Four Casual-Chic Weekend Looks for Spring

The clocks are changing. Time to freshen up the closet.

Luckily, spring runways included plenty of trends you don’t have to be a teenager to pull off. Want proof? Check out the relaxed yet sophisticated ensembles on these four Chicagoans, who range in age from 27 to 64. Plus: 22 more picks to freshen up your closet

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UTILITY

Kristen Barker

Photograph: T. Harrison Hillman; Hair and Makeup: Jenna Baltes/ Artists by Timothy Priano; Styling: Heiji Choy Black

Kristen Barker, 27
Photographer, Ukrainian Village

On Barker: Rebecca Taylor bleached denim jumpsuit, $295, shopbop.com. Edun silk blazer, $398, edun.com. Leather sandals, $238, Coach, 625 N. Michigan Ave. Samma brass bracelet, $1,265, Penelope’s, 1913 W. Division St. Ryan Davies lace, agate, maple, and sterling silver necklace, $440, Robin Richman, 2108 N. Damen Ave.

 

Tabitha Simmons suede shoes

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Tabitha Simmons suede shoes, $1,145, nordstrom.com.

 

 

Altuzarra cotton jacket and matching skirt

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Altuzarra cotton jacket, $2,295, and matching skirt, $925, Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.

 

 

Leather and silver-plated brass bracelet

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Leather and silver-plated brass bracelet, $88, Marc by Marc Jacobs, 1714 N. Damen Ave.

 

 

Rag & Bone lambskin and silk vest

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Rag & Bone lambskin and silk vest, $695, rag-bone.com.

 

 

Longchamp leather tote

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Longchamp leather tote, $840, Bloomingdale’s, 900 N. Michigan Ave.
 

 

PATCHWORK

Eliza Myrie

Photograph: T. Harrison Hillman; Hair and Makeup: Jenna Baltes/ Artists by Timothy Priano; Styling: Heiji Choy Black

Eliza Myrie, 31
Artist, Uptown

On Myrie: Douglas cotton hoodie, $345, Nordstrom, 520 N. Michigan Ave. Hayes silk skirt, $695, shopbop.com. AllSaints nubuck and wood wedges, $275, AllSaints, 700 N. Michigan Ave. Toki oxidized silver and pyrite macramé earrings, $326, by special order at P.45, 1643 N. Damen Ave. Herkimer diamond and brass necklace, $100, Roslyn, 2035 N. Damen Ave. Erin Gallagher brass bracelet, $45, EG Gem Bar, 1013 W. Webster Ave.

 

Thakoon cotton and elastane top

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Thakoon cotton and elastane top, $880, Ikram, 15 E. Huron St.

 

 

Derek Lam tweed and macramé skirt

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Derek Lam tweed and macramé skirt, $2,790, Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.

 

 

Preen silk georgette dress

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Preen silk georgette dress, $2,049, matchesfashion.com.

 

 

3.1 Phillip Lim painted eel and leather booties

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

3.1 Phillip Lim painted eel and leather booties, $759, 31philliplim.com.

 

 

Fendi leather and PVC tote

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Fendi leather and PVC tote, $2,810, fendi.com.
 

 

STRIPES

Shalini Sharma

Photograph: T. Harrison Hillman; Hair and Makeup: Jenna Baltes/Artists by Timothy Priano;
Styling: Heiji Choy Black

Shalini Sharma, 43
Apparel designer, Lincoln Park

On Sharma: Polyester twill blouse, $695, and matching shorts, $595, Marc Jacobs, 11 E. Walton St. Marni cotton peplum jacket, $1,360, bergdorfgoodman.com. Christian Louboutin leather booties, $995, Barneys, 15 E. Oak St. Sarah McGuire brushed silver cuff, $368, P.45, 1643 N. Damen Ave.

 

Cotton and linen blazer

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Cotton and linen blazer, $138, Madewell, 110 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook.

 

 

Lambskin sandals

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Lambskin sandals, $1,250, Chanel, 935 N. Michigan Ave.

 

 

Cotton skirt

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Cotton skirt, $250, Tory Burch, 45 E. Oak St.

 

 

Givenchy grained leather bag

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Givenchy grained leather bag, givenchy.com.

 

 

Cashmere shell and sequined silk georgette skirt

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Cashmere shell, $795, and sequined silk georgette skirt, $6,995, Michael Kors, 900 N. Michigan Ave.
 

 

MONOCHROME

Marianne Strokirk

Photograph: T. Harrison Hillman; Hair and Makeup: Jenna Baltes/ Artists by Timothy Priano; Styling: Heiji Choy Black

Marianne Strokirk, 64
Hair salon owner, Lincoln Park

On Strokirk: Zero + Maria Cornejo silk crepe dress, $995, cotton and lycra sweater, $695, and matching skirt, $425, Ikram. Zero + Maria Cornejo perforated leather shoes, $795, totokaelo.com. Jean Francois Mimilla vintage metal and leather necklace, $510, Robin Richman, 2108 N. Damen Ave.

 

Blue outfit

Silk top, $1,250, and matching pants

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Silk top, $1,250, and matching pants, $1,200, Gucci, 900 N. Michigan Ave.

 

 

Perforated suede clutch

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Perforated suede clutch, $1,925, Jimmy Choo, 63 E. Oak St.

 

 

Erickson Beamon Swarovski crystal bracelet

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Erickson Beamon Swarovski crystal bracelet, $780, Ikram, 15 E. Huron St.

 

 

Red outfit

Rayon dress

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Rayon dress, $445, L.K. Bennett, 900 N. Michigan Ave.

 

 

Mande acetate sunglasses

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Mande acetate sunglasses, $295, Oliver Peoples, 941 N. Rush St.

 

 

Manolo Blahnik linen embroidered flats

Photograph: Courtesy of vendor

Manolo Blahnik linen embroidered flats, $595, saksfifthavenue.com.
 

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