Couture Carrie

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Architectural Inspiration: Luxe Living Room

Architectural inspiration via Pinterest.

Stella McCartney Graziella satin and velvet maxi dress; this and next two at

Giuseppe Zanotti metallic leather sandals.

Elizabeth and James Bonnie gold-plated crystal earrings.

Opening Ceremony Nokki clutch, at
Darlings, what do you think of this chic space and the look it inspired?

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Beach Babe

Darlings, it's Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer (and the official start of CC's new job as the Pool Director at the Hartford Golf Club)! So here's a beautiful beach-y post to inspire you. From bodacious bikinis to beautiful beach bags to chic sandals to must-have beauty items, this post will get you all super-psyched for the season!
Montce Swim Plants on Green bikini, at

Beach Bunny Swimwear Sheer Addiction bikini in Gold, at

 Sauvage Swimwear Flamingo tank one piece, at

 Mara Hoffman Marimba printed rash guard, at

 Camilla cold-shoulder embellished printed silk kaftan, at

Aquazzura Monaco bead-embellished metallic leather sandals, at

Malone Souliers Donna blue fanned suede mules, at

 Yucama Longevity gold-plated cuff, at

Regine Chevallier gold fedora style hat, at

Yucama clutch, at Perfect for stowing all your beach beauty essentials! Darlings, be suer to follow @yucama_dreams on Instagram and tag #yucamadreams in your own pretty posts!

Sophie Anderson Minca printed leather tote, at

B&O Play Beoplay A1 bluetooth speaker, at

Clarins Sunscreen for Face SPF 50 wrinkle control, at

Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Rouge Volupte Shine Lipstick in Rose Saint Germaine 49, at
Darlings, do you have any special plans for the upcoming holiday weekend? 
Do any of these items catch your eye?

Friday, May 26, 2017

CC Loves... These Beauty Products!

 Darlings, here are the beauty products CC is loving lately!
1 Biore Charcoal Self Heating One Minute Mask; this and next two at drugstores and with natural charcoal to purify pores 2.5 times better.

Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub, a purifying powder that gently exfoliates for smoother skin in just a week.

Biore Deep Cleansing Pore Strips: instantly unclog pores by removing dirt oil and blackheads.... the original and best!

Chanel Rouge Double Intensite Ultra Wear Lip Color in Darling Pink, at

Christian Louboutin Beauty Bikini Questra Sera, at, with notes of jasmine and sandalwood ~ CC's new favorite summer scent!

Givenchy Beauty Le Prisme Blush Spice No. 3, at

Oscar Blandi Jasmine Oil; this and next at an aromatic treatment serum that provides instant and long lasting shine.

Oscar Blandi Lacca Medium Hold Hairspray: provides long lasting hold yet leaves hair soft and touchable.

Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum, at

YBF Beauty Gel-Us Eyes 5-Piece Collection, at, a creamy smudge-proof gel eyeliner in five lustrous colors.
Darlings, which of these items catch your eye?

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pretty Patterned Shorts

Darlings, how chic are these shorts from the Spring 2017 collections? From fab florals to beautiful brocade to sassy stripes, there's a pretty pair in this post for each of CC's fellow fashionistas!
Photos via
Alice + Olivia

Anna Sui

Custo Barcelona

Dolce & Gabbana

Dries Van Noten

Elie Saab

Francesco Scognamiglio

Giorgio Armani

Isabel Marant

Jenny Packham

Les Copains

Luisa Beccaria


Peter Pilotto

Phillip Plein

Red Valentino

Rossella Jardini


Zac Posen

Zuhair Murad
Darlings, which of these chic shorts are you loving?
CC is smitten with the Isabel Marant and Custo Barcelona pairs!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

CC Loves...

Darlings, here are the little lovelies CC is currently smitten with!
Stephen Webster + Tracey Emin More Passion 18-karat gold diamond ring, at

 Larkspur & Hawk Antoinette black rhodium-dipped quartz and pearl earrings, at

 Alexander McQueen crystal-embellished hand and eye bracelet, at

 Paul Andrew Topkapi embellished satin and suede pumps, at

Max Mara Zoraide oxford pumps, at

 Valentino The Rockstud leather-trimmed suede ankle boots, at

Tabitha Simmons Missy Multicolor Dragonfly Leather Lace-Up Bootie, at

 Marni Bandoleer leather shoulder bag, at

 Valentino Ballet Russes Lock Small embellished leather shoulder bag, at

Roger Vivier Micro Viv Bag, at

Hillier Bartley Cigar paisley-jacquard cross-body bag, at

Racil Draco velvet-lapel metallic-brocade jacket, at

Kenzo shell-trimmed jacquard bomber jacket, at

By Malene Birger Desidira sequinned skirt, at

 Christopher Kane guipure lace and tulle maxi skirt, at

Michael Kors Collection embellished stretch-tulle flared pants, at

Balmain lace-up suede mini dress, at

Erdem Raschelle metallic silk dress, at

Loyd/Ford maxi dress, at

Chloe printed silk dress, at

Marc Jacobs tie-neck striped satin midi dress, at

Vilshenko Kelly embroidered silk maxi dress, at
Darlings, which of these pretty pieces are you loving?
CC is quite taken with the Loyd/Ford dress!