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Play Time With DCOTA


Fashion designers often find inspiration in the works of interior designers, so I was more than thrilled when DCOTA (Design Center Of The Americas) Invited me  to be part of their fashion show and asked me to create two outfits inspired by an interior designer and his fabrics. They paired me with John Roselli & associates showroom and with the works of John Robshaw,who is famous for his woodblock printing techniques, his mix of fabrics and textures and his perfect use of color; Take a look at some of his ads below; I love them for being so quirky, fun and different! and of course, they remind me of India and that I really need to go there soon.

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To me this project is a lot of fun and although it is definitely out of my comfort zone because I rarely work with prints, I’m sure it will push me to create something outside of the box. It took me seconds to take inspiration from the fabrics (all hand printed in India) and pictures from John Robshaw’s blog and ads!

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John Robshaw

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John Robshaw

The fashion show will be in two weeks on January 30th, but I wanted to give you a little sneak peek of the finished sketches! Take a look and wish me luck, because crazy work weeks are coming up!

Carolina Benoit - John Robshaw Illustration

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I hope you find inspiration in John’s work as well, maybe to try a little woodblock printing, or design out of you comfort zone some amazing print clashing outfits!

♣Wish Me Luck♣

XOXO

Carolina

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Jingle All The Way


Leather Skirt Carolina Benoit
Vegan leather skirt from my line, you can shop for it HERE

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Thank you for your amazing support during 2012! I wish you great parties, lots of champagne, gifts you actually want, and a lot of love!!! I look forward to many adventures with you during 2013!

Besos!

Carolina

Turbans Turbans Turbans!


A couple of weeks ago I asked all of my Instagram friends which fabrics, textures or colors they wanted for the fall turban headbands and many replied: red velvet! So I made it happen. At the fabric store I found a rich hue of blue velvet and a fun black velvet with sparks of gold. I hope you like them!

What’s different about my turbans is that I use a lot of fabric for them, so they look full, and never like a simple headband. If you are not sure if a turban headband is for you, simply contact me and I can tell you which color or fabric is better for you. Some blondes look great with black and blue, while brunettes look better with red or royal blues… Christmas tip: these make great girlfriend’s gifts!

You can shop for them at the shop section of my website, or on Etsy: http://www.carolinabenoit.etsy.com

Have a great day! And spread the love please!

Photography by: Jackie Segedin, filter by Carolina Benoit. (Jackie doesn’t use a filter, I add the filter to keep the feel of my line) To see more of Jackie’s photography: www.threebrooklynphotography.com and follow her on Facebook: Three Brooklyn Photography.

Daniella’s Picks


Daniella, our fabulous merchandiser, and a self-described “beauty-freak” picks her favorite items from Carolina Benoit’s store…  We’re all fighting over her picks!

Dani’s first outfit inspired by a Sunday stroll was to die for! All the team was crazy about her dress, which she bought at a vintage shop in Ibiza. This cute vintage dress was the perfect match for our Lola Bow belt! (and main inspiration for our Spring 2013 collection) And what about her prim and neat nude Miu miu pumps? All we’re saying is we wish for more Sundays when we can dress like this!

While changing and putting on makeup, Daniella pulled out our turban headband! She looked so natural with it! We had to make it part of the photo-shoot! We are thinking of re-making the turbans for the holidays! What do you think? Should we?

Her second outfit is perfect for Miami: electric blue top, white denim pants, and killer YSL’s, so simple and easily put together but still very sartorial! We specially loved the details at the neck of this blouse! Studs for the holidays are a must! (you can shop for the shirt HERE)


The silk chiffon slit dress was her choice to go to dinner, and you can’t really see it here, but she paired the dress which has a slit at the front, with a delicate french lace bra. We loved how she found the balance between sensual and classic without trying too hard; Isn’t that what we are all looking for? (Shop for the dress HERE)

Styling: Daniella Garcia, Assistant Photo-shoot: Slava Album, Photography: Jackie Segedin.

A special thank you to Jackie, our very talented and passionate photographer, you can follow her on Facebook HERE, and twitter: @Threebrooklyn, and her website: www.threebrooklyn.com

Thank you Sushi Siam Brickell for allowing us to take pictures.

The Lola Belt


 

 

 

 

I am so very happy to have The Lola Belt finally up for sale! The project took a while to finish, and it’s my first time making belts! Thankfully I had an amazing production helper, and a very talented leather craftier who understood my sketches perfectly and even gave us advice on the manufacturing of the belt…

From the delicate stitching, perfect fit, high design bow, and the carving on the inside with the words: “Oh my Lolita I have only words to play with” This belt is a designer piece at a very affordable price 🙂 which is the goal of all the pieces I make!

 

The best thing of this belt is that you can wear it as a high-waisted belt, a high hip belt or a low waisted belt! And it looks great with any outfit! I couldn’t decide between all the colors, so when in doubt, get them all!

 

 

 

The red looks great with denim and lace, this is Lolita at its best.

 

 

The toffee is an instant classic, perfect to be worn with almost anything in your closet.

 

 

 

And black… Black is the new black, the perfect pop-up to any color!

 

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Beach Wedding Dreams…


Photography by Best Photography, FL. Styling by www.jenniferaquilia.com

Tulle Dress, by Carolina Benoit (Upon Request), Layered Tulle Dress (Upon Request), Cream and Black dress by Carolina Benoit. 

I dream of a beach wedding! Breeze touching us, no shoes, and hair blowing in the wind… Just the perfect balance between a glam and relaxed wedding. And OHHH! The lavender arrangements, they are absolutely perfect!

What are your wedding dreams? ♥ Share Share Share!

The Lost Garden


The long days of summer are leaving us soon…  it’s time to store all of our fresh summer clothes and start preparing the boots and coats…

Don’t you long for a lost garden, where summer afternoons and sea breeze are eternal?

Photography by Alexandra Jo (And a special, oversized THANK YOU to her)