Above:Buddy, a macaw, was adopted two years ago from the Greater Chicago Cage Bird Society in Villa Park, which started in 1938 as a club for bird enthusiasts and opened an adoption center in 2013.

Sportmax wool dress, $1,790, Max Mara, 900 N. Michigan Ave. Christian Dior calfskin boots, $1,590, Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave. Silk tights, $495, Prada, 30 E. Oak St.