Friday, March 20, 2009

CC’s ABCs of Spring 2009

That’s right, darlings! It’s time for CC’s biannual alphabetical trendspotting! Runway photos via except where noted. Stay tuned throughout the coming weeks as CC delves deeper into each of the following themes:
A is for Amalgamation
Christian Lacroix Couture
B is for Blazerdress
Antonio Berardi
C is for Coral
Christian Lacroix Couture
D is for Dramatic Brows
Christian Dior Couture
E is for Empire
Javier Larrainzar, via
F is for Fad – the eighties are back in a big way, darlings!
Ciara wearing MaxMara in Elle
G is for Glamorous Handbags
Dolce & Gabbana
H is for [Strap] Happy
Matthew Williamson
I is for Ingenuity in layering
Christian Lacroix
J is for Jonathan Saunders
K is for Khaki
Louis Vuitton, via
L is for Lavender
Jenny Packham
M is for Monochrome
Lyn Devon
N is for New Necklines
Matthew Williamson, via
O is for Oops
P is for Pajama Game
Lanvin jacket and trousers featured on
Q is for Quilted Bags
Marc Jacobs
R is for Rope
Tommy Hilfiger, via
S is for Shoulder
T is for Tartan
Agnes b.; this and next via
U is for Unionsuit
Cynthia Steffe
V is for Veil
This photo courtesy Fellow Fashionista Fashion Moment
W is for Well Suited
Boss Black worn by Agnete for V Magazine
X is for X Marks the Spot!
Hervé Léger
Y is for Yellow & Blue
Marc Jacobs
Z is for Zero Coverage
Isabel Marant

Be sure to stop by tomorrow as A is explored in more depth!


Raquel said...

great post!

Seeker said...

I LOVE your ABC's CC, I'm so glad
Thank you for doing this.

Have a nice day, lovely you


carolina @ patagonia gifts said...

What a fantastic post, Carrie! I adore empire, glamorous bags and that fuchsia blazerdress!
Have a wonderful weekend, darling!

Anonymous said...

great post! love everything

JINX said...

i like that a-z,




Graça Ventura Medeiros said...

its the first time i see your abc's and i loved it.

deedoubleyou said...

cute post. great idea.
oh and i looove readheads!

Frock Around the Clock said...

Blazerdress for me please! I can't get enough of blazers this week. I love the straw boater too! :) x

Baltimore Fashion Week said...

I so love this ABC's of Spring Fashion! Wonderful and creative idea! <3

Diego R. Wyatt said...

Yay!...this is the kind of learning I like to do lol. I am beyond stoked for the 80s revival especially after seeing Gicci's A/W collection. I am all about amalgamation, quilted bags a la Chanel, veils and new necklines. Also that Herve Leger dress is beyond brilliant!

Camille said...

Great post. Your work so hard on your posts ;O

Danielle said...

Great ABC's!! I love your new header :)

MakeupByRenRen said...

fabulous! amalgamation - SAT word of the day!

Ella Gregory said...

I love this post. The yellow and blue MJ dress is just to die for. said...

Fantastic post and IDEA!

I love them!

xoxo: Janet

Victoria said...

ooh, thanks love =)

LenoreNeverM♡re said...

L for LURRRRVE...them!!!
have a Lovely weekend CC!

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

I gave you a blog award on my blog.

Anonymous said...

LOVE F for FAD! The 80's is back in full force for both S/S and F/W this year.


Ellie said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE your alphabet!

Ellie Lee said...

LOVE this post!! It's such an awesome summary of all the trends that we've got! LOVE E for Empire; it's such a flattering cut; and K for Khaki; and OF COURSE, Y for Yellow & Blue; it's such a quirky combination! I'm glad that Tartan is STILL around!

Anyway, thanks for the comment!((: I've learnt all of these techy stuff; as I go along((:

Unknown said...

absolutely love the blazerdress what a great idea! and in the hot pink--wow!

Megan Cassidy said...

Amazingly great!!!

Allison said...

This is so fun, darling! I just love that coral necklace :)
Thanks for your sweet comment - I'm hoping your weekend is fabulous too!

Unknown said...

rockin' the LV yellow and nude!

zupu said...

Inspiring alphabets! I like your blog a lot, brava!

Wanderlusting said...


I love L, J and R :)

Syed said...

YAY for the ABC, such a fantastic post!!! Yum at the Christian Lacroix Couture, and the Jonathan Saunders prints were so gorgeous. Oooh and that Jenny Packham lavender dress is sooo beautiful. Annnd the Balmain shoulders are SO fierce :)

Wanderlusting said...

And E!

erika sorocco said...

Empire waisted dresses, tops, anything are my absolute favorite. I am already pulling them out of my closet!

Iole said...

stopping by, to say hi!!!
you post are always so ispiring...

Lisa said...

The Jonathan Saunders dress is breathtaking.

Kati said...

I love that ABC!

The Shopaholic said...

J'ai beaucoup aimé le défilé Vuitton. J'adore Marc Jacobs et je trouve que cette collection très ethnique rappelle son côté quelque peu excentrique ! J'adore !


Nemerae said...

Me encantó el post!

sammi-lise ^_^ said...

i love it!


OOops it's so fun, the red Look! ^^


Lady Sumire said...

Que graaan post!!!

freeteyme said...

i love your fashion alphabet! I'm keeping this list lol... i also need to rethink some of my dress choices for spring haha

Anonymous said...

wow, I don't even want to know how long this post took you--soo creative!! Love it :-)
P.S Got my tights today, they're so fabulous, thanks again darling!!

Terence Sambo said...

well put together :o) i heart empire waited dresses on women :oD

Annabel Wendt (LoveMore) said...

i LOVE the last look you posted! best til last perhaps?!

thanks for your comment and wishes miss CC!

hope you have a lovely weekend planned too!

much love bel xxxxx

SparkleQueen said...

:) it takes a lot to come up with abc's for spring! props on such an awesome list.


essence said...

Como siempre tu post genial, haces unas elecciones perfectas,


Aline said...

I'll come back later to read this post, but wanted to let you know that I gave you an award:)

Have a fabulous weekend!

Miranda said...

you have the best abcs :)
better than teen vogueeeeeeee

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous photos! I'm so excited for more on each trend! :)

you've received an award on my blog!
(Yes, I know you just received this one, and you already have it, but I felt like I had to give it to you anyway!!)

melina said...

El traje fucsia y el vestido verde de Balmain son lo mejor :)
Me encantó..

Anonymous said...

Amazing post all of the clothes are so chic. Love your whole blog.
xoxo LCF

shopinchic said...

Great post! I'm glad your starting your fashionista ABCs again!

Hemaly said...

I love this ABC idea! Reminds me of what Teen Vogue does.

Stephanie Shorr said...

that's quite the colllection of some killer pictures

Anonymous said...

great pooost!!
love the pictures :)


Baybay Mama said...

what a great great great post.

Amelia said...

This is so fun! I think my favorite is V for veil.

Siru said...

Nice wrap up!

juliet xxx

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh... I love that model with the gathered skirt dress. The bodice is stunning. Don't you wish you could own that?

CC, you never let me down in a good post. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

AMAZING post !!!!! Really inspiring, and fun, and right, and... I just loooooove it !

Luka said...

Oh, I loved this post!

Little Bow Prep said...

Great picture for H and V!

I rather liked the Tommy dress, the Balmain dress, and the Cynthia Steffe dress.

Aline said...

very cool...I love this post!