In the eye of the beholder— sculptural silhouettes and changeable shapes
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On Aleksandra: Louis Vuitton white silk-organza ruffle shirt (from a selection; price on request), glossy purple cotton A-line skirt ($1,280), and black skirt in tulle and polyester with contrasting piping ($1,890), all at Louis Vuitton, 919 North Michigan Avenue. KEP Designs graduated round coral beads with coin pearls and gold toggle ($400) at The Lake Forest Shop, 265 Market Square, Lake Forest. Gillion Carrara dark-green glass ring ($400) at June Blaker, 870 North Orleans Street. Tod’s Carine gray wedge shoes in calfskin and suede ($495) at Tod’s, 121 East Oak Street.
On Aleksandra: Ivan Grundahl white long-sleeve stretch-cotton shirt ($645), black-and-white silk-print skirt with hoop slip ($725), and orange silk duster with metallic thread ($1,145), all at Only She, 710 North State Street. Gillion Carrara celadon glass ring ($400) at June Blaker. MaxMara black leather platform sandals ($655) at MaxMara, 900 North Michigan Avenue.
On Elcee: Giambattista Valli silk-radzmir jacket ($1,700) and trousers ($720) in sea-foam, to order at Blake, 212 West Chicago Avenue, and Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 North Michigan Avenue. Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Company hammered-planets drop earrings ($2,675) and bracelet ($5,725) in yellow gold and Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Company bone cuff in yellow gold ($7,200) at Tiffany & Company, 730 North Michigan Avenue.
On Elcee: TSE honeydew-and-white color-block cashmere T-shirt ($695) at TSE, 252 Market Square, Lake Forest. Diana Broussard Alicia yellow resin necklace with sterling-silver chain ($460) at Neapolitan, 715 Elm Street, Winnetka. Zero Maria Cornejo bomber jacket in black patent leather ($1,467) at Blake. Derercuny white cotton-blend gabardine skinny trousers ($530) at Neiman Marcus, 737 North Michigan Avenue. Jimmy Choo patent leather platform sandals in foundation ($775) at Jimmy Choo, 63 East Oak Street.
On Aleksandra: Yves Saint Laurent short-sleeve jacket in camel plonge leather with twill inserts ($4,735) and ankle-strap sandals in blue-gray patent leather ($890) at Yves Saint Laurent, 51 East Oak Street. MaxMara navy jersey strapless top ($185) and black cotton trench-style pencil skirt ($725) at MaxMara. Tonga by Bernardaud hand-painted porcelain necklace ($295) and Feroe by Bernardaud hand-painted porcelain necklace with Chinese lacquer frame ($445) at Bernardaud, 900 North Michigan Avenue. Gillion Carrara brown crystal ring ($400) at June Blaker. Furla Nausicaa large shopper in white cotton and leather ($810) at Furla, 106 East Oak Street and 1211 West Webster Avenue.
On Elcee: Issey Miyake Breeze maize-and-ecru cotton jacket ($895) and skirt ($835) in cotton and polyester at Macy’s, 111 North State Street.
photography by Brian Doben
photographed at Aga Ousseinov Studio in Brooklyn, New York
MODEL: ALEKSANDRA M./Q HAIR: KEITH CARPENTER/THE WALL GROUP MAKEUP: ANTHEA KING/ARTISTS BY TONY PRIANO MODEL: ELCEE/IMG HAIR: SEIJI/THE WALL GROUP
MAKEUP: HUNG VANNGO/THE WALL GROUP PHOTO STYLING: STACEY JONES PHOTO STYLING ASSISTANT: HEIDI GRUNWALD PROP STYLING: DOMINiQUE BAYNES