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15 March 2009

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the Blazer. Originally intended for men; then in the 1900s, it integrated into women’s wardrobe, now a classic basic for every woman. The blazer has seen yet another slight change, a metamorphosis, if you will. Done by the one and only Alexander Wang, the blazer went from professional to demurely sexy and wholly provocative. From the front, it seems to be a rather normal version of the ever-loved blazer. With a quick toss of hair and a turn around, a peek-a-boo cut out at the back is revealed with three buttons that add a touch of adorability. That is, if you choose to wear only a bra, darlings. 

Definitely a gorgeous piece. The pink with black is truly fantastic; femininity meets masculinity, however cliche it may be, is the best of juxtapositions. Imagine it over a pair of shiny leggings, like the disco pants a la American Apparel, with a constructed, black bra beneath. Or a black tank for more coverage. That, and a pair of sky high heels. 


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the Sexy White Dress. Form fitting and basic is the formula to making a truly beautiful piece. Of course Alexander Wang never underestimates the power of simplicity. The product? This goddess-like minidress. A simple dress needs not a long description.


Alexander Wang Strapless Dress; $795, Net-a-Porter

Alexander Wang Strapless Dress; $795, Net-a-Porter

the Bandage Dress. The Freakum Dress, as Beyonce would call it. Tight, formfitting, and incredibly sexy, it is the dress. Whether for a party or a night out, this strapless dress is sure to turn heads. If only $795 wasn’t that much, it would be mine. And I’d wear it with a fitted black blazer, sleeves rolled up, and strappy black heels with a platform. No jewelry, the only details necessary is the soft waves of the color blocks and the bandage effect.


Alexander Wang Blue Leather Bag; $730,

the Leather Cross Body Bag. I have no idea as to why I’m so attracted to this bag. Not love, but attraction. Perhaps it’s the denim blue color of the baked leather bag. Or the industrial feel of the silver hardware and snake chain. The pockets and zippers to add this element of “cuteness” (for lack of a better word), and the practicality of a small bag that carries a bit more than the essentials is highly appealing. It would look so good casually swung over the shoulder, the light blue popping just a bit from an LBD and a pair of flat boots. Perhaps a blue denim jacket would bring the entire look together.


La C.

41 Comments leave one →
  1. 15 March 2009 10:43 pm

    This is gorgeous! I love that bag, so hot! ♥

  2. 15 March 2009 10:53 pm

    that strapless dress is so epiccccc

  3. 15 March 2009 11:15 pm

    LOVE! What an awesome post–I love A. Wang with the fire of a thousand suns. Ha, talk about epic!

  4. 15 March 2009 11:37 pm

    I have really grown to love A Wang these last few seasons, along with everyone else. He just really ‘gets’ what women want. xx

  5. 15 March 2009 11:59 pm

    OOOOh, that blazer! (God, I can’t wait for warm weather). The bandage dress is gorgeous too.
    I have many items already, that are waiting in the wings, can’t wait to wear them. I miss my shoes the most, honestly. And miss the touch of the sun on my skin when I’m in a t-shirt, jeans, and bare feet. xo

  6. 16 March 2009 12:27 am

    I love that Alexander Wang Dress! Honey I would kill that look with my 6 in strappy studded heels!

  7. 16 March 2009 3:53 am

    I love the blue leather bag so much!!.. do you think Colette will reduce the price to maybe $100 any time soon?? i wish!!

  8. 16 March 2009 4:25 am

    LOVE that blue leather bag, I think mostly because it looks like a leather version of stone-washed denim stone-washed, and so so gorgeous! And oh my! The grecian AW white dress…*sigh* Have been drooling over it for so long…STUNNING!

  9. 16 March 2009 4:48 am

    Hi there-a gorgeous post, I love all these items, I’d happily wear them!

