Couture Carrie

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About me

Gender Female
Occupation Fashionista / Editor
Location East Coast, United States
Introduction Fashion is not mere frivolity. -CC
Interests fashion, mode, moda, style, trends, art, post-modern architecture, interior design, museums, galleries, calligraphy, celebs, literature, history, magazines, Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, W, V, yoga, swimming, biking, running, yoga, Pilates, gymnastics, barre, haute cuisine, wine, sake, black truffles, brie, cupcakes, picnics, Starbucks, espresso, stilettos, runway, models, travel, the beach, Spain, Costa Rica, pools, The Sunday Styles, Mad Men, Absolutely Fabulous, accessories, fellow fashionistas, Aspen, Tahoe, apres ski, spa treatments, sexy glasses, art openings, dry martinis with blue-cheese stuffed olives, creativity, booties, trendspotting, New York City, dinner parties, millinery, designing, 4-poster beds, yellow roses, backless frocks, oversize coffee mugs, hardwood floors, collage, photography, alliteration, palindromes, ambition, fitted blazers, fingerless gloves, aviators, red carpet, shiny hair, Sasha Pivovarova, s'mores, Corfu, blue topaz, corsetry, Parmesano Reggiano, sincerity, parlor games, Haute Couture, tall men, velvet, sketching, fishnets, pumpkin scones, cocktail rings, opera gloves, sequins, whipped cream, etiquette, road races, Bikinis and Martinis
Favorite Movies Clerks, Groundhog Day, Heathers, Beetlejuice, Six Degrees of Separation, About a Boy, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Boiler Room, An Affair to Remember, The Princess Bride, Manhattan, Tommy Boy, The Usual Suspects, North by Northwest, Austin Powers, Anchorman, The Parent Trap, Rivers and Tides, The Shawshank Redemption, The Breakfast Club, Mean Girls, Secretary, Memento, L.A. Story, Pulp Fiction, Fargo, Jaws, High Fidelity, Good Morning Vietnam, Caddyshack, The Devil Wears Prada, any James Bond, Legally Blond, Rear Window, Cruel Intentions, The House of Yes, Unzipped, Pollyanna, Best in Show, Zoolander, American Beauty, Crash, Stepford Wives, Pretty in Pink, Office Space, Garden State, Mujeres Al Borde de Un Ataque de Nervios, Say Anything, Ironman, Crazy People, A Christmas Story, Borat, Almost Famous, Back to the Future, any Fellini, Singles, Manhattan, Se7en, Roman Holiday, The Goonies, My Fair Lady, The Thomas Crown Affair, Stand By Me, Elf, Vertigo, Garden State, Lost in Translation, Wayne's World, American Psycho, Rushmore, Pret-a-Porter, St. Elmo's Fire, Love Actually, The Graduate, The Science of Sleep, Scrooged, Snatch, About Last Night, Diarios de Motocicleta, The Hangover
Favorite Music Eric Church, Khaled, Tyga, Raleigh Ritchie, Louis The Child, Ariana Grande, 2Pac, Mase, Nas, Alesso, Bruce Springsteen, Rakim, Ugly Duckling, Beastie Boys, Cash Cash, Wham, 50 Cent, Timbaland, any 80s, Justin Timberlake, A Tribe Called Quest, The Verve, Ne-yo, Prince, Stevie Wonder, John Mellencamp, Miles Davis, Sting, Harry Connick Jr., Britney, Huey Lewis & The News, The Talking Heads, Q-Tip, LL Cool J, Drake, Chris Brown, Curtis Waters, Don Diablo, Frank Sinatra, Ja Rule, Travis Scott, Swedish House Mafia, Selena Gomez, Post Malone, Nipsey Hussle, Marvin Gaye, Justin Bieber, Duke Dumont
Favorite Books Eloise, Rem Koolhaas: Delirious New York, Truman Capote: Summer Crossing, Couture Culture, Christine, anything by Ha Jin, Borges: Narraciones, Julio Cortazar: Siete Cuentos, Frank Lloyd Wright: In Word and Form, Bergdorf Blondes, Everyone Worth Knowing, Chasing Harry Winston, anything by MFK Fisher, One L, Anna Karenina, The Tipping Point, The Debutante Divorcee, anything by David Sedaris, poetry of Frank O'Hara, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Shel Silverstein, The Metamorphosis, No Exit, Franny & Zooey, Audrey Style, anything by Peter Mayle, Shoptimism, Outliers, Fashion Law, coffee table books like Alchemy of Beauty