I believe fall is fashion's favorite season. The
fabrics, the layers, the new collections, the coziness of it all!
This month, say "goodbye" to your shorts and flips and say "hello
gorgeous" to autumn's most tempting trends.
When it comes to your "must-have bag" this season, splurge
a little, but stick with the classics-only a little kicked up.
Coach has just introduced its new "Legacy Collection" that combines
70 years of classic design with bold, beautiful colors to produce a
Here are a few of my faves available from Coach stores and coach.com.
Legacy leather Candice carryall, $328
Legacy leather penny shoulder purse, $198
Note: If you're going to splurge on a new fall handbag,
stick with classic shapes and colors that will stay "on trend" for
years to come. These fit that bill.
Fall 2012 is the season of the bold bottoms. Nab a pair of
floral, metallic, animal print or richly colored britches and let
Don't be afraid of these beautifully subtle metallic denims,
from one of my new favorite denim brands "Liverpool Jeans Company."
Their line is inspired by the music of the Beatles and the pockets
are lined with song lyrics. How fun is that? $79, Nordstrom
Cruella Deville would be so dang jealous.
Dalmatian-inspired pant, $12.99, H&M
This summer's "it" silhouette was the peplum. The late
1940s fitted bodice and lower-waist frill look surprisingly great
on most body types. Get your Audrey Hepburn on with
Sleeveless Zip Top Peplum, $36, Topshop.com
Glamorous Dogtooth Peplum, op, $40, asos.com
Staples for your shoe rack
The Capped Toe Pump
Save: Smart and chic, Tahari's Kristen Platform Pump
won't ever go out of style. $55, endless.com
Splurge: An oxford-inspired cap toe raises your IQ 10
points every time you slip them on. Or at least you'll feel like
it. $268, jcrew.com in red and
The Show Stopper
Save: Mixed animal print pumps are an inexpensive way
to add instant interest to a neutral work suit, black pants or dark
denims. Try Deena & Ozzy Pointy-Toe Pump, $59, Urban
Splurge: Don't let these scare you. They still are
classic and will make your LBD go BOOM! Eril by Vaneli, $162, Zappos.com