Mod About Color

Spring gets creative with cheeky mash-ups of vibrant hues and striking prints.


All Dressed Up Hati draped dress, Chalk; RACHEL Rachel Roy spike earrings, $40, Macy’s

Take a closer look at these accessories:

Alejandro Ingelmo Vitello
floral wedge, $795, Chalk
Perin Paris boite clutch, $980
Hotcakes floral ring, $52
Glam to Go


Tribal patterns score a dose of whimsy with piled on primaries.

Tracy Reese Tribal Striped dress, $350, leDress; Beaded wrap necklace, $145, Gavin; Red circle pendant, $45, Noir; Hotcakes necklace, $72, Glam to Go

Kate Spade Grand Street
Small Gabriel handbag
$375, Macy’s
Resin ring
Glam to Go
Red circle pendant, $45
Beaded wrap necklace, $145


It-color orange pops with cooler tones of blue.

GUiSHEM Butterfly Jacquard dress, $755, SHE Boutique; Marc by Marc Jacobs bangles, $68-$98, Macy’s

Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair Kite shoe
$654, SHE Boutique
nOir Keith Haring cuff, $165,
SHE Boutique
Holly clutch, $595, Tiffany


Girlie grows up with splatters of neon and spiky metal jewelry.

Cacharel Pissaro print skirt, $495, All Dressed Up Leo packable tank, $215, Nina Ricci wooden patent belt, $550, Chalk; Rhinestone leather cuff, $270, Gavin

Wedge bow sandal, $850
ACB Lineae Blades necklace
$372, SHE Boutique


Hard-edged bangles and bold chains anchor a swirly, inky print.

Dress + belt, $595, Eva Pazola; House of Harlow 3-Stack Jagged bangles, $128, SHE Boutique; West brass cuff, $145, Rebecca Minkoff Studded Rockette bag, $150, Gavin

House of Harlow 3-Stack
Jagged bangles, $128,
SHE Boutique
West brass cuff, $145



Bonus Looks!

Skirts reach new lengths for a sultry demureness. A sleek column cut shows off an intricate print, while hints of neon brighten soft neutrals.

On Kaitlin (seated):
Dress + skirt, $770, Eva Pazola; Hotcakes ring, $46, Glam to Go; Belt, earrings, stylist’s own

On Jennifer (standing):
Dress, $455, Eva Pazola; Ring, $12, Glam to Go

Camilla Skovgaard Spear stiletto
SHE Boutique
House of Harlow Tribal
drop earrings, $100
SHE Boutique


Hair and Makeup: Jules Ross, Winnetka
Photos: Violetta Dominek, John Reilly Photography

About the models:

Kaitlin Roseman, Glenview
A recent grad of Principia College in Elsah, IL, Kaitlin now works as an undergraduate admissions advisor at Devry University, helping adults to achieve their education goals. While in school she volunteered at the Pere Marquette juvenile correctional facility for girls in Grafton, IL. She’s currently training for the Glen’s annual sprint triathlon in July.




Jennifer Ebie, Chicago
Jennifer practices law in Chicago and has volunteered with numerous philanthropies, including serving on boards at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Children’s Memorial Hospital, and the Latin School. She is a founder of FECH, the Foundation for Education, Culture and Health, an organization dedicated to providing aid for educational and health concerns in Cameroon. Among other initiatives, FECH has recently supported youth AIDS/HIV tests and counseling and donated two fully equipped ambulances to a leading healthcare facility in Cameroon.

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