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Yes, dear readers, film awards season is upon us! You can expect day-of preshow liveblogging and morning-after red carpet roundups in the months to come, but for now we will satisfy your cinematic style needs with an analysis of the fashion found in your favorite Golden Globe Best Picture nominees.
There’s not much one would have to do to sell a pair of red-soled stilettos. In fact, we’ve got a sneaky suspicion that a plain white backdrop and some basic overhead lighting would entice most women. But never one to eschew the fantastic in the name of the frugal, consider the latest from Christian Louboutin. Inspired by — you guessed it! — Alice in Wonderland, the hand-drawn (by artist Khuong Nguyen) series of adverts for his AW10-11 collection trips it down the rabbit hole in truly fanciful fashion.
As Robin Givhan explained in her brilliant Easter Fashion column for the Washington Post, Easter is a holiday with a strong fashion ties. So it’s no surprise that an entire fashion show would be devoted to the date. This weekend, in south-east Queensland, Australia the Marina Mirage put on an Easter Fashion Show. The highlight: an Alice In Wonderland themed dress made entirely out of chocolate.
Experimentation seems to be the new rule — which means playing with color combinations and utilizing different textures to create something completely authentic and unique for each individual.