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Runway Ripoff: Next Spring, This Fall

It seems counter intuitive to get all excited about Spring fashion when we’re just now on the cusp of boot-and-sweater weather, but thanks to the (somewhat outdated) fashion cycle, the Spring/Summer 2012 fashion shows are in full swing!

Even though floaty dresses and pastels (why so many pastels? WHY?) were all over the New York runways, there were also a few Fall-friendly looks that are currently wearable should one be so inclined to dress ahead of the cycle:

I took runway ripoff inspiration from this simple combination at Karen Walker: A striped blouse, cropped trousers, knotted silk scarf, and brogues.

Easy and professional! Did you spot any cool-weather looks on the Spring/Summer runways?

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11 Comments
  • Juli

    September 19, 2011 at 10:19 am Reply

    You did an amazing job.
    I actually like your look better.

    http://iartfashion.blogspot.com/

    • tamia

      September 21, 2011 at 8:20 am Reply

      Aww, thanks Juli!

  • Sing

    September 19, 2011 at 1:28 pm Reply

    Nice interpretation.

    • tamia

      September 21, 2011 at 8:18 am Reply

      Thanks, Sing! It’s easiest when fairly simple separates are involved.

  • Monique

    September 19, 2011 at 10:04 pm Reply

    love your fabulous runway style!

    • tamia

      September 21, 2011 at 8:17 am Reply

      Thanks, Monique!

  • Rebeca

    September 20, 2011 at 1:26 am Reply

    Thanks for stating blogging out loud about some of the ridunkulous aspects of the fashion world. Hella flavorful interpretation!!

    • tamia

      September 21, 2011 at 8:16 am Reply

      Thanks, Rebeca! I was a little surprised at how many designers went the stereotypically “girly” route this season!

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  • BIba

    October 12, 2011 at 4:43 pm Reply

    Love the look! I just want to know where you get your pleated cropped trousers from. I’ve been looking for a great high waisted pair that fit properly, but haven’t found any.

    • tamia

      October 14, 2011 at 7:58 am Reply

      Hey Biba, I usually get them at thrift stores. I call them “teacher pants.”

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