Experience the glam and grace of the 40's and make it your own!
Dolce & Gabbana, for their fall 2009 ready to wear line featured the iconic Marilyn Monroe on a 40's silhouette. D & G weren't the only to channel the past in the runway. Angled shoulders, peplum shapes, pencil skirts, and feathers were featured in several shows, establishing that it was fall trend to follow .True to a woman's figure; this style can be infused into your fall wardrobe for a timeless look.
Don't be intimidated by the heel height
Dresses and skirts are essential. A peplum dress paired with sling back platforms turns a classic into a statement. Don't be intimidated by the heel height, I own these personally and LOVE them; the platform takes the severity out of the arch.
Sling Back Platforms, Charlotterusse.com $26.99
For a modern spin, pair a skinny belt over a peplum jacket with skinny jeans. Place the belt right before the ruffle on the jacket begins to complete the look.
Cardigan, forever21.com $23
Peplum Jacket, topshop.com $88
Skinny Belt, forever21.com $5.80
SkinnyJeans, yesstyle.com $30
The 40's is my favorite fashion era and now I can experience the beauty of it without breaking the bank. As always remember ladies, confidence is your best accessory!