Tory Burch: Fall 2009 Preview

Today, I paid a visit to the gorgeous Tory Burch showroom for an up-close and personal preview of the Fall 2009 collection.  Key trends from the collection include boy-meets-girl, punk rock (pyramid studs abound on bags, shoes, even classic Tory tunics), military and nautical (admittedly, an oddity for Fall.) 

Of course, it goes without saying that the now-iconic Reva flat is included in the collection - this season reinvented in a stingray-patterned leather, among others. Boots were a standout for the season, with updated takes on the L.L. Bean-style duck boot, as well as the Ugg (but Tory's version is much sleeker, more modern).  Another personal fave for me were intensely bold statement necklaces, several adorned with feathers. They start at about $425...I will be reserving a portion of my fall budget in that direction for sure.

Burch recently recruited Honor Brodie, former Assistant Managing Editor of InStyle (and part of their editorial staff for 12 years), as Editorial Director, E-Commerce. Her influence shows on the newly re-launched site, which takes on new life thanks to lifestyle-driven content including Trends Decoded (style tips from Tory), Best Dressed (street style), Tory Entertains (tips on entertaining) and Guest Editor Wish Lists.

Be sure to check out the site and of course, take a gander through the gallery to view several of my favorite pieces. Stay tuned; next up for Tory Burch is an optical collection by Luxotica, launching in September.



KatrinaC said...

I LOVE the bamboo heel. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

KikiZoe86 said...

Oooo these are hot! I like the first pic of the 2-toned buckle ones, and the lace-up knee-high boots!