One-track mind: Fall Fashion

By / Style & Beauty / September 21, 2017

This fall, lush layered pieces are a winning bet 

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);  Blazer: Gucci, $715 as part of a tuxedo pantsuit  Shoes: Miu Miu, $250  Both available: Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells;

Channel your inner Victorian — with an edge — by wearing a high collar and strands of pearls.

Dress: Sahar Dada, $450 (by order/appointment only);  Blouse: Darlene Gaydas, $160  Headpiece: $34  Choker: $67  Necklace: $72  All available: STORE. Revolving Curation;

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;  Skirt: Moschino, $65, Luxury Garage Sale, 1568 N. Wells;  Backpack: Chiara Ferragni, $297; 

Formal suiting is back, but with surprising elements: ruffles, stilettos and a microbag.

Blouse: similar $75, Topshop, 830 N. Michigan; Suit: $189, STORE. Revolving Curation;  Shoes: Chiara Ferragni, $721;  Bag: Kurt Geiger London, $100; ring (White Moonstone): $49, Nakamol, 336 N. Michigan;  Ring: Price upon request, Golden Dream Jewelers, 3 S. Wabash;

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; Pants: $700 Belt: $125 Both available: by order/appointment only, Sahar Dada;  Cap: $122, STORE. Revolving Curation;  Shoes (seen in image at bottom): Dr. Martens, $145, 1561 N. Milwaukee;

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;  Shoes: Chiara Ferragni, $721;  Earrings: $40  Necklace: $57.50  Both available: Nakamol, 336 N. Michigan;

At the shoot

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;


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