Chicago’s autumn weather makes for fun fall fashions for moms

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.

This month we say “hello gorgeous” to autumn’s most tempting trends.

When it comes to your “must-have bag” this season, splurgea little, but stick with the classics-only a little kicked up.Coach has just introduced its new “Legacy Collection” that combines70 years of classic design with bold, beautiful colors to produce ashowstopping effect.

Here are a few of my faves available from Coach stores and

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” foryears to come. These fit that bill.

Playful pants

Fall 2012 is the season of the bold bottoms. Nab a pair offloral, metallic, animal print or richly colored britches and letyourself PLAY!


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 pocketsare 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 late1940s fitted bodice and lower-waist frill look surprisingly greaton most body types. Get your Audrey Hepburn on withthese:

Sleeveless Zip Top Peplum, $36,

Glamorous Dogtooth Peplum, op, $40,

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,

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, 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, UrbanOutfitters

Splurge: Don’t let these scare you. They still are
classic and will make your LBD go BOOM! Eril by Vaneli, $162,

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