T-Shirt Savvy

September 7, 2010

The Arboretum of South Barrington is located at 100 W. Higgins Road in South Barrington, less than a mile from the four-way interchange at I-90 at the intersection of Illinois Routes 59 and 72. For more information visit www.ShopTheArboretumSB.com or call (847) 426-6200.

Model 1
Look: Day-time, casual but put together look for a woman
Clothing from: Coldwater Creek and Charming Charlie

  • A t-Shirt dress is one of those items you can transfer from Summer to Fall in a snap
  • Toss on a bright or patterned scarf to add a pop of color and a denim jacket to transition into cooler weather.
  • Accessorize with a belt to cinch the waist and give the dress a shape
Model 2
Look: Night out - Male
Clothing from: Jos A. Banks and American Eagle
  • Wear a black blazer with dark denim to dress up daytime jeans
  • Pair the items with a graphic tee - they are making a comeback this fall
  • We've seen this look a lot in Fall Fashion Week preview pages
Model 3
Look: This look can be taken from day to night. Skirt is paired with plain white t-shirt and a boyfriend blazer
Clothing from: Francesca's Collections and American Eagle
  • This is a great transition outfit that can work at the office and be taken into the night for after dinner drinks
  • A simple boyfriend blazer can be paired with your summer skirts and dresses to take the look into Fall
  • You can make this look casual with flats or add heels and darker make-up like you see here done by Spa Bleu for a night out
Model 4
Look: University, weekend casual
Clothing from: American Eagle Outfitters
Talking Points:
  • Just in time for back to school, Charles is sporting the University look
  • A form fitting t-shirt, sweatshirt and jeans makes all the difference between a sloppy and put together
  • This is perfect for running from class to class during the week or a casual weekend outfit for running errands
  • Horizontal stripes were popular all summer long and you'll see that trend continue into the fall
Model 5
Look: Casual daytime/weekend, graphic t-shirt to provide a pop of color with fall neutrals and statement necklace
Clothing from: Francesca's Accessories and American Eagle
  • The most comfortable, casual look this fall continues to be rooted in leggings
  • The graphic t-shirt provides a pop of color and adds depth
  • The long cardigan and statement necklace pulls the look together


The Arboretum of South Barrington
100 W. Higgins Road (Higgins & Route 59)
South Barrington, IL 60010

Francesca's Collections
Website: www.francescascollections.com
Phone: 847.426.1847

Charming Charlie
Website: charmingcharlie.com
Phone: 847.551.8909

American Eagle
Website: www.ae.com/web/index.jsp
Phone: 847.551.3702

Jos A Banks
Website: www.josbank.com
Phone: 847.836.8104

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