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Style Revival

The ’70s are back! Chicago’s fashion editor handpicks the clothes this season that best capture the decade’s glamorous vibe.


This easy wrap dress is comfy and glam all at once.

Donna Karan New York viscose dress, $1,995, Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave. Brass collar necklace, $150, Tory Burch, 45 E. Oak St. Aurélie Bidermann 18-karat gold-plated necklace, $895, matchesfashion.com.

Body skimming or billowy: One of these looks will fit any body type.

At left: Silk dress, $2,900, and suede boots, $1,495, Gucci, 900 N. Michigan Ave. Thirty-two-karat green agate hoop earrings, $1,950, Jill Alberts, wm. Elsa Peretti 18-karat gold necklace, $23,000, Tiffany & Co., 730 N. Michigan Ave. At right: Givenchy grosgrain and chiffon dress, $7,890, and calfskin belt, $620, Ikram, 15 E. Huron St. Calfskin heels, $1,095, Christian Louboutin, 58 E. Oak St. Eddie Borgo mixed semiprecious stone bracelet, $350, Space519, 900 N. Michigan Ave.

Intricate beading punches up an of-the-moment geometric print.

Thakoon jacquard beaded-waist dress, $1,950, Ikram. Aurélie Bidermann 18-karat gold-plated earrings with turquoise pearls, $415, Neapolitan, 715 Elm St., Winnetka.

Exotic leathers modernize the vintage look.

Silk and eel skin dress, $5,950, lace leggings, $820, and canvas and calfskin boots, $1,250, Louis Vuitton, 919 N. Michigan Ave.

Fresh prints meet retro vibes with seriously sexy results.

At left: Saint Laurent Paris lace top, $690, Blake, 212 W. Chicago Ave. Neoprene pants, $275, Cynthia Rowley, 1653 N. Damen Ave. Donna Karan New York calfskin mules, $1,195, donnakaran.com. Arik Kastan agate necklace, $2,225, Ikram. Sarah Magid mixed metal bracelet, $455, Space519. At right: Silk dress, $3,400, calfskin and canvas mules, $1,190, and calfskin belt, $695, Salvatore Ferragamo, 645 N. Michigan Ave. Donna Karan New York hand-painted calfskin bracelets, $595, donnakaran.com. Lemon citrine and green quartz necklace, $2,500, David Yurman, 40 E. Oak St.

Girly meets groovy with unexpected fabrics and motifs.

At left: Ungaro silk chiffon top, $950, and Peter Pilotto silk pants, $1,100, Ikram. Chloe Gosselin python heels, $1,100, chloegosselin.com. Vintage 14-karat gold necklace, $2,000, Jill Alberts. At right: Giles viscose dress, $2,128, Blake. Nappa leather heels, $395, Tory Burch. Elsa Peretti 18-karat gold cuff, $15,000, Tiffany & Co.

A breezy bohemian frock stands out with a sweet floral hit.

Giambattista Valli silk dress, $2,480, Blake. Paloma Picasso 18-karat gold pendant, $2,600, Tiffany & Co. Eighteen-karat rose gold and white quartz ring, $3,850, Pomellato, 41 E. Oak St. Graziela sapphire and zircon hoop earrings, $584, grazielagems.com.

Rainy spring days are no match for these eye-popping hues.

At left: Carven printed lace and cotton cady dress, $1,250, Neiman Marcus. Calfskin heels, $1,095, Christian Louboutin. Eighteen-karat rose gold and lapis necklace, $11,700, Pomellato. At right: ALC lace sweatshirt, $525, and crepe skirt, $295, alcltd.com. Cedric Charlier vachetta leather wedge sandals, $925, Ikram. Mother-of-pearl necklace, $700, and turquoise ring with diamonds, $1,970, Jill Alberts.

You can’t be ignored in the bold colors and patterns that characterize ’70s style.

At left: Céline sweater dress, $2,600, Blake. Christian Louboutin suede heels, $1,095, us.christianlouboutin.com. Illesteva Frieda acetate sunglasses, $230, Space519. At right: Cotton cardigan, $425, lace knit shell, $290, and pleated knit skirt, $310, A Détacher, adetacher.com. Tori Burch nappa leather heels, $395, Tory Burch. Jil Sander glass choker, $390, Blake. Thierry Lasry acetate sunglasses, $465, Space519.
Location: Courtesy of David Carter; Furniture: Pegboard Modern; Photography: Kirsten Miccoli; Stylist: Heiji Choy Black; Models: Lindsey Lawrence and Dominique Spindler with Ford Models; Makeup: Lisa Trunda with Ford Artists Using Nars; Hair: Lynee Ruiz with Ford Artists Using Oribe; Photo Assistant: Alina Tsvor;


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