And we know it's hard to think about Fall 2012 fashion when just stepping outside right now makes you wonder if it's possible for a human being to literally melt, so we went ahead and did some legwork for you–here are a few pieces that are worth picking up now and looking fabulous in...

com/ Make a major upgrade to traditional silhouettes with a so-right-now metallic finish. SHAPE UP WITH A STUCTURED HANDBAG Structured Turn Lock Tote, $69.95 available at dsw.com/ Let the lady in you hold onto her roots with a perfectly polished purse. ADD EXTRA EMBELLISHMENTS BKE...

Right now, the answer to that is Mulberry. The brand has had some high-profile and well-documented strategic trouble over the past five years, but ever since the company reshuffled its executives and appointed former Céline handbag head Johnny Coca to its creative helm several years ago,...

The entire Banana Republic site is 40% off this weekend. Well, maybe not the entire site. The crazy sale doesn't apply to cashmere and leather apparel, but everything else is 40% off. That's still a lot of sale goodness. Here are my picks for the best items to pick up during the sale. This...

But the REISS sale is on now and these gorgeous, trend-immune coats will not last long at these prices. Trust me, you'll be glad you snagged your new winter coat right now! My top pick is this Freida belted wool jacket in black. It's also available in a pretty heather oatmeal color, but...

Lace is always in but it's having a particular moment right now. Contrary to its usual reputation as delicate and super pretty, the thicker your lace is the better for SS12. That's why broderie anglaise (white cotton with a cut-out, lace-like pattern) is a good alternative if lace isn't quite...

→ Buy the A&F Muscle Tee, $10.00 (was $18.00), at abercrombie.com. Ok, I couldn't hold myself to just five smart finds. I'm also completely in love with these mesh-detail sweatpants, $23.30 (was $58.00), and the matching sweatshirt, $19.20 (was $48.00). These will be perfect for Bar...

Better yet, new styles arrive all the time, which is why it is time for another update on the types of denim you should be wearing right now. With that said, we have rounded up four stars to use as muse, so click through to today's Style Spy story for the details on the must-try denim styles...

Some seasons don't bring a version of this bag that I want to add to my closet, so it sometimes falls out of the top spot in my personal must-buy rankings, but it's always near the top. Right now, this black version with dark hardware totally has my attention. I'm glad Valentino brought...

There's likely more than one British designer wishing they could step into Nicholas Kirkwood's shoes right now. On Tuesday, Kirkwood became the first accessory designer to win the British Fashion Council/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. br> "Nicholas has created a real business in an impressively...

 

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