Thursday, December 31, 2009

Long on Patterns

For Spring 2010, Designers agree on one thing: a patterned long dress is essential! Check out the stunning variety on the runway. From fab floral gowns to psychedelic printed frocks, dresses are long on both patterns and charm! Photos via except where noted.
Baby Phat, via
Badgley Mischka
Barbara Tfank
BCBG Max Azria
Blugirl, via
Brian Reyes
Carlos Miele
Chris Benz
Christian Cota
Dennis Basso ~ CC loves!
Diane von Furstenberg
Douglas Hannant
Duro Olowu
Elise Overland
Emilio Pucci ~ stunning!
Erin Fetherston
Graeme Black
John Richmond, via
Just Cavalli
Kinder Aggugini
Lela Rose
Marc Jacobs
Mary Katrantzou
Matthew Williamson

Monique Lhuillier
Moschino Cheap & Chic
Nanette Lepore
Oscar de la Renta
Reem Acra
Temperley London
Tony Cohen, via
Tracy Reese
Vivienne Tam
Whitney Eve, via
Willow, via
Zac Posen
Emilio Pucci Samarcanda dress; this and next two at Bergdorf Goodman.
Etro halter gown.
Jean Paul Gaultier leopard-print dress.
Tibi Palm Beach silk gown; this and next two at
Thomas Wylde Empress silk-chiffon gown.
Erdem Cornelia silk-satin gown.
P.S. Last day to enter CC's Relastin Giveaway!
P.P.S. Happy New Year’s Eve Day!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Scintillating Stripes

Stripes are tops, darlings! Literally!
Runway photos via except where noted.
Alexander Wang
Antonio Marras, via
Betty Jackson, via
Charlotte Ronson
Erin Wasson x RVCA

Isaac Mizrahi
Jean Paul Gaultier
Lela Rose
Margaret Howell
Michael Kors
Rebecca Taylor
Twinkle by Wenlan, via
Just FM striped leather jacket; this and next at
Mink Pink torn knit top.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Ariana striped jersey T-shirt; this and next seven at
Marc Jacobs striped appliqué sweater.
Crumpet striped cashmere sweater.
Marc by Marc Jacobs striped silk-blend sweater.
Aubin & Wills striped cotton blend T-shirt.
Day Birger et Mikkelsen striped layer T-shirt.
T by Alexander Wang linen-blend striped tank.
ACNE Wonder Stripe jersey T-shirt.
Nili Lotan stripe racer back tank; this and next three at
Whitley Kros knit tank.
Splendid shimmer stripe tank.
Brian Reyes bolero.
Cooperative Designs striped wool jumper; this and next at
Balenciaga striped boat neck top.
Tory Burch roll neck top; this and next at
Sonia by Sonia Rykiel striped top with pearl necklace.
Asymmetric tunic at
It’s nautical but nice, darlings!