Wednesday, January 13, 2010

S.C.U.B.A. Chic

Surf’s up, dudes (and darlings)! Neoprene-inspired fashions are rad for Spring 2010! CC loves the fluorescent brights, the clingy styles, and the SCUBA-suit details.
Runway coverage via style.com except where noted.
Alexandre Herchcovitch
Antonio Berardi
Balenciaga
BCBG; this and next via nymag.com
Bora Aksu
Derek Lam
Doo.Ri
Elise Overland
Emilio Pucci
Gareth Pugh
Issa; this and next via nymag.com
Jill Stuart
Julien Macdonald
Marc by Marc Jacobs


















Milly
Proenza Schouler; this and next via nymag.com
Rachel Roy
Richard Nicoll
Stephen Burrows
Temperley London
Thakoon
Threeasfour
Twinkle by Wenlan, via nymag.com
Unique
Versace
The trend even has (sea) legs for pre-fall! (Versace)
Lisa Marie Fernandez The Jasmine Dress; this and next six at net-a-porter.com.
Alexander McQueen crepe cap-sleeved dress.
T by Alexander Wang cutout jersey tank dress.
Zac Posen Cornelia duchesse satin dress.
Camilla and Marc Assasin Frock.
L’Agence leather and cotton dress.
Alexander Wang open-back halterneck jersey dress.
Alice + Olivia cutout sleeve dress; this and next two at shopbop.com.
Velvet Trishelle dress.
Splendid racer back tank.
Richard Nicoll silk-crepe color-block tank, at net-a-porter.com
Marc by Marc Jacobs Neoprene Tobo, at shopbop.com.
Catch the wave, darlings!
xoxox,
CC
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78 comments:

Laura Trevey said...

gorgeous lime green dress, and killer Milly shoes!!

Fab day to you Carrie!
xoxo

kpeach said...

I love this! that yellow and grey is amazing and you totally changed how I was seeing this body con look xo

nuheila said...

So many beautiful dresss,i adore Doo.Ri,Elise Overland,Emilio Pucci and Julien Macdonald.Fab post Carrie!

Nuheila

MrJeffery said...

Love all of these! Great colors.

Couture Millinery Atelier. said...

Fabulous geometry! Great selection of dresses!:-)

CC said...

In the immortal words of Rachel Zoe, "I die!" ;)
Xx

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

wow, love the Doo Ri grey one! stunning! have a beautiful day, Carrie! xo

Suusje Q. said...

Yeah, I also noticed that the fashionshows were very sporty/swimmingpool-ish!

Love, Suusje Q.

Iva said...

CC!! i love these!!!

Jaime said...

Fun- I am smitten over the Elise Overland leather one. Also, did you see this from Ann Taylor... http://www.anntaylor.com/catalog/product.jsp?productId=23037&N=1200003&pCategoryId=3939&categoryId=2459&Ns=CATEGORY_SEQ_2459&loc=TN&defaultColor=Limeade&defaultSizeType=Regular

Fabulous back!

Jennifer Fabulous said...

These are all SO CUTE!! You always show me clothes that should be in my closet! Lol. :)

Diane said...

such a fabulous post! i love just about every item you listed here <3

Elaine said...

These are amazing! They're not necessarily my taste but I like that they're mod but still wearable!


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TERI REES WANG said...

Scuba Steve!?...wha..

stilettolover91 said...

HOT HOT HOT!!!!! They're all so gorgeous!!! Fab post!!

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Erika said...

Doo.Ri - love, love, love! And the Alice + Olivia Cutout Sleeve Dress - tres fabulous! I love the seductive aesthetic of little peeks of skin!! :)

Michael St. James said...

oooo...love the neon colors and the seams on most of these looks really compliment a woman's body.

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clarewbrown said...

I love the colors! I am not sure if I could pull off this look, but these photos are very inspiring

meraldia said...

Beautiful colors, wow! Is is summer yet?

Jacqueline said...

I love some of the form-fitting ones toward the bottom that you picked out. Great dresses. I love the theme. xoxo

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Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

Oh wow, nice nice! Very pleased with that Antonio Berardi dress - can be both dressed up and down, which is always a good thing!

Ela said...

Colourblocking does wonders for my boyish figure! And I do love that purse. Love the splash of colour in dreary Winter!
xo

Tights Lover said...

Something about the Bora Aksu made me stop and stare for a moment...

Leah said...

Fabulous colors... I love these color block dresses.

tiltumaria said...

Oooh such fun dresses. I'm in love with the first one... Ws I could pull off something like that!!
xxx

Grace said...

Sign me up for scuba lessons then!

Love Grace.

