Elite editors, stylish bloggers and A-list celebs got front row seats to the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week shows in New York this past week, where future trends were unveiled. The rest of us minions merely lusted and watched as the breathtaking photos popped up on style.com. Yep, Vogue is already planning its fall spreads while most of us are worried about what we’re wearing this weekend. But you can get ahead of the fashion game and buy these affordable pieces to wear now…even though they’re inspired by the fall 2012 runways.
DESIGNER: BCBG Max Azria
STYLE STEAL: Top 10 Millenium Color Block Skirt (SALE: $19 on Tobi.com)
As the runways showed, colorblocking is here to stay. So if you want to stand out, take the first step in this look-at-me style—match contrasting solid pieces in your closet. The BCBG Max Azria show took the trend to the extreme by placing angular sections of color on jackets and dresses. You can colorblock in moderation with this bright retro skirt.
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