Remember how Amelia got all excited about the new Quiksilver women’s collection? Well, it’s finally available! The clothes make me want to go back-to-school shopping (back-to-work shopping? Fall wardrobe shopping? We need a new name for this). I can see myself wearing the first dress with just a vintage belt until it gets cooler, then layering with a shirt underneath and cardigan on top after the first frost. I am also into the Nora Tank. Would it be wrong to own a dress and a tank made from the same fabric?
P.S. I got a sneak preview of Quiksilver’s holiday collection yesterday, which comes out in September, and it is equally cute. Keep reading »
Lauren Conrad, from MTV’s The Hills unveiled her fall 2008 collection, le vie en rose, recently. I’m not really impressed because I’ve pretty much seen every piece somewhere else. She changed up the fabrics or added a little detail here and there, but the feel is no different from everything else being offered by trend-driven retailers. And the prices are ridiculous for what she’s selling ($58 leggings, seriously?). Now I’m not a proponent of stealing from a designer, but since LC borrowed heavily from the trend world, I decided to peruse the Web for less expensive versions of her clothing.
Lauren’s Inspiration Look: Zoe Dress, $230
Less Expensive Version: Halter Necklace Maxi Dress, $29.80
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