeans are AWESOME ... too bad i can't afford them ...

Bunny B said...

Gorgeous stuff! I would get the
Sizzle Liquid Leggings in Gold! Have always wanted a pair :)

bunnybx at gmail . com

thischicksgotstyle said...

The hot pink items are great!

Intrinsically Florrie said...

The Jean Paul Gaultier is so beautiful! I love the Marc Jacobs colour pallette.

If I was so lucky as to win I would buy the gorgeous 'BB Dakota Jayne Dress in Red', it's lovely and I'd love a nice splash of colour amongst all my floral dresses.

Florrie x

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Hi CC!!!

Always when I chec your blog I realize how many previous posts I already missed ;)

The first picture is simple amazing! And how cute is this rainbow watch!!!!

Wishing you a wonderful weekend, CC!!!!

WendyB said...

I remember the '80s as being way crazier than this.

LifestyleBohemia said...

Love 80's leg warmers & off the shoulder tops!

carlyjcais said...

Yay! Fabulous giveaway!

I would by ECBC's Edith Carryall in Black (http://www.shopecbc.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=43&products_id=110) because every fashionista needs a big, lovely bag to tote around all the stuff we have to shlep daily! (I love the on-trend studding!)

Thank you!
xoxox
Carly
http://chicsteals.blogspot.com

Diana said...

I would buy the Preppy Edith Bag in Black, Let’s Meet for Sunday Brunch Paisley Dress, ZAD 16” Matte Silver Metal Feather Necklace, Juliette Loves the Details Top

Madeleine said...

Oh my, the colors!

I love the leg warmers, something sexy about them. Sloutch boots love them to. All that color...I do not know

I would buy lots of thights and some accessories

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Have a lovely week-end Carrie

xoxox
Sylvie

shopinchic said...

Fabulous finds~ I love the bold look of 80's style.

I would buy the Couture Knit Romper.

Lisa said...

I'd buy the BB Dakota Shearer Coat in Manila Yellow

Deanna G. said...

Id get the Melie Bianco Contrast Clutch!

Susan said...

I'd get the Manhattan dress :))
fab giveaway, darling!
xoxo

CMA said...

i love these! totally gorgeous pieces!!!
love that you featured EyeCandy BuyCandy, i love that store!!!!
theres a few things that i would die to have in my wardrobe from EyeCandy Buy Candy if i won the gift card:
1. BB dakota lombard military jacket
2. tailfeather pencil skirt in black
3. BB dakota sullivan cardigan sweater
4. collective concepts tribeca top

i love them all!!!! such a good idea for you to do a giveaway, love it!
keep the awesome posts coming!!!!

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

Meg said...

If I won, I would get the ARYN K. Royal Hauteness Romper or the gorgeous yellow coat!

Carrie said...

I love this post, Carrie! The bright colours are definitely making a come back, which I love. The first picture is my favourite, and I love all the pieces that are neon pink.

Kim said...

The Boyfriend Blazer in Black

I use to have one of these!!!!

Vanessa said...

I would buy the BB Dakota Marlis Coat in Black. Thats cute.
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Noble Beeyotch said...

You have a plethora of great giveaways. If i won something, i'd shop in their fab swimwear section!

joannapple said...

love the colors, they are my antidote for fall depression :)

tiltumaria said...

Ooh diden't notice that contest!

Well if I won I would deff get "The Manhattan Dress", inspired by your latest post!

xoxox

sunchicka said...

I really like BB Dakota Shearer Coat in Manila Yellow. Who knows I just may go for it!

TigerLily said...

For a $75 I would buy the Couture Cargo Romper in Black for $44 and the BB Dakota Killers
Dress in Black for $29 ^___^


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The Seeker said...

Oh the 80's..... *sigh*

xoxo

lamodedejuline said...

If I won, I'd get the Divine Rights of Denim Lust Skinny Tie Dye Jean.