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5 Must Haves for Women Fall 2014 (Urban Voice News Magazine)

I am so excited to to kick off the Fashion/Style column for Urban Voice New Magazine.  I have the pleasure of bringing to you all things fashion and of course sophisticatedly urban.

Each season I feature a list of "7 Essentials" right here on my Blog "The Sophisticate Chronicles" for your overall style look. My list are versatile and I cover each facet of fashion. From the latest "IT" Handbag to the latest trend in accessories to compliment your look. This is to ensure that all basis are covered for the everyday woman.

However for  the Urban Voice "Top 5 List" I had the pleasure of visiting Dillard's department store and checking out everything they have to offer for the upcoming season. Each item that is featured can be found and purchased at your local Dillard's department store or online at

Check out the Top 5. .

#1 Boots
Every Fall (and Winter) wardrobe should be equipped with a boot that can be versatile. When I use the word "versatile" I am referring to a piece that can take you from the office at work to volunteering in your community in the afternoon.

Naturalizer "Jaycee" is a solid leather, durable, and extremely comfortable boot. Naturalizer is praised for their ability to create any style shoe that will make you feel as if you are walking on clouds. The "Jaycee" comes in Banana Bread (a golden brown) and Black
Naturalizer "Jaycee" $179.99

#2 Handbag
I don't know a woman alive right now who doesn't love the style and quality of Michael Kor's designs.

His handbag's are what you will see on the arm of most women across the country. The "Jet Set" East/West Tote is a classic handbag that truly can be carried year round. It is also one of Michael Kors top sellers. At certain times of the year it is available in different solid bright colors suitable to the respective season and patterns. Here I feature it in "Black". It is sleek, the perfect size, and with enough room for you to carry all your essentials and then some.

Michael Kors Jet Set East/West Tote $248.00

#3 Perfect Trench
Although most Fall mornings and nights aren't too chilly you still need the right thing to keep you warm. The Trench Coat is a classic and can be found on any "Must Have" list of the Fall, Winter, and Spring. Calvin Klein's sleek and classic take comes in a beautiful Truffle brown, Red, and Black. You can find it in the right color to suit your personality and style.

Calvin Klein Trench Coat $99.00

#4 The Perfect Jeans
The perfect pair of jeans can take you from the office on a casual day to your favorite teams football game. Levi's is has been America's trusted denim brand for over a century. Levi's now has many collections that feature some of the latest style and most importantly the perfect fit for today's lady. My two selection's happen to be two of the brands top sellers. Both are in available in sizes 2-18

Levi's 529 Curvy Bootcut Jeans $39.00
Levi's 512 Perfect Slimming Leggings $39.00

#5 Scarf Craze
Have you ever coordinated a Blouse/Blazer or Dress/Shirt combination but still felt like there was something missing? Well scarves have made their way back onto the scene. The "Infinity" scarf has made it's way to the forefront of must have essentials for any wardrobe.
My selection is VFraas Cotton Infinity Scarf. VFraas scarves can be found just about any where in a various shades and patterns. They can truly add your own personal pop of color or spunk to any outfit.

VFraas Cotton Infinity Scarf $38.00

Also be sure to stop and shop at your local Dillard's store!!



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