HOME ON THE RANGE
Perhaps the economy has ushered in an underbelly culture of rustic aesthetics and down home sensibilities. Maybe society's sick of looking at hard-edged street fashions. And maybe the young "it" girls have moved from their mothers' to their grandmothers' closets. Whatever the case, in the wake of 80s-inspired extravagance designers are pushing a prairie appeal in apparel. Signatures of the trend are lace, floral patterns from your grandmother's curtains, and square neck collars.