Ready to Pop
Spring bursts with playful sorbet hues and flirty floral accents.
Produced by Courtney Hollands
Red Valentino silk top, $495, Neiman Marcus; Rebekah Price crystal earrings, $290, LIT Boutique; Pop plastic sunglasses, $12, Salmagundi.
See by Chloé cotton lace dress, $795, Intermix; cotton scarf, $115, Sonia Rykiel; Lanvin leather and jute espadrilles, $770, Neiman Marcus; Ben Amun resin bangles, $95–$145, Viola Lovely; Meghna Designs “Leaf” resin and cubic zirconia earrings, $295, Recess.
Print shy? Get in on the garden party with flowery lace or fluttering petals.
Jill Stuart polyester dress, $328, Neiman Marcus; La Petite Princesse “Mondrian” gold-plated metal and painted-enamel cuff, $218, Recess.
Cut this season’s sorbet sweetness with an edgy leather-trimmed trench.
Marni cotton dress, $1,075, Louis; Barbara Bui cotton and lambskin trench coat, $1,650, Gretta Luxe; Bettye Muller “Buzz” suede and rope wedges, $185, Viola Lovely; Lena Skadegard chrysoprase necklace, $800, Good; flower belt, $26, Zara; Marimekko “Petrooli” umbrella, $40, Salmagundi.
Longer skirt hems and flattering knife pleats lend retro, ladylike glamour to any spring look.
Prada double-wool coat, price upon request, and poplin skirt, $1,160, both select Prada boutiques; BB Dakota “Allegra” polyester top, $66, Crush Boutique; Rachel Zoe “Charlotte” leather bag with chain strap, $450, Alexis Bittar Lucite and crystal drop earrings, $225, and Marc by Marc Jacobs plastic and metal sunglasses, $129, all Neiman Marcus.
Balance loud prints on the bottom with simple tops—pretty peplum silhouettes are especially chic.
Line & Dot silk top, $78, Crush Boutique; Rebecca Taylor silk and viscose shirt, $225, and Ippolita “Silk Road” gold and multi-gem bangles, $3,295–$3,995 each, both Neiman Marcus; Citizens of Humanity “Thompson” jeans, $185, Anthropologie; Balenciaga leather belt, $365, Louis; rubber wrap watch, $29, Urban Outfitters; La Petite Princesse “Andy Warhol” gold-plated metal and painted-enamel necklace, $178, Recess.
Halston Heritage silk maxi dress, $645, Intermix; Chloé platform leather wedge sandals, $945, Neiman Marcus.
1. Structured Bag Proenza Schouler leather bag, $1,475, Louis.
2. Statement Shades Warby Parker + Suno “Wendel” resin sunglasses, $175, Stel’s.
3. Embellished Headbands Headdress NY stone headband, $38, Salmagundi.
4. Wrist Candy See by Chloé acrylic bangles, $55 for three, Moxie; Rebekah Price gold-plated metal and semiprecious-stone bangles, $110 each, LIT Boutique.
5. Wedges With Edge Brian Atwood “Dekoda” leather, rope, and chain wedges, $350, Moxie.
6. Major Earrings Meghna Designs “Circle of Life” gold-plated metal, resin, and cubic zirconia earrings, $310, Recess.
Art director: Alyce Jones
Fashion stylist: Liz Teich/Team
Prop stylist: Bonnie Anderson/Team
Hair: Michael Albor/Ennis/the Loft
Makeup: Lauren Genatossio/Team
Models: Alise/Click and Stephanie/Wilhelmina
Source URL: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/2012/02/boston-spring-fashion-2012/