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Tag Archives: New York Collections Fall 2011

Graceful and confident, Donna Karan’s autumn/winter collection is entitled Pearls of Wisdom and is all about embracing a woman’s femininity with conviction.

Donna Karan has been a fashion hero of mine since my freshmen year at F.I.T. in New York City when she came to speak to our class about her career and launching her business. I love her Fall 2011 Collection and I absolutely ADORE this layered multi-pearl Necklace! View the full collection at Style.com. I am now approaching the age where I can seriously pull off some of her beautiful clothes, now I just have to come up with the funds to afford them! I did purchase one of her collection jackets at Loehmann’s once in the early 90’s. The look was way too mature for me then.

I will be bringing you more highlights from the Runways of New York, London, Paris, Milan and LA! Stay tuned!


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This is my favorite look so far from the Fall 2011 Collections. I just said “wow” when this slide popped up on Style.com. I love the rich red, burgundy color combination of the dress, gloves, shoes and the beautiful multi-colored stoned brooch. I would wear this look, it is stunningly feminine and has a Mad-Men- esque feel.

Just 2 weeks ago I was discussing with some industry colleagues the relevance of brooches in modern dressing and how well they are adopted by consumers. I received mostly negative feedback. This is a stunning example of how a beautiful brooch can make all the difference. Imagine this dress without it. I would love your comments on this!