LUCK be a… knock-out statement with a media mix of textures. Cashmere intarsia-knit boyfriend sweater by Autumn Cashmere, at Nordstrom, Towson, and The Red Garter, Pikesville. Faux-fur bomber jacket at Octavia, Cross Keys Village. Leather jeans and iridescent clutch bag, both by Halston Heritage, at Jones & Jones, Cross Keys. Studded leather fingerless gloves by Michael Kors, at Nordstrom. Vintage rhinestone paste earrings at Bijoux Inspired Jewels, Green Spring Station.
LUCK be a… dose of modern color blocking, set off by rich neutrals. Wool and silk blend coat by Etro, and black iridescent slim pants by True Royal, both at Ruth Shaw, Cross Keys. Detachable crystal fox cuffs by Debbie Swartz for Mano Swartz Furs, Green Spring Station. Gold-plated, button-drop earrings by Robert Lee Morris at Jones & Jones, Cross Keys. Hammered gold ring at L’Apparenza, Mt. Washington. Velvet box bag, from The Cromwell Blake Vintage Collection, at Love Me Two Times, Wyndhurst Station.
LUCK be a… menswear look done HER way! Metallic jacquard-print tuxedo jacket by Diane von Furstenberg at Urban Chic, Harbor East, and Nordstrom, Towson. Stretch wool tuxedo pants by Vince at L’Apparenza, Mount Washington. Patent-leather oxfords by Enzo Angiolini at Nordstrom, Towson. Gold metal French cuff bracelet at Jones & Jones, Cross Keys.
LUCK be a… one-of-a-kind vintage treasure that you won’t see on anyone else. Circa 1970 iridescent silk-brocade maxi dress, from The Cromwell Blake Collection, at Love Me Two Times, Wyndhurst Station. Cashmere opera-length, fingerless gloves at Jill Andrews Gowns, Hampden. Bold gold cuff from Jones & Jones. Aubergine suede booties by Dolce Vita, at Nordstrom. Detachable, multicolor fur neck-piece by Debbie Swartz, at Mano Swartz Furs, at Green Spring Station.
LUCK be a… tailored knit suit as cozy as your favorite PJs. Textured boucle, cotton-blend seamed blazer and matching sweatpants by Rag & Bone, at Nordstrom, Towson. Bug-print resin cuffs at Octavia, Cross Keys. Cat collar at Dogma, Mount Washington.
*As luck would have it, this gorgeous, sweet kitty called Rosie is currently up for adoption at the Maryland SPCA.
LUCK be a… luxe coat that makes an artistic statement. Lightweight wool-boucle coat with cashmere embroidered detail designed by Ella Pritsker of Ella Moda Custom Couture, Timonium. Embossed leather belt at Ruth Shaw. Embellished gold cuffs and gold-plated drop earrings, both at Jones & Jones, Cross Keys. Over- the-knee leather boots by Stuart Weitzman at Matava Shoes, Green Spring Station. Alligator skin handbag, from the Cromwell Blake Vintage Collection, at Vogue Revisited, Roland Park.
The Art of Fashion: Abstract “live event painting” by fine artist Patricia Bennett, http://www.patriciabennettstudio.com.
LUCK be a… new take on the classic LBD. Fit-and-flare, neoprene shift dress with a godet paneled skirt and back lacing detail by Tracy Reese at Jones & Jones, Cross Keys. Cerulean blue cashmere-blend blazer by Akris, at Nordstrom, Towson. Pewter hoop earrings and “bones” cuff, both by Martha Rotten, at Paradiso, Hampden.
Beauty Buzz: For a festive berry-stained pout, try No Worries’ Lipstick Gloss in “Mula,” exclusively at No Worries Salon & Cosmetics, Towson.
See and Be Chic: All dressed up but nowhere to go? Follow the fashion crowd to The 13th Floor at The Belvedere, where the festive menu and chic ambience set the scene for an unforgettable view of Charm City. All profits from every 13th Floor-customized bottle of champagne goes to benefit pediatric oncology at Johns Hopkins.
Digital Imaging: Nemo Niemann. Model: Caroline Reddy/Fenton Moon Media, NYC. Cat: Rosie/MD SPCA. Hair & Makeup: Karen Panoch/Wilhelmina Creative, Miami. Fashion & Set Styling Assistant: Victoria Adinolfi. Photo Assistant: Tom Snyder. Photo crew food catered by the 13th Floor. Special thanks to: Averil Christens-Barry at Truffles Catering & Belvedere Restaurant Group; cat handler Kate Creamer from the MD SPCA, and live event artist Patricia Bennett.