Purple Passion

Grapes, plums, and the richest royal

Catherine Malandrino

(1) ESCADA purple ostrich bag ($4,500) at Escada, 840 North Michigan Avenue. (2) SOPHIA & CHLOE garnet-and-raspberry-pearl Jasmine lariat necklace ($420) at Handle With Care, 1706 North Wells Street. (3) SONIA BY SONIA RYKIEL purple wool scoop-neck sleeveless dress with black bow ($435) at Tula, 3738 North Southport Avenue. (4) NINE WEST purple-and-black-print silk tunic ($89) at selected Carson Pirie Scott stores. (5) MIRANDA BENNETT eggplant crêpe-de-Chine Marie top ($288) at Roslyn, 2035 North Damen Avenue. (6) VENA CAVA purple crêpe-de-Chine Glenmorangie top ($325) at Hejfina, 1529 North Milwaukee Avenue, and Ouest, 1063 West Madison Street. (7) STUART WEITZMAN violet patent leather Quilty ballet flats ($255) at Stuart Weitzman, 900 North Michigan Avenue. (8) KENNETH COLE NEW YORK plum suede and patent leather slingback wedges ($195) at Kenneth Cole New York, 540 North Michigan Avenue. (9) NELL COUTURE purple-print silk dress ($258) at Cinnamon Boutique, 2104 West Roscoe Street. (10) DESIGN HISTORY purple merino-wool turtleneck ($129) at Clothes Minded, 1735 North Damen Avenue.



Photography by Jeff Harris (except 2,8,10)




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