Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Metal Urge & CC StockinGirl Giveaway!

December is officially upon us, darlings! That means it’s time to think HOLIDAY PARTIES!
Get festive with metallics! These runway pieces (via nymag.com except where noted) are for SS ’10, but the shopping inspirations below are in stores now ~ get glittery and glam!
Aquilano.Rimondi; this and next via style.com
Balmain
Christian Siriano
Costello Tagliapietra
Cynthia Steffe
Elie Saab, via style.com
Elise Overland
Gabriele Colangelo, via style.com
Hervé Léger
Jasper Conran
Jenni Kayne
Jenny Packham

Jill Stuart
Louise Goldin
Marchesa
Max Azria
Michael Kors
Oscar de la Renta
Osman Yousefzada
Pamella Roland
Phillip Lim
Preen
Pringle of Scotland
Proenza Schouler
Reem Acra
Tory Burch
Rebecca Taylor metallic party dress; this and next two at net-a-porter.com.
Hervé Léger scoop-neck bandage dress.
Vivienne Westwood Gold Label Opuntia metallic corset dress.
Coast Valda metallic strapless dress, at asos.com.
Catherine Malandrino metallic halter dress; this and next at shopbop.com.
Nili Lotan metallic miniskirt.
Silver Plated Scarf at anthropologie.com.
Shiny Metallic seamed stockings from StockinGirl.com.
Fabulous news, darlings! CC and StockinGirl.com have one pair of these fabulous stockings to give away to a lucky CC reader! Two Day Contest: To enter, simply leave a relevant comment on this post. For an extra entry, Tweet this and tell CC you have done so in a separate comment. Be sure to Follow CC on Twitter! International Fellow Fashionistas welcome, as always!
Make it metallic, darlings, and you’ll be sure to shine!
xoxox,
CC
P.S. CC is featured today on Le Miroir de Bella, an absolutely beautiful new fashion blog ~ check out the post here.

87 comments:

Doviliukou said...

I like metal urge!

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Style Redux 2 said...

I love gold! The Vivienne Westwood is wonderful! Metallic is one of my favorite looks always, and especially for the holidays.

Leah said...

I love silver but I think those gold dresses are more apt for the holidays.

B a la Moda said...

I absolutely love all your proposals. And besides gold and silver, I loved the bronze jacket. It is beautiful. I am so happy Christmas is arriving.

xoxo
B* a la Moda

kpeach said...

love these-I want the elise overland for this weekend please xo

Jacqueline said...

I love metallics! I just wish they looked better against my skin tone. They are all such gorgeous pieces. I love gold and it works so well for the holidays.

xoxo

www.FashionSnag.com

stilettolover91 said...

I loveeee the 7th to last one!! That dress is amazing!!! They're all super gorgeous though!! Fabulous post!!

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Keith said...

I love these. I do prefer silver, but gold does seem better for the holiday season. Definitely would love to be entered in the giveaway. Take care. Cheers!

lorenabr said...

Love the style n no 6 n 12 are my fav :)

Lily said...

glitter rocks :)

Michael St. James said...

Loving all of the metallics!

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Petra Bellejambes said...

Good god girl, the Siriano and the Balmain are desirables...

My purse and my legs being what they are though, I will live in hope of the stockings... yummy.

Happy December!

xoxox - Petra

Bella said...

Again, great post. I love all of them, I just wish I could have one for this Christmas.
Dear Santa, Im sure you are reading this blog (as many do) so could you please bring me one of those? I dont really matter which, its up to you!
;-)
xxoo

janettaylor said...

WOW! Gorgeous post again!

By the way I neeeed more more and more stockins...hihi!

XoXo

Bella said...

Again, great post. I love all of them, I just wish I could have one for Christmas!
Dear Santa, I know you must be reading this blog (as many do) so and want to ask you if you could please bring me one of those. I dont really matter which, its up to you. Yours...
;-)
xxoo

Erika said...

