Trends come and go, but it is the classics that last a lifetime. Know one does classic and timeless American fashion like Ellen Tracy. For decades she has been outfitting style-conscious real women for their everyday lives. The knit cardigan, patent pump, and khaki trench are just some examples of what Ellen Tracy does best. Her brand focuses on sportswear for women who choose to look polished and pulled together without the fuss of ever changing trends. Her outerwear line is legendary for its breadth of styles in fabrics like wool, cotton twill, nylon and even tweed. Her packable rain jackets are a traveler’s dream and work well over both casual and office looks. From pea coats to anoraks to leather styles, fashionable toppers are a substantial part of the brand’s offerings. Clothes that work for today’s dressed down office are also a part of the brand’s highlights. Knit tunics, either in solids or stripes, and sweaters in classic shapes like cardigans and crewnecks match perfectly with pants, skirts and even denim to create effortless Monday through Friday ensembles. The Ellen Tracy empire includes clothing, fragrance and accessories, especially shoes. Like her apparel, her shoes have a timeless style that merges function with fashion. Heels are not too high, versatile wedges are perfect for both work and weekend and her sensible flats have a definite flair and elegant design. Her shoes are not lacking in quality and their affordable price makes them even more appealing. Women of all ages can find great basics that are made to last from such a trusted and well-respected name in the fashion industry.