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Target Fall 2012 Preview Event

Target Fall 2012 Preview

This afternoon I attended the Target Fall 2012 press preview held at the Hudson Hotel in New York City. Here are some of the highlights I snapped, showcasing the top trends you can expect to see in Target stores and online at this fall (which actually starts in late July and August, so you won't have to wait too long). From the Merona line, I saw lots of ladylike looks with a retro vibe (think Mad Men) that included pencil skirts, collared blouses, and shirtdresses. From Mossimo, I spotted colored cords in every shade, chambray shirts, printed denim (leopard, python and floral), colorblocking on tops and frocks, and lots of long knits for layering. Across the board, I was noticing tons of stripes, tiny polka-dots, tasteful leopard print and rich colors like magenta, goldenrod and teal - all very, very good news if you've been loving the direction of fashion right now...which I am, so way to go Target!

Click through to see more photos and let me know what you're loving in the comments!

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Loved your Instagram pics today and can't wait to get that mustard cable sweater!
#1 Kristin S (Homepage) on 2012-05-08 20:40 (Reply)
Thx! That was one of my favorite looks. I can't wait to get that tan trench with the black piping. Swoon!
#1.1 The Budget Babe on 2012-05-08 20:46 (Reply)
Love the tweed jacket!
#2 Karen on 2012-05-08 20:46 (Reply)
Yes, very Chanel-esque!
#2.1 The Budget Babe on 2012-05-08 20:47 (Reply)
Loved seeing all your pictures through twitter - thanks for sharing! I'm excited for that leopard coat you showed us, the tweed jacket & those plaid cropped trousers! :-)
#3 Penny Pincher Fashion (Homepage) on 2012-05-08 20:48 (Reply)
Tweeting is my favorite part, it's like we're all there together lol. I'll be posting more images from the event once I process my pics.

If anyone missed my Instagram photos, you can see most of them on my BB Facebook page or by going here:

#3.1 The Budget Babe on 2012-05-08 21:43 (Reply)
Am I crazy for saying after seeing this post I'm ready for fall! Lol and summer is not even here yet! Lol
#4 Berty Morales (Homepage) on 2012-05-08 22:28 (Reply)
That trench is AMAZING!

Saw the leopard jacket you tweeted earlier & I'm lusting over that as well.

Love how Target continues to step its game up. I just hope their price range doesn't change dramatically.
#5 Nicole O. (Homepage) on 2012-05-09 01:35 (Reply)
Wow! I heart Target! :-) Great looking clothing for the fall season; I cannot wait until July when the start rolling out this collection! Thanks for the cute pics!! BTW, I am new to this site ,however, I consider myself a fashionista as well! ;-)
#6 Shonda on 2012-05-09 08:20 (Reply)
i was tryin to pick a favorite piece for this comment, but i kinda want it all lol. im especially wild about the 'checks or houdstooth' chanel-ish jacket {how's that for a description? lol}. thanks for the preview!
#7 jennifer {} (Homepage) on 2012-05-09 09:26 (Reply)
The trench coat looks very nice. Almost Burberry-esque.
#8 Rashidah (Homepage) on 2012-05-09 10:09 (Reply)
Love the leopard pants!
#9 Davina on 2012-05-09 11:44 (Reply)
I'm loving the tweed and trench coat!
#10 Lisa on 2012-05-10 15:29 (Reply)
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