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Fashion & Style News: Saks Fifth Avenue Takes on More Designers at Fifth

October 14, 2009

Amidst the nations financial crisis, the economy hasn’t affected the abundance of designer shops. Saks Fifth Avenue’s Fifth Avenue flagship has welcomed a bevy of designer shops within the last month including Max Mara, Calvin Klein Collection, Donna Karan, Burberry, Akris Punto, and Agnora.

Each designer shop has its own theme, influenced by the collection itself. Burberry has a contemporary British theme, while Calvin Klein has a bright, clean appearance. Akris Punto is trying out a new concept with a fresh look reminiscent of the brand. Donna Karan’s shop has polished black walls, beige travertine floors, and a flat screen television.

Each designer shop is strategically placed in areas where there high-traffic volume and an atrium where brands are highlighted each week.

Trend Report: Elle Magazine’s Top 25 Fashion Trends for Fall

September 3, 2009

Elle magazine has made their list of the top 25 fashion picks for fall:

1. The Camel Coat
Coat by Max Mara, $2275
2. The Cape

Cashmere cape by Celine, $3950
3. Toggle

Toggle coat by Liz Claiborne New York
4. Robe Tie

Wool coat by Lacoste, price available upon request
5. Minidress
Crystal detail silk-blend dress by Alice + Olivia, $495
6. Neon
Dress by NY & Company, $55
7. Grecian
Dress by BCBGMaxAzria, $318
8. One Sleeve 
Dress by Bebe, $128
9. Deep V-Neck Blouse
Blouse by Club Monaco, $129
10. Lace Blouse

Blouse by White House Black Market, $88
11. White Shirt
Shirt by Mac & Jac, $49
12. Optical Stripes 

Crepe de chine top by Corey Lynn Calter, $174
13. Menswear Trouser 

Doeskin suiting trousers by Burberry Prorsum, $895
14. Draped Skirt

Ruffle-detail skirt by Banana Republic, $120
15. Leather Shorts
Shorts by Sea, $382
16. Legging Pant
Nylon riding pant by LNA, $102
17. Embellished Biker 
Biker jacket by Baby Phat, $300
18. Tuxedo
Tuxedo jacket by Calvin Klein (sold as a suit), $179
19. Ruffles
Wool and mohair jacket by Louis Vuitton, $2247
20. Chalk Stripe
Blazer by Banana Republic, $198
21. Over-the-Knee Boot
Boots by Topshop Unique, $560
22. Day Clutch
Lizard and leather clutch by Fendi, $1,050
23. Drawstring Pouch
Purse by Alexander Wang, $720
24. Buckle Boot
Boot by Nine West, $149
25. Tread Sole 
Boots by Michael Kors 

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