All Black

I love how you can throw together various pieces of black and it will still look chic.  The textures, fabric and styles can all differ~ but it will all look fabulous and incredibly trendy.  Another trait that I love about black clothing is that you can pair red lips (below) a super bright accessory and to pull the entire look together.

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What the Fugs: Fashion Helmets?

I’m sorry Karl, I love you and I always love your gorgeous creations… but this time… it’s a fashion fail.  Karl is taking a leap forward and has come out with a line of scooter helmets~ but I just don’t see the success of it.  For instance, if you can drop $2K for one of these, doesn’t that mean you’re rich enough to own a car or have a driver?

Take a look at this article from The Cut

Karl Lagerfeld’s ‘It’ Helmets Are Finally for Sale in Stores

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Karl Lagerfeld’s ‘It’ Helmets Are Finally for Sale in Stores

For his fall 2009 namesake collection, Karl Lagerfeld created what are probably the most fabulous scooter helmets of all time, which came encrusted with pearls and covered in mink. When they debuted, it was unknown when or even if the works of helmet art — complete with iPod hookups and everything — would make it to stores. But at long last, they are in stores, just in time for holiday shopping! Les Ateliers Ruby made only twelve of the couture helmets, which Karl created with the chicest of scooter-riding ladies in mind. Find them at Colette in Paris, of course, and at other specialty retailers, for just $1,805 to $6,837. Think of the value in not having to worry about helmet hair once you arrive at your destination, since you can’t exactly roll up to the bar and casually set the helmet down somewhere. But you’ll also probably want to wear it so you can turn up the music and drown out everyone less fabulous who tries to communicate with you.

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FUGLY: Sequined Parachute Pants

Ok…so I’m against the return of parachute pants~ for good reason.  It looks like you took a crap and your normal pants are sagging down.  Yes, I can see that they are comfortable and go well with super high heels… but still…come on people!  They are FUGS.  I don’t care how you photograph them or what you put on them (in this case, sequins) or how you dress them up… FUGLY is FUGLY.

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Pictures of Love

With the holidays~ and everyone traveling to be with family and friends… I dedicate this entry to LOVE.  love btwn friends, love btwn family, love btwn lovers.  Despite the biting cold and the falling leaves, there’s a sense of warmth, familiarity and excitement that surrounds this holiday season.  i love it!  <3

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from Candy Couture!!

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Korean Actress, Yoon Eun-Hye does Arena

A very sexy pictorial for Eun-Hye in Arena Magazines~ but the thing that caught my eye were the gorgeous fashion pieces: the shoes, fur vest, stockings…

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I Love Cheetah Print

Isn’t this Coat just stunning?  I suppose it could also be the supermodel underneath with a gorgeous body too *shrug *

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Romantic Getaway: San Diego

Markel surprised me with a weekend trip to San Diego!  (ok so don’t barf…) but He has truly got to be one of the most romantic men EVER~  Markel planned an entire weekend and although I couldn’t squeeze ALL the details out of him, I do know enough for “what should i BRRRRINNNGG???”  lol  Obviously bringing two suitcases for a weekend trip was lame…so the better method was to badger him until he let me know what sorts of outfits to bring.  Here’s what I’m thinking…

#1 It’s casual SD weather. Not too hot since it’s the end of Fall~A cardigan in casse it’s cold, but a nice beach appropriate outfit underneath =P  The first day will be lots of walking and exploring of the harbor/port area

#2 Our boutique hotel has a special Wine Tasting for their guests!

Elizabeth and James Cornelia silk-charmeuse top

#3 Going Out to a Fancy Dinner

Thread Social Cityscape asymmetric silk dress

#4 Nightlife!

Alice + Olivia Bustier satin dress

#5 The next day~ exploring the city

So realistically I’m fully aware that these are WAYY to many outfits to bring for two days.  HOWEVER~~ a girl can always daydream about her outfits right?  Anyone else have suggestions?

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Hair Accessories: In honor of KOOZA

Markel and I went to see the latest Cirque Du Soleil Show in Santa Monica last night and it was unbelievably amazing.  So in honor of the play, circus theme~ I am dedicating this entry to fun hair pieces (at a low price)…something I wish I had worn last night.



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Dress Obsession

Stella McCartney Sequined cotton-blend sweater dress
Stella McCartney Sequined cotton-blend sweater dress
Stella McCartney Sequined cotton-blend sweater dress
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Cirque Du Soleil: KOOZA now playing in Santa Monica

WAHOO!!!!  Markel and I have tickets to KOOZA tonight and I can’t wait.  After musicals, Cirque Du Soleil shows are my FAVORITE.  This is the newest addition to a long and famous line of variations.  Moreover…I’m excited to pick out a super cute “fall” outfit to match this high energy evening!  Black Knee High Boots?  Check.  Black Liquid Leggings?  Check.  Beautiful Silk tunic with a delicate pattern of sequins at the neckline?  Check.  Fitted Black Blazer?  Check.  Hot Date?  Check.  I’m READYYY!!

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Korean Actress: Lee Yu-Ri’s London Photoshoot

SOOO HOT

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Vintage Dresses from Etsy

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this vintage dress called The Darling Dress ($140).  It reminds me of a happy summer day in the 50s.  There’s an endless array of ways to wear this dress!  With a sash around the waist, chunky  turquoise jewelry, delicate gold necklace with gold bangles, red beaded neckalace with red shoes, etc, etc, etc!!

The Darling Dress
The Darling Dress
My Second Favorite is the The Fancy Formal ($460).  This dress is so much fun and seems totally photoshoot worthy.  Whether it be for an engagement session or the reception of a wedding.  I love how playful and girlie it is.
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Fancy Formal

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Dress of my dreams: Vivienne Westwood Gold Label Corseted silk satin gown

I would sacrifice food, gas and shopping money just to buy this dress.  It’s romantic layering, soft lines and dream like draping gives me chills.  It’s the perfect Wedding Reception Gown!  Or… “I’m walking to the mailbox, look at me!” outfit.  This ivory dress is like a blank canvas for accessory queens~ let your imagination soar!

Vivienne Westwood $2,465

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Vivienne Westwood Gold Label Corseted silk satin gown

 

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Asian Makeup Inspiration: Song Hye kyo

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And for you bolder brides, here are a few of Song Hye-kyo’s more daring makeup looks!

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Anthropolgie Bridesmaid Collection

Anthropologie Bridesmaid

Who does not love Anthropologie? I have not meet anyone that does not find some appeal to the shabby chic store. Lately we have been hearing that quite a few brides have been selecting the vintage inspired wonderland as a place to buy their bridesmaid dresses and accessories. I say job well done.

Bridesmaid would wear the dresses again, hands down and they have a wide variety of frocks that would go with a shabby chic, vintage or  garden party wedding. A few that would even be perfect for a traditional wedding. I picked out a few things that I would not mind wearing. Ok I would love to wear any of these!

Let us know what you think of this new trend!

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