Posts Tagged Manolo Blahnik
It all started with ‘Sex and the City’ … Maybe it was when Carrie wore her infamous tutu while prancing down the streets of New York that we really started noticing that show’s fashions. But, for whatever reason, we never stopped. Costume designer Patricia Field, who likely lived in relative anonymity, became a household name and television fashion was never the same. Can I get an amen?!
Though ‘Sex and the City’ is long gone, our obsession with TV fashion has remained. We seem to care as much about the clothing worn by our favourite television characters as we do about character development and plot-lines.
So forget about the runways, let’s take a look at some of the most stylish television [characters] to hit the airwaves… (+more)
THE BIRTH OF “THE CLEAVAGE RHOMBUS”
“Who needs accessories when you have an amazing Couture cut out tuxedo by Maxime Simoens?! Serena is no nonsense in this episode, so I wanted her formal wear to be fierce, severe, and traffic-stopping,” Daman explains. “New York Magazine actually called me the inventor of the “Cleavage Rhombus” for this inspired couture creation. So be it! I wanted her looking FIERCE!”
SPOTTED: SERENA BEFORE THE FOUNTAIN! See more fabulous fashions worn by Blake Lively as Serena Van Der Woodsen…
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DON’T APOLOGIZE! ACCESSORIZE!
The night I hosted Fashion’s Night Out with Vera Wang in her NYC Soho boutique I had the pleasure of meeting jewelry designer Magdalena Stokalska. Vera and I each invited a handful of our respective Twitter followers, and Magda was among those on my list, chosen to join in the festivities on that nights special occasion. One thing led to another and we received sample pieces from Magda’s jewelry collection. Goes to show you, if you’re open to new possibilities, expanding your horizons, and you’re prepared… you can go just about anywhere you want to go.
Watch Carrie get ready for the school dance in The Carrie Diaries “Caught” and “The Long Winding Road not taken” on the CW’s website.
PS: Was there a bit of #Fashion411 you can’t live without? Ask Eric?
“I totally fell in love with the velvet and pearl,” Daman told InStyle.com. “They’re so ‘80s aspirational.”
THE SHOE MUST GO ON!
The teen Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) receives her first pair of Manolos in this week’s “Hush, Hush” episode of The Carrie Diaries, a scene so momentous, costume designer Eric Daman had to find just the right pair of shoes. His pick? A pointed-toe, green lime green design, embellished with teardrop pearls and gemstones. “Talk about light on her feet! This shoe is practically illuminated from within!” Watch Carrie slip into her first pair of Manolos in The Carrie Diaries “Hush, Hush” episode on The CW.
Read the full article by Jennifer Davis and see Carrie’s transformation at InStyle.com.
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