Trend Review: Gone Fishing

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One of my favorite fall trends is the fisherman’s sweater.  Shown in a variety of colors, shapes and necklines, this knit, paired with a long flowing maxi skirt, has quickly become my go-to look of the season.  I love the casual, yet preppy vibe that this separate gives off.  And apparently so do the designers! […]

Trend Review: Nanette of the North

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I’ve always had a soft spot for Nanette Lepore.  Her Ohio hometown is right next door to mine, and believe it or not, I wore a dress from one of her early collections to my sister’s bat mitzvah.  That super cute LBD with a satin ruffled neckline and bow at the empire waist would still […]

Trend Review: Meet me in the Midi

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Midi length skirts and dresses started strong this spring, and if the Fall 2011 runways are any indication, the trend shows no signs of slowing. Almost every designer showed a version on the runway – fitted, flared, pleated and more. Rachel Comey showed a variation on one of my favorite fall pairings: a flowing midi […]

Trend Review: It’s a Plaid, Plaid World


When I think about plaid, a few key looks come to mind, including Britney Spears’ pleated schoolgirl skirt and Cher Horowitz’s oh so nineties plaid skirt/blazer/vest combo. Now don’t get me wrong, Clueless will always be a fashion moment, but there is a chicer, more sophisticated way to wear plaid, as evidenced on the Fall […]

Trend Review: Prints, Please

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Printed pants started to pick up speed this spring, and by Fall 2011 fashion week they were everywhere. Just about every designer showed a take on this trend, from the fitted tribal prints at Proenza Schouler to the palazzos at Suno and lacy crops at Tibi, there was an option for just about everyone. The […]