  10. 16 March 2009 5:37 am

    ohh i’m in love with that bag ♥♥

  11. 16 March 2009 5:47 am

    Love the AW blazer! Timely – I have to design a tailored jacket for next week. 🙂

  12. 16 March 2009 6:18 am

    I want them all! Beautiful, gorgeous, stunning fashion items 🙂
    BJS *keep it stylish*

  13. 16 March 2009 7:30 am

    I’ve been drooling over that dress for awhile, but that bag is pure perfection!

  14. 16 March 2009 8:28 am

    what you say about the balzer is very interesting!! have a great week mademoiselle la couturière! 🙂


  15. 16 March 2009 8:40 am

    oh yes..he is a genius! the colours and cuts are too good for words! hope you are well dear!

    xx love LM

  16. 16 March 2009 9:58 am

    Hello La C. Great write-up and pictures. I really enjoyed both. I hope you will have a wonderful week. Cheers!

  17. 16 March 2009 10:03 am

    I worship A. Wang! That blazer is absolutely amazing!


  18. 16 March 2009 11:28 am

    I LOVE blazers!! They’re so awesome! And that one which you’ve featured; is just so fab! Love pink + black! Really pretty:D And those shades of blue on the bandage dress is just so pretty!

  19. 16 March 2009 12:23 pm

    I j’adore the Alexander Wang dress!

  20. rossovelvet permalink
    16 March 2009 12:37 pm

    That collection is amazing, especially the goddess dress… and the blazer, fantastic !
    And I adore your analysis, really !

  21. 16 March 2009 1:02 pm

    i;m drawn to that bag too, the colour & texture looks so gorgeous! amazing photos too, that blazer is so cool!


  22. 16 March 2009 1:51 pm

    love the purse! 🙂

  23. 16 March 2009 2:43 pm

    this post made my like for alexander wang grow. i love the blazer, the model wears it well. i want to see someone wear it. i also really like that bag. the blue is so nice.

  24. 16 March 2009 3:30 pm

    I absolutely love Alexander Wang. Everything about this collection is gorgeous. Especially the blazer and the bandage dress. If only they were less expensive.

    Great post =)

    – laur @ neonmango

  25. 16 March 2009 4:07 pm

    I love that bodybag! I have a Marni bodybag, but I wouldn’t mind owning that. 😀

    xoxo: Janet

  26. 16 March 2009 4:33 pm

    i frigging adore alexander wang! he can make a simple piece look so damn gorgeous!

  27. 16 March 2009 4:54 pm

    Love creations of Alex Wang! This bag is fab!


  28. 16 March 2009 5:18 pm

    I love the cheekiness of the cutout blazer! As for bandage dresses, I’m still on-the-fence about the Herve Leger revival. On a lean or petite frame they’d look stunning, and I don’t think I’m toned enough to pull it off. 😦

  29. 16 March 2009 5:40 pm

    amazing how sexy that seemingly simple white dress is!

  30. 16 March 2009 6:06 pm

    I love this post–everything is so gorgeous! That white dress and that bag are fabulous 🙂

  31. 16 March 2009 7:49 pm

    Oh, I’ve had my eye on that wicked blazer… it’s just too good for words!

  32. 16 March 2009 10:57 pm

    The simple white dress is beautiful!

  33. 16 March 2009 11:00 pm

    Love the fact that A.Wang is bringing more and more colour into his collection – that pink blazer is just love. Also love how that leather bag is such a delicious blue, so lusting over coloured leather right now…)

  34. thebaglady permalink
    17 March 2009 12:22 am

    As always, a great & thorough analysis of pieces. I love that you still find time to post in your busy schedule, so thanks!

  35. 17 March 2009 4:24 pm

    Love blazers, I’m a blazer woman….
    And the white dress….


  36. abdcforever permalink
    18 March 2009 12:07 am

    i really love that bag…

  37. 18 March 2009 1:05 pm

    Great picks as always. That white dress and the bandage dress are just plain sexy. Alexander Wang can seem to do no wrong lately!

  38. 19 March 2009 2:14 pm

    I need it all


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