Newport Beach style takes center stage.
Retouching by therese herner | Photographer’s Assistant: Phil Blair | Stylist: Jill Mcdonald (jill.regoentertainment.com) | Stylist’s Assistants: Fernando Pichardo and Taylor Butler | Hair Stylist: Daven Mayeda (davenmayeda.com), using René Furterer | Makeup Artist: Cassie Lyons (cassielyons.com), using Make Up For Ever | Models: Brooke Bonelli and Paloma Calhoun from No Ties Management
A night out takes on new meaning with dramatic dresses that dare you to see and be seen. Southern California’s winter performances are anything but dull. Take center stage with bold colors, sleek silhouettes and structural elements worthy of a work of art.
Rose gown with black sequins by Ella Zahlan, $10,500; available at ellazahlan.com. Black pony hair ankle bootie by Fendi, $950; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Earrings by Michelle Monroe, $146; available at Novecento and michellemonroestudios.com. Vintage bracelet, stylist’s own.
Blue sequins and black feathers cocktail dress by Bagdley Mischka, $715; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Jewelry available at Bulgari.
Cream silk pleated gown by Max Azria, $298; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Cream tweed and ruffles jacket by Thakoon, $2,585; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Palais blue suede pumps by Yves Saint Laurent, $880; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. White gold vintage diamond and sapphire earrings, $65,300, and white gold vintage diamond and sapphire ring, $5,800, both by Kwiat; and white gold Naked Cipriani Limited Edition diamond cuff by Jude Frances, $33,940; all available at Traditional Jewelers.
Pink and silver chain gown by Ella Zahlan, $12,000; available at ellazahlan.com. Glitter slingback heels by Jimmy Choo, $695; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. White gold rhodium plated diamond cuff by Diva, $ 39,000; and white gold ring featuring black and white diamonds by Kifani, $21,600; both available at Traditional Jewelers.
Red silk gown by Notte by Marchesa, $1,100; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Yellow gold, champagne quartz and diamond necklace by Utopia, $8,800; available at Traditional Jewelers.
Copper sequin gown by Oday Shakar, $5,385; available at Oday Shakar. Nude patent leather pumps by Jimmy Choo, $895; available at Saks Fifth Avenue. Yellow gold and brown diamond bead necklace by Kifani, $17,600; white gold rhodium plated brown pendant surrounded by pave diamonds, $12,600, and white gold rhodium plated ribbon earrings with diamonds, $11,000, both by Diva; and rose gold, smokey quartz ring with brown diamonds by Christophe Danhier, $3,195; all available at Traditional Jewelers.