Charlotte Olympia Pre-Fall 2013 Hollywoodland Collection

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This collection was inspired by the golden age of Hollywood, Art Deco design and classic-film leading ladies including Mae West & Rita Hayworth. Charlotte captured the decadence of the era by using film reel cut-out PVC, crystal-trimmed cabochon brooches, glitter fabric and mirrored gold leather panels.

The bags are equally thematic and my favorite styles are Take PandoraDeco Pandora and Box Office Pandora clutch. There’s even an adorable film strip headpiece too.

Charlotte has great timing since these show-biz glitzy designs emulate the glamour seen in the recent ‘The Great Gatsby’ blockbuster film.

Celebrities I would like to see wear this collection: Katy Perry, Dakota Fanning, Emilia Clarke, Selita Ebanks, Lana Del Rey and Emmy Rossum.

My top 10 favorites are featured below. You can shop this collection at Charlotte Olympia, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf GoodmanNet-A-Porter, Matches, MyTheresa.

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Charlotte-Olympia-Girls-on-Film-platform-sandal

Girls on Film platform sandal in silk satin with PVC film reel straps and gold film buckle; available online at Charlotte Olympia

Charlotte-Olympia-Tinseltown-platform-wedge

Tinseltown platform wedge with rose gold metallic leather and glitter fabric covered wedge; available online at Nordstrom

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Charlotte-Olympia-Leading-Lady-platform-sandal

Leading Lady t-stap platform sandal in red & green deco print with a crystal-trimmed cabochon brooch; available online in silver glitter with portrait of the glamorous Rita Hayworth at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Charlotte Olympia & Net-A-Porter

Charlotte-Olympia-Premiere-slingback-pump

Premiere ankle-strap pump in blush suede with film reel PVC straps and small bow also made from the film PVC; available online in blockbuster satin print at Charlotte Olympia

Charlotte-Olympia-Sunset-platform-sandal

Sunset platform sandal in black suede & metallic gold leather with an Art Deco detailed tapered t-strap; available online at Neiman Marcus & Net-A-Porter

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Miranda platform wedge in blue & yellow deco print with a sky-high 6″ heel; available online in a red & blue print at Charlotte Olympia

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Charlotte-Olympia-Decodent-platform-sandal copy

Decodent platform sandal with geometric, Art Deco inspired shapes of mirrored metallic patent leather; available online at Charlotte Olympia & Net-A-Porter

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