American Classics

A sweeping gown, a well-tailored tux, carefully crafted cars — they all have timeless beauty. The curves, the colors, and a little bit of extra flair make these vehicles and the fashions…American Classics
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Photographs by: Jenny Risher // Styling by: Aleene Jinn George // Makeup by: Gjysta Nuculaj of Mijo-a’ Beauty mijoabeauty.com
Hair by: Nude The Salon, Birmingham; 248-642-1300 // Melanie Vaiasicca // William Corfield // Melissa Vercruysse
Image Retouching: Dan Staroff Studios // danstaroff.com // 505-312-7902

SPECIAL THANKS TO
Joe Polito and the staff at The Woodward Warehouse. The facility provides car
collectors with state-of-the-art security, climate-controlled museum quality storage,
and more. For information, call 248-549-7685 or visit woodwardwarehouse.com

An extra-special nod to the woodward warehouse clients who
allowed us to use their fabulously maintained classics.

scene one
make: ’62 Cadillac // model: evening jacket, $1,195, evening shirt, $545,skinny pant, $910, satin bow tie, $165, and Patent leather shoes, $750, all at Gucci, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-7630.


scene two
make: ’31 Cadillac // model: Dress and shoes from Gucci, price available upon request, at Gucci, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-7630. Earrings, $270, at Roma Sposa, Birmingham; 248-723-4300.


scene three
make: ’54 Corvette // model: (on ladder) both by Amsale, $320/ea., at Roma Sposa, Birmingham; 248-723-4300. (on him) Jack Victor dinner jacket, $695, Robert Talbott black satin cummerbund and bow tie set, $150, and David Donahue formal shirt, $135, all at The Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755. (on her) Ella Zahlan white beaded gown, $3,690, and Maria Elena earrings, $245, all at Roma Sposa, Birmingham; 248-723-4300.


scene four
make: ’50 ford  coupe // model: (on him) Men’s evening look (details on page 67),  from Gucci, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-7630. (on her) Vintage Linda Dresner dress, $195, at Lost and Found Vintage, Royal Oak; 248-548-6154. “Tango” hat by Gena Conti Custom Millinery, Wyandotte; 734-284-3417. Lanvin necklace, $1,590, at Tender, Birmingham; 248-258-0212.


scene five
make: ’62 corvette // model: (on her) Each X Other striped fur, $3,845, at Tender, Birmingham; 248-258-0212. Vintage Dior sunglasses, $125, at Lost and Found Vintage, Royal Oak; 248-548-6154. (on him) Men’s evening look (details on page 67), from Gucci, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-7630.
background image courtesy of the library of congress


scene six
make: ’31 Cadillac // model: Corozo metallic bandage gown, $1,850, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-3300. Vintage Dior sunglasses, $85, and fur wrap, $60, at Lost and Found Vintage, Royal Oak; 248-548-6154. Edie Parker clutch, $1,195, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection, Troy; 248-643-9000.


scene seven
make: ’63 buick // model: (on him) Samuelsohn tuxedo, $1,395, David Donahue formal shirt, $135, pocket square, $50, scarf, $350, Robert Talbott black satin cummerbund and bow tie set, $150, all at The Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755. (on her) Marchesa evening gown, $4,890, at Roma Sposa, Birmingham; 248-723-4300. “Matt-Adore” hat, $225, by Gena Conti Custom Millinery, Wyandotte; 734-284-3417. Lanvin necklace, $1,745, at Tender, Birmingham; 248-258-0212.


scene eight
make: ’54 Corvette // model: (on her) Earrings, $245, at Roma Sposa, Birmingham; 248-723-4300. Macedonia dress by Tadashi Shoji, $460, at BHLDN, BHLDN.COM. (on him) Crittenden purple formal jacket, $495, David Donahue formal shirt, $135, Robert Talbott black satin cummerbund and bow tie set,$150, all at The Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755.

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