I love clothes as much as the next woman, but I’ve never paid much attention to the big fashion shows, preferring to let top styles filter down to stores where I shop.
So when a recent blogging assignment landed me a seat at New York Fashion Week, I was pleasantly surprised to be turned on to a myriad of higher-end, but not haute designers.
The fashion world calls them Ready-to-Wear. I call them Ready-to-Buy. For the professional woman who wants to give her look an extra edge, these designers are worth it:
Tibi: Designer Amy Smilovic offers up a little bit of everything—sexiness, sportiness and edginess—in her easy-to-wear casual chic line. Dresses start at $300 www.tibi.com.