Photos by Maria Ponce • Styling by Elizabeth Margulis
Crimson, cerise, ruby, scarlet — whatever your name for it, the punchy color is hot for fall.
Blouse: Darlene Gaydas, $161 Vest: vintage, $68 Both available: STORE. Revolving Curation, 2043 W. Wabansia (by appointment); Store-revolvingcuration.com Blazer: Gucci, $715 as part of a tuxedo pantsuit Shoes: Miu Miu, $250 Both available: Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells; Luxurygaragesale.com
Channel your inner Victorian — with an edge — by wearing a high collar and strands of pearls.
Dress: Sahar Dada, $450 (by order/appointment only); Sahardada.com Blouse: Darlene Gaydas, $160 Headpiece: $34 Choker: $67 Necklace: $72 All available: STORE. Revolving Curation; Store-revolvingcuration.com
Pack a lot of style with a back-to-school-meets-Americana look.
Top: $28 Jacket: Gucci, $745 Boots: $97 Necklace: $78 All available: STORE. Revolving Curation; Store-revolvingcuration.com Skirt: Moschino, $65, Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells; Luxurygaragesale.com Backpack: Chiara Ferragni, $297; Chiaraferragnicollection.com/us_en
MAD FOR PLAID
Formal suiting is back, but with surprising elements: ruffles, stilettos and a microbag.
Blouse: similar $75, Topshop, 830 N. Michigan; Us.topshop.com Suit: $189, STORE. Revolving Curation; Store-revolvingcuration.com Shoes: Chiara Ferragni, $721; Chiaraferragnicollection.com/us_en Bag: Kurt Geiger London, $100; Kurtgeiger.us. ring (White Moonstone): $49, Nakamol, 336 N. Michigan; Nakamol.com Ring: Price upon request, Golden Dream Jewelers, 3 S. Wabash; Mygoldendream.com
If all black is your go-to, punch it up with patterns, embellishments and a quirky accessory or two.
Top: Gucci, $950 Vest: Sonia Rykiel, $995 Both available: Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells; Luxurygaragesale.com Pants: $700 Belt: $125 Both available: by order/appointment only, Sahar Dada; Sahardada.com Cap: $122, STORE. Revolving Curation; Store-revolvingcuration.com Shoes (seen in image at bottom): Dr. Martens, $145, 1561 N. Milwaukee; Drmartens.com
Colored velvet made a bold appearance on the runway this season. Try it in a dark jewel tone and make a statement with accessories.
Dress: Wai Ming, $270 Coat: Balmain, $9,745 Both available: Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells; Luxurygaragesale.com Shoes: Chiara Ferragni, $721; Chiaraferragnicollection.com/us_en Earrings: $40 Necklace: $57.50 Both available: Nakamol, 336 N. Michigan; Nakamol.com
Horse racing may be the sport of kings, but in our world, fashion is king. The two come together in our stylish spreads, shot at Arlington Park.
Photographer: Maria Ponce
Stylist: Elizabeth Margulis
Styling assistant: Samantha Degy-Hoge
Hair & makeup: Frances Tsalas, Factor|Chosen
Model: Nik Stewart, Factor|Chosen
Shot on location: Arlington Park, 2200 W. Euclid, Arlington Heights; Arlingtonpark.com