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Ken Downing on Shades of Purple, Pointed Shoes, and Animal Print

I love when Neiman Marcus announces their seasonal trend picks. It’s authoritative. Women worship the new rules like gospel. For example, when Fashion Director Ken Downing called orange the new neutral for spring 2013, immediately, it was everywhere. Just like that, ladies abound in tangerine hues from handbag to shoe. I’m not saying he’s the only one […]

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On Trend: Baroque Accessories

Shopping intern Margaux Anbouba hits the town to track the trends. Up this week: dramatic accessories. When the Dolce and Gabbana fall 2012 collection hit the runway, it had fans adoring with religious fervor. While the over-the-top embroidery and embellishments may be a bit much for everyday, this look can be worked into your wardrobe […]

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On Trend: The Wild Wild West

Shopping intern Margaux Anbouba is hitting the town to track some trends. Up this week: Western-inspired garb. Texans are no stranger to Western wear, and this fall,the fashion world has finally given the look their nod of approval. Seen to the extreme on the fall 2012 runways of Isabel Marant and more subtly in accessories, this […]

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On Trend: Leather Details

Shopping interns Kelly Belter and Kristi McCann are hitting the town and tracking the trends. Fall is coming, and leather is here. Whether it dominates an outfit or is used as an accent, it’s a sleek necessity for your autumn wardrobe. –Kristi McCann 1. C. Luce top with leather trim, $69.95 at Hemline 2. Theory leather […]

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On Trend: Sweet as Sugar Shades of Mint

Shopping interns Kelly Belter and Kristi McCann are hitting the town and tracking the trends. This week, we found feminine hues of mint to add to your closet. This pretty pastel was all over the spring runway in the collections of Carolina Herrera, Chanel, and Vera Wang. It’s the perfect color to continue wearing through […]

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On Trend: Slip Into These Asymmetrical Hemlines

Shopping interns Kelly Belter and Kristi McCann are hitting the town and tracking the trends. Sometimes classic can be boring. That’s why this season designers scrapped one length, one note frocks in favor of asymmetrical hemlines. On the spring runways, Roberto Cavalli draped models with trailing chiffon gowns while BCBG favored side slashed silhouettes. But […]

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On Trend: 3 Neon Pieces We Love

Shopping interns Kelly Belter and Kristi McCann are hitting the town and tracking the trends. Their mutual affection for shades of neon led them to this handful of brightly colored goodness. You need your shades for this summer’s trend: neons. The spring runways were filled with the not-so-neutral colors. Whether the bright hues are mixed […]

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