By Nadine Kam
At Neiman Marcus's Fall Trend Show, Justine Godfrey wears an upscale version of fall's Rocker Chic look mixed with a touch of Lace Noir. — Nadine Kam photos
Neiman Marcus hosted two trend shows Aug. 14 and 21, highlighting such major fall trends as the purple reign of "Violet Femmes," "Lace Noir" for day and night, new neutrals of red and brown, the "Animal Magnetism" of spots and stripes, and the leather dressing of "Rocker Chic."
Shoppers could munch on matching themed donuts from Jerron Roberts of Pop Pop Donuts, and get fashion readings from intuitive counselor Patiey Tompkins.
This look on Kate Schuette mixes all the major trends: animal, rocker and a dash of purple. — Sean Morris photo
Adviana Jacang finishes a helping of Pop Pop Donuts with a mix of milk and white chocolate-striped glazes to fit the "Animal Magnetism" trend for fall.
Intuitive counselor Patiey Tompkins gave fashion readings.
Lace is one of the fall trends, and this lacey leather cut-out dress was one of my favorites of pieces shown. —
Sean Morris photos
I also thought this retro 1960s-style A-line dress with bell sleeves was really cute.
More rocker chic on Courtney Arndt.
Men can also wear the Rocker Chic look. — Nadine Kam photos
A motorcycle print fit the "Boys Town" trend welcoming a touch of tomboy and haberdashery for women.
Scaled-down handbags in mini dimensions deliver major impact, such as clutches intended to be hugged close to the body, like a Teddy bear.
A few more details in photos from Neiman Marcus:
Alexander McQueen Armadillo leopard-print calf-hair wedge pump, $995.
Alexis Bittar zebra earrings, $225.
The pointed toe is also back, this one by Valentino, $975.