Thursday, June 30, 2011

Chic Crochet and Balea-Raitz Bikini Giveaway!

Darlings, CC is loving crochet for summer!

Dolan paisley crochet dress; this and next eight at

Foley + Corrina crochet cover up.

Maggie Ward crochet top.

Milly crochet Tangier dress.

Nightcap Clothing crochet cover up.

Patterson J. Kincaid crochet Hampton dress.

Rachel Roy crochet dress.

Tibi crochet dress.

Citrus crochet bikini by Balea-Raitz.

Fabulous news, darlings! CC and the lovely Lorena of Balea-Raitz have one of these gorgeous crochet bikinis to give away to a lucky CC reader! Exquisitely handmade and absolutely perfect for sunbathing or as lingerie! Prize size: Small.

Five Day Contest: to enter, simply leave a relevant comment in this post. For an extra entry, like Balea-Raitz Fashion on Facebook and tell CC you have done so in a separate comment.

For another additional entry, follow Lorena on Twitter and tell CC you have done so in a separate comment.

International Fellow Fashionistas welcome... Lorena is happy to ship worldwide!

Also, be sure to visit Lorena's beautiful blog, In Vogue 1 Day.

Good luck, darlings!



Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Beautiful Beach Bags

Darlings, it’s nearly July 4th weekend, which means it’s time to hit the beach. Stow all your sunbathing essentials in one of these terrific totes!
Bop Basics classic straw beach tote; this and next seven at
Club Monaco large stripe tote.
JADEtribe Pom Pom beach tote.
Jonathan Adler Countess tote.
Juicy Couture Gen Y Sunnies tote.
Mar y Sol Panama striped tote.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Packables shopper.
Tory Burch straw Ella tote.
Anya Hindmarch Boat Bag large canvas tote; this and next five at
Lanvin 22 Fabourg Cabas appliqued cotton-canvas tote.
Meli Melo BB canvas and leather tote.
Meredith Wendell leather-trimmed denim-effect tote.
Milly appliqued straw basket tote.
Miu Miu leather-trimmed raffia tote.
Which bag will you bring to the beach?

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Architectural Inspiration: Ruby Red

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's Bridgehampton, NY kitchen, pictured via

Moschino Cheap and Chic gathered silk-georgette dress; this and next at

Gucci studded leather sandals.

Gorjana Infinity ring drop earrings; this and next at

Juliet & Company Combatant bracelet.

Darlings, what do you think of this kitchen and the look it inspired?



Monday, June 27, 2011

Perricone MD Giveaway: The Benefits of Ginger

Darlings, CC is so excited to introduce you to the new SUPER line of products by Perricone MD.
CC has tried the 3 Minute Facial and it is just fantastic! It contains ginger and one of the benefits of ginger is that it gives skin a healthy glow. These SUPER products also have Anthocyanins, which have amazing cleansing properties.
Fabulous news, darlings! CC and Perricone have one jar of the 3 Minute Facial to give away to a lucky CC reader! Eight Day Contest: To enter, simply leave a comment on this post stating which Perricone product under $150 you need and why.
Open to U.S. and Canadian Residents.
Good luck, darlings!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Ravishing Reds

Darlings, CC is loving these scarlets!
Viktor & Rolf draped jersey dress; this and next two at shopbopcom.
ADAM strapless ruffle dress.
Alice + Olivia faux wrap drape dress.
Preen envelope wool shift dress; this and next four at
Jason Wu Rivia tiered silk-chiffon dress.
Michael Kors leather-trimmed boucle-wool dress.
T-Bags printed satin halterneck maxi dress.
Valentino silk-chiffon and organza gown.
Dolce Vita Gene plated skirt; this and next two at
Naelie Elisa keyhole bikini.
Nycked lace up monokini.
Deborah Marquit French lace bra and panty; this and next at
Alexander McQueen skull-print modal and cashmere-blend scarf.
Kate Spade Licorice suede pump.
Which red do you find most ravishing?

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Resort Report: Lovely Long Dresses

Resort 2012 coverage via
3.1 Phillip Lim
Alice + Olivia
Badgley Mischka
Barbara Tfank
Carolina Herrera
Derek Lam 10 Crosby
Elie Tahari
Emilio Pucci
Giorgio Armani
Gregory Parkinson
Luca Luca
M. Patmos
No. 21
Viktor & Rolf
Which gown has you going gaga?