Her catwalk is the sidewalk.
 
Her catwalk is the sidewalk.

I’ve Got Issues…


The arrival of my September issues in my mailbox is as exciting for me today as my back-to-school outfit and school supplies were when I was a little girl.

First day of kindergarten.

Since then I’ve become a loyal subscriber of all the fashion mags and can’t wait to devour them every month – especially the September glossies – now stacked on my nightstand, ready for my review. Here’s the quick & dirty of the season’s September covers and a fall fashion forecast for you, darlings:

W

CG: Kristen Stewart. Loving the 60’s vibe with white MaxMara mohair sweater, bombshell brunette locks, and icy blue eyes/frosty pink-beige lips.

Vogue

CG: Kate Moss. In Alexander McQueen, photographed by Mario Testino.

Bazaar

CG: Lea Michele. White satin Yves Saint Laurent jumpsuit. (Dear Bazaar: I’m sooo over Lea. Please choose better next September.)

Marie Claire

CG: SJP. Colorblock dress from Bottega Veneta.

Glamour

CG: Rihanna. Dolce & Gabbana backless top & sequin pants.

InStyle

CG: Beyonce. Dolce & Gabbana dress and necklace.

Elle

CG: Gwyneth Paltrow. Cashmere knit tunic from Burberry and satin tap pants by Julien Macdonald.

Vogue UK


CG: Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen.  Sequin dress, Dolce & Gabbana.

Vogue Paris

CG: Charlotte Casiraghi. Gorgeous granddaughter of Grace Kelly, photographed by Mario Testino.

Trends for Fall 2011 in a nutshell: there is a 60′s mod-chic vibe that I’m simply bananas for, along with loads of leopard, all sorts of fur (faux), booties, boots (knee-high and OTK), stacked oxfords, shifts, miniskirts, leather leggings, sequins, sweaters, knits and blazers. The season’s sartorial shades include bubblegum pink, buttercup, camel, classic creme, winter white, grey, and black – as well as deep and shocking shades of peacock blue, bordeaux, and the always perfectly pretty Pantone picks.

And of course no Fall collection would be complete without a fabulous coat – every girl knows that!

A fave Fall memory: Mini Medestrian rocking a white (faux) fur coat & matching hat, with her stylish Sis in an autumn plaid coat with matching cap.

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  • Suzanne McCarthy

    Oh, god, Jenn – the pics of you and your sister in those coats are so very 70′s and so very priceless!  Love.

  • Meagan

    Even stylish back then!!!  Wish I could find a coat like that in a Womens Small (or medium).  :-)  Thanks for sharing.