Something Old, Something Prude, Something Bowed, Something Hued

September 2, 2008 • Fashion


Gabbie Perez for Second City Style Magazine

Where did the summer go? Actually, who cares because fall — the king of all fashion seasons — has arrived! I always bust out my fall wardrobe the day after Labor Day, despite what temperature the thermometer reads. Here are some of the coolest trends of the season…

Something Old
Feed that Fitzgerald heroine in you and get into something flapper-inspired.
That extra bit of playful fringe adds to any outfit (plus it’s really
fun to move in!) and the glitz of the sequins are sure to make you

1. Monique Lhuillier Fall 2008
Real Life
2. Foley + Corinna Beaded Fringe Dress $495 at ShopBop
3. Haute Hippie sequin tunic $625 at Nordstrom

Something Prude
I never thought fashion designers would look towards June Cleaver’s
closet for inspiration… but I have to admit that the ‘neo-conservative’
look is fabulous for the fall. Think kitten heels, a-line skirts, and pale pastels. These looks are definitely Michelle Obama approved!

4. Peter Som Fall 2008
Real Life
5. Diane von Furstenberg Jovanna Knit Dress $365 at Saks Fifth Avenue
6. Michelle Obama Campaigning in June

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