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Concrete couture

November 2015

Photography: Katy Rowe, Artist Group Photography; Stylist: Favia at Ford Artists; Assistant: Alexandra Bizios; Model: Mabel Terry, Factor Women Model Management; Hair and makeup: Gina Barrington, Wide Eyed Beauty; Location: Milwaukee County War Memorial Center

A study in contrast, gala fashion is all about making a statement in a more subdued atmosphere. This year’s trends incorporate feminine details (think cascading ruffles, lace fabrics and floral embellishments) and a variety of textures, including embossed fabrics and metallic imprints. The dress itself is the focal point of attention — jewelry and accessories are kept minimal and demure, complementing the look without distracting from it.


Tom and Linda Platt dress, Molloy’s


Talbot Runhof dress, Molloy’s; Linda Richards fur vest and Inzi clutch, Faye’s; Jessica Simpson shoes, Boston Store

Monique Lhuillier Collection jumpsuit and tulle overskirt, Gigi of Mequon; Guess shoes, Boston Store

Carmen Marc Valvo dress, Molloy’s; YSL shoes,
model’s own

Nicole Miller dress and navy wrap, Aversa; Nine West shoes, Boston Store



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