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Making Strides

The Editors | August 28, 2017 | Feature Features National

The newest suits step in as one of the season's strongest looks and biggest surprises.

From left: Jacket in Nero cotton and silk smoking twill, $3,650, and pant in Nero cotton and silk smoking twill, $1,440, both at Bottega Veneta, South Coast Plaza; bodysuit, $185, at; Rejane Opera in Black Box calf leather, $3,400, at; gold skinny flat-plate choker, $195, at; Alhambra ring, $235, and Alcazar ring, $145, at Heavy double-faced wool jacket, $3,520, and heavy double-faced wool pant, $2,290, both by The Row at Neiman Marcus, Fashion Valley; white cotton dress shirt, $1,250, at Fendi, South Coast Plaza; Cinhetic bag, $5,350, at Hermès, Fashion Valley; Pennies from Heaven earrings, $440, at

From left: Power jacket in Graham, $585, and HW pleat pant in Graham, $455, both at; cashmere long-sleeved turtleneck sweater, $695, and calfskin belt, $185, both at Max Mara, Fashion Valley; Jacno camel loafers, $595, by Pierre Hardy at; long classic gloves, $500, at; Roulis mini bag, $6,850, at Hermès, Fashion Valley. Angela blazer in scarlet red, $1,595, vest pant in scarlet red, $1,095, and Steinem turtleneck in red, $595, all by Gabriela Hearst at Saks Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza; double-buckle leather shoes, $650, at; Thalia Cocktail handbag, $1,150, at Salvatore Ferragamo, Fashion Valley; Sans pavé curved bar necklace, $1,050, by Paige Novick at Saks Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza; gold 2.5-inch Samira hoop earrings, $550, at

De Gaulle TM jacket, $2,910, Darleen top, $670, and Dexter pant, $1,520, all at; shoes, $595, at; Cinhetic bag, $5,350, at Hermès, Fashion Valley; black Pioneer calf leather eyelet belt, $765, at

Double-breasted blazer, $1,895, classic straight-leg pant, $895, Stocking top, $1,075, and Western boot, $1,295, all by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC at Nordstrom, Fashion Valley.

Jacket in navy wool felt, $2,850, trousers in navy wool felt, $1,600, and shirt in white featherweight leather, $3,250, all at Céline, South Coast Plaza; Richard earrings, $6,400, by Ana Khouri x Narciso Rodriguez at; Jacks split-sole slip-on white lizard embossed calf shoes, $325, at; Fetiche long clutch, $1,790, by Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello at Saint Laurent, South Coast Plaza.

Cashmere jacket with leather detail, $5,720, and cashmere wide-legged trousers, $2,545, both at; dark forest-green/gold mirror crocodile Origami flap clutch, $2,350, by Nancy Gonzalez at Saks Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza.

From left: Prince of Wales jacket, $2,495, and Prince of Wales straight-leg pant, $1,195, both by Jason Wu at Saks Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza; cashmere long-sleeved turtleneck sweater, $695, Max Mara, Fashion Valley; Peaked collar in 12K gold vermeil, $250, at Boycott jacket, $1,995, and Boycott pant, $1,695, at; Gathered shirt, $550, at; bone Janelle pump, $675, at; Sans pavé large sculptural single statement earring in 18K gold, $1,030, by Paige Novick at Saks Fifth Avenue, South Coast Plaza; Envelope in nude patent leather bag, $1,300, by M2Malletier at

Wool double-breasted jacket, $1,250, and wool wide-leg pant, $745, both at Max Mara, Fashion Valley; silk bias top in stone pink, $245, at; Boything shoes, $425, at Stuart Weitzman, South Coast Plaza; Desert Rose crocodile clutch, $10,900, at Bottega Veneta, San Francisco; gold Overlap Script ring, $295, at

Navy blue wool rounded-sleeve jacket, $1,900, Klein blue embroidered hooded knit sweater, price upon request, and navy blue wool pleated trousers, $1,900, all at; shoes, $595, at; chocolate Christy python clutch, $2,150, by Michael Kors Collection at Michael Kors, Fashion Valley; Twosome ring in 18K yellow gold, $3,100, Wide & Signature ring in 18K yellow gold, $4,100, and Moonwalk ring in 18K vermeil, $350, all at

Hair by Louis Angelo with Judy Casey | Makeup by Viktorija Bowers with Ray Brown Pro | Models: Olga C. and Luisa B. with One Agency
Photo Assistants: Misa Cueling and Mike Bylik | Digital Tech: Michael Ellis


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