Shabby Chic Couture

Pre-distressed materials offer consumers a sought-after edge
Implications - What is typically associated with everything shabby has taken on a new form in the market. It now costs big bucks to buy products with already distressed-looking materials. Shabby-chic fashions—with high prices—give consumers an edge to set themselves apart, yet allow them to maintain a high-fashion look.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 153,433 Total Clicks Mar 10 - Jul 10
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Distressed Cat-Eye Photography - The Chloe Callahan Spread by Lucy Carr-Ellison has a Dark Edge
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 26,416 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 10
Distressed Cat-Eye Photography
The Chloe Callahan Spread by Lucy Carr-Ellison has a Dark Edge
The Chloe Callahan spread by Lucy Carr-Ellison presents the model as dazed and confused with a distressed expression in almost all of the shots. The black and white, highly contrasted prints emphasize… [More]
Raggedy Ann Fashion - Louise Ebel Rocks Doll-Like Looks for Lookbook.nu
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot 36,053 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 10
Raggedy Ann Fashion
Louise Ebel Rocks Doll-Like Looks for Lookbook.nu
Louise Ebel may be an art history student, but by the looks of it, I'm sure she does her fair share of studying when it comes to the runway, magazines and street spotting. The young 21-year-old Parisian… [More]
Shorts Over Leggings - The Fall McQ by Alexander McQueen Collection Revisits the 90s
SCORE: 5.7
V. Hot 22,899 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 10
Shorts Over Leggings
The Fall 2010 McQ by Alexander McQueen Collection Revisits the 90s
McQ, motivated by the work of Alexander McQueen, has released its lookbook for the Fall 2010 collection. Even though it seems we’ve seen it all before, grunge, in all its shabby glory, is still the word… [More]
Shabby-Chic Laptop Bags - The Fullgive Leather MacBook Case is a Sweet Unisex Satchel
SCORE: 5.9
Hot 51,803 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 10
Shabby-Chic Laptop Bags
The Fullgive Leather MacBook Case is a Sweet Unisex Satchel
The Fullgive Leather MacBook Case may have been designed with a man in mind; however, it's got so much going for it that a fashion-forward female could rock one as well. This high-end case is handmade… [More]
Grunge Tailgate Fashion - V64 Spring 'Come on Feel the Noise' Editorial is Heavy Metal-Approved
SCORE: 6.3
Hot 8,608 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 10
Grunge Tailgate Fashion
V64 Spring 2010 'Come on Feel the Noise' Editorial is Heavy Metal-Approved
80s cult classics won't be silenced and the V64 Spring 2010 'Come on Feel the Noise' photo shoot amplifies this attitude. Inspired by the film 'Heavy Metal Parking Lot,' the spread showcases distressed… [More]
Shabby Red Carpet Frocks - Lindsay Lohan in a Torn Dress Makes for a High Society Disaster
SCORE: 4.5
Warm 7,654 Clicks Pub: May 20, 10
Shabby Red Carpet Frocks
Lindsay Lohan in a Torn Dress Makes for a High Society Disaster
Dear Lindsay, please stop. Girl, for real. You took to a Cannes red carpet last night in a dress that looks like you chewed on it before you left your hotel room. Lindsay Lohan in a torn dress is not a… [More]