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Look-of-the-Day

This famous gown by Jacqueline Durran was voted as the “Best Movie Costume” by British In Style, and has certainly made people green with envy for it!  With its beautiful silk and seductive lines, it’s no wonder James McAvoy decided to consummate their secret passion in this outfit!  Fun Fact: This Fancy Friday selection was actually inspiration for one of our editors’ Maid-of-Honor gown at her sister’s wedding!

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5 responses to “Look-of-the-Day

  • Look-of-the-Day « the Skinny Stiletto

    […] “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride…”  But it doesn’t matter if your Princess Catherine’s maid-of-honor, because you’ll be wearing some hot designer duds!  For the ceremony, both Kate Middleton and her younger sister, Pippa, were wearing Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton.  But for the second reception, Pippa wore an emerald green Temperley gown.  “The dress was designed especially for her with a fantastic open back and a full skirt for dancing in,” Alice Temperley explained.  Temperley, who attended the same college as McQueen and Burton (Central St. Martins), launched her own line in 2000.  The high-end British designer might sound familiar to American ears, due to her participation in the Target GO International program.  This gown’s color does look divine on Miss Middleton, but maybe that’s because our editors are quite biased… We certainly approve of maid-of-honors in green! […]

  • Look-of-the-Day « the Skinny Stiletto

    […] gorgeous onscreen couple, Keira Knightley and James McAvoy as Cecilia and Robbie, in Atonement.  Our first post was about Keira’s infamous green gown from this motion picture, so it’s not surprising […]

  • Look-of-the-Day « the Skinny Stiletto

    […] that we’ve featured the film more than once already.  (Fun Fact: theSkinnyStiletto‘s first ever Look-of-the-Day was from Atonement!)  Durran stated, “The whole idea of Cecilia’s costume was that I […]

  • Look-of-the-Day « the Skinny Stiletto

    […] the “new black,” but it seems green has had a big comeback in recent years.  Between Keira Knightley’s stunning gown in Atonement, and new “It Girl” Pippa Middleton’s maid-of-honor dress, it seems […]

  • Look-of-the-Day | theSkinnyStiletto

    […] that we’ve featured the film more than once already.  (Fun Fact: theSkinnyStiletto‘s first ever Look-of-the-Day was from Atonement!)  Durran stated, “The whole idea of Cecilia’s costume was that I […]

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