fashion_dior_contrast_sandals Photography by Mindy Byrd/ The Photo Division

Still Life With Shoes: Bright, strappy platforms add punch to your summer basics.

Dior contrast sandals, $930, Neiman Marcus NorthPark


Herve Van Der Straeten earrings, $315, Stella McCartney dress, $1,855, both at Neiman Marcus NorthPark; Marimekko striped bangle (in model’s hair), $40, Tootsies


Stella McCartney dress, $770, pink plexi necklace, $720, and mandarin wedge slingbacks, $760, all at Stella McCartney Highland Park Village


Lines and Shapes: Rendered in sunshine yellow, the classic sheath gets kicked up a notch.

Carolina Herrera dress, $2,350, Stanley Korshak; Alexander McQueen heels, $815, Neiman Marcus NorthPark


Cara fuchsia headband, $28, Yigal Azrouel silk pants, $650, Prada wedges, $750, Prada silk coat, $2,880, all at Neiman Marcus NorthPark


Patricia Van Der Straeten disc and ribbon necklace, $1,630, Neiman Marcus NorthPark

Fashion styling: Brittany Winter
Art direction: Jamie Laubhan-Oliver
Hair and makeup: Lisa Williams
Artwork used in backdrops created: Millie, 6; Audrey, 9; Sabrina, 4; and Lily, 4.