“Vice Versa”, Amber Valletta and Shalom Harlow in Vogue photographed by Steven Klein
Tall, Cool Drinks
Head-to-toe print evening dresses are a more tempting proposition than the safe LBD. On Shalom (left):Michael Kors chiffon dress with python detail, $3,595; select Michael Kors stores. Versace wrap necklace worn as a collar. Lady Grey cuff. On Amber: Donna Karan New York silk dress, $3,800; Donna Karan New York stores. Carolina Amato gloves. On both: Manolo Blahnik heels throughout.
The season’s essential trench coat comes in an array of colors, like fiery red and cool violet. On Shalom: Derek Lam leather coat; Derek Lam, NYC. On Amber: Tommy Hilfiger cotton-and-leather raincoat, $998; tommy.com.
Embellished tropical blooms radiate plenty of heat, especially if bare skin is part of the dynamic. On Shalom: Diane von Furstenberg silk top, $595; DVF, NYC. On Amber: Proenza Schouler embroidered top and eel-skin gloves; proenzaschouler.com.
Beauty Note: No flakes, no clumps—no problem. Lashes soar to new dimensinos with two smooth coats of Revlon’s PhotoReady 3D Volume mascara.
Spring comes layered in sequins and fringe, leather and silk, solids and prints. On Shalom: Marc Jacobs cropped leather fringe jacket ($3,200), sequined top ($1,400), checked shirt ($850), and plastic fringe skirt ($1,800); Marc Jacobs, NYC. On Amber: Carolina Herrera metallic canvas trench, cotton-and-silk sweater, and silk-jacquard skirt; Carolina Herrera, L.A.
The androgyne entrances, the belle enchants. On Amber: Ralph Lauren Collection satin blazer ($2,898), silk shirt ($1,298), and wide-leg trousers ($1,698); select Ralph Lauren stores. On Shalom: Oscar de la Renta pleated silk-tulle dress with red bow; Oscar de la Renta, NYC.
Digital prints are enhanced with sporty zippers and utilitarian belts. On Amber: Alexander Wang botanical-print cargo dress, $735; Alexander Wang, NYC. Calvin Klein Collection wristlet. On Shalom: Jason Wu petal-print silk-chiffon dress ($1,795) and belt; dress at Bergdorf Goodman, NYC. Stetson hat.
Two Faces of Eve
The pull between downtown athleticism and uptown elegance leaves a woman much to explore. On Shalom: Narciso Rodriguez silk asymmetrical top, bra top ($395), and pants ($1,295); narcisorodriguez.com. Fratelli Orsini gloves. On Amber: Calvin Klein Collection silk-crepe dress; Calvin Klein Collection, NYC. LaCrasia gloves. Ralph Lauren Collection clutch.
In this story: hair, Julien d’Ys; makeup, Gucci Westman for Revlon. Production by Nina Qayyum at North Six. Set design by Mary Howard Studio.
Fashion Editor: Tonne Goodman
Photographed by Steven Klein