May 7, 2009

A second skin

Apparel and accessories with sequins, paillettes and scaly mermaid style.

The futuristic metallic dresses in coat of mail by Paco Rabanne was a milestone in the history of fashion. In fact, these designs of the seventies have become the starting point of some of the aluminum designs for this summer.
Now, this kind of armor dresses are modified to emulate the scales of a fish and even a reptile. Thus, sequins, paillettes and plastic sheeting in resplendent dresses full of brightness and color.
Nicolas Ghesquière, for example, uses this trend by designing for Balenciaga minivestidos that mimic the structure of a vertebrate animal. Moreover, advocates tight Hervé Léger dress tube with purple sequins and Stella McCartney gradient plates and sheets used in a semi-lattice of truly spectacular style siren. The sandals of the season, clutch bags and belts obi-style Japanese-inspired, also comes with a myriad of sequins and emerging applications that luxury and sophistication.
Isaac Mizrahi, Proenza Schouler, Valentino, Balmain ... Here are a trend that shows bright and original clothes that blend with your body as if it were a superb second skin. (

Plastic foil, sequins and paillettes populate new dresses for spring. Stella McCartney designed a minivestido of armor with neck braces and transparency.
Details of the arrangement of chips semi in one of the dresses of Stella McCartney.
Sequined dress in shades of purple bands gradient of Hervé Léger.
Isaac Mizrahi poses in a miniskirt pink sheets stick like scales.
Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga subtly recreates scales built a painting on a dress with ruffles.
Detail of one of the dresses with aluminum flakes, the Balenciaga collection for spring-summer 2009.
Dorothy Lamour, actress and singer in the mid-thirties, wearing dresses with paillettes and metal flakes.
Yves Saint Laurent opted for a dress with sequins neckline word of honor and green flashes.
Detail of a maroon dress with black loop that simulates the skin of a mermaid by Yves Saint Laurent.
Clutch bag with braided medallion and aluminum color era, Celestina.
Flat sandals with wooden soles and straps that incorporate gold sequins and applications as a mirror, Antik Batik.
Mono oversize inspired siren from the collection of Proenza Schouler for spring-summer 2009.
Matthew Williamson chooses one jacket layer and season with flower applications paillettes.
Zara Home proposes a green cushion with floral oriental inspiration and gold sequins.
Alessandra Fachinetti proposes a cascading necklace of metal sheets as scales.
Burberry Prorsum design a beige knitted cardigan that features a foulard with sequins and plastic sheeting.
Obi style belt cotton green and gold sequins from Missoni.
Balmain offers a sharp-shouldered jacket and paisley embossed based sequins.


janettaylor said...

Those flat sandals are cool! :)


Keith said...

These are great. I really like the first one.

Couture Carrie said...

I looooooove sequins! That Leger dress is divine! Gorgeous post, darling!



LOVE them...sparkly gems! ~XO*

Black Patent Stilettos said...

The Burberry sweater with sequins? beautiful!


Dorothy Lamour is so glamorous and wear them with such poise, love it! xoxo, MG

Pop Champagne said...

I love the pink skirt!! The color and texture is amazing!

SOS! said...

xx-LJ from SOS!

Lily said...

*sob* I think I want everything you've just posted. :(

Anything involving sequins or chain mail or glo-mesh is SPECTACULAR.

Elizabeth Marie said...

I love anything that sparkles! Love the Leger and the Burberry as well!xoxo

Mads said...

aaaahhhhh SEQUINS=Eye candy!!=)I'm linking this too!! so much beautiful things to see here..=)


justbecausefashion said...

nice stuffs but i really need a balmain jacket!!!

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

So many beautiful pieces.
Adore the bandage Herve Leger
dress and Burberry´s cardigan
is also 2die4!!!


thischicksgotstyle said...

Thank you for your sweet comment!
I love love love the sequin trend, also those big sequins on the pink stud!


mademoiselleb said...

I really LOVE this, as usual on your blog.


Anonymous said...

I really need a hat like the one Marc Jacobs made!
Thanks for oyur lovely comment!
love your blog!

徵信社 said...

I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.