Monday, January 25, 2010

Ravishing Red Dresses & Yak Pak Giveaway!

A scarlet frock is essential for SS ’10, darlings… Buy one now and wear it with tights!
Badgley Mischka; runway photos via nymag.com ~ all Spring 2010 except where noted.
Blugirl
Bottega Veneta
Doo.Ri
Elie Saab
Guy Laroche
J. Mendel pre-fall
Jaeger London
Jason Wu
John Galliano
L.A.M.B.
Lanvin
Mark Fast
Michael Kors pre-fall
Paul Smith
Ports 1961
Reem Acra pre-fall, via style.com
Roland Mouret
Tibi
Twinkle
Victoria Beckham ~ CC adores!
Notte by Marchesa Plisse taffeta dress; this and next eight at net-a-porter.com.
Bottega Veneta pleated strapless dress.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania New Drape jersey dress.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Alex wool and cashmere blend dress.
Valentino asymmetric mini dress.
Vionnet V-back draped silk dress.
RM by Roland Mouret Hera crepe-jersey dress.
Lela Rose cotton-faille pencil dress.
Herve Leger strapless bandage dress.
Torn by Ronny Kobo Martine low back dress; this and next two at shopbop.com.
Grace Sun Grecian dress.
Alice + Olivia Andrea bustier dress.
Asos folded neck Ponti dress; this and next at asos.com.
Mango seamed pencil dress.
Ralph Lauren Black Label silk dress; this and next at farfetch.com.
Gucci wrap tie dress.


And don’t forget your Christopher Drummond Red Gloss, darlings! So fabulous!
Are your red-y, darlings?











Speaking of Valentine's Day-inspired looks, how cute is this Yak Pak heart pattern Cosmo Case?
Fabulous news, darlings! CC has two of these adorable little cosmetics cases to give away to two lucky CC readers! U.S. Residents only on this one. Three Day Contest: To enter, simply leave a relevant comment on this post! For an extra entry, Tweet this giveaway, including @couturecarrie, and leave a separate comment stating that you have done so. Good luck, darlings!
xoxox,
CC

108 comments:

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janettaylor said...

Sex-ay red!

Xx

Jacqueline said...

Love a sexy red dress! xo

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Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

The Twinkle ensemble is so cute!

kpeach said...

I can't pull off red but I love it on others-v versace-great picks here xo

Helen said...

OMG! Just what is it about a red dress !!!??!! Tantalizing.

Jaime said...

The little red dress is the new LBD! I need one :)

Cute giveaway too!

Kat said...

i must admit i love red dresses!

inspiration exists said...

Love red dresses, give feeling of sexy confidence!

Bradford said...

I'm seein' RED now, CC. Wish it was a nicer day so I could find some red out there...

Tzoules said...

If u have a nice body and a good charisma..a red dress will be perfect! if not,then i prefer black!!!!


Red dresses always reminds me VALENTINO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =)


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Iva said...

Hi CC! I hope you had a great weekend! I think this is such a beautiful post! I love the Paul Smith dress! {what a great giveaway!} Happy Monday!

nuheila said...

Oh so beautiful red dresses-i should try red for this spring.I love that VB s dress,it s perfect!

Have a fab week!


Nuheila

Katy Mary said...

Love the Jason Wu and Michael Kors dresses and pretty much all the rest of them!! I would definitely wear a lot of these out on the town! I like how you think Girly, I am going to be doing a vday themed post soon too :)

That Chelsea Girl™ said...

I love it when red is a popular color for dresses, as I look good in a little red :) Thanks for all these great photos!

Hunters Glory said...

Torn By Martine...superb!

;)

Kristin said...

I'm madly in love with the Lanvin! Red has always been a fave of mine!

le chloë-sofie said...

you can totally paint the town red with one of these ;)

Laura Trevey said...

Usually there is one that sticks out as my favorite, but I love ALL of these hot RED dresses!!

xoxo

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Hi CC on a snowing monday evening.

I know I said it before but I´m always impressed about how you pick all the pieces together to one
fabulous post!!

So many adorable red dresses; long, short, sleeves, slim, curvy, one-shoulder, draped etc. etc...

Serg Riva said...

red: another color there is not when she walks in the room.

Crave said...

MY. FAVORITE. COLOR. EVER.

tris1978ton said...

My heart will always belong to red! It's just an absolutely stunning color!

Wear Necessities said...

I just bought a similar bright red dress last week, my favorite color!! - Natalya of Wear Necessities

The Trendy Fashionista said...

I love red dresses, they are soo chic :)

-The Trendy Fashionista
http://thetrendyfashionista.blogspot.com

RECIEN LLEGADA said...

