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Meet the team Editor Chris Christen chris.christen@owh.com 402.444.1094

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Creative Director & Designer Ananda Spadt ananda.spadt@owh.com

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Photographer Rebecca S. Gratz Copy Editor Amy LaMar Merchandise Coordinator Angela Rogers Hair & Makeup Stylist Ann Luchsinger Models Select Model Management Editorial intern Hannah O’Keefe

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advertising inquiries terri.bull@owh.com 402-444-1438

On the Cover Location Prairie Gem Stables Models Katie Swift & Nic Luhrs She wore: Karina Grimaldi top, $120; Dora Landa jacket, $175; Blink cords, $76; Josee Bents hair accessory, $15; NYC necklace, $24; bracelet, $24; earrings, $22. All available at the Garment District

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He wore: Hugo Boss separates. Shirt, $155; tie, $90; pullover, $225; knit jacket, $450. From the Post & Nickel

Features

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Trend Line The hottest jackets for crisp autumn days.

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a love story Where “Boho” and “Preppy” totally make out.

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TribaL global accessories

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JeweL-Tone fLoraLs

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aniMaL paTTerns

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sTaTeMenT pieces

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checkLisT wardrobe essentials

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sTreeT sTyLe meet Cora rasp

up-cycLeD from rugs to riches coveTeD fashion crush poLisheD fall’s hottest nail colors


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denim blues to platform shoes

And everything in between. Embrace fall fashion and find of-the-moment looks such as color block layering, romantic lace dresses, and Mad Men® vintage styling along with bold statement trends like leopard print wedges, stacking bangle bracelets and textured leggings—all to be found at your favorite Village Pointe shops.

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tribal Purse, Charming Charlie at Shadow Lake Towne Center, $39.97; Bangles, Charming Charlie, $14.97; Missoni silk scarf, Target, $19.99; Ivanka Trump shoes, Von Maur, $145

The Finest in Men’s & Women’s

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Discover YOUR PLACE to shop, dine and discover the latest

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Fall styles. Whether you’re searching for a casual look or a classic

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outfit, Shadow Lake Towne Center® has the brands and variety to express YOUR STYLE.

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trend line presented by dillard’s There’s power in layers.

Get with zip Sarasota newsboy cap, $30 Jou Jou biker jacket $59.99

haute Coat

Dropping temperatures offer a perfect excuse to make a statement with your outerwear. From light jackets to thicker coats, it’s all about the material print. Grab bold and beautiful fur, leather, tweed, and cashmere. The looks here can be found at Dillards’ at Oak View Mall. Josie’s outfit: B.B. Dakota top, $79; Buffalo by David Bitton red denim pants, $99; Gianni Bini Spectator bootie, $99; Kenneth Cole bracelet, $48; Jessica Simpson earrings, $30. Available at Dillard’s.

Autumn-Atic Style Alberto Makali cheetah jacket, $242 Sanctuary fur vest, $149


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VeRmiLLion To one Ralph Lauren trench coat, $249 V. Fraas plaid scarf, $38 Antonio Melani tech tote, $249

Structured laptop bag (Taking work home never looked so good)

RuffLe some feaTheRs Jolt jacket, $59.99

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love

The look for fall is ‘Boho’ meets ‘Preppy’. we wondered, what happens their introduction? Do they even like each other? find out ...

Her outfit: Ryu dress, $62, and vest, $48, from the Chocolate Peacock. NYC necklace, $24, from Garment District. Wrap bracelets, $28 each, from Von Maur. Sophie Hines hair accessory, $12. His outfit: Hart Schaffner Marx jacket, $595. Southern Tide polo shirts, $72.50 each. Buffalo by David Bitton khaki jeans, $125. Martin Dingman belt, $95. From Jerry Ryan Clothing & Sportswear.

photography REBECCA S. GRATZ hair & makeup Ann LuChSinGER models KATiE SwifT & niC LuhRS


he thought she was pretty, but she fussed with her hair too much.

Her outfit — Bliss Boutique: BB Dakota separates; Long-sleeved tee, $78; Sweater, $78; Shorts, $64; Earrings, $12; Bangles, set of 7, $15; Feather necklace, $15. From Von Maur: Sperry Topsider leopard print flats, $90 His outfit — The Denim Saloon in Dundee: PPD jean, $200; Penguin by Munsingwear pullover, $96; Plaid shirt, $78. From Post & Nickel in Rockbrook: Frye boot, $258


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he decided her obsession with hairspray was cute. She thought she liked him far more than he liked her. She was trying to play it cool ...

Her outfit — J. Crew, Village Pointe: Plaid blouse, $72; Sweater, $70. Bliss Boutique: Tweed knit blazer, $110; Necklace, $42; Earrings, $10. His outfit — The Denim Saloon in Dundee: PPD jean, $200. Post & Nickel in Rockbrook Village: Ted Baker plaid shirt, $165, and button cardigan, $155. Stocking cap, stylist’s own.


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the sparkle in her eyes betrayed how she really felt. Seems like “preppy” and “boho” were made for each other.

Her outfit — Garment District: Karina Grimaldi top; $120; Dora Landa jacket, $175; NYC necklace, $24; Bracelet, $24; Earrings, $22. Josee Bents hair accessory, $15 His outfit — Hugo Boss separates; Shirt, $155; Tie, $90; Pullover, $225; Knit jacket, $450

Her outfit — Chocolate Peacock: See You Monday maxi dress, $84; Necklace, $32; Karlie jacket, $68 His outfit — Parsow’s, Regency Court: Ike Behar shirt, $135; Jack Victor Suit $750; Robert Talbot bow tie, $140; Robert Talbot pocket square, $45


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floral Adrianna Papell floral dress, Kajoma’s, $180; Soprano blouse, Von Maur, $38; Josee Bents handmade pin; Rising Tide bag, Kajoma’s, $58

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up-cycled embrace re-invented wares. Surround yourself with pieces that have a past life, a soul and a story to tell. The Shops of Legacy 16939 Wright Plaza, Suite 123 (S.W. corner of 168th & Center)

402.557.6100

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One girl’s carpeting is another girl’s handbag.

