Sunday, October 9, 2011


maybe I should have done this post for the
By Invitation Only
post last Tuesday, the one where we had to
sort out the importance of detail.

the framed collection, the beautifully restrained stairway,
the draperies, the silver chandelier - very spare in appearance,
gleaming hardwood floors completely bare...

& then we had 
Karl Lagerfeld's latest collection,
& I'm certain his most unsalable one...
lots of waaaaay over-the-top, swaddling waddling outfits
which make even the thinnest tallest woman on the planet
look hideous.  Seriously.

(I have thought for awhile that KL needs to forget designing Coke cans,
branding craziness, etc.  He hasn't asked me, but I think he is spread too thin
& needs to work on Chanel & Fendi & forget everything else
for a bit)

Therefore, some of the accessories are all I will

this little silver shimmery bootie
will be the ICONIC shoe of the Spring season, it will be a
complete sell-out.

& it's mate, this sandal gladiator thing.

acrylic seashell handbag with pearl embellishments
depicting the theme of "water."

& this little seashell-embellished clutch...
both will sell

in the entire collection the only piece of apparel I believe will sell
is this simple silver lame long skirt, which can be worn with a simple
white tee & it would look better...

another look at opulence & style
this bugle-beaded necklace, tied into a giant knot
on a simple chain, but I love it...

black lacquered, leopard fabric chair,
totally great

& this divine room, which is elegant & opulent,
but it still looks comfortable and livable, doesn't it?

what can I tell you, even Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton overdid
his design work...

Valentino's collection was almost perfect, as I'm sure you've seen,
so I'll show you the shoes I died over...

the detail of a perfect long dress, with a little red shoe,
this outfit only had the red near the hemline, so very soft 
coloring of the entire gown, closing at the hemline with red.

I haven't seen this headboard, but I'll definitely take it !!
Beautiful fretwork head & footboard against the dark walls
has created an opulent & stylish room.

Miu Miu
handbags worth noting...nothing else, including the shoes/boots

these handbags are a great little shape & they will be sold
in every single solid color & multi-combination imaginable.
Home Run on this one.


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