Getting a leg up on Fall Fashion

Fall and winter fashion are all about layers for me, and what is better staple piece and layering item them leggings?? Leggings are so great because they can be worn in a million different ways to make a million different looks. I love leggings tucked into boots, or worn with booties and a tunic length top. Velvet by Graham and Spencer, who are known for their ultra soft and comfortable fabrics have a fabulous pair of knit leggings, the Swoosie. {Wouldn’t love to know where that name came from??} They are the perfect pair to start your looks with, available in dark grey or black.

Swoosie Knit Legging by Velvet by Graham and Spencer.

Swoosie Knit Legging by Velvet by Graham and Spencer.

I don’t know about the rest of you, but is supposed to hit the 90’s this weekend, so I am still very much into summer clothes. Especially summer clothes that will transition into fall and winter outfits. Enter the Lace Trim Stripe Tank by Collective Concepts, it is obviously perfect for summer just by itself. But imagine it with a coordinating  color long sleeve shirt underneath it for fall, and a cropped leather jacket on top for winter, so chic!

Lace Trim Stripe Tank by Collective Concepts.

Lace Trim Stripe Tank by Collective Concepts.

Another great piece for layering, is an open cardigan. I love to wear an open cardigan with leggings, because then I can wear a shorter shirt and the open cardigan is long enough to cover my behind. The Cotton Bamboo Cardigan by Splendid is great because is has short sleeves, making it perfect for layering and lasting though all the seasons.

Cotton Bamboo Cardigan by Splendid.

Cotton Bamboo Cardigan by Splendid.

So enjoy the weather where ever you are and whatever it is and remember layering pieces are perfect now and perfect later. It all starts with the perfect pair of leggings!

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Spotlight on Collective Concepts Tank Tops

You’ve heard of Collective Conceptsright?? They are a fabulous Contemporary Fashion House that designs relevant, refined clothes that are perfect for women of almost all ages. I am in love with the details and colors that they use. And yes, September is a perfect time to be buying their tank tops because they are perfect year round pieces, ready to be layered and loved all year round! Lets start with the Lace Tank with a Pocket. In case you have been hiding a rock for the past few months, lace is in! I love the chic cut of this tank and it would be perfect over short or long sleeves for fall.

Lace Tank with Pocket by Collective Concepts.

Lace Tank with Pocket by Collective Concepts.

Another great piece for fall is the V Neck Tie Waist Tunic, it is super cute with skinny jeans as shown, or imagine it with leggings, riding boots, and a long sleeve shirt under-perfect!

V Neck Tie Waist Tunic by Collective Concepts.

V Neck Tie Waist Tunic by Collective Concepts.

How great is the Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top?? Seriously, love the muted gray color, love the loose cut, and love the detail of the silver links and black beads.
Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top by Collective Concepts.

Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top by Collective Concepts.

 I think this would be lovely with a black long sleeve shirt under it for the fall and winter. You could even do some sort of patterned long sleeve if that is more your style.

Detail of Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top.

Detail of Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top.

And lastly, check out the Lace Trim Stripe Tank, so perfect for farmer’s markets, game day and everything in between! Once again another great laying piece that can be perfect for hot, cold, warm or cool weather. I love a tunic like this with leggings and boots in the fall, such an easy and chic look.

Lace Trim Stripe Tank by Collective Concepts.

Lace Trim Stripe Tank by Collective Concepts.

Go check out some more beautiful pieces from Collective Concepts at Vintage Fringe!

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Summer Clothes for 30-40% off at Vintage Fringe!!

Summer clothes from great designers are now on sale at Vintage Fringe.   You won’t want to miss great finds including lots of Sweet Pea clothing and even including newer arrivals from Collective Concepts clothing.  Don’t miss this end of summer sale the features some of favorite styles from the summer.  Below are my top picks now 30-40% off at Vintage Fringe.

Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top by Collective Concepts

Racerback Flared Tunic Tank Top by Collective Concepts

This Collective Concepts racerback flared tunic tank has been one of my favorite pieces this summer.  It is so easy to glam up with cute shoes and basic leggings and I always feel like a million bucks when it wear it.  Accessorizing is easy with this racer-back tank because it has the adorable black and silver beaded straps.  While this tank designed by Collective Concepts usually sells for $55.00 this week only at Vintage Fringe it is on sale for $33.00.

La Befana Navy Tie Tank

La Befana Navy Tie Tank

I love love love this La Befana Tank (I personally own it in polka dot also on sale this week at Vintage Fringe).  I wear it with a cute cap sleeve or a long sleeve shirt underneath.  The tie on the side adds the perfect detail that makes this top a one-of -kind top to add to your wardrobe.  I can wear this to work or at home and it is always adorable and flattering.  This week only at Vintage Fringe this tank designed by La Befana is on sale for $50.00… thats 40% off!

Laurie B. Rumba Puff Sleeve Sweater

Laurie B. Rumba Puff Sleeve Sweater

Knit designer and visionary Laurie B. is known for her high quality high fashion knitwear and this Laurie B. Rumba puff sleeve sweater wrap is probably my favorite design of hers.  This sweater snaps in the front for a completely separate look or it unsnaps to become the adorable wrap that is perfect for fall and early winter.  This sweater is also full of surprising details like the adorable pockets and puff sleeves.  This is also a super soft lightweight knit that can give you warmth but won’t overheat you. It really is perfect for any season.  A knit wrap like this can easily sell for around $200, but this week only at Vintage Fringe this puff sleeve cardigan is only $99.

To shop Vintage Fringe’s End of Summer Sale just visit us at www.VintageFringe.com.

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