Fashion Court said...

love the bright colors!

nookie said...

love the antonio berardi one:x

Pop Champagne said...

love the bright pink dress! Life is too short to be wearing GAP colors all the time :D

Belle Vie said...

Love, love, love the Alexander McQueen and Zac Posen dresses! xoxo, B

inspiration exists said...

Finally some color for S/S 2010 with SCUBA chic - love this trend, especially in Balenciaga. Wonderful selection as always.

Victoire said...

wow, some of these dresses are amazing! I'd love to own a couple, just to shock people at parties, haha!

Post Grad Hair Cut said...

These are all totally inspiring. I love the bright colours. Bring on summer!

Roxy Teacups and Couture said...

I have a neoprene suit from Hysteric Glamour from my rave days... I should whip it out one of these days..
http://www.twolia.com/blogs/teacups-and-couture/

HiFashion said...

These are so lovely. Definitely one trend I'll be trying out. I love the Antonio Berardi and Zac Posen ones.

Brigadeiro said...

Gorgeous dresses! Ah...haven't scuba'd in years! :)
xx

sharonlei said...

I want to dive into this trend! weeeeeee!! Carrie, hope your day is turning out lovely. :)

Love & Aloha, S
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Make Do Style said...

I'm gonna pass on this one unless I get super super fit!

Monica said...

Loving the colour combos! Great pic choices:)

lorenabr said...

Some are quite ok:)

CORTEYGRIF said...

I love the green dress sleeves,
just original!
kiss

Mimi said...

The colors on these pieces are very stunning! I love your summer theme thus far!!

Ashley said...

Loving that lime green dress!!

jess said...

The cutout sleeves are really cool.

Winters Reaper said...

i dont think im really into any of these... thats not to say that i would not stare...
but perfer other things on this count...

Grace said...

Hang ten! I love that BCBG dress and those Proenza Schouler shoes.

Sandy said...

great dresses but wow it would take a while before I could wear something like that. great to aspire to tho. great post as always CC

Macaron Treats ♥♥ said...

Awesome post! The colours are so refreshing! They make me want to go for a cool dip in the ocean !! Gorgeous. J'adore.
xxx

Meg said...

I love the neon and black colour combos!

Girl Japan: April Marie said...

I just love the Marc Jacobs Dress.. that is so HOT!

tris1978ton said...

A very sexy and sporty look.

Elizabeth Marie said...

Only you could make Scuba HOT!!! I love the Pucci of course!

michelle_ said...

i never thought that these came from scuba diving suits for inspiration !

thanks for the lovely comments darling.
appreciate the time you took to visit my blog !
keep posting up great inspirations..

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Style Redux said...

This is such an interesting trend! I have loved that cutout sleeve Alice and Olivia dress for months now. Too cool.

Cloudia said...

Neoprene returns! LOL



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UnoCosa said...

i loveeee Milly! xx

B a la Moda said...

WOW! I haven´t noticed this trend. Pretty cool and fresh. ;)

xoxo
B* a la Moda

EMILY said...

My fav is definitely the Rachel Roy dress! it's super fab!
Hope you had a fantastic holiday C!

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Brunch at Saks said...

WOW! Gorgeous! Love all the vibrant colors! XOXO

Lady Thirty said...

love this post!

xoxo

Phiephie + Minnie said...

I LOVE the scuba style! I can't wait to wear scuba inspired dresses in summer :) Amazing post!

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glaykisdolcevita said...

i love this wowwww!

janettaylor said...

The last bag is my fave!

Dudù said...

Error... in the second picture the dress is Balenciaga (not Antonio Berardi) ;-P

AudreyAllure said...

lovely looks, especially those shoes!

Kelly Cambon said...

Luuuuuurve scuba chic! I especially adore the Balenciaga. Now, if only I could afford it, lol...

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COCAMIA said...

I am a scuba chic girl in my dreams! Love the shapes and colors!

Ash Fox said...

I love the abundance of yellow this season!

Hunters Glory said...

wanna snorkel?

;)

Style Redux 2 said...

The first pink one is fab!

rossovelvet said...

YAYYY !!!
Loving the balenciagaaaaaaaa collection, incredible !!

Susan said...

I am afraid I'll never ever have the figure to wear anything like this... :)))
have a sweet day, darling Carrie.
xoxo

muyiwa said...

lovely colllections

Draffin Bears said...

What a great idea, scuba chic and such wonderful colours.

Happy weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

Terence Sambo said...

Adorable stuff :o] Nice post...

Inty swetha said...

fabulous colors.. i love the blue one :)

FashionJazz said...

Ooh there are some gorgeous dresses here!! xx

Hanako66 said...

this is such a clever idea for a post cc!r