Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Asymmetric Gowns

For your next Black Tie event, darling, consider a one-shoulder gown… alluring asymmetry is all the rage! Spring 2010 coverage via style.com except where noted.
Andrew Gn
Blumarine
Byblos; this and next via nymag.com
Carmen Marc Valvo
Carolina Herrera
Christian Dior
Collette Dinnigan
Elie Saab
Emilio Pucci
Fashion Fringe
Jasmine Di Milo
Jenny Packham

Julien Macdonald
Koi Suwannagate
Luca Luca
Luisa Beccaria
Marchesa
Martin Grant
Monique Lhuillier
Nina Ricci
Rodarte, via nymag.com
Stephen Burrows
Tommy Hilfiger
Toni Maticevski; this and next via nymag.com
Tony Cohen
Versace ~ CC loves!
Zac Posen
Halston asymmetric gown, at Neiman Marcus.
Tibi Phoenician one shoulder dress, at Chickdowntown.com.
T-Bags asymmetric jersey gown; this and next five at net-a-porter.com.
Thread Social silk-satin one-shoulder gown.
Thurley one-shouldered silk gown.
ADAM green tiger print asymmetric silk-georgette gown.
Donna Karan asymmetric silk-georgette gown.
Stella McCartney silk-crepe gown.
Alberta Ferretti one-shoulder gown, at Bergdorf Goodman.
Dare to bare that shoulder, darling… Observers will be wowed. Utilize the asymmetric trend for your next event. Go for it!
xoxox,
CC
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73 comments:

Treacle said...

I love this look, but I've always been a bit afraid I couldn't pull it off.

Jacqueline said...

I love the one shoulder look. I just wish I had a place to wear these long gowns too. So beautiful!
xoxo

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Keith said...

Hey Carrie. These are all so beautiful. I love them all. The colors are fantastic. I hope you're having a great day so far. Cheers!

~kristie~ said...

i love one-shoulder dresses!

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stilettolover91 said...

They are all absolutely gorgeous!!! The colors are amazing and the models all wear them so well!!! Fabulous post!!

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Inspiration in Italy said...

Oh darling I adore the orange dress on the top right! Beautiful and elegant. xxx

Erika said...

I literally die at the Blumarine - it's like a little slice of heaven. And I think you would look gorgeous in that Versace, CC! I think you need to add it to your Christmas list! :)

kpeach said...

insanely gorgeous-I think this will always be one of my favorite looks-perfectly Grecian xoxo

janettaylor said...

Amazing dresses, CC!

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mom & son said...

lots of awesomeness gowns, cc!
beautiful bright colors too!

Laura Trevey said...

these are spectacular!!
so flowy and glamorous ~~

xoxo Laura

tiltumaria said...

My friend just bought the most beautiful champagne colored assymmetric gown for our school ball... but luckily I love mine too!
xxx

Savvy Gal said...

I adore this post. : ) xoxo

Make Do Style said...

I'd love the Julian McDonald one - must work hard to get rid of my hips and stomach!!

Petra Bellejambes said...

D'accord CC, the Versace is tops.

I am newly turning around to this look. I fear though that I should not take the relationship beyond loving admirer though.

Please post pics when you succumb ....

xoxo - Petra

Missy said...

LOVE the Versace!

Missy
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Iva said...

so elegant! lovely post CC!

Melissa Blake said...

That's how I like my gowns!

Fashion and More said...

These dresses are amazing. Loving them!
-The Trendy Fashionista
http://thetrendyfashionista.blogspot.com

Closet Cravings said...

Fabulous picks as usual. Looking at the pictures makes me wish I was wearing one of them. They're dreamy looking and have a fabulous floaty feel.

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FashionHippieLoves said...

lovely dresses!!!
Would like to wear all of them...

X

Blair said...

Todos preciosos pero me quedo con el primero y tercero.xoxo

Missy said...

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Missy
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Katy Mary said...

Love love love that Marchesa gown!!

A Piece of Passion said...

Love the look, but haven't tried it myself yet...

xoxo


A Piece of Passion

Amanda Correa said...

I am one for a little bare shoulder myself! Love those beautiful gowns and styles!

Jaime said...

Loving this look- long and short! The Elie Saab with studded shoulder is gorgeous.

Juliet said...

I'd love to have a gown of my own!

juliet xxx

Guapólog@ said...

The fourth gown in metallic blue is so awsome! I love it!

Besos ;)

Simone

MrJeffery said...

Love these. Esp. that copperish (?) one with the model with the painted nails. Who designed that again?

nuheila said...

