Thursday, January 21, 2010

My Customers are Beautiful

I have the most beautiful customers in the world. Need proof?

Meet Deb from Reno. Deb has a closet filled with the most stunning vintage wardrobe and she looks incredible in everything she wears. Here she is wearing a 1950s dress by Marusia that she purchased from Couture Allure. Deb says, "I LOVE these tea length dresses with gloriously full skirts....and the details on this dress are so gorgeous."

Meet Carmen from Dallas. Carmen wore this early 1960s red chiffon dress to three different Christmas parties and was overwhelmed with compliments. She says, "It was truly magical wearing that dress and feeling over the top glamorous. Vintage is more fun than I ever dreamed and how I wish I had discovered it sooner."

Meet Tilda from Louisville. Tilda is blessed with the ability to look at a garment online and see the possibilities. She purchased this vintage 3 piece cashmere suit by Italian couturier Balestra from Couture Allure. She then took the suit to her tailor, who shortened the full length skirt and tailored the coat to fit her. The fox fur drape is a separate piece. She wore it with a matching coral silk sweater that she had edged with a coral silk ruffle around the V neckline. Tilda says, "I wore this to dinner and the Nutcracker Ballet. Everyone LOVED this outfit. When I took off the coat, I draped the cape around the sweater, but at an angle...with long side over one arm, the short side on the other shoulder...So many fun ways to wear this."

Meet Yvonne's daughter who wore this 1950s Anne Fogarty dress she purchased from Couture Allure to her Winter Ball. Yvonne says, "What a magnificent dress! She wore it with a large black crinoline we ordered online, and with a "capelet" that has sweater sleeves from Anthropologie. The hair comb is Anthropologie, too." I'm sure she was the Belle of the Ball in a dress that stood out from the crowd.

In other news, today is the last day to sign up for our latest giveaway of 3 vintage McCall's magazines. What are you waiting for?

And finally, thank you to Coskun Hürsel, who did a lovely post about Couture Allure on his blog Fur and Fashion.