Classic Fashion Brands with New Style
Think you know Gap? Or Ann Taylor, or Talbots? These classic brands are reinventing themselves, and the results are surprisingly chic. Five stylish women sample the goods.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the October 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Then: Inexpensive, unadventurous
Under a new design team, the label now delivers runway style for a song: little leather jackets, boyfriend blazers—and this snakeskin-print sheath (New York & Company Collection, $98). "It's got color and texture," says Sang A. Gleaming accents—a patent leather clutch (Sang A), mesh belt (Alberta Ferretti), gold bangles (Melody Rodgers)—add luster. Ring, available at Jennifer Miller.