Monday, April 19, 2010

Pretty Pantsuits

First things first, darlings! Some CC winners to announce! The winner of CC’s Little Black Dress Giveaway is the lovely S. Elisabeth of The Shoe Corner ~ congrats! And the winner of CC’s Combine Couture Gift Certificate is the wonderful Dani of Weddings Fresh ~ congrats!
Here’s a little Fall 2010 preview, darlings… The pantsuit is back in a big way, and the options are myriad!
Runway coverage via except where noted.
Alice + Olivia
Andy & Debb, via
Behnaz Sarafpour
Burberry Prorsum
Carolina Herrera
Chado Ralph Rucci

Christian Siriano, via
Diane von Furstenberg
Douglas Hannant
Elie Tahari
Erin Fetherston
Haider Ackerman
Helmut Lang
Juan Carlos Obando
Julien Macdonald
Luisa Beccaria

Lyn Devon
Marc Jacobs
Maurizio Pecoraro
Michael Kors
Ohne Titel
Organic by John Patrick
Rachel Comey
Rachel Roy
Ralph Lauren
Rebecca Taylor
Salvatore Ferragamo
Sophia Kokosalaki
Todd Lynn
Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood Red Label
Yigal Azrouel
Zac Posen
Which suit suits you, darling?


Averill said...

I love a great pantsuit and these are some wonderful options, CC! I must admit though that I'm not a huge fan of double-breasted -- not so flattering if you've got a larger bust!

madeleine said...

Is it just me, picturing these with pencil skirts and attitude? Love the look, like it a little la vida dolce and hotter. Tailoring on the jackets so good - drapes and cut, fabulous.

Anna said...

So sophisticated! Sometimes I wish I had a job that required suiting just for that reason!


Dream Sequins said...

Love love love this silhouette.

Inés said...

love this post,love all


A pantsuit is all about power and I love it! x

stilettolover91 said...

Great post!! I'm loving them all!!

Anonymous said...

- No doubt.


Gotta love a corporate whore in uniform!

carolina @ patagonia gifts said...

I adore pantsuits. The Akris one is just gorgeous. hope you're having a beautiful monday, darling! xo

Michael St. James said...

LOVE the monochromatic Elie Tahari look!

COCAMIA said...

Every woman should invest in a good quality pantsuit! It's a staple! Great post once again...xo said...

I love them all! So classy and chic at the same time! Gorgeous selection, dearest CC!

Helen said...

Perfect ~~~~ all of them! My kind of dressing for sure.

Heather Feemster said...

Pretty indeed! Those rock.

Laura Trevey said...

The top yellow one is so chic!!

Have a beautiful week Carrie!
xoxo Laura

Lady Thirty said...

I really like this post!


Kristin H said...

These are to take over the world in:)

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Elegant and beautiful! Travelling

Glowing Doll said...

Zac Posen and VWRL!

Nuheila said...

Pantsuits are always trés chic!Love them all.
Have a fab week!


Elizabeth Marie said...

I'm dying over the first mustard one!!!!! God, too bad I work at home in yoga pants. haha


Very strong! I love it to wear this style once in a while, I really feel more powerful :)))

Anonymous said...

So glad the suit is returning. It is such a sleek look!

Jadore-Fashion said...

love the grey and khaki pantsuit! they are all so classy chic!


S.Elisabeth said...

Yay! Thank you =)

And I love a good pantsuit; it can look so chic and sophisticated.

Robin said...

Love these. Classic look. Gorgeous as always, CC!

6roove said...

they're so powerful, chic and sexy! :D
I love Akris, Aquascutum, Doo.Ri, Gucci, Michael Kors, Vivienne Westwood, great!

kisses :))

VM Creation Atelier said...

The are SO elegant,just perfect!!!

Awesome selection,dear CC!-)*

Mych Love,

WendyB said...

I've been wearing the nice pantsuits I had for my corporate days lately.

laurelbis said...

Siempre perfectos para cualquier ocasión, me gustan las lineas entalladas al cuerpo. Bonita selección!!Bss

Cloudia said...

Gucci modern!

Aloha from Waikiki

Comfort Spiral

Dania Padron said...

I'm loving everything Christian Siriano is doing lately. The pant suit he showed is smart without looking "corporate". I also love the Elie Tahari suit.

Sorry I haven't commented in a while. I've been "under the weather".

Winnie said...

Wow amazing suits, hopefully I can look just as amazing when I get a job that requires such smart, amazing clothes! Hopefully...with a salary to match!

HiFashion said...

Fabulous selection. I really love the Alice + Olivia one. I think it would be so perfect for work.

Roxy Teacups and Couture said...

love a nice tailored pant suit.

Ela said...

Hi CC, sorry I've been MIA I took a almost 3 week break from blogging. Love all the pantsuits!
Hope you've been well.


Unknown said...

I love pantsuits! That camel one near the top is my favorite--LOVE!

xo Mary Jo

Ruth @ xruthloves said...

Hiya carrie :)
Great post as usual!
I was wondering, if you could find me a couture prom dress for under £100? I cant find one anywhere!

P.s, enter my giveaway!
Love, Ruth

Hunters Glory said...

The only thing wrong with the 'pant suit' is the name. It sounds so 70's,

We get the 'pant' part by now don't ya think?

Can we just drop the 'pant'?... and just say 'suit'?

Regardless, it needs a name makeover...

Good post cc!

Madiha said...

i loooove these! great blog
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Grace said...

Fierce and classy! I love the Givenchy one.

T said...

So professional! I love the rosettes on the Diane von Furstenberg pantsuit.

The Simply Luxurious Life said...

Love DVF and Givenchy's pant suits. So professional, yet feminine.Here's hoping your week goes along smoothly. =)

Anonymous said...

I didn't know that the pantsuit was back. Great, I love it!


Unknown said...

loving all of the looks!
i cant pick one hehe..

amazing job girl(:

julianne. said...

these are too fun. i love the alice + olivia. <3

Lisa said...

The Salvatore Ferragamo pantsuit reminds me of something Ali McGraw might've worn in Love Story.

Unknown said...

awesome fashion wear all outfits are really rgreat looks wow

Content Director - Strong Female Leaders said...

You know, I have never owned a pant suit before. My friend had one and she just loved that thing! We went on vacation together and I swear she wore it every other night when we went clubbing.

Unknown said...

I love the first two plus the givenchy one. Lovely! Want them. Have no place to wear them but I feel like I need them. Just to have in my closet and keep me company. :)

Yay! Another GG fan!!

Bionica said...

hola =)
love that yellow suit
very cute


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vint junky said...

That Burberry pantsuit is pretty damn fine


MELODEES said...

thanks for the comment! Omg I would kill to looklike chanel iman.... sigh

Leah said...

I love that these pantsuits are not the typical office girl look... fabulous styles. :-)

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Red Velvet ! HAIDER ACKERMANN !!!!!!!!! That piece makes me happy everytime I look at it ;D
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