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JOLT: AFFORDABLE FUN FASHION Fall 2011

Garment District, NYC

Words/Images Judith Ecochard

Fashion trends-check







Cute blouse/tops separates-check


Denim very which way-check






















Outerwear that looks/feels waaaayyyy more expensive than they are-check









With all the luxury good we covet and review---we also like to balance it all out with previews of collections where the prices rarely ever venture above $50

KENNETH COLE FALL 2011 M/W

AND KENNETH COLE REACTION

West 50th Street, NYC

Words/Images Judith Ecochard

Missed (very) from opening New York's Fashion Week, the congenial and committed (cause-wise) Kenneth Cole and his team- showed a terrific line-up of on trend, wearable mix and match urban sleek separates- at the presentation for media types a few months back.


Displayed on mannequins and racks- in a spacious setting at company headquarters---


We actually like this format that allows us time---and even got there pronto. AND lucky us-we had a nice chat with the designer himself...




















ABOUT--

Use of a lot of natural fabrics for Fall 2011-wool, cottons...
Color palette---autumnal tones---with some bold solid shades judiciously sprinkled  throughout...

Possible return to the main tent catwalk...(hopeful)...

HIGHLIGHTS:

We think the clean linear---- modern ensembles we saw are going to show up in a lot of those "get the look for less" print layouts---as we felt a Euro-chic vibe here with blessedly little r…