Auto Fashion: Beyond the Basics

Trick out your formal attire with accessories that will rev up a simple base model into a luxurious upgrade



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Base Model Style: Traditional

On her:  Wayne Clark gown, $3,090, at Roma Sposa. Birmingham; 248-723-4300, romasposa.com.

On him: Paul Smith tuxedo, $1,765  Tom Ford shirt, $550, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300.

 

 

 

 

 

Available Upgrades for Her:


    

Tiffany & Co. necklace, $18,000, and earrings, $30,000, at Tiffany & Co., Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-2800, tiffany.com.

J. Crew belt, $68, and J. Crew wrap, $328, at select J. Crew stores and jcrew.com.

 

Ralph Lauren Collection shoes, $1,250, at select Ralph Lauren stores and ralphlaurencollection.com. Stuart Weitzman shoes, $898, at stuartweitzman.com.

 

Available Upgrades for Him:

 

Dion bow tie, $115, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535; Gucci G-Timeless Quartz Chronograph watches, $1,150 each, at select Gucci stores and gucci.com.

Dion polka-dot pocket square, $65, and scarf, $250, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

 

 

 

Moreschi shoes, $475, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Base Model Style: Neo-Classical

On her:  BCBGMAXAZRIA dress, $398, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-9000.

On him:  Paul Smith suit, $1,535, and vest, $450, and BOSS Hugo Boss shirt, $155, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300.   Bugatchi socks, $20, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

 

 

 

 

Available Upgrades for Her:


 

Chanel No. 5 eau de parfum, $205, at select department and specialty stores and chanel.com. Jean Schlumberger earrings, $11,000, at Tiffany & Co., Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-2800, tiffany.com.

 

Michael Kors Gold-tone Rock Cuff, $250, at Michael Kors, Somerset Collection North, Troy; 248-643-9800. Henri Bendel necklace, $198, at Henri Bendel, Somerset Collection North, Troy; 248-816-2021.

 Gucci shoes, $675, at select Gucci stores and gucci.com.  Donna Karan clutch, $1,295, at donnakaran.com.

BOSS Hugo Boss tie, $95, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300. Italo Ferretti pocket square, $125, and Lanvin cuff links, $375, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

 

Available Upgrades for Him:

 

BOSS Hugo Boss tie, $95, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300. Italo Ferretti pocket square, $125, and Lanvin cuff links, $375, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

Burberry “The Britain” Automatic watch, $1,795, at select Burberry stores and burberry.com. BOSS shoes, $675, at hugoboss.com.


 

 

 

 

Base Model Style: Artistic

On him: Tom Ford shirt, $635, and  Theory pants, $195, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300. Versace jacket, $795, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-9000. Bugatchi socks, $20, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

On her:  Lanvin dress, $1,360, at Tender, Birmingham; 248-258-0212.

 

 

 

Available Upgrades for Her:

 

 

 

 

 

J. Crew necklace, $228, at select J. Crew stores and jcrew.com.

 

 

 

 

 Giuseppe Zanotti Design bracelet, price upon request, at giuseppezanottidesign.com. David Yurman ring, $2,200, at Tapper’s, West Bloomfield Township; 248-932-7700.

Emporio Armani shoes, $895, at select Emporio Armani boutiques; armani.com. Donna Karan clutch, $1,295, at donnakaran.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiffany & Co. earrings, $50,000, at Tiffany & Co., Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-2800, tiffany.com.

 

 

 

 

Available Upgrades for Him:

 

Dion velvet bow tie, $125, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535. Tiffany & Co. cuff links, $300, at Tiffany & Co., Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-2800, tiffany.com.

Piattelli pocket square, $40, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535. J. Crew scarf, $75, at select J. Crew stores and jcrew.com.


Gucci G-Chrono Ceramic watch, $1,750-$1,850, at select Gucci stores and gucci.com. Emporio Armani shoes, $570, at select Emporio Armani stores; 877-361-1176; emporioarmani.com.

 

 

Base Model Style: Rocker

On him: HUGO Hugo Boss jacket, $795, and Canali shirt, $295, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-9000. Joe’s Jeans pants, $198, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300.

On her:  Elizabeth and James blouse, $295, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300.  Rag & Bone jacket, $535, and leather pants, $990, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-9000.

 

 

Available Upgrades for Her:

 Gucci earrings, $8,990, and ring, $7,350, at Gucci, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-7630, gucci.com. Chanel Coco Noir eau de parfum, $98-$130, at select department and specialty stores and chanel.com.

Jimmy Choo clutch, $895, Jimmy Choo boutiques; 866-524-6687; jimmychoo.com. Giuseppe Zanotti Design clutch, $925, at giuseppezanottidesign.com.

Jimmy Choo shoes, $750, at select Jimmy Choo boutiques; 866-524-6687; jimmychoo.com. J. Crew shoes, $350, at select J. Crew stores and jcrew.com.

 

Available Upgrades for Him:

 

 

 

BOSS bow tie, $125, at hugoboss.com.

 

 

Bugatchi socks, $20, and RT by Tateossian cuff links, $175, at Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier, Birmingham; 248-646-0535.

 


 

Emporio Armani shoes, $570, at select Emporio Armani stores; 877-361-1176; emporioarmani.com.

 

 

 

 

Giuseppe Zanotti Design sneakers, $825, at giuseppezanottidesign.com.

 

 

 

 

photographs by: Martin Vecchio

styling by: Rebecca Voigt

makeup by: Gjysta Nuculaj From mijo-a beauty

hair by: Leza Nuculaj From the q hair studio, plymouth, 734-927-6690

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