In need RED¡
Nice colour¡
xxx
DELIA

6roove said...

great selection!
i love Blugirl red dress, it looks like from some poppy field ;)
red is very noble and powerful colour
i must wear my red skirt soon :D

kisses!
Watching the waves

Erika said...

That piece from Twinkle is absolute heaven - loving all the red!! :)

ediot said...

hi darling. ooh such nice picks. i cant wait for H&M garden collection which features some nice bright red pieces for an more affordable price late march..
xx ediot

nookie said...

I really need a red dress after this post:x

sharonlei said...

What amazing dresses... I feel like I can never really "pull off" red. Well, not a dress at least... :)

Happy Monday Carrie!

Love & Aloha,
S

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Keri said...

Hellooooo, Galliano & Victoria Beckham. My heart is pumping a few beats quicker, always a good thing, right? Xx

Raquel said...

ohh red is all time favourite colour to wear! lovely items CC, and the bag in the last pic is adorable!
xx

Diana said...

I love a good little red dress! These are fantastic.

[Unspeakable Thoughts Unspoken]* said...

I love a nice red dress...you walk in a room with one of those and u're the center of attention!

xxx

lisa said...

Red dresses are a surefire yet classic way to look amazing! Great post, CC.

Juliet said...

Chanel Iman looks so gorgeous in red, it compliments her skin so well!

juliet xxx

Kris said...

That make-up bag is SO cute!

FashionHippieLoves said...

lovely colour!

X

Xanela Chic said...

Adoro los vestidos rojos... mi sueño... un Valentino... pero de Valentino...
Bss...

Sabine said...

I want them all! But if I HAVE to decide I think I'd go for the Vivienne Westwood one. And I agree - the V. Beckham is very attractive, too. Sabine x

English Rose ♥ said...

Loving the red, so vintage hollywood starlet

thanks so much for your wonderful comment - apologies for the ridiculously late reply!

Stay safe and chic darling,
English Rose x
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Susan said...

what a fabulous giveaway, darling!
have a sweet day, xoxo

tiltumaria said...

I looove red dresses and am dying for one!
xxx

Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...

Sign me up for a red dress! That first long red gown is insane! Now, for a place to wear it in style! Great post!

xo Mary Jo

VMcreation-fashion-studio-atelier said...

Lady in red...my faiv.color in fashion!-)))

It make me warm,nice!

***Violetta***

stilettolover91 said...

Stunning Post!!! I loveeeee Red dresses!! These are all fabulous!!

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Suusje Q. said...

Love the orange red dresses!

Suusje Q.

Intrinsically Florrie said...

Isn't red a gorgeous colour for dresses. :) The Blugirl one is so lovely!! Yup, I'm a floral girl still.

Florrie x

lorenabr said...

Don't we all need a red dress.in our closet? It will never be out of style.

Mimi said...

I love this color! All these dresses are red-hot and breath takingly gorgeous! Fabulous post.

STYLEEZTA said...

what cute makeup bag!! I LOVE RED!! would love to buy a sexy red dress ;)

STYLEEZTA said...

tweeted

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Marian said...

Every girl needs a little red dress and you have given us so much to chose from honey!
Love the Jaeger London one so much! The Victoria Beckham one is great too!
big kiss
xx
marian

design cocktail said...

i love the red dress paired with turquoise shoes! those two colors look amazing together.

stephanie
www.designcocktail.blogspot.com

suburban prep said...

My mother has always looked good in red. Me on the other hand have to pick wisely when it comes to wearing red.
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♥ Cara Mia ♥ said...

more of a red lipstick than a red dress girl but i love all the pics! ♥

so red-y!

Petra Bellejambes said...

Chere Carrie;

I have never been brave enough to go red, but I promise to try this year. The Vionnet and the Beckham for me. All lovely.

xoxox - Petra

Grace said...

Oh, I think a red dress is a classic. An essential for every year.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Love these red dresses!

I'm sorry I have been MIA the past week. It has really been the worst week of my entire life and I am now just recovering...kind of.

KGBBlogger said...

Very gorgeous! Love the reds. Honestly, the second best (next to black, of course) 'sexy little dress'. (:

Emma
xx

Maud and Penny said...

dear, just want to let you know that I've removed links from my blog just for some days during when I'm changing the layout, I will link you back again as soon as I'm done with it, and wow, red dresses are smashing ! I miss one in my closet...
love

Maria Tavares said...

You always find a way to please my taste. Love red. It's one of my favorites colors. Great collections btw :D

Christen said...

I really should wear more red because these images are beautiful. That third dress is particularly stunning.

♥B said...

