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Fall Back in Time

It’s time to fall for fashion … and take a step back in time. The runways were filled with one vintage-inspired look after another, all embracing shapes, styles and prints from the past. But don’t head to the attic to dig out the old stuff; find updated pieces that will wow in florals, fur and frills!

pump up the volume
Channel your inner Scarlett O’Hara and make an entrance in a bold print and full skirt.
Sachin & Babi Dharma evening gown, $1,095, Stuart Weitzman Nearlynude Shimmery City Sandal, $398; both from Neiman Marcus | Classic Rebel Cup Chain Layer Necklace, $48 from Banana Republic at West County Center.

simply the best
Extra frills aren’t necessary to make a bold statement. Choose simple basics, add a few fun accents, and you’re on your way.
Kobi Halperin Noella wool-blend sweater with fox fur cuffs, $698, Prada suede bow pump, $690; both from Neiman Marcus | Natural pearl necklace, $72, pearl stud earrings, $10; both from Shine Boutique | Pleated-sleeve sheath dress, $128 from Banana Republic at West County Center | MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton embossed-leather satchel, $358 from Michael Kors at West County Center

elegant in emerald
It can be easy being green. Red might be ‘the color’ for fall, but green never fails to impress.
Milly Lydia dress, $495 from Mister Guy Women’s | Valentino Garavani rockstud pump, $1,045 from Neiman Marcus| Gold bomber jacket, $22.90 from Forever 21 at West County Center | Gold drop earrings, $12 from Shine Boutique

embrace the chil
There’s no need to push white aside just because the weather is changing; pair it with the colors of fall and look as crisp as the breeze outside.
Armani Collezioni Mongolian lamb fur caban coat, $2,395, Manolo Blahnik Insopo bootie, $995; both from Neiman Marcus |Rag & Bone Simone slim ankle pants, $295 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Lilla P white turtleneck, $78 from Mister Guy Women’s | Pearl stud earrings, $10 from Shine Boutique Liza B faux baby crocodile clutch, $1,050 from ej4lizab.com

let’s hear it for the boys!
Menswear-inspired clothing always has a place in women’s fashion. Elegant, ruffled sleeves give you the best of both worlds.
Theory Lexanda peplum blouse, $265 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Donna Degnan jacket, $415, Donna Degnan pants, $248; both from Mister Guy Women’s | Gucci Marmont loafer, $795 from Neiman Marcus | Silver mesh scarf, $9.90 from Forever 21 at West County Center | Feather earrings, $12 from Shine Boutique Liza B faux ostrich cross body, $700 from ej4lizab.com

powerful paisley
Take a hint from fall foliage and keep your look bright! Pick your favorite shade as the base, then throw on a colorful paisley pattern.Etro wool and silk cape, $930 from Neiman Marcus | Ruched-sleeve shift dress, $118 from Banana Republic at West County Center | MICHAEL Michael Kors Margaret calf hair ankle boot, $225 from Michael Kors at West County Center Gold hoop earrings, $6.99 from H&M at West County Center | Wood and metal necklace, $88 from Shine Boutique | Classic tortoise shell bangle set, $68 from Banana Republic at West County Center

Photos: Suzy Gorman
Special thanks to:
The Missouri Athletic Club downtown
Model: Melissa Bean, courtesy of West Model Management
Hair: Everett Johnson

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