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Silver Bells

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Paco Rabanne F/W 2012

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Zeynep Tosun F/W 2012

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Chanel F/W 2012

Silver bells, silver bells; it’s Christmas time in the city. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring. Soon it will be Christmas day. (You’re singing it in your head right now, aren’t you?) The color silver possesed the runway of F/W 2012, and now we are obssesed. With all the christmas ornaments around and the anxious search for the perfect flashy new years eve outfit, silver rises up and shines like it has never done before.

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Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers

Ariel’s moment has come. Not as in losing her voice and getting her some legs; but with actual fishscale like sequins and scallop hems. Reflect the sunshine and the sea with tones of mint, sea blue and neutral. Doesn’t matter day or night.

1) ZARA Sequinned Dress With Opening – TRY 299.95

2) Poleci Sequinned Chiffon Tank – €106.69

3) TOPSHOP Sequinned Embellished Vest – £42.00

4) 3.1 Phillip Lim Sequinned Silk Tank – €161.51

5) ASOS Pencil Skirt in Oversized Sequins – £28.50

6) Christopher Kane Aqua Top – $710.00

7) Marc Jacobs Peach Sequin Sweater – $775.00

8) Sergio Rossi Mermaid Swarovski Crystal Booties – $1670,00

9) TOPSHOP Mermaid Sequin Shorts – £60.00

Seeing Stars

No, literally seeing stars everywhere. Huges one preferrably. And sequins. And chiffon. Or both. And yes I’m talking about Dolce & Gabbana F/W 2011 show and the star print rave that followed through. I know that its one year too late, F/W 2012 shows are about to start which means boatload of new trends, but why not shine a little more while you still have time? And what better place to search for some sequin stars other than the flashy racks of 80s?

1) White Blue Bandolino Leather Shoes with Gold Stars, Made in Italy (80s) – $24.99

2) Dolce & Gabbana F/W 2011 show

3) Beaded Silver Star Angora Sweater (80s) – $35.00

4) Black and Gray Star Printed Fitted Blouse (80s) – $46.00

5) Black Oversized Gold Star Printed Batwing Draped Blouse (80s) – $46.00

6) Sequin Star Shimmer Black Rayon Shirt (80s) – $22.00

7) Navy Jersey with Gold and Silver Embroidered Stars – $39.00

8) Navy Sequinned Star Dress (80s) – £80.00

9) Cosmic Blue Star Dress with Gold Zipper (90s) – $98.00

10) White Corset Dress with Gold Rhinestone Stars (80s) – $128.00

11) Blue & White Star Sweater (80s) – $58.00

12) Metallic Knit Dress – $20.00

Golden Globe Edition: Blue Gown

Besides being the color of the infinite skies, deepest oceans, darkest midnights; blue was also the color of the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. From the midnight blue fishtail Vera Wang dress Sophia Vergara wore to the gorgeous velvet flock Jason Wu piece Michelle Williams choose, from the ombre Monique Lhuillier gown Sarrah Michelle Gellar carried to the magnificent baby blue Haider Ackermann skirt-suit Tilda Swinton crowned; blue was the obvious winner of the night. So until further notice, the official color for smart dressing is BLUE. Get hold of this more than spectacular vintage finds before its too late:

1) Thierry Mugler Navy Blue Tuxedo Cut Out Jumpsuit (80s) – $355.00

2) Midnight Blue Sequin Knit Dress (70s) – $125.00

3) Sheer Draped Chiffon Grecian Strapless Dress (60s) – $234.00

4) Koi Suwannagate %100 Cashmere Blue Evening Gown – $484.00

5) Baby Blue Draped Grecian Fishtail Dress (70s) – $98.00

6) Lillie Rubin Sapphire Blue Grecian Evening Gown – $117.00

7) Strapless Navy Silk Dress with Lace Beaded Bolero (80s) – $800.00

8) John Kloss Baby Blue One Shoulder Grecian Gown (70s) – $348.00

9) Cobalt Blue Lace Gown (40s) – $298.00

10) Cobalt Blue Silk Velvet Maxi Dress (30s) – $199.00

11) Blue Velvet Embroidered Dress – $36.00

12) Navy Blue Maxi Slip Dress (70s) – $40.00

13) Asymmetrical Electric Blue Sequin Dress (80s) – $68.60

14) Lillie Rubin Navy Blue Velvet Gown with Feathered Shoulders – $699.00 (or best offer)