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Elegant Dressing - Fall/Winter Collection 2015 - Andrew Gn

Elegant Dressing - Fall/Winter Collection 2015 - Andrew Gn

Fall/Winter Collection 2015 - Andrew Gn

It's mid-August and high time for me to start thinking about Fall/Winter clothing as most collections are now in stores.  After taking a quick whip through Style.com to see whose collections I'm interested in, my first port-of-call is Bergdorf's.  It's my favorite store in New York because it carries just about all the designers I'm interested in and although edited from what's shown on the runway, there's always a broad enough selection for me to understand the collection and choose from.  In recent seasons I've been focusing on finding a special piece or two that adds to my closet and keeps my look current.

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Elegant Dressing - 70s Style for Spring/Summer 2015

Elegant Dressing - 70s Style for Spring/Summer 2015

70's fashion is back and for some of us there's a sense of "been there done that!"  However, the silhouettes have been refined and updated - I'm loving the cropped jackets, billowy dresses, woven wedged sandals and fringed bags. Etro's collection is pitch perfect in capturing that era's carefree bohemian spirit. Fabrics have customized dyeing, braiding and intricate embroidery giving the clothes an engaging mix of Native American-style details and Zandra Rhodes' gossamer, floaty handkerchief hems.  

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