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MARCH 4, 10:30P Jersey Boys conductor Keith Thompson hosts this monthly musical showcase that features original music from some of Las...
MARCH 4, 1P Back by popular demand, Fletcher will perform an intimate concert that includes a mix of standard classical guitar pieces, new...
MARCH 2-4, 7:30P Take a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture via the universal languages of music and dance. $54-$204. Reynolds Hall...
Shop: Las Vegans in style
Story by Christie Moeller and
Photography by Christopher Smith
They’ve got the look: Local style icons on why they wear what they wear so well
Personal style: simple, classic, timeless
Favorite designers: Oscar de la Renta and Armani. Being of short stature, I rarely wear large prints, multi-colored outfits or bulky fabrics. I favor these two designers not only for their classic designs, but for their beautiful fabrics. My favorite fabrics are chiffon, silk and organza … fabrics I used in my costuming in my dancing days. These fabrics are lightweight and move with the body.
Fall 2012 trend I’m anxiously awaiting: Not-so-high-heels as well as beautiful colors and fabrics.
Color pick for Fall 2012: Purple, orange, bronze
Can’t live without: my Cartier watch
Fashion icon I’m most inspired by: Coco Chanel
Personal style: sophisticated, modern, unique and timeless
Favorite designers: I love suits. You can’t find a more perfectly tailored suit than those at Ermenegildo Zegna and Tom Ford. Both offer an extensive made-to-measure program. It’s actually fun for me to pick the fabric, colors and then see the final result.
Fall 2012 trend I’m anxiously awaiting: Usually fall colors tend to be darker — grays and blacks. This year, we’re seeing many more fun color combinations and prints, which will add a little life to the season.
Color pick for Fall 2012: I like taking some risks with fashion, so I’m excited to see plum in a lot of designers’ work. I like the combination of plum with gray.
Can’t live without: I am a collector of watches, and currently I’m switching between one from the Harry Winston Ocean collection and one from de Grisogono. Fashion icon I’m most inspired by: I had the pleasure of meeting Tom Ford last year when he visited his store here at Crystals. Mr. Ford is a visionary and perfectionist, and I admire how he changed Gucci and what he now creates in his own line. He is a polite and sophisticated gentleman — and, as expected, dresses immaculately.
Personal style: avant-garde with bohemian/organic flair, artful, patternful, sheer
Favorite designers: I don’t have a favorite label. There are designers I am consistently awed by, but I enjoy variety. I like layering, eras, colors, patterns and silhouettes to create a balanced look.
Fall 2012 trend I’m anxiously awaiting: I don’t actively study fashion. I love lots of everything, and its seems that’s where we are at right now in fashion, so I’m enjoying that.
Color pick for Fall 2012: metallics, navy and neons
Can’t live without: heels
Fashion icon I’m most inspired by: Vivienne Westwood
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