Yay for December 1, and shimmering shades - I am a metallic maniac! Give me Jasper Conran, Cynthia Steffe, Herve Leger, and Oscar de la Renta anyday! :)

pretty*pink*rat said...

Love the metallics! So festive for the holidays!

Rachel said...

What a beautiful selection of pieces, CC! I adore metallic!

Martina said...

Those tights + little black dress = perfect holiday outfit. Any one of those dresses + black tights = perfect holiday outfit. I am there.

Jaime said...

Oh perfect for holiday parties! Love the scarf and runway looks :)

I am going to tweet!

HeatherClark said...

i love them all! and i need new tights!

Plastic Pearls said...

Yay! I love all the metallics! :)

Jaime said...

Tweeted! @laviejaime

daisychain said...

I adore metallics, I wish it were practical to wear them all day every day. Love the stockings, too x

mom & son said...

i love these stunning metallic clothes!

Dumbwit Tellher said...

Metallic makes my world go round!! Love it CC ♥ x

Chessa! said...

yes! I've been obsessed with these metalics forever...I have to get myself some new accessories for this season.

MizzJ said...

Yay metallics are awesome! I really enjoy how Christian Siriano manages to mix hard metallics with soft, flowy fabrices, it's such a refreshing take on this perennial trend.

joannapple said...

I adore this post! I actually thought more about sequins this time on holiday parties but maybe I`ll change my mind- it`s never too late :)

Savvy Gal said...

CC, i will take one of each please. : ) xoxo

Iole said...

love the trend and congrats. love iole

Hanako66 said...

such a fun look for the holidays!

LPC said...

Gorgeousious! Especially tone on tone...

Jill said...

I'll wear the Jenni Kayne dress and be the life of the party!

A Piece of Passion said...

Beautiful dresses!

xoxo


A Piece of Passion

cupcake♥trash said...

In love with the Jenni Kayne dress and a perfect giveaway too!

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ღ♥ MY FASH' said...

Oh my god girl you drive me wild with those hot dresses! Jill Stuart & Herve Leger.. I am dying !! <3

Awesome giveaway girl, i adooooore lingerie and these stockings are super sexay !! Count me in please, and good luck to all the other contesters! xx

Jennifer Fabulous said...

CC, I have realized that I rely on your fabulousness to get me through really stressful days (like today!). Lol. One look at all these beautiful dresses and skirts and I'm smiling! :)
Oh gosh and that sparkly gold Oscar de la Renta dress...I die.
Lovely post! Good luck to everyone who enters the giveaway!

closetcravings27 said...

So lovin' the metallic dresses for the holidays.

Another fabulous giveaway - hope to win.

You'll have to check out my Holiday Fashion Fenzy Giveaway =)

www.closetcravings.com

nuheila said...

I love them all!Balmain s ress is amazing beautiful!!!

Nuheila

Kristin said...

I'm on the waiting list for my own metallic number for NYE. LOVE that gorg scarf!

Tights Lover said...

I love the Jill Stuart dress.

Great giveaway, I love StockinGirl!

STYLEEZTA said...

tweeted: http://twitter.com/styleezta/status/6244570271

STYLEEZTA said...

I'm digging this trend! maybe ill do something metallic for new years :)

Make Do Style said...

You are torturing me! I saw a D&G beautiful gold dress in TK Maxx and had no money to purchase!

Helen said...

I'm like a magpie, I just can't resist shiny, sparkly things. Love the dresses and the stockings!

WendyB said...

I love silver, gold AND bronze!

TalulaB said...

The Herve Leger is stunning as always.
x fingers crossed x

Jessica said...

Metallic makes everything more fun!

Brigadeiro said...

Christian Siriano's dress is gorgeous!!! Love all the pieces!
xx

Stephanie said...

Oh, I love this look. It is so shiny and beautiful. Great post, doll. ;)

kirstyb said...

loving this post i need to go shopping i think lol! i saw your feature on that blog i loved it im so nosie lol xooxx

Taylor Sterling said...

I am a sucker for sparkles! Love it!!

OceanDreams said...

