Joanne Molina, Senior Editor – Second City Style Magazine
It’s not even July and the fall 2007 previews are pouring onto web boutiques. But if your dollars are going towards your summer holiday then come September you might not have much to spare. But never fear – you can save money and start planning your fall wardrobe by shopping the summer sales. So, let’s go shopping…
1.Tip: Coats of every kind are huge this fall and you can pick up some cute cropped and swing coats in darker hues that are perfect for the early fall months.
Inspiration: Ralph Lauren Black Label Cape Coat, $939.55 at NeimanMarcus.com
Sale: Miss Davenporte Swing Coat, Was $645 Now $399 at
2.Tip: As we know, don’t mess with the dress: it’s extending its stay on the runway for the fall and winter months. But this fall look for rich, dramatic hues like deep navy blue and rich charcoal. Grab one now and pair it with a little jacket or sweater.
Inspiration: Doo.Ri Jersey Halter Dress, $1250 at Neimanmarcus.com
Sale: Ruffle Babydoll Dress from Alice Ritter, Was $485 Now $299 at IntermixOnline.com
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