Trend Alert: Mad About Plaid
October 29, 2006
Try the Trend: Preppy outfits in plaid, tweed and herringbone are a fall must-have. If this reminds you of your stuffy college professorâ€™s tweed blazers with leather elbow patches, check out these fabulous new outfits. This David Meister dress is cut on the bias with a plum satin sash to show off your tiny waist. The cap sleeves and sash enliven the grey plaid pattern to make this dress sweet yet sexy. Available at Bloomingdales.com. (358.00)
For those of you who think Walmart is just for lawnmowers, fashionistas on a budget will be thrilled that Mark Eisen has designed a cheap and chic collection for Walmart. Following the masstige trend that Isaac Mizrahi created at Target, Mark Eisenâ€™s Walmart collection is bringing style to the masses. This plum ruffle-front cardigan and figure-flattering George M.E. A-line Tweed Skirt are fashion-forward and easy on your wallet, freeing up cash for that much-needed Louis Vuitton rolling luggage for your next trip to St. Barths. $15.57 for skirt and $21.82 for sweater. The George M.E. collection is at Walmart.com.