The Brights of Spring

photography by Larry Kuzniewski, fashion styling by Augusta Campbell

For our March fashion story, we went right back to The Columns in Downtown Memphis — this time to the basement. Its old vault and safety-deposit boxes once held Memphians’ treasures. This month it serves as an impressive backdrop for the vivid, structured clothing on trend for modern-day Spring.



One from the vault

M Missoni off-the-shoulder orange and fuchsia cover-up worn as dress, with orange zipper detail, $765, from James Davis. 18-karat rose-gold diamond cuff bracelet, price available upon request; 18-karat rose-gold rutilated quartz earrings, $2,420, by Nanis; 18-karat yellow-gold diamond and rutilated quartz ring, $4,210, all from Mednikow.







Helloooo Yello!

Silk romper by Robert Rodriguez, $295, from Oak Hall. Stacked platforms by Jessica Simpson, $110, from Macy’s Oak Court. Set of wooden metallic assymetrical bangles from Italy by MaxMara, $315, from James Davis. Plastic bangles from Augusta Campbell, Stylist. Metal chain and faux-pearl earrings, $25, from Secret Services Salon.







Citrus Punch

Heather-grey skirt, $275; knit orange-pink sleeveless top, $145; both by Robert Rodriguez; white sleeveless stretch tank by Wolford, $150; handmade sun disc necklace with rose quartz by Brave, $295; all from James Davis. Stacked neon bangles and neon green scarf from Augusta Campbell, Stylist. Braided metallic headband, $25; from Secret Services Salon. 18-karat yellow-gold and sterling-silver marcasite drop earrings, $410,
by Nanis; cabochon ring by Rebecca, $390, both from Mednikow.






Primary Colors

Cobalt pants, $198; emerald top, $275; white blazer, $395; all from Alive + Olivia. Cobra bracelet, $325; white and gold necklace, $345; both by Alexis Bittar; both from Oak Hall. Suede color-block platform peep-toe shoes by Jessica Simpson, $98, from Macy’s Oak Court. 18-karat rose-gold and rutilated quartz ring, $1,410; sterling silver and 18-karat yellow-gold and marcasite earrings, $682, both by Nanis, both from Mednikow.










Classic Combination

Dress by Narciso Rodriguez, $1,995; quilted platform patent-leather pumps by Brian Atwood, $584; handmade beaded earrings, $245; black and neon bag by Meredith Wendell, $745, all from Joseph in Laurelwood.








Very special thanks to:
Paul Chandler &
Stacey Keene of Resource Entertainment Group
The Columns
Alicia George
makeup artist
Mary McNair
hair stylist
Marianna Rutherford Vescovo model
ETA talent agency
Megan Snider
photography assistant

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