Sunday, December 7, 2008

Walk Like an Egyptian

Wow, I don't even know where to begin!  If I could go anywhere, it would be Egypt, so imagine my *glee* when I clicked on style.com only to find that Spring's runways were full of Cleopatras and Tutankhamens! 

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Love love love this look by Andrew Gn.  Stunning with the gold shoes, but I think it would be equally amazing with black tights and super high black pumps.


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This Nicole Miller maxi-dress is perfect for summer, especially with its colorful hieroglyph-inspired print.  Dress it up, or dress it down with simple gold flat sandals and long wavy locks a lá Lauren Conrad.  (Shh, you gotta admit she at least has a good head of hair going for her.)  Now I just have to find a cheaper version so I can rock the casual Egyptian-look without breaking bank this summer...


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Long, flowy, draped gowns are my lust-for items, and kudos to Temperley London for making this look more Nile-esque than the Grecian inspired frocks we've seen again.  And again.  And again.  I think the headdress helps, too...


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An interesting number from Balmain; not my favorite (I think its the shoulders?) but not bad either.  Hooray for the Pharaoh-worthy embellishments, at least, but it would look better if it wasn't so blinged out.


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This Sophia Kokosalaki dress is gorgeous!  I feel like I'm back in History of Costume and Art History 1!  And I have GOT to find those shoes...


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I about fell off my chair when I saw this one by Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti.  And I'm drooling now just posting it!  Not sure how "Egyptian" the embroidery is but, regardless, this dress is perfection.


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Orlando Pita's Nefertiti-chic coif for the Dior show is great, especially with the low-key makeup and bold brow.  You can still catch a glimpse of a lined cat-eye, but its subdued enough not to take away from this masterpiece.

1 comment:

  1. I adore the Temperley dress, it is stunning.

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