The Silent Treatment

One of the earliest mediums of self-expression, mimes have never relied on words to make a statement. Ditto, the fall collections. Unutterably chic, in mime-ish black and white, punctuated with self-expression.

Megan Pruitt Winder. Photography Mindy Byrd.
Posted:
October 21, 2013

Models Violet Krause and Brittney Miles for Kim Dawson Agency. Hair and makeup Al Tidwell for Kim Dawson Agency. Set stylist Andrew Bayer. Fashion assistants Kendel Powers and Maegan Bruce. Shot at Studio 104, Dallas.

 

Street Walker. Chanel painted tweed dress $10,400, and hat $3,675, both at the Chanel boutique, Neiman Marcus. Chanel chain loafers with gaiters $1,595, at the Chanel boutique, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

Silence is Golden. Valentino net embroidery gown $20,000, at the Valentino boutique, Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. The House of MacGregor cocktail parisisal hat $175, at thehouseofmacgregor.com. Peter Lang Deco ring $175, and Swag onyx ring $295, both at lovemyswag.com. À Bientôt private label Zebra ring $58, at À Bientôt.  

 

Hands Off. Valentino net embroidery gown $20,000, at the Valentino boutique, Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. The House of MacGregor cocktail parisisal hat $175, at thehouseofmacgregor.com. Peter Lang Deco ring $175, and Swag onyx ring $295, both at lovemyswag.com. À Bientôt private label Zebra ring $58, at À Bientôt.

 

Act Out. Michael Kors crystal peplum gown $12,995, at the Michael Kors boutique, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Céline heeled booties $890, at Neiman Marcus. Piers Atkinson tulle bug hat $480, at Laboratoria.

 

Bow Tied. Viktor & Rolf kaban $1,050, and skirt $330, both at Atrium Ready-To-Wear. Patricia von Musulin ivory earrings $11,990, at stanleykorshak.com.

 

Muted. Roberto Cavalli floral dress, price upon request, at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Lanvin brogues $595, at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Simone Rocha velvet hair bow $266, at Laboratoria. Kenneth Jay Lane pearl cuff $328, and monkey bangle $178, both at À Bientôt, Tootsies.

 

Express Yourself. Christian Dior crochet bustier $4,100, skirt $2,900, both at Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. Christian Dior pointy sandals $820, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue Tootsies. The House of MacGregor cocktail beret $55, at thehouseofmacgregor.com. Yoya charm cuff $350, at Gregory’s.

 

Mimicry. Dries Van Noten feather dress $2,670, and tuxedo pant $815, both at Tootsies. Jimmy Choo Swarovski-detailed loafers $895, at the Jimmy Choo boutique, Joseph, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Erickson Beamon Dovima necklace $1,605, at Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf, Joseph. Replica Collection ring $118, at À Bientôt.

 

Body Language. Moschino dress $1,595, at Gregory’s. Kenneth Jay Lane brooch $98, at À Bientôt, Tootsies.

 

Character Actor. Miu Miu Gazarre dress $1,825, scarf $230, tights $185, and Spazzolato booties $1,200, all at the Miu Miu boutique. Erickson Beamon HollyGoLightly earrings $392, at Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf, Joseph.

 

The Quiet Game. Saint Laurent dress $2,750, belt $550, and tights (price upon request), all at the Saint Laurent boutique, Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. Saint Laurent boots $1,395, at the Saint Laurent  boutique, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Erickson Beamon Brave New World earrings $375, at Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf, Joseph.

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