Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Winter Shorts

A contradiction in terms? CC thinks not, and judging by their prevalence on the runways, designers are in accordance!
3.1 Phillip Lim, via; other runway photos courtesy except where otherwise credited
Central Saint Martins
Charles Anastase
Cynthia Steffe, via
Dries Van Noten
Emanuel Ungaro
Emporio Armani
House of Holland
Io Ipse Idem
Jaeger London
PPQ, via
Rue du Mail

Beckerman yellow plaid shorts; this and next two at
Rare metallic snake-effect shorts
Asos braces short
Shiny high waist hot short, at
Rojas raspberry pocket shorts, at
Sass and Bide Tell Me Something shorts, at
Love 21 button pleat short, at
Rag & Bone Pliss tailored wool shorts, at
Chelsea Girl vegan leather shorts, at
Up to Eleven shorts; this and next at
Puddle Jumping Shorts.
Twenty8Twelve Darcy shorts, at
Chloe wool flannel turn-up shorts; this and next at
Maje suede shorts.
Gryphon sequin shorts; this and next at
Chris Benz Concord silk shorts.
Last look: Sophie Hulme sequin jumpsuit, at
Just pair these little beauties with some opaque tights and fierce booties and you’re all set!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Velvet Accents

We won’t wear it head to toe, lest we resemble drapery or theatre seating, but a touch of velvet can add interest and dimension to an ensemble this winter. Just review the vivacious velvets on the runways! Photos via except where noted.
Alberta Ferretti
Anna Sui
Aquilano e Rimondi
Cynthia Steffe
Emporio Armani
Gianfranco Ferre
Graeme Black
James Coviello, via
Jean Paul Gaultier
Jonathan Saunders, via
Marc Jacobs ~ CC is smitten with this corset top!
Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs
Ralph Lauren
Tory Burch; this and next two via
United Bamboo
Zac Posen

Diane von Furstenberg embellished velvet dress; this and next two at
Christopher Kane Hanna silk and velvet dress.
Emilio Pucci velvet and tulle paneled dress.
Helmut Lang velvet and jersey dress; this and next three at
DSquared2 jersey dress with velvet trim.
Alexander Wang velvet and leather jacket.
Gryphon The Velvet Smoking Jacket.
Sonia Rykiel sequined blazer with velvet lapel; this and next at
Hervé Léger velvet bandage skirt.
Lanvin flannel slingback with velvet ribbon, at
Lanvin velvet peep toe corsage pumps, at
Isaac Mizrahi two-tone velvet pumps, at
Roberta di Camerino large velvet Caravel bag, at ~ CC adores!
Miu Miu velvet clutch; this and next at
Marc by Marc Jacobs stamped velvet clutch.
Velvet is so very!