Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Button-back Hobble Skirts

If you are a German speaker and a fan of tight back-buttoned skirts like these, you can order them at Mode Trend S.



If however you're in the US (or simply wish to take advantage of the weak dollar), you can also custom-design your own skirt, including back-buttoned variations, at HobbleSkirt.com.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Who's That Girl?

Can anyone name the celebrity on the right wearing the Azzaro dress mentioned in an earlier post?


Update - it's Kimberly Stewart, here hanging out with Kelly Osbourne.

Free People

Already looking for something for the spring to distract you from the cold outside? How about this pretty top from Free People?

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Saks Fifth Avenue

SFA never fails to disappoint with elegant (though expensive) back buttoned pieces. Some of the current crop:



Wednesday, October 17, 2007

More from Asos

One of the nice things about Asos is that their product features not only photos of the clothing, but Flash videos of it being modeled on the runway, allowing you to get a much better idea of how the item looks when worn. Check out these examples:

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Anatomy Organic

If you are a fan of both natural/organic fabrics and back-buttoned apparel, you'll enjoy Anatomy Organic, a site that sells items made from sustainable sources like hemp and cotton, including such rarities as these button back skirts:


Thursday, October 11, 2007

Celebrity Sighting: Jessica Simpson

At a recent charity event, the Operation Smile Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala, Jessica Simpson wore this fetching full-button-back number:

Monday, October 1, 2007

Button Back Trio

From Net-a-Porter, check out this attractive Azzaro black dress with sheer sleeves and a full button back:


At Ron Herman, we find this silk blouse by Madison Marcus:


And finally, Maneater Threads have this version of Ziji's button-back top we featured previously on sale:

Saturday, September 22, 2007

New at Nordstrom

Sorry about the temporary absence, there were other matters to attend to. In the meantime new fall lines are out at most retailers, giving us more topical material. Here are some new items from Nordstrom:




Saturday, August 11, 2007

Pink Mascara

A couple of back-buttoned tops from Pink Mascara:


Runway Restrospective

A couple more examples of back-buttoned designs on the runway. The first one is unknown; the second is by Tracy Reese.



Tuesday, August 7, 2007

New Flickr Group

There is now a group on Flickr for images of back-buttoned clothing. Some of the images that won't make it on posts here will end up there, in addition of course to other members' contributions.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Something old, something new

Here are a couple of dresses - first, a turtleneck dress from Neiman Marcus:

And this is a gabardine pencil dress suit from the 1940s, from Smoky Diva: