Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Love it or Loathe it: Power Shoulders

preen-hawk-wool-blazer-935 Many of today’s trends are simply reincarnations of styles that have dominated in decades past. In this case, the power shoulders that appeared on many a Fall 09 runway (Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen– to name a few)...

is reminiscent of unlikely fashion icons such as Alexis Carrington Colby (played by Joan Collins in the 80s smash hit Dallas), Judy Jetson and even Henry VIII. Does the quarterback look scream fashion maven or fashion victim?

Hawk Wool Blazer $935 Preen. Net-a-porter.com

Runway: Louis Vuitton Fall 09 (left), Givenchy Fall 09 (right)

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Fab Find: The 9to5 bra

Train No. 5