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Fashion Forecast

Buyers for our favorite local stores put together the most stylish looks for spring.
By D Magazine |

Models: Jade Gotcher and Tim Doty/Kim Dawson Agency
Makeup: Sara Domi/Kim Dawson Agency
Hair: Lesya Chuyko for Frédéric Fekkai Dallas
Assistant: Holly Bauman

Carol Webb, couture buyer for Stanley Korshak
Linda Kutler, buyer for Elements
Elizabeth O’Mahony, owner and buyer for V.O.D.
Melanie Ramon, owner and buyer for Melanie Gayle
Jill Bowen, assistant buyer for Elements
Alana Israelson, owner and buyer for Merge
Nina Knell, buyer for LFT
Leslie Matney, owner and clothing buyer for Gregory’s

Brian Bolke and Shelly Musselman, buyers for Forty Five Ten
Kobie Ahmadi, buyer for Studio Sebastian’s
Ken Downing, fashion director for Neiman Marcus

LEFT: Neiman Marcus NorthPark
“Bold color, painterly details, and the feminine spirit of a dress with soft volume define spring 2008.� – KEN DOWNING
Marni dress, $1,515 • Marni patent leather bag, $1,130 • Rebecca Collins turquoise, blue, and coral beads, $980
400 NorthPark Center, 214-363-8311
RIGHT: Merge
“This spring, color and layering are key for men. Denim is still big, but trousers are making a comeback.� –ALANA ISRAELSON
Modern Amusement striped cardigan, $97 • Ever t-shirt, $95 • Brown Label cotton pants, $170
5800 Legacy Dr., Plano, 972-378-5242

LEFT: Studio Sebastian’s
“It’s all about bright colors this season, and the metallic shoes complement the dress.�
See By Chloé mini dress, $585 • Lanvin gold platform sandal, $968 • Nest Jewelry 18-karat gold vermeil “bib� necklace, $750/
6730 Snider Plaza, 214-360-9001
“It’s a fresh, clean look that epitomizes what I love about spring, casual but sophisticated and so easy to wear.� – NINA KNELL
Z Zegna short-sleeved shirt with grosgrain ribbon detail, $165 • Z Zegna white denim straight-leg trouser, $245 • Z Zegna brown sandals, $295
2350 Victory Park Ln., 214-635-2150

LEFT: Stanley Korshak
“This look, by one of the foremost up-and-coming designers today, is an example of bright color, metallic, and modern shape.�
Giambattista Valli hand-painted caftan, $3,905 • Giambattista Valli platform heels, available by special order
500 Crescent Court, 214-871-3600
RIGHT: Melanie Gayle
“It defines two of the biggest trends of the spring season: floral prints and long dresses.� –MELANIE RAMON
Meghan “Marie� dress, $918 • Mali necklace, $363/Elements
6818 Snider Plaza, 214-369-1700

LEFT: Gregory’s
“This textured look is fresh, feminine, and versatile — you can pair the jacket back with jeans.� – LESLIE MATNEY
Alessandro Dell’Acqua dress, $1,350, and coat, $2,098 • Le Silla patent platform heel, $695 • Lanvin handbag, $2,095 • Nest blue-glass ring, $150/
Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Pkwy # 1365, 972-490-1285
“Jenni Kayne’s simple aesthetic is perfect for the Dallas customer.� –ELIZABETH O’MAHONY
Jenni Kayne sequin tank dress, $995 • Nest Jewelry black-gold chain with amethyst
and lemon jade, $395/
2418 Victory Park Ln., 214-754-0644

LEFT: Forty Five Ten
“It’s a rare combination when strong color, embellishment, and transparency — all key trends of the season — work in one dress.� – BRIAN BOLKE
Alberta Ferretti bubble-hem chiffon dress with beaded detail, $3,950 • Martin Margiela gray alligator clutch, $1,295
4510 McKinney Ave., 214-559-4510
RIGHT: Elements
“Red is one of my favorite colors for spring, so vibrant and timeless, and I love the shape and movement created by this dress.� –LINDA KUTLER
Samantha Treacy red chiffon dress, $435
4400 Lovers Ln., 214-987-0837


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