Start Spreading the Hues
Spring brings vibrant colors back to fashion
Photos by Simon Hurst
Brighter days are on the horizon, and we aren’t just talking about the weather; that should apply to your wardrobe, as well. With life and color returning to the natural world, it’s the perfect time to turn up the dazzle on your look. Think bright, think bold, think vibrantly alive … and then think about the springtime splash you’ll make in ensembles like these.
pictured above: The spirit of springtime seems to imbue this applique-on-nude tulle evening gown, made in Canada by Lucian Matis and worn with handmade rose gold topaz quartz Swarovski drop earrings by Miguel Ases, both from R. Meyers.
Left: This eye-catching casual look features a pink Tahari Hopsack four-button jacket, distressed Sheridan skinny jeans by JAG Jeans and black Steve Madden Terra style open-toed wedges, all from Von Maur, topped with a gleaming white Great Bag Co. by Verdi handbag from R. Meyers.
Right: Turn heads on extra-special occasions in this daring ensemble: a multicolored awning striped skirt by Alice & Trixie and wooden beaded necklace with teal tassel by Lordane, both from R. Meyers, setting off a ravishing Tea Rose ceramic corset made by Nicole Moan – Moan also created the raccoon skull headpiece with dried roses, peacock feathers and Swarvoski crystals.
Left: Get a boost of effortless elegance from this shimmering, fluid off-the-shoulder cocktail dress by Nicole Miller, worn with rose gold Swarovski circle drop earrings by LK Designs and a metallic blush Exotic evening bag with Swarovski crystals, all from R. Meyers. The heels are nude leather with yellow trim by Gianni Bini from Dillard’s at Quail Springs Mall.
Right: Greatness on the go: a multicolor striped slip dress and blazer by Sachin & Babi, magenta suede multistrap pump by Marion Parke, gold link chain necklaces and hoop earrings studded with coral stones by Julie Vos and a yellow pebbled leather crossbody bag by MIU MIU, all from Balliets.
Sophisticated and striking, Sachin & Babi’s color-blocked high-low dress pairs beautifully with gold Pegasus coin drop earrings and a gold cuff with white quartz stone by Julie Vos, nude suede block heels with ankle straps by Jimmy Choo and a gray ruched leather cross-body bag by MIU MIU, all from Balliets.
► Special Thanks To:
Lilly Stone, makeup artist with Sooo Lilly Exclusive Cosmetics; Carl Wayne, hairstylist with 822 Broadway Salon; Talor Reazin, freelance model; Shelley Caldwell, assistant director.