One Dress, Five Looks

Local stylist Kim Nelson takes her favorite closet essential and dresses it up with smart, seasonal fashion from local South Bay boutiques.

The Little Black Dress

Black LnA tank dress
$154
The Beehive in Manhattan Beach; beehivemb.com,
310-796-5500.

1. Working Girl

Maroon Elizabeth and James tuxedo blouse, $264, Maroon IRO “Shena” jacket, $478, heart ring in rose gold, $72, key necklace, $320; all at Beehive in Manhattan Beach. Cranberry Jinny Kim “Orsay” pumps, $282.88; Elleni Couture in Manhattan Beach. White Claire Vivier snakeskin clutch, $165; Jill Roberts in Manhattan Beach. Gold spike earrings, $190; Third Gallery in Manhattan Beach;
310-376-4735.

2. Beach Chic

Red Alexander Wang shirt dress, $285, Noir K. Jacques “Ganges” sandals, $258, black Hat Attack brim flop hat, $88, white Clare Vivier snakeskin clutch, $165; all at Jill Roberts in Manhattan Beach. Three bone and brass bracelets, $276; The Beehive in Manhattan Beach.

3. Street SAVVY

Billy Cheetah sweater, $70, black Ash Bowie sneakers, $295, layered bracelets, prices vary; all at The Beehive in Manhattan Beach. Pink ombre scarf, $42, black sparkle purse, $82; both at Alandrea in Redondo Beach; 310-378-3868.

4. Prepster

Striped Giada Forte blouse, $492, camel blur heeled oxfords, $492;
all at Wrights in Manhattan Beach; 310-376-8553. Red 360 cashmere “Caroline” cardigan, $308; Beehive in Manhattan Beach. Red Jerome Dreyfuss small bag, $658; Jill Roberts in Manhattan Beach. Red Elise belt, $34; Alandrea in Redondo Beach. Arrow collar necklace, $72; Beehive in Manhattan Beach.

5. Glam Girl

Black SW3 jacket, $326; Alandrea in Redondo Beach; 310-378-3868. Dannijo silver necklace, $796; Wright’s in Manhattan Beach; 310-376-8553. Red Jerome Dreyfuss small bag, $658; Jill Roberts in Manhattan Beach; jillroberts.com, 310-546-8400. Black Pour la Victoire “Chantel” pumps, $250; Elleni in Manhattan Beach; ellenicouture.com,
310-376-3553.
 

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