If you’ve been wondering what Molly Mesnick, the runner-up-turned-ultimate-winner of Seattle dad Jason’s “The Bachelor” season, has been up to, look no further than Pure Barre. The local celebrity and former “Bachelor” contestant is currently pregnant with her and Jason’s first child and is yet another “Bachelor” alum who is also a barre advocate (see: Lindzi Cox and Catherine Giudici for The Bar Method).

Seattleite gets the 411 straight from the guru on the hottest trends this season.

Fashion is going back in time this fall. Whether it be lady-like touches a la the ‘50s, hippie influences of the ‘70s, or leather circa the ‘80s — what’s old is new again! And we all know that’s good news in this economy. We chatted with Ken Downing, fashion director at Neiman Marcus, for the lowdown on all the leading looks.