Friday, December 4, 2009

Hi, Shine!

Shimmering styles sizzle, darlings! There’s nothing like silver and gold to make a gal shine, especially at this time of year! From metallic handbags to liquid leggings, shine is fine!
Carmen Marc Valvo; this photo via nymag.com. Other runway coverage courtesy style.com except where noted.
Christian Dior
Christian Cota
Dennis Basso
Dennis Basso; this and next two via nymag.com
Giles Deacon
Krizia
Luisa Beccaria
Marc Jacobs; this and next four via nymag.com
Monique Lhuillier
Ports 1961
Ralph Lauren
Richard Nicoll
Roksanda Ilincic
Ruffian; this and next via nymag.com






Toni Maticevski

DKNY fold-over gold leather clutch, at net-a-porter.com.
Madewell metallic mini messenger bag, at shopbop.com.
Mercury Glass shiny suede shopper, at anthropologie.com.
Miu Miu metallic cracked leather pumps; this and next at net-a-porter.com.
Lanvin gold platform sandals.
Diane von Furstenberg Zia crisscross platform sandals, at shopbop.com.
Twinkle headband, at anthropologie.com. Also in silver!
American Apparel gold metallic long sleeve minidress, at americanapparel.net.
Hervé Léger gunmetal bandage dress; this and next two at net-a-porter.com.
Luella corseted metallic jacquard mini dress.
Oscar de la Renta metallic jacquard dress.
Asos high shine mini dress, at asos.com.
Helmut Lang metallic racer back tank, at shopbop.com.
Torn by Ronny Kobo gold lame skirt
So Low metallic liquid leggings
American Apparel shiny high-waist legging, at americanapparel.net.
Say "Hi" to Shine, darlings!
xoxox,
CC

84 comments:

kpeach said...

so pretty-I got a top like this from pixiemarket that I love. fabulous weekend! xo

Erika said...

The ballerina aesthetic of the Dennis Basso is heavenly. And the Madewell Messenger? I've had that on my Shopbop wish list for weeks! Loving shine! :)

Meg said...

I want a pair of those sparkly silver leggings!

That Chelsea Girl™ said...

All of these looks are fabulous! I am obsessed with anything metallic. Thanks for the great photos :)

Jacqueline said...

Love that AA long sleeve dress. All the choices are gorgeous. Girls can't resist the shiny! xoxo

www.FashionSnag.com

Keith said...

Hey Carrie. These are all so beautiful. They definitely have some fantastic shine to them all. Have a great Friday and weekend. Cheers!

~kristie~ said...

i love metallics but only if they don't make you look like a disco ball!

www.thesocietyofstyle.com

A Piece of Passion said...

Love the dress from Dennis Basso!

A Piece of Passion

Siljesfashion said...

LOVE those Lanvin shoes. Shine is perfect for the holidays!

Leah said...

It's the season to sparkle and shine... love the selections CC.

beingdena said...

i really want some metallic leggings.

Blair said...

That Dennis Bosso dress is just amazing! Love how it looks like she is wearing liquid! Have a great weekend miss cc! xx

cupcake♥trash said...

such great selections! love the gold platforms.

http://cupcaketrash.blogspot.com

Laura Trevey said...

Loving the shiny dresses for the holidays!!
I linked you in my
Wrap it Up series :)


xoxo Laura

Rachel said...

Gorgeous pieces! I adore the color of that blue top and pants set. It's so pretty!

janettaylor said...

I'm not sure for me, but this is a great selection!

Have a lovely weekend!


X♥X♥

Jaime said...

Fab picks- loove all the shoes!

tiltumaria said...

ooh very inspirational for the new years!
xxx

LENORENEVERMORE said...

You are my sunshine my only sunshine...lalala!
You make me want to sing suddenly darling!
xo*

Peter Breese said...

Shazam... what a shine. My wife an I have noticed a fair number of shiny leggings around here lately, good on some... maybe not on others :). Nice post.

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

wow! those Lanvin gold platform sandals are exactly what I need for my LBD! hope you have a shiny weekend, darling! xo

PlanetLumiere said...

love the dennis basso dress!
S
xx

stilettolover91 said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!!!! I loveeeeee silver!!!! All of these are amazing!!!! Fabulous post!!

http://www.hottheels.blogspot.com

KINHA said...

Hi my friend!

I want all this dresses and shoes for me.

Kisses

clarewbrown said...

oh wow these are gorgeous and so eye catching! I want one of those dressed for NYE!

Sam said...

Ravishing!! I'd love one of the pretty party frocks for Christmas! Lovely selection as always CC!

WendyB said...

I have a liquid silver top that you're going to DIE over. Keep an eye out for a picture soon!

Make Do Style said...

gorgeous theme! I actually wore a silver grey skirt last night.

joannapple said...

the 1st dress is just stunning! love the accessories too

Carrie said...

I think this is a really hard trend to pull off but the ladies on the runway do it flawlessly. Great post, Carrie.

mAdi*cakes said...

ahhhhaaa I love this! :] One time my girls and I were talking about everyones sig. colours and the girls go "Madi's colours are silver and gold!" I was like "BOOYAH!" :] I even love those feathered shoessss <3
Youve totally inspired me even more for a holiday party im going to tonight. xox. Loves, darling! Have a fab and sparkly weekend.

lorenabr said...

Hi,

Damn for that look you need a dope body but the 1st dress is great:)

HiFashion said...

These are great selections and perfect for the festiv season. I love the first dress. Its so elegant.

nuheila said...

Wow!Really shine post:)I would like to have one of those dresses!

Nuheila

Nina said...

Glitz for the holidays ... perfect!

Nina

Dane said...

