We’re Kicking Around Valentino’s Ombré Boots

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Part of me is still buying spring and summer clothes on sale while the other part is pre-ordering fall. When one bill (summer) is paid another (fall) appears. I'm totally loving these boots for fall. The only problem is when I order fall "too early" I spot so many other things I love. These boots are under serious contemplation! Valentino's Ombre Leather Knee Boots in wine … [Read more...]

It Is SO Easy to Be Green with These Fabulous Military Inspired Pieces!

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Kermit The Frog's plaint, “it’s not easy being green,” most certainly does not ring true this fall season. In fact, army green is all the rage, and fashionistas are taking notice. Consider this wonderful green outfit as a template for your fall fashion shopping. 1. Balenciaga Papier Ledger Serpent Hologram Tote Bag. This sumptuous 14-inch by 14-inch by 4.57-inch … [Read more...]

Lace Up Oxfords for Fall: A Sorely Needed Reprieve from Sky High Heels!

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Fashion forward women often find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. Rather, more accurately, they're caught between a desire to be trendy and a need to shield their feet and ankles from getting horribly mangled by high heels. Fortunately, in 2013, the Fashion Gods have smiled upon the feet of women everywhere. This autumn, trendsetters the globe over will … [Read more...]

Helmut Lang’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection on A Few Goody Gumdrops

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We're so excited to share a smattering of Helmut Lang's exciting pieces for fall 2013. We love the distinct draping and angles that Lang recreates (every season) again this upcoming season. The models clad in basic black make a striking statement in the handsomely designed dresses, pants, jackets and skirts. The sheer pants and tops are perfect for one's feminine side while the … [Read more...]

Haizhen Wang’s “Futuristic” Cutting Edge Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

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We recently viewed Haizhen Wang's Fall/Winter 2013 runway show from London Fashion Week. We're absolutely loving Haizhen's refreshingly super modern designs and "futuristic" pieces. Many of the pieces are cut on the bias or severely belted to create extreme dimensions.We're totally impressed with the illusions created by the diagonal layers and drastic lines.The look is … [Read more...]

Dennis Basso’s Fall/Winter 2013 Anniversary Collection is Sensational

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A Few Goody Gumdrops is so excited to share Dennis Basso's Fall/Winter 2013 30th Anniversary Collection.Basso is know for his sumptuous furs (sable, mink, lynx, fox, chinchilla) and luxurious fabrics (taffeta, organza, velvet, duchess satin, sequin tweed, alligator).This collection captures that and more with many pieces shimmering and lighting up the runway. “My 30th … [Read more...]

DKNY #FashionWeek Fall 2013 Video. The Collection Is Wearable and Flexxy!

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This is one of the best DKNY runway shows we've seen in years.The collection is reminiscent of the more expensive Donna Karan line.The DKNY collection offered so many wearable options and fabulous staple pieces ranging from loose and flowy to tightly hugging the body.Colors ranged from camel to bold pink to bright red to leopard and of course, black.There's definitely something … [Read more...]

Donna Karan #NYFW #Fall 2013. The Clothes Have “Flex Appeal”

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Donna Karan has been a favorite of mine for years! This collection like so many of Karan's are about movement, draping and luxurious fabric. As Karan says in the video the clothes are all about movement of the body, celebrating the movement of a women's body, her angles, her curvaceousness, her independence whether the fabrics are velvet, suede or skin on skin. Although many … [Read more...]

Charlotte Ronson #NewYorkFashionWeek #Fall/Winter 2013

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If only there were just a few #snowflakes but #NYFW was pounded with a #snowstorm and #wintry #conditions! (I'm learning to use my #hashtags!!!!) There was not a drop of snow in Charlotte Ronson's Fall/Winter 2013 show and it went on without a #blizzard, looking very fallish inside with autumn colored clothes to match the fall backdrops. The backstage show was great and we … [Read more...]

Tweed Shorts Offer a Fall-Friendly Outfit Option for a Night Out from Our Friends at Thefind.

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As the weather gets progressively chillier, shorts are normally one of those things you pile away into fashion hibernation along with the rest of your summer style fare. Not so fast! Think of tweed shorts as a stylish option you actually don't have to stow away just yet...not because you need help coping with your summer withdrawal, but because they're actually fall … [Read more...]