This spring, the bloom is on—dresses are everywhere, and they’re light and lovely, seductive and flirty. Go ahead and enjoy being a come-hither woman, an Eve in a garden of good.
By Stacey Jones
May 19, 2007, 12:00 am
Luca Luca red flower-print silk jacquard dress with beading on bodice ($2,900) at Luca Luca, 59 East Oak Street. Dries Van Noten charcoal-and-beige-striped cotton-and-viscose coat ($1,365) at Blake, 212 West Chicago Avenue. Jimmy Choo Thea aqua suede and metallic leather high-heeled sandals ($580) at Jimmy Choo, 63 East Oak Street. Kingsley Handbags petal-pink ostrich Argyle clutch ($1,075) at Neapolitan, 715 Elm Street, Winnetka. Vilaiwan vintage gold flower-and-leaf necklace ($290) at Greer, 1657 North Wells Street. Lori’s Designer Shoes New York Collection clear glass and sterling-silver necklace ($42) and Rachel Leigh gold-plated flower necklace ($88) at Lori’s Designer Shoes, 824 West Armitage Avenue.
Dries Van Noten ecru silk anorak ($1,302) at Blake. Salvatore Ferragamo silk multicolor floral-print dress with fabric belt used as wrist tie ($1,150) and leather belt ($230) at Salvatore Ferragamo, 645 North Michigan Avenue. Tiffany & Company daisy bracelet in gold, platinum, and diamonds by Jean Schlumberger ($26,000), open flower cuff in sterling silver ($550), and open sterling-silver ring ($160), all at Tiffany & Company, 730 North Michigan Avenue. Cole Haan Taran embroidered tote ($350) at Cole Haan, 673 North Michigan Avenue.
Sportmax multicolor silk floral- print mini dress ($345), at Max- Mara, 900 North Michigan Avenue. Lori’s Designer Shoes New York Collection blue glass and sterling-silver ring ($48) and clear glass and sterling-silver ring ($32) at Lori’s Designer Shoes. Vilaiwan bracelet of vintage gold wire with peridots, jade, and freshwater pearls ($150) at Greer.
Thakoon fuchsia taffeta peony dress ($895) at Ikram, 873 North Rush Street. Vilaiwan freshwater pearl and mother-of-pearl floral necklace ($350) at Greer.
Oscar de la Renta floral silk-organza jacquard jacket in Hima- layan blue and navy ($2,190) with matching bubble skirt ($1,490) at Nordstrom, 55 East Grand Avenue. Louis Vuitton cloudy silk-organza long shirt ($1,418) and pale-pink cashmere zippered cardigan ($2,127) at Louis Vuitton, 919 North Michigan Avenue. Floral-print glazed fabric Nicole 3000 bag ($72) at Lori’s Designer Shoes. Lori’s Designer Shoes New York Collection blue glass and sterling-silver ring ($48) and smoky glass and sterling-silver ring ($24) at Lori’s Designer Shoes. Sportmax yellow canvas lace-up heels ($420) at MaxMara.