By Stacey Jones

Spot On: Polka dot power

MARC JACOBS sweater and pencil skirt

MARC JACOBS sweater ($995) and pencil skirt ($995), at Marc Jacobs, 11 E. Walton St.


Photograph: Jeff Harris


Creature Comforts: Rings that rule the animal kingdom

JOHN HARDY bull ring, ALEX SOLDIER snail ring, STEPHEN WEBSTER puffer fish ring, ELIZABETH AND JAMES crab ring, and PAMELA LOVE bird skull ring

1. JOHN HARDY bull ring ($1,195), at Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.

2. ALEX SOLDIER snail ring ($5,950), at Neiman Marcus, 5000 Northbrook Ct., Northbrook.

3. STEPHEN WEBSTER puffer fish ring ($15,300), at Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.

4. ELIZABETH AND JAMES crab ring ($125), collection available at Krista K, 3458 N. Southport Ave.

5. PAMELA LOVE bird skull ring ($805), at Chalk, 2611 Prairie Ave., Evanston.


Photograph: Jeff Harris


By Stacey Jones and Jennifer Moore

In Stitches: Giddy for knits

From left: Sonia Rykiel, Christopher Kane, Bottega Veneta, Proenza Schouler, and Creatures of the Wind




SONIA RYKIEL bag ($1,100), collection available at Ikram, 873 N. Rush St.




MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS bag ($248), at Michael Kors Lifestyle Store, 900 N. Michigan Ave.



J.CREW sweater

J.CREW sweater ($198), at J.Crew, 900 N. Michigan Ave.




BOTTEGA VENETA bag ($4,850), at Bottega Veneta, 800 N. Michigan Ave.


Photography: Courtesy of vendors


By Stacey Jones and Stephanie Soong

Hold Me: Clutch to your heart

DIOR clutch, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO clutch, and CHANEL clutch

FROM TOP: DIOR clutch ($4,000), at Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave. SALVATORE FERRAGAMO clutch ($4,900, available in black), at Salvatore Ferragamo, 645 N. Michigan Ave. CHANEL clutch ($2,600), at Chanel, 935 N. Michigan Ave.


Photograph: Alex Cao