July 8th //
I had a hard time concentrating on the actual gowns from the Valentino couture show because the beauty looks took my breath away. Simply styled and adorned with strands of gold leaves (trend alert: Giambattista Valli had gold leaves, as well) the hair would be easy to recreate for a romantic night out. Makeup took on an ethereal quality, probably because of the interesting use of gold highlighter on the inner corners of the eye and cupid’s bow.
July 6th //
In true Lagerfeld fashion the Chanel Fall 2011 Haute Couture show left everyone speechless with the dramatic recreation of the Place Vendôme. Feathered gowns, box-shaped suits and the signature pearls portrayed a subtle meeting of masculine and feminine while the model’s lace-shielded eyes added the perfect dose of mystery and allure.
Are you following the Paris shows?
July 5th //
The couture runway shows began Monday in Paris and if the first day is any indication, what’s to come is sure to be fabulous. “The most beautiful thing about the couture is the devotion,” said Giambattista Valli following his debut at Paris Haute Couture yesterday. Here’s a look at his Fall 2011 Couture collection – the volume, the drama, the bold colors, the gold leaf accessories:
March 15th //
If you’ve always dreamed of a couture wedding dress, look no further! Shopbop’s newest online boutique offers gowns, bridesmaid’s dresses and accessories by some of the most sought-after designers for really fabulous prices. I’m talking Thakoon, Jenni Kayne, Marchesa, Halston Heritage, Temperley London, Ports 1961, 3.1 Philip Lim and many others.
Click here to check out the entire Shopbop Wedding Boutique!
September 6th //
Good morning everyone I hope that your Labor Day plans are going smoothly! In hopes to add to your holiday excitement, I teamed up with the fabulous accessories brand Kristin Perry to bring you a giveaway that will have not one, not two… but three winners!
Winner #1: Nanette $36
Winner #2: Ashleigh $18
Winner #3: Alison $18
I adore the fact that these headbands scream couture and are high-fashion while very affordable. Each piece is unique and lovingly handmade just for you, straight from Los Angeles! Very Carrie Bradshaw, don’t you think?
To enter to win:
- Become a fan of Kristin Perry Hair Accessories on Facebook
- Leave a comment on any one of my blog posts
- Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org letting me know you’ve completed the requirements!
This giveaway will last through Wednesday, September 8 with the winners announced here on MFC Friday morning.