Fall Fashion Tips – Brooklyn Shopping Guide

By Donna Ladd

Fall is now here and that means changing our wardrobes. Who doesn’t want to feel pretty and may I add look chic? However, as mothers most of us have about 5 minutes to accomplish getting dressed all while getting ourselves, and our kids out the door.

Here are  four ideas to spruce up your look without a lot of fuss or muss:


Add Color to Your Wardrobe - New York woman live in black but mix it up a littlewith a colorful hat, or scarf or wrap or go all the way with brightlycolored coat. Oak NYC has an amazing wool felt fedora hats in this fabulous wine color.

Rag & Bone Stretch Skinny Jeans from Bird Brooklyn

Invest in a Great Pair of Jeans. Not a scary mom jean but a jean that wears a lot like a pant be it skinny or wide leg style. Wear it like crazy and with everything. Go ahead; you deserve it. The Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans is available at Bird is located at 20 Smith Street, Cobble Hill and 316 Fifth Avenue  which has a wide selection of jeans if skinny jeans are not your thing.


Modern Diaper BagGet rid of your utlilarian diaper bag and go with a more stylish bag that  makes you look less mommy and more hipster. You can still stuff Sophie and the sippy in this bag and you feel so more pull together.  And why not keep it local, Alter Brooklyn has not only has stylish bags like the GG Boss Natalie Handbag but an amazing line of men’s and women’s clothes.  Alter Woman is located at 140 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Tel. 718.349.0203

Try Vintage  - Hit the Brooklyn Flea on Sundays or Brianna’s (next to Brooklyn Knit Factory) for all the cool vintage offerings where you’ll find unique prints, cold weather pieces such as coats and sweaters. Brooklyn Flea Fort Greene is open until November 19, 2011 and Brooklyn Flea Williamsburg is open until November 20, 2011.


Don’t forget we live in one of the most stylish neighborhoods in New York and truly there is something for everyone.


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