falling for fall 09 fashion

the fashion flock has moved on to spring 2010 but I'm thinking about fall 09 today. As a young girl, fashion was my passion, I wanted to be a designer one minute, a stylist the next, the editor of British Vogue the next, the designer of those stunning upfront mag print ads the next. I've drifted away over the years, but am now drifting back...and just look at the beauty, the artistry. This fall I have fallen for pleating and draping -- so forgiving to the body, yet so very sexy. Also right up my alley is the 1940s vibe, and that last coat -- WOW, what colour -- great for days on the market. LOVES IT ALL! Of course, is fashion central so all the pics below come from there.

sources: all from 1. albino. 2. givenchy. 3. dior. 4. donna karan. 5. lanvin. 6. RM roland mouret. 7. luella. 8. elie saab. 9. giambatista valli.