I love the one shoulder dresses.Versace one is so beautiful!!!

Nuheila

Brigadeiro said...

Oh my! My FAVOURITE look ever! Draped greek goddess dresses...too many stunning pieces to mention :)
xx

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Hi CC!
Ohhhh, I looove looove looove these one-shoulder
dresses!!!
Can I have the Marchesa dress, please ;)

GOOD NIGHT AND SWEET DREAMS!!

Elizabeth Marie said...

So glam! I love the bright colored ones the best. Gorgeous!

Sadako said...

Love it. I don't know if i could pull it off either but it is sexy.

Stephanie said...

Oh, love the first dress with the butterflies. It is so summery looking. :)

Mimi said...

Gorgeous! I love how asymmetrical gowns frame and display your shoulders. I totally adore the cut-out Tony Cohen gown.

Nubia said...

I love this look!

lisa said...

I love this style--it looks really good on broad-shouldered gals like me!

Diane said...

Love asymmetric gowns! I adore the Elie Saab, Luca Luca, and Tibi Phoenician one shoulder dress

Intrinsically Florrie said...

They are all so glamouress. :) I really love the Andrew Gn print fabric, it's beautiful.

Florrie x

HiFashion said...

One shoulder dresses look so elegant. The ones that you've picked are stunning. I love the Elie Saab and Jenny Packham ones.

Tights Lover said...

Wow. The dior dress is absolutely stunning. I love it!

lorenabr said...

Love dress no 8, 18,25 want them :)

Noémie K said...

I miss Cannes Film Festival (the only place where I could wear this kind of dresses)

Great post

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Leah said...

I love that brown flowing gown... so sweet yet so fierce.

Hanako66 said...

such a gorgeous look...i wish i had more occasions to wear gowns!

DEV said...

Fabulous choices! I love the piece from Luca Luca. x

Viva La Fashion said...

these gowns are so gorgeous. :)

Kristin said...

That is one of my very favorite looks. Totally worth working the guns to rock it. Ah ha. LOVE the Pucci!

Style Redux 2 said...

Very glamorous-love the Fashion Fringe dress.

Ela said...

I especially love the flowy, airy ones. Gorgeous, CC!
xx

Niki B. said...

I love all of these dresses, that A.F. in the last pic is beautiful.


xo Niki
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Joanne Faith said...

The runway dresses are so so so gorgeous.

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Maria Confer said...

I love the very Grecian looking dresses. Now I want to go somewhere fancy.

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The F Word Online said...

omg those gowns <3 if only there were more occassions to wear such beauties. thanks for stopping by, care to exchange links? : ) i'd love for you to stop by more often as I would love to stop by as well.

xx
Louise
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LENORENEVERMORE said...

Love the simple black piece CC...
would be nice with chunky wooden accessories on one wrist~ stack them up!
xo*

FASHIONconfectionairy said...

This is a classic look, but I love it re-vamped in a mini dress!
XOXOX
Libby
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caroline said...

SO gorgeous! I'm thinking about this style for my bridesmaids!
happy december!
xox
c

Roxy Teacups and Couture said...

Very Grecian!
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FashionJazz said...

I luv the one shoulder look,aah these dresses are so elegant!!

Have a lovely day hun! : ) xxx

CC said...

Love them all! So gorgeous. If only I was tall enough to wear one of these. :)
Xx

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CC said...

Love them all! So gorgeous. If only I was tall enough to wear one of these. :)
Xx

PS - I have a great giveaway on my blog. Don't forget to sign up!

CMA said...

gorgeous as always darling
totally love it
thanks for sharing
awesome blog, keep it up!

-cma
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cosmicaroline.blogspot.com

Pau said...

Hello !!!
I was busy with many things to do.
Love Byblos style, trendy and glam.
XXX guapa
Pau

Chessa! said...

I LOVE this look. It's so flattering...

Jennifer Fabulous said...

That orange Christian Dior gown actually made me gasp out loud by its beauty. Oh my gosh, what I wouldn't do to win the lottery right now....sigh. :P

Inty swetha said...

i love this collection .. its so graceful.. i love all the orange ones..

daisychain said...

Oh my, all so gorgeous, I am trying and failing to pick a favourite!

rossovelvet said...

Stuuuunning selection !!
And again, Rodarte.. I'm feeling kind of monotone saying that but they do long dresses so well too...

Peter Breese said...

Amazing orange!

Zevaa said...

These are really elegant look. They all seem timeless and perfect for me, and because of this fact, it's hard to choose one fav. :)

Susan said...

oh these gowns are gorgeous!
have a lovely day, darling.
xoxo