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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

spring clean..

all very clean, isn't it? Chanel Haute couture shuns colour in favour of a cleansing all white palette (with a teensy bit of black and cream..it is Chanel after all). The result? A collection based on paper and completely in white could have been all pretension and even passe, but it's not. Instead it is modern but intricate with both ladylike and youthful elements. Pristine all white has never appealed more.


There is a certain virginal quality to some of short little lace dresses. The sleeve detail on the far right especially reminds me of First Holy Communion dresses.

and the best part? The paper hats of course.
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7 comments:

Fashion Moment said...

Yes! The best part are hats!
Especialy - rose as hat!

FM

Shelly's Style Shop said...

Great blog! Nice hats.

xoxo, Shelly

jayne said...

it is ironic for couture to be so clean you're right

Isa said...

Love the hats too, but the dresses are also great !

Some Like it Vintage said...

It's not surprising in our economic times that simplicity has returned. Glad to see it actually!

ellastica said...

love the models heads engulfed by super-sized flowers:)

gracie takes fashion so seriously it can turn ugly said...

ILLOOVE headpieces. ur blog is amazinh horay irish stylish girls x x