Wednesday, December 26, 2007

The Spring Suit

Just a day after Christmas, it hardly seems like we should be thinking about Spring fashion, but with as gorgeous.glam.wonderful as these suits are, there's no doubt that wait lists have already started.

Suits are also much less the matchy-matchy pants/jacket or skirt/jacket combo from the past. They're bright pieces that come in all shapes: cropped jackets, wide-leg trousers, pencil skirts, bow-tie secretary blouses, etc. And no matter which option you choose, you're guaranteed to look polished, professional, and be the envy of everyone you work with!

Louis Vuitton, Spring 08

Gucci, Spring 08

Chanel, Spring 08

Max Azria, Spring 08

Pringle of Scotland, Spring 2008

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Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Mix and Match

Any girl who loves/loves Sex and the City knows how fab Carrie's outfits were, but also how in real life they'd be pretty unwearable. But some ideas were keepers. One such is layering patterns and colors that are opposites for a bold and striking effect.

That's why the outfit below (ultra bright kimono over a black and white striped tee) works so perfectly: