Couture Carrie

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Sexy Swimwear

Darlings, CC is so excited to introduce you to AMI Clubwear, a fabulous online shopping site featuring fun and affordable clothing and accessories. CC is especially smitten with their range of swimwear, so she has rounded up her favorite one and two piece bathing suits for your viewing pleasure and shopping inspiration. All items at
Black and Coral Two Tone Cutout Bikini.

Black Sheer Striped Strappy Bikini.
CC has and absolutely adores!

Red Low Back Graphic Print One Piece Swimsuit.

Seafoam Strappy Design Bandage Monokini.
CC has this one as well... Totally channeling Herve Leger!

Sexy Blue Strappy Push Up High Waisted Bikini.
Which of these AMI Clubwear suits are you smitten with?
Be sure to treat yourself to a beautiful bikini or magnificent maillot from for your next tropical vay-cay, darlings!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Architectural Inspiration: Painting and Pop of Red

Architectural inspiration via Pinterest.

Solace London Phoebe open back crepe dress; this and others at

Stella McCartney faux fur coat.

Paul Andrew Ella cutout suede sandals.

Tom Ford fringed gunmetal tone ebony and beaded earrings.

 Christopher Kane Safety Buckle leather-trimmed lace and PVC shoulder bag.
Darlings, what do you think of this chic space and the look it inspired?

Friday, October 21, 2016

CC Loves... These Beauty Products!

Darlings, here are the health and beauty products CC is loving lately... From magnificent makeup to divine diet foods to haute hair accessories, there's sure to be something spectacular in this post for you!
Aquis Hair Towel at ~ super-absorbent, ultra-soft, gentle on hair and machine washable. 
CC absolutely swears by this towel post-shower!

By Terry Imperlious Baume de Rose Gift Collection, at

Givenchy Beauty Prisme Visage Perfecting Face Powder, at

Jergens Oil-Infused Moisturizer in Coconut, at; hydrating coconut oil refreshes and moisturizes.

Juice Lab Magic Potion ~ a celeb fave with ginger and cayenne, at

Kjaer Weis Lipstick in Empower, at

L'Occitane Creme Harmonie Divine, at

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in Bengal Tiger, at

Sarah Moon for NARS Numero 9 Eyelashes, at

Scunci Everyday & Active headband, at drugstores nationwide: perfect for working out or just looking cute!

Shiseido Face Color Enhancing Trio in Apple, at
Darlings, which beauty products are you using and loving lately?
Do any of these items catch your eye?

Velvet Underground

Darling, velvet is totally trending for F/W 2016! From haute handbags to divine dresses, there's sure to be a pretty piece in this post for each of CC's fabulous fellow fashionistas... Enjoy!
Runway inspiration: Stephane Rolland, pictured via Pinterest.

Saint Laurent Monogram crushed velvet chain wallet, at

Bottega Veneta Knot velvet and water-snake clutch, at

Dolce & Gabbana velvet and snakeskin Rosalia bag, at

Tom Ford velvet clutch, at

Givenchy Showline bead-embellished clutch in black velvet, at

Miu Miu crystal-embellished velvet ballerina flats, at

 Saint Laurent Grace ankle-strap sandals, at

Rochas velvet platform pumps, at

Gianvito Rossi Plexi velvet pumps, at

 Christopher Kane leather-trimmed velvet ankle boots, at

Saint Laurent velvet single-button jacket, at

Ellery Evil Eye velvet blazer, at

Wales Bonner Aime embellished crushed-velvet jacket, at

Isabel Marant high-waist Nelly skirt, at

Hillier Bartley velvet slip dress, at

 Balmain micro-studded velvet dress, at

Saint Laurent crystal-embellished velvet dress, at

Balmain necklace-embellished velvet dress, at
Darlings, which of these velvet pieces do you prefer?
CC wouldn't mind owning one of the Balmain dresses!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Resort Report: Divine Dresses, Part I

Darlings, here's the second installment of CC's survey of fabulous frocks from the Resort 2017 collections... Enjoy!
Photos via
Jenni Kayne

Jil Sander

Josie Natori

Louis Vuitton


Narciso Rodriguez

Oscar de la Renta

Pringle of Scotland

Red Valentino

Roberto Cavalli



Roland Mouret

Sachin & Babi

Sally LaPointe

Tory Burch

Veronica Beard

Zac Posen
Which of these dresses do you deem most divine, darlings?
CC is loving the Mugler!