What's hot? What's not? What tips can help us survive the not-so-luxury-friendly economy?
Stylist to the Stars, Aidyn Crowe, has graciously gave TheLuxurySpot (TLS)a sneak-peak at this seasons hottest trends.
TLS: What are the hot new trends for the fall fashion season?
AC: Rich textures including bold plaids checks and tweeds. Layered looks. Long skirts and dresses as well as long jackets. It is a season of retro and refinement, minimalism and excess. In other words…anything goes.
TLS: We all know finances can be tight- especially with the current economic situations—What pieces can be pulled out of the closet from past seasons and integrated into our chilly-weather wardrobe?
AC: I call this fiscally fashionable or eco-conscious consumerism.
Take an inventory of your closet and see what items you aren’t really wearing anymore. I like following the two-year rule.
·I enjoy having clothing swaps with friends. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with friends and find hidden treasures. I try t do this a least 4 times a year. If there are items left over, simply donate them to one of the many worthwhile charities in your area. TLS:We’re all on the hunt for staple cold-weather items. Any recommendations for a fashion-forward boot? Cozy yet chic coat? Hair friendly hats?
YSL Side Zip Patent Bootie $1070 (www.bergdorfgoodman.com)
Rag and Bone Balloon Cardigan $495 (www.rag-bone.com)
Stella McCartney Capelet Coat $2,295 (www.intermixonline.com)
Miu Miu Motorcycle Boot is $990 (www.miumiu.com)
Vince Admiral Sweater Trench Coat $345 (intermixonline.com)
Payless Madison Ankle Boot $34.99
Michael Kors Lombardi Bootie $139
Aldo Casella Boot Aldo $130
Military Wool Coat Nine West $79.99
Let’s face it, hat head is an inevitable part of, however, you can still look great while wearing one.
Some of my Favorites are:
TLS: Finally, what would be your fashion 'motto'? AC:
AC: I live by the motto of the great Yves Saint Laurent…
"Fashions Fade, Style is Eternal"
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