This fall, designers replaced the traditional neutral autumn palette with one that is both exotic and inviting. Take cues from the sizzling culinary arts, and this season’s selection will engage your senses, and wake up your wardrobe! Don’t forget to pair your look with a delicious dish from a local restaurant. Beauty for autumn is sexy. Hair is not overly structured, keep it natural. It doesn’t matter if you are serving up curls or straight hair, it is all about shape. Makeup up is clean and dewy. Just toss on some peachy blush, extra mascara, stain your lips, and you are sure to be delicious!
Photography Tim Coburn
Styled James Cornwell
Guest Fashion editor Aba Kwawu
Makeup and hair James Cornwell and Sean Stredwick for PR@Partners
Models Mega Gouveia-G@G Management and Amelia Loren
Special thanks to: Photographic assistant Todd Peterson and assistant stylist Ron Schmelzer; fashion interns Lee Havlicek and Genevieve Makris; ad intern Elspeth Fergusson; design interns Nia Lindsey and Anna Dorn; and Café Bonaparte. Produced by Michael M. Clements and Anais de Viel Castel.
Sassy in Saffron Use black as an anchor and layer bold, exotic colors and textures around it. This rich number from Gucci is paired with metallic pumps to dazzle.
GUCCI dark orange wool one-button coat ($2,795), stretch flannel two-button skirt ($965), silk short-sleeve shirt with broach detail ($1,095), and medium Aviatrix bag in rust ($1,890). All available at GUCCI, 5481 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, Md., 301-986-8902. GUCCI gold strap sandals ($640). Available at Neiman Marcus, Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-9700.
Grilled calamari served with saffron potatoes, $11.00, Neyla, 3026 N. St. NW, 202-333-6353.