Category Archives: Fashion

Travel Attire

I came across this wardrobe stylist named Dawn del Russo and she has an amazing blog and YouTube channel.  As I am leaving on an aeroplane within a few hours, I wanted to share this particular vlog with my readers! Enjoy!

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Paris Haute-Couture Fashion Week

I will be attending! January 24th through January 27th 2011. You can download the official schedule below!

Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week January 2011 Schedule!

On the agenda: Jean Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Valentino, and Givenchy! [just to name a few]

Top Etsy Picks for 2011

Novel Couture Etsy Picks Seal of Approval

We want to know who your top Etsy fashion and lifestyle picks are for 2011! Fashion, jewelry, vintage, accessories, home? What top Etsy shops do you just heart? Do you have a unique and successful Etsy shop? Let us know! We want your submissions and your opinions!

Leave a comment with shop link, Tweet up, or email us directly!

We hope to compile a list of our Top 10 for 2011 and establish a monthly posting of top Etsy shops! All will be considered!

Now on Sale! Embellished Pieces

Whether it’s a cute charmed mini dress, art-deco clutch, or 20s Flapper inspired shift, we love embellished pieces… especially when they are on sale.

Sass & Bide Tell Me a Story DressSass & Bide Tell Me a Story Dress DetailSass & Bide: Tell Me a Story Dress $470 $329 on Net-a-Porter

BCBG Beaded Gold Clutch

BCBG: Beaded Gold Clutch $148 $81.40 on Endless

French Connection Isabella Beads Dress

French Conenction: Isabella Beads Dress $248 $199 on

New Years Toast!

Wishing our followers a Happy New Years! Follow your heart and make 2011 one for the history books! Cheers!

Top 10 Fashion Blogs

Top 10 Fashion Blogs as told by Novel Couture [in no particular order]

Lula Magazine Scrapbook

NY Mag: The Cut

The Satorialist

I am a Greedy Girl


Garance Dore

Painfully Hip

Slaves to Fashion

Stockholm Street Style

Style Rookie

Suggestions? Add you two cents.

Candela Spring Gypsies

New York Fashion Week Follow-Up: Candela‘s Spring 2011 presentation was a nice change from the usual runway extravaganzas. Evoking a Gypsy-like spirit, this collection reflects current global uncertainty (at least in our eyes) giving it an “honest” yet elegant essence that we appreciate.