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Sneak Peek: Express Men's & Women's Holiday 2011 Collection

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Yesterday we paid a visit to the design studio of Express to preview their holiday 2011 offerings for men and women. The collection will arrive this November. Knowing the makeover their shops are getting, we were excited to see what's in store for their clothing and accessories.

For guys, we were pleasantly surprised to see some pretty forward pieces at very reasonable prices. Some of the heavier outerwear pieces top out in the $200-$300 range, but the bulk of the collection is under $150. From great fair isle cardigans to striped fingerless gloves, this collection is on point. Not to be missed for holiday is Express' new line of watches and their recently introduced footwear collection.

The Express lady never met a hint of sparkle that she didn't like. Whether it's a cozy metallic sweater or an off-the-shoulder sequined dress, they've got it. Other highlights include mod capes, grecian dresses, chunky sweater coats, and there's even a long sleeve sequin dress with shoulder pads for the girl who wants the McQueen look, but only has $108 to spend. There were also some pretty fab faux fur designs in trapper hats, scarves, and handbags.

With these festive pieces, we say bring on the cold weather!
· Express [Official Site]
· Express Hires Colette's Interior Designer to Revamp its Mall Stores [Racked]