2009! Resolve to be Stylish

December 31, 2008

Before we even get started, I have to link you directly to Portero’s holiday customer service hours and closings over the next few days. Check here to make sure that there are no surprises when it comes to a purchase.

Now, back to fashion.

I’ve been looking through the runway shows for Spring 2009, and some fantastic looks immediately popped out at me. After then searching Portero’s vast inventory, I was able to choose a collection of fabulous items that will make you perfectly on-trend for the upcoming season. We highlighted them all on this week’s homepage — just in time for the new year. Want to create a whole new you for 2009? Here’s a few no-fail ways to capture a designer look while saving money:

Oversized Necklaces. The image above is from Vera Wang, a woman who truly loves her statement necklaces. She personally owns a large collection of costume and vintage pieces, and she sent many of her models down the runway with designs that were dramatic in scale.

Printed Totes. While every lady loves a supple leather handbag, this might just be the season for alternate materials. Eye-catching prints adorned many totes on the Spring ’09 runway, like this Miss Sixty ensemble. This leaves room for unusual bags in your wardrobe, whether painted canvas or brightly-colored embroidery.

Bold Bracelets. Marc Jacobs overloaded his models with thick bangles, and this is a look that will gain steam throughout the year. You can choose the style that works for you, whether natural materials like wood or more heavily-adorned gemstone pieces.

Modern Bohemian. While Anna Sui, above, is the master of this genre, other designers like DVF are getting in on the look this season. Dress up a similar outfit with a pair of dangly earrings accented with gemstones. These styles are not too refined, but they also aren’t over the top.

Customer Service holiday hours:

December 31st from 8 AM to 1 PM

Live Chat
Telephone 877-307-3767

Portero’s offices are closed:
January 1-2

As a result, our shipping cut off times during the holiday weeks are provided below:

Week of December 29 – All orders paid by 1:00 p.m. ET, Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31 will ship the same day. Orders paid after 1:00p.m. ET, Wednesday, December 31 will ship on Monday, January 5.

images via Style.com

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