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Flying Worm in the Old Market: Black leather bag that used to be a leather coat, $40; Purse that used to be a carpet, $18.95; POPS pleated skirt, $24.95. Leather cuff, Scout Dry Goods & Trade in Dundee, $12


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AnimAl pAttern Pick up a playful print inspired by your favorite furry critter. These patterns are sure to make you grin.

Owl cocktail ring, Elisa Ilana, $285; Mi Ami squirrel print top, Francesca’s, $36; Peeka-boo Owl, Charming Charlie at Shadow Lake Towne Center, 12.97; Elephant rain boots, Charming Charlie, $29.99; Gianni Bini terrier dress, Dillard’s, $108.

These boots are too adorable to save for a rainy day.


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coveted There’s just something about luxury and craftsmanship that makes you weak in the knees.

Only a few cities snagged this gorgeous bag and Omaha is one of them!

Coach handbag, Von Maur, $698; Leigh & Luca scarf, Christel’s, $190; Michele watch, Von Maur, $895; Isola boots, Von Maur, $330; Koi fish ring, Elisa Ilana, $481

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ALL ABOUT ME Fashion and Accessories

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Charming Charlie: peacock earrings, $7.97; Agate feather necklace, $24.97; ring, $9.97. Elisa Ilana: Gold-fill hoop chain necklace, $264.

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polished

Smoke and mirrors mysterious, sultry, sexy... with just a hint of sparkle. autumn’s polish colors are smoldering stunners. “I love you cherry much” from Nicole by OPI $7

“It’s not me, it’s blue” from Nicole by OPI $7 “Very Structured” from Essie $7.79

“Power Clutch” from Essie $7.79 “Graphite” from Chanel $25

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checklist

How to build a better closet 52 essential pieces for a timeless wardrobe

Footwear

Tops

Comfy flats

Classic white T-shirt Long sleeved tee Striped boat-neck Polo shirt Silk blouse Patterned blouse

(page 10)

Loafers Sneakers Sandals Black pumps Tall boots

Baubles Diamond studs Pearl studs Gold necklace

(like that beaut on page 19)

Watch Stackable bracelets

Tunic Dressy tank Silk camisole Colorful shell Cashmere V-neck sweater

accessories

Little black dress Day dress Shirt dress Bold party dress A-line skirt Wool pencil skirt Cotton mini

(page 14)

(drool-worthy boot alert on page 18)

(we the set on page 4)

Skirts & Dresses

Boot-cut jeans Trouser jeans Black cigarette pants Khaki trousers

Cashmere cardigan Long wrap cardigan Cotton oxford Black tank

Lightweight summer scarf Shawl

(You can’t go wrong with a pop of red, page 7)

Dark sunglasses Umbrella Evening clutch Quality handbag

(on page 11)

(on page 18, for example)

“If you spend any money anywhere, it should be on that perfect pair of jeans.” Cora rasp, omaha sTyLisT see page 23 for more tips from Cora

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Everyone Loves

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Garbo’s

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Wool coat Denim jacket Fitted blazer

Casual tote Wide leather belt Colorful skinny belt Opaque tights

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Trench coat

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Pants

(that purple number on page 11 is a must)

Outerwear

garbossalons.com

Gift Cards!


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The dynamic team at Salon Fusion is passionate about turning your vision into a reality. We offer a broad range of abilities and prices based on the needs and desires of our clients. Our aspiration to provide a high level of customer service creates an environment that exceeds your expectations. Our stylists are trained in the latest styles and techniques through our ongoing education opportunities. As a result of our close relationship with Redken Fifth Avenue, we are pleased to announce four new Redken Specialists. At Salon Fusion we believe in the longevity of our team, fostering continued growth and career stylists. We are excited about the opportunity to share our eclectic team with you. Salon Fusion-Your Vision‌Our Passion

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street style

Meet Cora Rasp This personal stylist and owner of Coriander, a brick and mortar, turned web shop, has a down-to-earth take on fashion. “I’m a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl, as much as I love fashion.” she said. “If you’re hesitant about fashion, then shop with someone who isn’t. Or if you aren’t hesitant, bring someone who is to balance you out.” Have a fashion emergency? She wants to help. We all buy clothes we love but still struggle with turning individual pieces into a complete outfit. “I just want to help them refine it and make them feel more confident.” In November, shop her reinvented and one-of-a-kind finds at hellocoriander.com. Until then, catch up with Cora at www.facebook.com/hellocoriander.

Shoes: Thrifted, Jeans: J Brand from Anthropologie, Shirt: Banana Republic, Ultra suede jacket: vintage, Purse: vintage Coach, Watch: belonged to her husband’s grandfather, Bangles: made by a friend’s grandmother, Ring: gift, Necklace: she made it from chandelier crystals, Hair: Rebecca Forsyth at Bungalow/8 on 105th and Pacific. Location: Old Market

M AT T M I L L E R / T H E W O R L D - H E R A L D


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“Sydney” dome satchel in croco-embossed leather, $325. Exclusively at Dillard’s.

Available at Oakview only.

Call 1-800-345-5273 for a Dillard’s location near you.


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