How to Wear Fall's Coolest British-Inspired Trends

| August 19, 2016 | Style & Beauty Feature

This season, it’s back to the future with a stateside ode to UK chic. From Dickens to dystopia to sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll, Brit motifs go mod for our post-millennial times.

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Left: Coat, Max Mara ($3,090). 900 North Michigan Shops, 312-475-9500. Top, Lanvin ($2,820). Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-6500. Tights, Falke ($49). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515. Booties, Giuseppe Zanotti Design ($1,850). Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900. center left: Jacket ($1,215) and pants ($1,300), J.W. Anderson. Ikram, 15 E. Huron St., 312-587-1000. Socks (price on request) and loafers ($1,595), Ermenegildo Zegna Couture. 645 N. Michigan Ave., 312-867- 3040. Rings, model’s own. Center right: Dress, Ralph Lauren Collection ($3,490). 750 N. Michigan Ave., 312-280-1655. Boots, Brian Atwood ($1.650). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. right: Coat ($6,895), top ($1,095), and pants ($1,395), Giorgio Armani. 800 N. Michigan Ave., 312-751-2244. Ring, Giles & Brother ($75). Art Effect, 934 W. Armitage Ave., 773-929-3600. Booties, Paul Andrew ($995). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above.

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Left: Top ($1,345) and skirt ($1,465), J.W. Anderson. Ikram, 15 E. Huron St., 312-587-1000. Choker, Eddie Borgo ($350). Bloomingdale’s, 900 North Michigan Shops, 312-440-4460. right: Coat ($2,340), jacket ($1,795), vest ($750), shirt ($310), trousers ($1,720), hat ($2,600), tie ($190), and gloves ($360), Thom Browne.

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Left: Dress ($3,845), bra ($545), headband ($2,545), collar ($2,245), belt ($4,545), bag ($4,445), and pumps ($2,195), Dolce & Gabbana. 68 E. Oak St., 312-255-0630. Right: Gown ($43,000), culottes ($650), and ring ($410), Gucci. 900 North Michigan Shops, 312-664-5504. Necklace, Ralph Lauren Collection ($2,500). 750 N. Michigan Ave., 312-280-1655

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Left: Blazer ($7,240), shirt ($1,130), pants ($480), scarf ($160), belt ($605), and sneakers ($595), Roberto Cavalli. Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-6500. center: Tuxedo jacket ($3,990), shirt ($1,490), pants ($1,190), and tie ($195), Ralph Lauren Collection. 750 N. Michigan Ave., 312-280-1655. Right: Shirt ($563), turtleneck ($278), shorts ($663), pants ($221) and shoes ($838), Dries Van Noten. Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700

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Left: Top ($490) and leggings ($460), Emilio Pucci. Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-6500. Center: Jacket ($1,760), pant ($1,260), and scarf ($585), Louis Vuitton. 919 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-2010. right: Top ($2,160) and trousers ($1,290), Marni. Blake, 212 W. Chicago Ave., 312-202-0047

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Left: Dress, Alexander Wang ($595). Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900. Choker, Eddie Borgo ($275). Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-6500. Tights, Falke ($29). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515. Platform heels, Rochas ($895). Ikram, 15 E. Huron St., 312-587-1000. Necktie, model’s own. right: Jacket ($3,300), shirt ($1,500), jeans ($1,100), bowtie ($155), necklace ($1,750), and boots ($1,160), Dior Homme. Saks Fifth Avenue, see above

Far left: Top ($990), skirt ($2,690), and pumps ($890), Loewe. Ikram, 15 E. Huron St., 312-587-1000. Center, standing: Trench ($3,400) and scarf ($590), Louis Vuitton. 919 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-2010. Center, seated: Blouse and pants ($875 each), Escada. 51 E. Oak St., 312-915-0500. Boots, Hermès ($2,000). 25 E. Oak St., 312-787-8175. right: Coat and leggings (prices on request), Versace. 933 N. Rush St., 312-445-9750. Boots, Jil Sander ($995). Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700

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Trench ($3,400), trousers ($1,060), scarf ($590), and derbies ($1,510), Louis Vuitton. 919 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-2010. Center: Dress ($3,250), trousers ($1,050), and sandals ($1,300), Céline. Blake, 212 W. Chicago Ave., 312-202-0047. Bracelet, Giles & Brother ($130). Art Effect, 934 W. Armitage Ave., 773-929-3600. Right: Dress ($10,600), socks ($305), and pumps ($970), Hermès. 25 E. Oak St., 312-787-8175

photography by RODOLFO MARTINEZ. styling by ISABEL DUPRé. Styling assistance by Connor Childers. Hair by Zaiya Latt at Bryan Bantry Agency. Hair assistance by Jonathan Mason. Makeup by Glenn Marziali using Dior Addict. Makeup assistance by Zarielle Washington. Models: Carlton Ruth at Soul Artist Management; Cesar Ernesto Nunez and Duran at Ford Models; Francesca Frame at Ford Models; Fraser Ruth and Ian Weglarz at Fusion Models; Jacky O’Shaughnessy at Iconic Focus; Jacob Coupe at VNY Models NYC; Lara McGrath at Muse Management Inc.; Meron Mamo and Tiiu Kuik at Wilhelmina Models NYC

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