I'm ready to hit the pumpkin patch and also do some apple picking -- both of which have become yearly traditions for our family as we enjoy fall and gear up for Halloween.
Here are a few other (far more stylish!) ways to enjoy the month!
'ANNA KARENINA' STYLE: Banana Republic launches "The Anna Karenina Collection" based on the Keira Knightley remake, which will hit theaters in November. The elegant 56 piece capsule collection, which includes lots of faux fur detailing and opulent jewels, is in collaboration with the film's costume designer Jaqueline Durran.
ANNA DELLO RUSSO FOR H&M: The famed Italian fashionista (pictured), who dominates all the street style blogs, has been tapped to collaborate with H&M for a super duper fun accessorizes collection. The 47 pieces include dramatic necklaces, reptile cuffs, sunglasses and even luggage. Go to hm.com for more info.
MAC HEARTS MARILYN MONROE: MAC debuts the Marilyn Collection, a 29-piece collection inspired by the iconic star and featuring her actual signature on the packaging. The product names rock..."How To Marry," "Preferred Blondes" and "Forever Marilyn."
FILM FASHION: If you happen to be in London, don't miss the Victoria and Albert Museum's "Hollywood Costume" exhibit. It features more than 100 items from some of the most iconic films of the last century, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's","Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Titanic" and "The Wizard of Oz." Starts October 20 and runs through January 27, 2013. For more info, go to www.vam.ac.uk
GET GORGEOUS GUIDE: Makeup Maven Bobbi Brown hits the road today for a five-city tour promoting her new book "Pretty Powerful: Beauty Stories to Inspire Confidence." The book, Bobbi's seventh, features real women as well as celebrities like Lauren Bush and Gabourey Sidibe, Blythe Danner and includes makeup tips and empowering stories.
-- Ryan Patterson
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