Fashion

Editorial: A New Look Ahead, Tailored For Fall

It’s 1948. A young European prairie wife, played by Albertan model Julia Dunstall, visits Fort Edmonton Park’s frontier town wrapped in waisty tweeds, skirt suits and an air of mystery.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

Already, the winter chill…

Paisley-patterned degradé warms up a clutch coat. Dress and top, Louis Vuitton. Earrings, Bizou; clutch, Rodo, Davids Footwear.

Photos by Andrew Soule

Photos by Andrew Soule

Perhaps I will be happy

Perk up camel trapeze with a scarf, clasped handbag and pointy kitten heel for a look that’s all lady.

Coat, $1,100, Marc Jacobs. Cardigan, $358, top, $288, and skirt, $318, Ewanika. Scarf, Diesel; bag and shoes, Dolce & Gabbana.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

He is a good man…

Consider a modern-meets-vintage makeover with a metallic belt over a smart princess coat. Coat and belt, Prada.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

There was no future with Jean-Luc

A light lavender overcoat gets moody with layers of dark lace underneath.

Coat, $746, Ewanika. Dress, Erdem. Bag, Louis Vuitton.

FLARE Beauty: Loose, lifted roots keep a tousled chignon from veering toward slapdash. Try John Frieda Luxurious Volume Root Booster Blow-Dry Lotion, $10.50.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photos by Andrew Soule

Photos by Andrew Soule

But oh, his hand in mine

Tiny Liberty-print frocks rock, especially when they offer a glimpse of skin from behind. Dress, $1,210, Araks. Earrings and bracelet, Alan Anderson, Holt Renfrew; clutch, Bottega Veneta; belt, Kate Spade, Holt Renfrew.

FLARE Beauty: Spice up a ladylike look with sultry cat eyes. Try L’Oréal Infallible The Super Slim 12H Eyeliner in Black, $11.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

One must survive!

A dash of crimson and a gobstopper earring— this season’s must-have adornment—take tweeds from day to night.

Jacket, $1,345, and earrings, Dolce & Gabbana.

Photos by Andrew Soule

Photos by Andrew Soule

He too makes me laugh…

Lighten a warm, woolly topper with a slim hint of turtleneck.

Coat, turtleneck, $545, and bag, Balenciaga.

Photo by Andrew Soule

Photo by Andrew Soule

And I can bring the glamour

A nostalgic neckpiece and an architectural confection make for a pretty picture at Edmonton’s Hotel Selkirk.

Dress, Bottega Veneta. Necklace and ring, Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection.