Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Roland Mouret

Thank god for distant family connections! My cousin Daniel Marks who works in fashion public relations (he has his own company, here) came to NYC to represent one of his designers, Roland Mouret. Mouret's line has just been picked up by Bergdorf Goodman, and there was a little cocktail party in honor of it, and I GOT TO GO! Thanks to my amazing cousin! Yay! It was totally amazing, and I even got to try on his signature dress, which has been worn by numerous celebrities, including Victoria Beckham! Okay, enough with my jabber. Here are the pictures of me in the dress!

I wish you could see the back of the dress, it had beautiful details on the butt and an amazing EXPOSED ZIPPER!! Almost all of the clothes in his line with zippers had these beautiful-super-amazing exposed zippers =]

This is me and Mouret...oh did I mention I got to meet him?? He was soooo nice and he said I looked like a model in his dress! I felt so honored and happy =]

Here are two of the models in some of his dresses. You might not be able to tell, but the heels they were wearing were literally 6 inches tall.

Roland Mouret's line is all about pleats, creases, and accentuating the shape of the body. All of his clothes are very geometric and perfect to the t. They are very futuristic, and beautiful. A lot of parts of them resemble tuxedos and menswear ideas. After seeing these dresses in person, Mouret has quickly and easily become one of my favorite designers; I swear he is the next big thing!


Belle said...

fghjklkhgfghjk switch lives, please.

i did post something about this on my blog. and you do look wonderful in that dress, zoe. but i will never utter those words out loud. :P

zoeeeee said...

god those dresses are amazing. you've got the waist for it

Zoë said...

even though you're life is pretty good, i wouldn't trade mine for anything

Addison said...

ohmigod i am SO JEALOUS!!!! i love rouland mouret. and i cant spell, i know. you look fantastic in that dress!

la petite fashionista said...

WOWWWWW i'm so jealous! you look gorgeous & you're so lucky to have connections in the industry! they will definitely come in handy:)

Amelia said...

Wow, that's so cool. That dress looks amazing on you--too bad you didn't get to keep it.

P said...

lucky, LUCKY you :)!

Tinky Minky said...

ohh you're so lucky!! This is a very cute dress and it looks good on you!! :-)

Kira Fashion said...

oh my GOD!!!!

you are so lucky, i so remember that dress, Posh has it in my colours, i amazing you met him and wore his most famous dress!
how much is it cost?

and you could be a model, i think you are tall enough for modeling :)

a kiss and a hug,
don´t forget to answer me!

Zoë said...

I think it was around $2,000...aka wayyyy too much hahah but yeah i was really happy about it =D

thanks! I am about 5 feet 8 inches tall but most models are one or two inches taller than me =P

The Clothes Horse said...

Those heels they are wearing are WICKED! You do look great and model-esque in that dress. And the wonderful.

jess said...

wow thats amazing that dress looks fab on you

Wendy said...

You rocked that dress!

copperoranges said...

you look so beautiful in that dress! and those heels are incredible!

Sally Jane said...

Wow! How fun! The dress looks fantastic on you.

Kira Fashion said...

Hello gorgeous,

are in my links of the day!

a kiss and a hug,

Jen (MahaloFashion) said...

Oh you are a lucky devil, I wish i had those kinds of connection!! *frowns in jealousy!*

Sarah said...

wow that's awesome! I'm incredibly jealous, and you look great in the dress!

jenny h. said...


omggggg you are so lucky.
and you look amazing in that dress.

SKYLA said...

i am in love wiht the dress you got to wear, it looks SO good on you!
I'm sooo jealous. His clothes are truly beautiful.

Tavi said...

I am jealous of many things here:
1) Your cool relatives. You go to NYC for this big designer's party, I go to Virginia for a PHD ceremony thing
2) You wore that amazing dress
3) You wore that amazing famous dress
4) Your wore that amazing famous dress well
5) You've been told by Roland Mouret that you look like a model

Ok, so on the count of 3, say "I wish I could be Tavi, for at least one day!" and I'll say "I wish I could be Zoe, for at least one day!" and I will be at peace and stop screaming into a pillow.

Ok, I'm normal now, and I can totally see Mouret's stuff being huge. Really huge. He is now a favorite designer of mine, thanks!
Sorry for the long comment...I'll stop.

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