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Daily Inspiration: Alexander McQueen and Valentino Spring 2012

  Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,, 
This set of collections is all about romantic looks. The Alexander McQueen collection was more of a dark romantic theme. With this collection Sarah Burton really went back to Lee's old theatric ways with the crazy masks on the girls. It was a nice touch even if no one will wear the looks that way. I could definitely see a bunch of these gorgeous gowns on movie red carpets this coming year.

The Valentino collection was beautiful as always and I love the hair. The lace, sheerness and textures are so gorgeous. I am normally not a real girly girl but these dresses are so pretty, I would kill to own any of them, if only I had an occasion to wear one... ;) I really like how they paired the dresses with flat sandals, it's a great contrast and really makes you focus more on the dresses.

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  1. les robes sont magnifiques surtout la 3ème et 4ème photos

  2. Hmm...first is very artsy, but I wouldn't expect any less from McQueen. I like the second collection better for its wearability. I can actually see myself wearing the four dresses in the last row. If I could afford them, you know. ;)

  3. I was really taken with the McQueen collection - the theatrical element was great and I loved the ethereal feel.

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  4. I swear, only a model can make an evening gown work with a flat.
    Still, I'll kill for any of those gowns!

    Chic on the Cheap

  5. McQueen never ceases to leave me leave me breathless :-) absolutely gorgeous!

  6. McQueen's collection is breath taking all the details and fabrics are dreamy, love the voluminous delicate pieces!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  7. inspiring indeed! Love it all <3 xox
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  8. Loved the McQueen collection - I posted my picks a couple of weeks ago. She's done such a great job! Didn't see the Valentino collection, but love these!

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  10. they are wonderful, seems so garments of elves <3

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  11. Oh my gosh...they are all so whimsical. Amazing! Happy Monday darling! xo

  12. would love to marry in valentino Haute Couture
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  13. Great pieces from both collections

  14. All I have to say is LACE!!!!!! I just love that it is here to stay :)

  15. I love Alexander McQueen! But these designs are all so gorgeous!

  16. I'm not sure which one i like most...they are both gorgeous! <3


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  18. I'd be one happy camper if I could have that first Valentino dress in my life!

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  19. Love it! Such decadent textures!

  20. Wow, the rocker skirt with the gladiator sandals... I could totally wear that! It's amazing how designers can still come up with these amazingly new pieces, when you think that everything's been done already. Good stuff!

  21. wooooow i love those frilly dresses

  22. Valentino never disappoints! The grande finale red gown is always spectacular.

  23. Both collections are breathtaking! I am very impressed by the work Sarah Burton for McQueen fashion house. I think she proudly replaced the Master ... btw - great post:))) xx


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