Period Pieces

Frills and lace are made modern with military accents and statement jewelry.

LEFT:Lost & Found lambskin jacket, $1,840, Elena Dawson cotton shirt, $580, and Guidi linen and leather boots, $955, Robin Richman, 2108 N. Damen Ave. Ralph Lauren cotton pants, $895, Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.

MIDDLE:Silk tulle dress, $18,000, and resin pearl, galvanized metal, and ribbon necklace, $6,850, Chanel, 935 N. Michigan Ave.

RIGHT:Vintage wool jacket, $350, LuLu’s on the Avenue, 900 N. Michigan Ave. Yolan Cris Chantilly lace and silk chiffon gown, $5,220, Dimitra’s Bridal Couture, 1009 N. Rush St. South Sea pearl and diamond earrings, $10,600, A. Marek Fine Jewelry, 3021 Butterfield Rd., Oak Brook.


Arm in Arm

Lace insets and bell sleeves add dramatic flair.

LEFT:Wes Gordon jacquard and lace coat, $3,290, Neapolitan Collection, 715 Elm St., Winnetka. Stephen Webster 18-karat gold and diamond earrings, $7,500, Razny Jewelers, 1501 W. Lake St., Addison.

MIDDLE:Henrik Vibskov polyester-blend blazer, $570, Robin Richman.

RIGHT:Wes Gordon chiffon dress, $1,590, Neapolitan Collection. 18-karat gold, pearl, and diamond necklace, $10,500, A. Marek Fine Jewelry.


Role Reversal

Men’s-wear-inspired pieces are awash in ladylike details.

LEFT:Dries Van Noten crepe and lamé blouse, $1,276, and lamé trousers, $635, and Maison Margiela leather wedges, $1,195, Blake, 212 W. Chicago Ave.

RIGHT:Dries Van Noten cady shirt, $848, cotton drill trousers, $506, and apron and pearl bead skirt, $992, and Céline lambskin booties, $1,190, Blake.


Barbara Bui lamb leather pants, $1,770, Sonia Rykiel cotton blouse, $570, and wool tweed jacket, $1,380, Chalk, 2611 Prairie Ave., Evanston. Pearl and diamond necklace, $60,150, A. Marek Fine Jewelry. Birdies calf-hair slippers, $140,

Curtain Call

Fall florals come in dark prints and muted brocades.

LEFT:Crêpe de Chine dress, $3,200, Gucci, 900 N. Michigan Ave. Céline wool and silk coat, $2,900, Neiman Marcus. Rodarte leather pumps, $1,265, Ikram, 15 E. Huron St.

RIGHT:Uma Wang silk coat, $1,480, and silk and linen pants, $730, Marc Le Bihan silk shirt, $675, and Guidi horse leather boots, $1,780, Robin Richman. Oscar Heyman pearl, diamond, and platinum earrings, $42,000, and leather, diamond, and 18-karat gold choker, $20,500, A. Marek Fine Jewelry.


Dramatic Lines

Plunging necklines and ruffled details add mystery.

Self-Portrait crepe dress, $480, Blake. Michael Kors silver fox cape, $4,750, York Furrier, 107 N. York St., Elmhurst. Lana Jewelry 14-karat gold and black diamond necklace, $995, and 14-karat gold and black diamond studs, $775, Razny.

LEFT:Crêpe de Chine gown, $995, Azeeza, Shearling jacket, $2,495, Coach, 625 N. Michigan Ave. Keshi pearl and diamond bracelet, $23,000, and baroque South Sea and Tahitian pearl and moonstone necklace, $52,500, A. Marek Fine Jewelry.

RIGHT:Polyester blouse, $90, Ann Taylor, 600 N. Michigan Ave. Veronica Beard wool-blend and leather jacket, $1,150, and Maticevski silk and viscose ribbed pants, $910, Chalk. Suede, pearl, and roccia snakeskin pumps, $1,850, Gucci.


Pattern Play

Lush prints offer a call to attention.

LEFT:ML Monique Lhuillier polyester tulle dress, $895, Elena Dawson silk and cotton jacket, $1,895, Robin Richman. Vintage rhinestone necklace, $188, and pendant, $258, LuLu’s on the Avenue.

MIDDLE:Polyester chiffon and jacquard dress, $498, Michael Kors fox fur jacket, $5,950, York Furrier, 20330 Deer Park Blvd., Deer Park.

RIGHT:Lost & Found lambskin jacket, $1,840, Elena Dawson cotton shirt, $580, and Guidi linen and leather boots, $955, Robin Richman. Ralph Lauren cotton pants, $895, Neiman Marcus.


Revolutionary Looks

Left: Crêpe de Chine robe, $1,195, Azeeza US, 900 N. Michigan Ave.

Right: Georgette gown, $598, Cynthia Rowley, 1648 N. Damen Ave.

Behind the Scenes of the Nigel Barker Photo Shoot

Hair:Anthony Cristiano; Makeup:Kerre Berry/Factor Artists, Carol Wood/Ford Artists; Stylist assistant:Luis Cruz/Ford Artists; Photo assistants:Dennis Lee, Andrew McNally, Toby Sprague; Models:Dana Nicole/Factor-Chosen Management, Cecily Rodriguez/Ford, Justin Davis/Ford
Location: Shot at Tangley Oaks, an authentic Tudor Gothic mansion in Lake Bluff that serves as the headquarters for Terlato Wines International and Terlato Wine Group, a family-owned purveyor, marketer, and importer of world-class wines for more than six decades. Chicago meatpacking mogul Philip D. Armour III commissioned the home in 1916. It was completed in 1932 and is now commemorated in the National Register of Historic Places.