The Fall shopping itch is coming on strong here at Fab so we're kicking off our shopping series with something we all love: shoes. For the upcoming season, we're raising our heels to magical, designer confections from the likes of Proenza Schouler, Isabel Marant, Chloe, and Jason Wu. Given, designer duds come at a hefty price tag, but think of it as your ultimate Fall investment. If these jaw-dropping, sparkly Miu Miu booties vibe with your style, check our more bad booties, sexy point-toe heels, and glamorous wedges in the slideshow right now.
The message is clear: be it in a courtroom or heading to a black-tie ball, the Donna Karan woman is a rather seductive force to be reckoned with — especially when she's played by Brazilian bombshell model Isabeli Fontana. The campaign, shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin is set in various urbane locations. Click to see the entire campaign, and watch the short film the photographers directed on donnakaran.com.
As much as we love a statement piece, it's really the basics that get us through our daily grind. That said, we compiled the best essentials for you to shop for Fall. A classic white button-down shirt gets a slight revamp, pumps get to the point, the perfect (and affordable) trench coat, and timeless handbags. Peruse the slideshow to see our top 15 basics for Fall.
It's standard practice for brands to use models and celebrities in their campaigns, but last November, MAC Cosmetics gave everyday people an exciting opportunity. Through its MAC Me Over contest, guys and gals across the US were invited to enter to win a chance to be one of the six faces behind the brand's Fall 2011 collection (and to receive a transformational makeover). So before the big reveal at the end of this week, followed by the collection launch on Aug. 25, be sure to check out the teaser video now to see images of some of the entrants.
The 2011 Paris haute couture season is upon us, and with it the most imaginative designs from some of fashion's biggest names, from stalwarts like Armani to rising stars like Alexis Mabille. Couture Week is usually a great way to look into the fashion future, since what comes down the runway here may affect trends in ready to wear for several seasons. So which nail shades, hairstyles, and eyeliner shapes should you be on the lookout for? Just take a peek into our couture crystal ball to find out.
If you've ever wondered how exactly to pull off that streetwise femme vibe, See by Chloé practically hand delivers the formula for Fall. The collection, a blend of girlie-meets-tomboy, works layers — soft, floral printed dresses with camel coats, then knits with tailored pants in the slouchiest modern fits — and adds a cozy finishing touch via chunky, buckled booties and cozy gray tights — lots of gray tights. Click through to see the whole covetable collection.
Mod meets bohemian whimsy for Nicole Richie's latest collection, raising hemlines and adding layers. It's lots of the stuff we've come to know and love in Winter Kate's line of luxurious, fringed kimonos and printed dresses, save for a few surprises. That's where the mod comes in, shorter, tailored shorts and mini dresses balancing out Richie's '70s influences. Click through for a glimpse at the whole collection.
Both modern and quintessentially Parisian-chic, designer Judith Milgrom delivers a luxurious Fall collection for the Maje label. Within a primary palette of scarlet, red, navy, black, and gray, the collection of tailored separates is beautifully minimalist. A few trendier additions, like a furry white coat and a little red dress, add just enough fashion to keep the line ultra chic. It's perfectly on point: feminine in the most contemporary way, and more importantly — unbelievably wearable. Click through for a glimpse of the whole collection.
UK fashion label Reiss is having a moment; their Shola dress just sold out after Kate Middleton wore it to meet the Obamas at Buckingham Palace, and they've just released their Fall lookbook that promises more sophistication and plenty of color, lest you think you can revert to gray and black come September. Click the slideshow to see our favorite looks from the collection; which ones do you think would look the best on the new Duchess of Cambridge?
Louis Vuitton is kicking off its Fall campaign, complete with lapdogs, classic cars, and Zuzanna Bijoch, Daphne Groeneveld and Anais Pouliot playing super-chic ladies with a serious fashion fetish. Shot by Steven Meisel the feel is ultra-sophisticated, showcasing the label's luxe accessories, ladylike collection, and moody Autumn palette. It's polished and poised, and just a bit playful — what's your take on the first glimpse of the Fall '11 campaign?