Wednesday, March 5, 2008

I'm so behind.

I FINALY Got around to checking out the couture collections
sheesh, i'm slow.
So here is what i have to say about a few of them:
Anne Valérie Hash- Wow! A couture collection, that for the most part... can actually be worn! [Of course, we all love the crazy, creativity put into couture dresses, but its just refreshing to see actual clothes] Besides the black sheer dresses. I m normally fan of sheer things, and showing of the human body, which is art itself. But to me, the black sheer dress seemed almost, well,trashy, AND cheap!
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surprisingly, though, my favorite look also included sheer, but it was only a sheer top, and it covers you in just the right places: Image and video hosting by TinyPic
And i just felt the need to add in this dress, since i love the color. Its the only bright yellow garment in the collection:
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Overall, i liked the collection quite a bit. It was very practical, yet still completely adorable.

Chanel- As always, the chanel suits where cute and classic. But I am still in awe about the fact that all the model's feet where adorned with... FLATS! It gave off a very stumpy look.
I normally like crazy things, some of these dresses where just to crazy for my taste:
the black dress reminded me of playing dress up as a child, and the white one was just very ill-fitted. [is that a phrase?] and the last was just odd. And reminded me of a Seahorse.
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As i said before though, there where some nice, classic yet creative suits, and there where quite a few dresses that i absolutely adored, heres a few:
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Christian Lacroix-
I'm usually a fan of Christian Lacroix, but i though this season the collection was too awkward and mis-matched. Each outfit made me feel as though they MUST have been designed in the dark. what do you think?
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I was a huge fan of the Valentino Final Collection, it seemed to vary quite a bit from outfit to outfit, almost as though he wanted to please everyone with his final collection. All the pastels where stunning, and it was all so ladylike, i loved it all!
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In fact, there was only one dress i wasn't completely in love with, it had too much of an old fashioned, Souhern Belle, look to it, far to costumy:
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Ellie Saab:
Sure, the first few looks where gorgeous, but the collection was very monotanous, and i was soon bored with the repeating cuts, and all the bling. A few Dresses like this would have been great, but it just seemed to be a sparkle overload...
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there where also many slightly bedazzled, colorful gowns, but they where for the most part in my opinion, very much a-like. But in every collection there is always at least one dress you have to love, and in the Ellie Saab collection, this is it.
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And My Favorite [actually, probably everyone's favorite}:
Christian Dior- I completely loved it! Everything. I was all so colorful, and ll the different silhouettes where magnificent, and don't forget all the intricate beading.
Dior=Love.
p.s- don't forget the hats, i want one!
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Ahh, how nice it would be to be a couture designer. In constant competition to see who can be the most absolute ridiculous, crazy, and weird.
I'd so win in that type of contest.
=D

5 comments:

Taffy said...

mmm
i love your sense of style!

Wendy said...

I loved most of these collections, Dior being the favorite for the eccentric colors and shoes!

taffy. said...

darling, you're not ugly AT ALL.
shame on you for thinking so.
SBSG- Sexy Boarding School Guy
SAT- Sporty, Asian Teacher
SBT- Sexy, Bald Teacher

idk what my other abbreviations are, but check the sidebar thing that says "stuffing" and i tried to explain the abbreviations in my posts.

Gloria said...

great comprehensive post! i liked hash's last collections better, but tihs one's cute too.

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