Merci Beaucoup spring/summer 2011 collection

I LOVE this collection. I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE it. If everything wasn’t hundreds of dollars, I would have bought it all by now!

It’s colorful and fun, and the clothes actually look really comfortable. It’s the kind of thing you would want to put on and spin around in. Here’s the video: http://www.mercibeaucoup.jp/collection/2011ss/#/video

What I love is that the designer somehow found a way to make the clothing look pastel-ish, without using the cliched actually-pastel pinks and light greens that we always think of when we think of spring. It might have something to do with the light hair of the model in the first picture, but there is definitely a creative mind behind the outfits, as well.

I’m pretty sure you can click to enlarge. Anyway, isn’t it pretty? I would definitely wear those pinkish-white pants. The reason I chose to show this picture is that I’m not to fond of super-baggy (cough cough DIAPER PANTS cough) pants, because they’re so unflattering, which most of this collection is composed of. But I believe the colors and the rest of the outfit makes up for all of those. This outfit happens to be my favorite.

I don’t really understand the bone theme, but I like it. It reminds me of that baby girl from the Flinstones… gah, I forgot her name! But she really looks like a cartoon schoolgirl, and I like that. I like how it looks solid and confident but also loose and comfortable. The socks and shoes make the outfit. They lighten it up and remind you that it is Spring. Don’t even get me started on that hair! It’s fantastic!

I needed to show both sides of this outfit because they are so different. The front looks almost South-American in some way, and the leggings remind me of 80s exercise clothes, but more ‘formal’, if putting it like that makes any sense. Again, the bone theme. I like it.

That’s all for now, folks!

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