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THE BLACK-TIE AFFAIR
Velvet? Turn the holiday cliché on its head with an embossed print and elegant cut. And don’t forget to throw in some sparkle.
Velvet gown, $4,500, Gucci, 900 N. Michigan Ave. Tabitha Simmons satin and crystal sandals, $2,645, Erickson Beamon crystal necklace, $855, and C. Greene Jewelry pavé diamond earrings, $7,500, Ikram, 15 E. Huron St. Andrew Gn fox fur collar, $1,490, Neapolitan Collection, 715 Elm St., Winnetka.
Photograph: Jason Robinette; Stylist: Heiji Choy Black; Hair: Michael Jacobson; Makeup: Sara Saltanovitz for Factor Artists Using Benefit Cosmetics; Model: Mary Pierce with Factor Women; Photographer’s Assistants: David Munson, Emiley Smith