What we wear to get dressed
Whether you’re going to a gala or the grocery store, now’s the time to make a style statement with vibrant colors, mixed textures, and a long-awaited return to elegance.
What to wear when you dress, now that there is ultimately somewhere to go.
Shot on location at La Chinesca, Callowhill | Styling by Lauren Kozakiewicz | Hair and Makeup by Alayna Rakes
Emerald City (above)
The Vampire’s Wife Falconetti metallic midi dress, $ 2,265 at Kirna Zabête (Bryn Mawr). Vintage repoussé 12k yellow gold dangling earrings, $ 930, 14k yellow gold alexandrite ring (left), $ 785, large cabochon cut aquamarine floral ring (right), $ 2,370, and bracelet 18k yellow gold horse-style cuff, $ 3,950, all at Harry Merrill & Son (Washington Square West). Dina Mackney hammered rolo gold chain necklace, $ 220, and Devon Leigh turquoise and bronzite tassel necklace, $ 595, both from Neiman Marcus (King of Prussia).
Set the bar
Carolina Herrera Scoop Neck Trumpet Dress, $ 4,490 at Kirna Zabête. Generation Love Robin silver sequined motorcycle jacket, $ 385, and metallic red patent leather mules adorned with Amina Muaddi Gilda crystals, $ 960, both at Saks Fifth Avenue (Bala Cynwyd). Mesmera Square Cut Crystal Clip Earring, $ 69, Millenia Trilliant Cut White Crystal Rhodium Plated Necklace, $ 679, and Harmonia White Crystal Oversized Ring in Mixed Metal Finish (far left), $ 229, all at Swarovski (Center City). Signature Collection 18k Yellow and White Gold Cluster Diamond Ring, $ 4,950 at Govberg Jewelers (Ardmore).
Bottega Veneta blue Boucle and tomato suit jacket, $ 2,500, and pants, $ 1,850, both at Saks Fifth Avenue. Chroma blue rhodium-plated hoop earrings, $ 279 and an oversized Lucent blue crystal cocktail ring, $ 379, both at Swarovski.
Carolina Herrera silver puff sleeve crop top, $ 895, and José & María Barrera collar, $ 939, both from Neiman Marcus. Oversized white crystal Harmonia ring in a mixed metal finish, $ 229 at Swarovski. Earrings, specific to the model.
Burberry Embellished Bronze Sequin Mesh Dress, $ 6,500 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Roberto Coin Venetian Princess black and white diamond dangling earrings in 18k rose gold, $ 4,900, and signature 18k yellow gold ring with black agate and pavé diamonds, $ 1,950, both from Govberg Jewelers.
Alaïa Panther fitted velvet jacquard coat, $ 6,180, black scalloped neck dress, $ 2,478, and Vania Gianvito Rossi lugged leather ankle boots, $ 845, all at Saks Fifth Avenue. Oscar de la Renta textured twist and pearl earrings, $ 195 at Neiman Marcus. Large cabochon cut aquamarine floral ring (left), $ 2,370, 14k yellow gold alexandrite ring (right), $ 785 and green amethyst ring in 14k white gold, $ 980, all at Harry Merrill & Son.
Fuchsia For Fun Moschino Faux Fur Coat, $ 2,790, Etro Patchwork Shirt, $ 780 and Comme des Garçons Minnie Mouse Skirt with Sheer Overlay, $ 1,498, all at Joan Shepp (Center City). Oscar de la Renta gold and green hoop earrings, $ 217 at Neiman Marcus. Signature Collection 14k Yellow Gold Blue Topaz and Pavé Diamond Ring (left), $ 2,100 at Govberg Jewelers. Oversized Lucent Blue Crystal Cocktail Ring, $ 379, and Oversized White Crystal Harmonia Ring in Mixed Metal Finish, $ 229, both at Swarovski.
Return to the fridge
Emerald and black Akris sweater, $ 995, Libertine A Dream For Winter wide-necked coat in Poem, $ 4,750 and skirt with fall plaid patches, $ 1,750, all at Saks Fifth Avenue. Oscar de la Renta earrings in multicolor, $ 292, Dina Mackney moonstone disc necklace, $ 385, Devon Leigh turquoise and bronzite tassel necklace, $ 595, and Manolo Blahnik satin crystal buckle mules Martanew, $ 985, all at Neiman Marcus. Bulgari Serpenti Tubogas Stainless Steel and 18k Rose Gold Watch with Diamond Bezel, $ 18,000, and Oval Platinum Eternity Bracelet from the Signature Collection, $ 60,000, both at Govberg Jewelers.
Published under the headline “All Dressed Up” in the September 2021 issue of Philadelphia cream magazine.