AH I love all things shiny.. amazing!







www.trustme-itsparadise.blogspot.com

Jennifer Fabulous said...

I'm dying for that gold skirt...sigh.

Ms Smart said...

Shiny shiny shiny

I love shiny - sequins, metallic, rhinestones, sheens, sparkles

Marz said...

Lovely pictures! I'm loving the Christian Cota dress.
-Marz

Ashley said...

Metallic and shine look killer in accessories; it really makes the outfit look so much more alive, if you know what I mean.

La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Como relucen hoy los tonos brillantes tus trapitos... jajaja

Saludos desde el otro lado del charco.

charlesabarca said...

Better late than never................

rossovelvet said...

It does look cheap sometimes, but I love the Vera Wang asymetrical try... also because of Hanne-G ;D

Intrinsically Florrie said...

That Dennis Basso dress is so sweet. And the DKNY bag is rather gorgeous. Of course I love the Luella dress, and the Oscar de la Renta appeals to the elegant lady in me. :)

Florrie x

Stephanie said...

Oh, beautiful dresses. :) Love the mini with the back cut out fabulous. :) Hope you have a great weekend, doll.

sexylegsandbody said...

Hey C C lovely selection of pics, you picked them well.
Hope your weekend is a pleasant one!
Colin.

Imogen said...

Excellent selection. I love this colour at the moment and my favourite is the 5th picture.

Chessa! said...

ohmygod!!! I love this. I love the slouchy bag. I adore these fabrics.

Missy said...

LOVE the Giles Deacon one!

Missy
For all things fashion:
http://thefashionfusion.blogspot.com

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Hi CC!
The first Basso dress with the cute shoulder parts is so adorable!

Enjoy your weekend!!!

LML said...

i have been eyeing that oscar de la rents dress for while now :)

Grace said...

I really like the lame look. I'm also seeing a lot of sequins right now.

Melmo said...

awww. i love this new trend. silver and gold I am coming ;)

alicia d'mon said...

love the christian Dior dress!
-Alicia D'mon
victorianpleasures.blogspot.com

Nubia said...

I love metallic which you can clearly see by my last post lol

Terence Sambo said...

all of these are adorable :o]

B a la Moda said...

Love all of the with no exceptions, really. I love shiny fabric and shiny accessories. Beautiful.
xoxo
B* a la Moda

Belle de Ville said...

That Carmen Marc Valvo is shinealicious!

Fashion Court said...

how i love metallics. i'm a sucker for anything gold!

Kristin said...

Liquid metal heaven. That Helmut Lang is beyond gorgeous. Hey Carrie...I wanna see lookbooks!!!

Katey said...

hi, couture carrie,
i'm actually a model, so as you might expect, i love fashion as well! i especially agree with your metallics list- liquid leggings are my favorite american trend. i actually found a rather cute "up-and-coming" fashion website- what do you think of it?
xxx
k
www.joiedejour.weebly.com

Katey said...

dear carrie,
i love your blog! i actually happen to be a fashion model, so i am really interested in fashion myself. it's one of my hobbies! i agree with you; liquid leggings happen to be one of my favorite trends! i hope it doesn't go out of style too quickly...
i found an adorable "up-and-coming" site that i think you might enjoy! let me know what you think.
xoxo,
K
www.joiedejour.weebly.com

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Love! Of course, this comes from a gal that wore a long gold lame dress to my first highschool dance. You can't take the glam out of the girl. Happy holidays!

xo,
Christina
Fabulous Finds Gal

Christen said...

I am beginning to think that my wardrobe is dreadfully void of metallics now! Love every single one of these pictures!

Ashley said...

Love the dresses! I would gladly wear any of those to a New Years party!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

Mimi said...

All very beautiful looks! I especially love the Dior and Ralph Lauren ones. What is more fabulous than sequins or shiny fabrics? Love the title too by the way.

wreckedstellar said...

love the shine! in fact, my recent american apparel buys include 2 satin charmeuse jackets and 2 pairs of shiny nylon leggings! xo, Mel

Iva said...

such a great post CC!

indigotangerine said...

your trend roundup is so cohesive, right now i'm all about the sequins, though some metallic tights do sound very tempting.
-indigo

Pink Links said...

I say "Hi" to your Gorgeous Shines!

Hugs♥

ZY(Zakuro Y) said...

I want something between shinny and rust for next spring/summer.

xZY

Miss Caitlin S. said...

I'm feeling the Metallic too- for sure! Great finds.

http://candyflosspersie.blogspot.com/

Blair said...

Preciosos!Mis favoritos los de Basso y el de Hervé Léger.xoxo

Noémie K said...

luv this mettallic post**°*°*
really nice selection !

Lapetitefille said...

Well i like metalic, but i prefer in big bags and shoes! or in "pailletes". xxx from PAris!

Susanna-Cole said...

I'm usually not a fan of shiny, but if there's ever a time to sparkle and shine with one's dress, it's the holiday season! :)

Hope you are well, dear! ♥

xoxo,
S-C

ღ♥ MY FASH' said...

Awesome girl! Let's shine the winter away :D:D

Hugsss enjoy ur Sunday darling!

xx!
http://myfashionality.blogspot.com

Juliet said...

That silvery shirtdress is my favorite!

juliet xxx

Susan said...

love that title :) love shiny stuff for the holidays!
have a great day, darling Carrie.
xoxo

Gabbi said...

Lovely and shiny! My most fave is the Krizia dress... such a dream.xo

FashionJazz said...

I luv shiny things, luved ur post!! : ) xx

Montreal Fashion Minds said...

We love anything shiny! <3!

beingdena said...

oh how I love anything metallic. love love love <3

WISEREDLIPS said...

I love how im in ur blog post ;D

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