I don't usually go for reds, of any shade but that Roland Mouret one sleeve dress is so cute. It would be perfect for a date night.

-B

Blair said...

Oh how I love red--no matter how simple the silhouette still damn sexy! Hope your week is off to a great start! xx b

Ela said...

Oh the ruffles, the red! Valentine's Day is in the air!
xo

Belle Vie said...

Great post!! So many pretty dresses to choose from! I love the petal/rosette dresses.. xoxo, B

Ms Smart said...

Red is the best color ever! Nice selection CC.

Clare said...

So funny that you posted this. I was just looking at one of my sorority sisters photos and she was wearing this stunning red dress. I was like "i gotta get me one of those!" This post was great inspiration!

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Elizabeth Marie said...

Red is my favorite...show stopper!!

Fashion Court said...

LOVE the red with black accents looks!

Dani @ Weddings Fresh said...

i wish i looked good in red...love that Jaeger London one--fabulous, darling!

The Style Rider said...

What a cute bag! I love it all!
Oh and you should also look at Oscar De La Renat ss10. One of his last looks is this DROP-DEAD-GORGEOUS red ruffled/scalloped with a slit red dress. That dress is my current dream dress! Take a look!

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Cloudia said...

I can feel Valentines day!
I love your blog, Carrie.
Thanks for your visits to da beach too.


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Trixy said...

Red is so sexy! Love this post

Hanako66 said...

there is nothing more sexy than a red dress!

Roxy Teacups and Couture said...

love the rose dress
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noir_intelligista said...

oh la la! Time to give the LBD something to compete with.

Girl Japan: April Marie said...

Yay.. again thank you for including me in the giveaway.... should I e-mail you?

CMA said...

little red dress, so chic
love the looks you posted
gorgeous!
thanks for sharing as always
and thanks for your sweet comment, i really do appreciate it!

-cma
COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

FashionJazz said...

Ooh red dresses are gorgeous hun!!! xxx

B a la Moda said...

I love them all. Red is my favorite color.

xoxo
B* a la Moda

Stéphanie said...

Red is my favorite color !
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A and A said...

ahh..... of course. Always on it :)

just posted a red dress delight. Think you'll appreciate.
hope your well and the new year is beautiful thus far.

xx
refusestolabel.blogspot.com

Imogen said...

I LOVE red dresses. I think that a good, red dress is an essential for a wardrobe.

Lucinda said...

RED RED RED - HOT HOT HOT!! And with Valentines looming, what better colour to wear! Love some of the dresses featured above.

XX

HiFashion said...

Red dresses are so beautiful. All of these look so pretty and sexy!

anotherwomanbyrose said...

por mas que los veo no se con cual quedarme!!!!
guapa, una cosa...como puedo hacer para que no me salgan tapadas las fotos con el logo de photobucket exceed?? no me habia pasado antes!!! tu sabes algo?? besitos y gracias mil!!

S.Elisabeth said...

Oh so gorgeous! I NEED that flower red frock in the beginning!!

Audrey Allure said...

oo i love the red!

mazyona said...

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kirstyb said...

fabulous inspiration for valentines day! xoxox

K said...

LOVE all the dresses! Might even inspire me to get out of my "neutrals" zone just once, haha.

I'm RT-ing on twitter about this also, I'm @kay819

Lydia A. said...

I've never really been a fan of red dresses but you have changed my mind! Those are stunning!

Lydia A. said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/princessla66/status/8239819627

Inty swetha said...

wow!! they are all Hot.. and i love this color

rossovelvet said...

MY color indeed ;D

Calming Corners said...

I may have to revisit the red in my closet. Love it!!

xo,
CC

Join the Gossip said...

There is something so rich and powerful about the color of red.

Great contest, adorable bag!

Join the Gossip said...

Tweeted about your giveaway =)

Tres Chic Clothing said...

the dresses are cute and the bag!

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Tres Chic Clothing said...

followed you and tweeted

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Girl Japan: April Marie said...

YAY.. another give away... I'm so entering!!! I'm rather fond of the pink coat and BIG earrings, esp I wear my hair up... it just sets it all in place... red lipstick.. and I'm ready to go = )

I just wanted to thank you again dear friend for allow us to participate in these fabulous give aways... esp Jackcards which I won.. YAY..

They offer such a fabulous service, esp those of us who are so busy and can't post our own cards.. LOVE the idea.

MANNEQUIN said...

I might just be changing my mind about RED...looks good.x

Style Redux 2 said...

The Blugirl is amazing.

~Steph~ said...

Love a lot of the dress's what a perfect post so close to Valentines day!

pretty*pink*rat said...

Ooh lala! Love this whole post! There is just something so sexy about a woman in red!!