Fall 2008 Trends: Purple

All this week, we’re going to be dishing up the hottest trends for Fall so you are totally informed before September comes around! So come back every day this week to read about our top trend picks for Fall/Winter 2008!!


The reports are in! Purple is the must-have color for Fall/Winter 2008. And not just any color purple… dark royal purples like eggplant and deep magenta. Start looking for purple pieces now before the prices go up. Fall is approaching quickly and you want to be ahead of the game!

Check out a few of these purple items we’ve found for you…


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Westbound Crinkle Tiered Skirt

What: Westbound Crinkle Tiered Skirticon

This lined crinkle tiered skirt of cotton poplin features a narrow back-elastic waistband and a side zipper with button closure. Only at Dillard’s.

Price: Orig. $30.00 Now $18.00

Where: Dillard’s





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Cable Cardigan Sweater

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Cute three-button closure flyaway cardigan sweater. Stylish 24″ long and it only comes in purple. Plus it’s made in the USA. Will look great with a white blouse and your skinny jeans. Cute over a jersey wrap dress too.

Price: $29.50

Where: Alloy.com

Discounts: Free shipping on Alloy orders over $75. Use code AHKAFF. Offer valid through 8.27.08.
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Cropped Roll Sweater

What: Cropped Roll Sweater
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Cute cropped sweater in a sweet purple. Would look fabulous with high waisted jeans or a cute skirt with boots for Fall. Plus, it’s on sale right now for only $9.99!

Price: Orig $29.50 Now $9.99

Where: Alloy.com

Discounts: Free shipping on Alloy orders over $75. Use code AHKAFF. Offer valid through 8.27.08.
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MADDIEE PURPLE SNAKE

Purple Snake Gladiators

What: MADDIEE PURPLE SNAKE

These exquisitely detailed shoes are the perfect compliment to all your summer fashions and they will carry you right into fall. Plus, you will look just like Carrie Bradshaw!

Price: $109.95

Where: SteveMadden.com

Discounts: Get 10% off on your next purchase at SteveMadden.com when you join their email list.

Shop Now: www.SteveMadden.com




Fab Tiered Maxi Dress

What: Fab Tiered Maxi Dress

A casual and comfy full length jersey knit maxi dress featuring a tiered ruched skirt and non-adjustable straps that criss-cross over the back. Dress is approx 52? long from shoulder to hem. Will be a great peice from summer into fall.

Price: $19.50

Where: Forever21.com




Liza Suede & Patent Wedges

What: Liza Suede & Patent Wedges by Sugar Shoes

These vintage inspired wingtip wedge pumps, by Sugar Shoes, are absolutely gorgeous! They are a rich dark chocolate brown suede with purple patent accents! So edgy and unique, the perfect pair to add a little designer style to your fall wardrobe! I know I want a pair… These are so chic!

Price: Orig. $70.00 Now $49.00

Where: ShopPlasticland.com

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Purple Patent Clutch

What: B-OMBCL Purple Metallic Clutch

Pair this patent clutch with a sweet dress for the perfect Fall outfit. Will go great with black, brown, grays, neutrals, and other shades of purple. Very versatile and cute clutch that we think is a must-have for your Fall 2008 wardrobe.

Price: Was $48 Now $19.99

Where: SteveMadden.com

Discounts: Get 10% off on your next purchase at SteveMadden.com when you join their email list.

Shop Now: www.SteveMadden.com




Come back next week to see more purple items! And stay tuned for more Fall 2008 and Winter 2009 trends…


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