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New York Fashion Week runway looks for less

Jeane B. is a nationally recognized image expert, style correspondent and media personality who lives her “passion for fashion” like no other! She spends her days inspiring her clients, television audience, and readers alike with her ene...

Passion for fashion

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York just ended, and in collection after collection the trends for autumn and winter 2010/11 were neutral in colors, classic yet urban in design, and all around gorgeous, yet infinitely wearable. Highly relatable, the strongest focus for fall and winter was on investment dressing, buying pieces that morph into many outfits, and are infinitely versatile. With the economy still straining to get to the next level, and paychecks not allowing the wiggle room for luxuries as in the past, almost every “Fashie” has had to tighten her stylish belt! Here are a few ideas on how to get the most current runway looks for play, work and evening and still come out thousands of dollars ahead on value!

Statement tights

Sheer Black

Tights and the colored, covered leg were once again a huge hit in the collections for fall/winter 2010/11 fashion trends! This time around, the tights were accented, or completely woven, with glitter or even sequins. Sheer black was also shown in many collections, as well as the standard favorite, opaque black, grey, navy and even purple. Fringe accents, both in cut fabric and also knitwear and leather, were popular, and look great layered over sheer or silk tops. Grab this trend for your closet without breaking the bank with pieces like this black fringe vest ($135.00) from topshop.com, sheer purple peasant shirt ($16.99) from target.com, and shimmer tights ($6.95) from yandy.com.

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