Wow that is a whole lot of metal, but I love it. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving CC!

Iva said...

wow! so beautiful!!

HiFashion said...

I love metallics. They go so well with the whole futuristic look that in right now. I love the Christian Siriano dress.

allthingsnyc said...

great choices! these all scream glam to me! :)

geisharock said...

Oooh I would love to win the stockings :) They are so sexy and much more comfortable than tights! xoxo

Mimi said...

Gorgeous! Metallic accents make anything 10 times more glam! Great pictures.

Blair said...

Ah my favorite fashion time of year and one where metallics are my favorite! Is it greedy to want them all:)

E said...

mmmmm Marchesa yumminess....

Maria Confer said...

Gorgeous! There is nothing like metallic dresses to put me in the holiday spirit.

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pixelhazard said...

I have such a love hate relationship with metallics

Nina said...

Drooling! Liquid metal on the body ... I want!

Nina

http://ninaballerinaclosetobsession.blogspot.com/

clarewbrown said...

A am always a sucker for a metallic sheen on my clothing. I am just drawn to the splendid shimmer!

Ms Smart said...

Ou shiny!
The copper piece is quite interesting!
The mesh is as well.
I am partial to metallics.

Inspiration in Italy said...

I love the Holiday Party inspiration, amazing Love! I'm officially inspired for Christmas-time style....some great looks in this post! xxx

Rachel Follett said...

So hard to choose! Love that long one. This makes me want to get dressed up for the holidays.

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Ooh love the draping in that 3rd skirt! But an overall great holiday selection. My husband would love it if I wore these StockinGirl stockings! Sexy indeed!

COME OVER TO THE DARK SIDE... WE HAVE CANDY said...

Wow! Everything is so gorgeous!
I love the silver sequined shorts with the silver sequined jacket! Perfect outfit!

Miss Eve said...

Oooh la la...fabulous post Carrie!

Cheers: Evi

Fashion and More said...

I'm loving # 4!
-The Trendy Fashionista
http://thetrendyfashionista.blgspot.com

MissNeira said...

I actually don't like metallics (anything) but I sure love that scarf!, it would be so cute if there were sequins on it for an extra add!

michelle_ said...

that's one nice tights !
im in for this competition !
love all of that metallic stuff !
its simply divine !

thanks for your comment at my blog :D
i loveddd this postt !
enter my scarf giveaway handmade by myself here
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michelle_ said...

i've tweeted the giveaway just now .
my twitter acc is @glister_blister

welcome you to follow it too :D

Laetitia´s Comptoir said...

Love metal!!!

Katy Mary said...

Love the metallics! Makes me think New Years Eve! Beautiful post :)

Anika said...

Ooooh, loveeee.

Faves are: Christian Siriano, Elie Saab and Osman Yousefaza. Want the Osman dress. So perfect.

And congrats on the feature, gorgeous girl...will head over to check it out now :)

Noémie K said...

great post !
I want to wear my Paco Rabanne metal top right now !
Thx for sharing this !

tiltumaria said...

I love gold, but i always feel a bit too flashy if i'm wearing it in any other form than jewellery... I think it just needs some getting used to!
xxx

theswellelife.com said...

My favourite metallics are those that appear in Christian Lacroix's haute couture, particularly the pale blue-greens. So dreamy!

Denise ♥

wonderfelle said...

I love metallics for holiday attire - and the rest of the year too :)

Roxy Teacups and Couture said...

love the glimmer!
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FashionJazz said...

I so luv this post hun! I have been going to so many events lately and your posts are always so inspiring for me, esp this one : ) xxx

Inty swetha said...

wow!! this is a very sexy post.. i love all the first six pictures.. they are beautiful, very hot!!

Oh dear.. i missed all you posts ..

rossovelvet said...

I love you CC, you selectioned an Aquilano.Rimondi piece again and it's the first ! I'm so proud of these two !!!

Susan said...

awww... I don't know why I haven't followed you on Twitter earlier? :)
have a lovely day, darling!
xoxo