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Chronicaling Charles
Monday 15 September 2008, 2:11 pm
Filed under: - Jo, Desirables, Inspirables, Off the Runway | Tags: , , ,

With inspiration like Degas’ ballerinas and lolitas, it is hard to escape a good-girl-gone-bad vibe in Charles Anastase’s Spring collection – but not that it is a bad thing at all!

Lotsa wraps and creamy colours. I think I see bits of ballerina in here. Maybe it’s starting to hint at Lolita shapes.

Denim and denim and denim on denim. She’s slowly easing and growing into a more rugged aesthetic. What way to balance it than with a frilly denim jacket?

I need to try the first look!

Crinoline skirts and cuffed hems looks surprisingly good.

This is kinda how I want my whole wardrobe to look like. Textured, with prints, in mostly creamy pastels with hints of bold black and darker colours.

Do you see the geeky glasses and towering wedges throughout? These kinda remind me of Laila’s organza trench coat.

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i don’t know how to react… 😀

Comment by Laila

Wow, what an interesting collection!

Comment by Erin

Oooh, I really like these. The naught/nice vibe is strangely alluring.

Comment by The Clothes Horse

laila you know, that’s my favourite piece from your capsule collection!

erinyea! the different looks i could pick out are very different but somehow they meld seamlessly into the same collection

the clothes horse sure is interesting to see a look evolve in a collection. i love how the crinoline skirt manages to fit into almost everything!

Comment by wottoncool

i’ve seen this collection on a few blogs now and it grows on me more each time. i would wear EVERYTHING! i’m in love with the sheer skirts and denim.

Comment by kirstie

interesting… I really like the super-high shoes, too.

Comment by Marianne

he somehow combined all my loves into one collection. ruffles, crinoline petticoats/skirts, lolita esque stuff, bows, leather, punk and clunky shoes. I had such an OMG moment when viewing the collection.

Comment by adreamer

these are great but the most interesting part of it is that i’m inspired to get thoses glasses!

Comment by sheryl wong

Quite freaky how EVERYBODY is drawn to this Anastase collection…

Comment by susie_bubble




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