Art of Style


Miracle on Fifth Avenue

The Sugden Community Theatre serves as the perfect backdrop for a Miracle on 34th Street-inspired gathering, featuring the latest trends in sultry-meets-plush holiday looks.

 

“Oh, Christmas Isn’t Just a Day, It’s a Frame of Mind”

This time of year brings two modes: glamorous and cozy. Prepare to do both in style. Left: Kerry Wool Coat by Stella McCartney, Red Strappy Stud Sandal by Alaïa, Domed Cuff by Sidney Garber; Marissa Collections on Third Street South in Naples, marissacollections.com. Previous page: Strapless Tuxedo Gown by Carolina Herrera; Saks Fifth Avenue at Waterside Shops in Naples, saksfifthavenue.com. Burmese Ruby and Diamond Sautoir Necklace, Ruby and Diamond Cascade Earrings, Ruby and Diamond Manchette Bracelet, Marquise Two-Tone Diamond and Ruby Ring, Diamond and Ruby Tourbillon Cocktail Ring; Crown Jewelers of Naples, crownjewelersnaples.com.

 

“You Know What Imagination Is?”

For effortless elegance, try on a crimson number in an eternally flattering cut. Ruffle Trim Gown; Ralph Lauren at Waterside Shops in Naples, ralphlauren.com. Silk Clutch by The Mrs Clutch; Kelly Chase Couture in Promenade at Bonita Bay, kellychase.com. Diamond Huggie Earrings, Graduated Diamond Riviere, Art Deco Wide Diamond Bracelet, Diamond Dome Ring, African Ruby and Diamond Marguerite Pendant; Crown Jewelers of Naples, crownjewelersnaples.com. Seen here: The Naples Players actors’ Jeff Macasevich as Santa Claus, Bret Poulter as Fred Galley and Alessia Pellegrini as Susan Walker.

 

“I Believe … I Believe … It’s Silly, but I Believe”

A touch of leather adds sultriness to an evening look, while a dramatically shaped jacket steals the show. Tis’ the season for overindulging, after all. Below: Strapless Leather Bustier; Yves Saint Laurent, ysl.com. Icon Waist-Knot Silk Trumpet Skirt by Carolina Herrera; Saks Fifth Avenue at Waterside Shops in Naples, saksfifthavenue.com. Diamond Earrings (8.25 carats) by Yeprem; Marissa Collections on Third Street South in Naples, marissacollections.com. Opposite: Lover Red Lola Long Sleeves Blouse by Stella McCartney; Marissa Collections. Heart-Sleeve Jacket by Alexander McQueen; Saks Fifth Avenue. Diamond Huggie Earrings and Diamond Dome Ring; Crown Jewelers of Naples, crownjewelersnaples.com.

 

Model Francis Martin, Wilhelmina Models
Hair and Makeup Bryin Smoot, Agency Gerard Artists
Photography Assistants Alonzo Santiago, Juan Bianchi