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Fall Fashion: Languid Luxe

This fall, express yourself with statement-making looks—from painterly prints to luscious jewel tones to bold bursts of color, photographed at treasure-filled Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda.


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Floral Note: Erika Cavallini turtleneck dress, $898, at McMullen; Chloé C leather booties, $1,070, at Neiman Marcus; Aurélie Bidermann Arizona gold-plated spike necklace, $1,388, at Jinny. // MCM Stein Model 700 Daybed for Knoll, designed by Richard Stein, circa 1947-1950. Offered September 7 at Michaan’s Auctions.

 

Blush Hour: Cinq à Sept Jacqueline high-neck satin top, $365, at Neiman Marcus; Isabel Marant Étoile Beatrice pleated lamé skirt, $385, at Nordstrom; Kate Ellen sterling silver and brass Birch earrings, $95, at Crown Nine.

 

Purple Reign: Tibi long-sleeve silk  dress, $995, at Nordstrom; HJ Collection diamond earrings, $2,000, at Heller Jewelers; Kate Ellen 14-karat gold moon pendant, $2,900, at Crown Nine; Shy Creation 14-karat white gold starburst diamond ring, $790, at Heller Jewelers. // Herman Miller elephant gray LAX chair, designed by Charles and Ray Eames, circa 1950. Offered September 7 at Michaan’s Auctions.

 

Modern Muse: Gucci Goldy silk scarf, $195, at Nordstrom; Simon Miller Wika button-front shirt, $270, at Nordstrom; Rachel Comey Jacmar dress, $625, at Nordstrom; Christian Louboutin Suzi Folk studded leather ankle boots, $1,195, at Saks Fifth Avenue; Anne Sisteron 14-karat gold and diamond bracelet, $1,605, at M by Maggie Rizer; Barbela Design 14-karat gold and diamond ring, $740, at M by Maggie Rizer. // Campbell’s Soup Can screenprint on paper shopping bag, designed by Andy Warhol. Offered September 7 at Michaan’s Auctions.

 

Check Mate: Simon Miller rib knit turtleneck, $160, at Nordstrom; Alice and Olivia Semira colorblock mini skirt, $285, at Neiman Marcus; Prada lug-sole Chelsea boot, $790, at Nordstrom; Anne Sisteron 14-karat solid yellow gold necklace, $2,070, at M by  Maggie Rizer.

 

The Fine Print: Celine belted dress, $2,950, at Saks Fifth Avenue; Saint Laurent Zoe metallic leather pumps, $795, at Neiman Marcus; Shy Creation diamond baguette circle necklace, $1,400, at Heller Jewelers; Hearts on Fire Triplicity double pointed 18-karat white gold ring, $10,900, at Heller Jewelers. // Plycraft lounge chair and ottoman, designed by George Mulhauser, circa 1960. Offered September 7 at Michaan’s Auctions.

 

Uptown Girl: Rockins super-skinny scarf, $130, at Jinny; MadeWorn Billy Joel tee, $175, at Jinny; Frank and Eileen Italian chambray shirt, $228, at Alys Grace; Miu Miu virgin wool Shetland Herringbone miniskirt, $1,200, at Saks Fifth Avenue; Shay Essentials 18-karat white gold baguette cut blue sapphire half way bangle, $5,880, at Heller Jewelers; Fope Flex’it 18-karat white gold flexible bracelet, $2,590, at Heller Jewelers.

 

Rhapsody in Blue: Carolina Herrera jeweled caftan, $2,990, at McMullen; Kate Ellen 14-karat gold white Crow bracelet, $2,100, at Crown Nine.

 

High Contrast: Isabel Marant Étoile Faby wool-blend coat, $825, at Nordstrom; Rachel Comey Bream top, $525 at McMullen; Rachel Comey Divvy skirt, $690, at McMullen; Rachel Comey estate belt, $210, at McMullen; Gucci small Zumi leather satchel, $3,200, at Nordstrom; Golden Goose Sunset Western boot, $950, at Nordstrom; Roberto Coin Symphony yellow gold two-row diamond Pois Moi cuff, $9,300, at Heller Jewelers.

 

Bvlgari “Spiga” diamond, 18-karat white gold ring. Offered September 7 at Michaan’s Auctions.

 

Mellow Yellow: Ulla Johnson wool and cashmere sweater dress, $795, at McMullen; Gucci vintage belt, stylist’s own; Stine Goya dove socks, $30, at McMullen; Prada patent leather chain-trim pumps, $890, at Nordstrom; Roberto Coin 18-karat gold ORO classic earrings, $1,750, at Heller Jewelers; Julie Cohn bronze ring, $300, at Crown Nine; Barbela Design gold and sapphire ring, $410, at M by Maggie Rizer; Barbela Design gold ring, $550, at M by Maggie Rizer.

 

The Marvels of Michaan’s

Founded in 2002, Michaan’s Auctions is a premier full-service art and antiques auction house, counted among the biggest on the West Coast. Michaan’s specialties lie in modern and contemporary European and American paintings and prints, decorative objects and furniture, jewelry, and Asian art. Buyers and consignors from around the globe flock to Michaan’s for the 30 sales it hosts annually.

Michaan’s highest-selling single lot in almost two decades was a rare 18th–century soapstone carving of the Chinese dignitary Tang Ying, which garnered $2,235,000. Other lots have also sold at auction for world-record prices. michaans.com.

 

Upcoming Auctions

Annex Auction
September 3–4
Annex Showroom
2701 Monarch St., Alameda

Gallery Auction
September 7
Gallery Showroom
2751 Todd St., Alameda

Annex Auction
October 8–9
Annex Showroom
2701 Monarch St., Alameda

Gallery Auction
October 12
Gallery Showroom
2751 Todd St., Alameda

Annex Auction
November 5–6
Annex Showroom
2701 Monarch St., Alameda

 

Where to Shop

Alys Grace: 6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd., Ste. 1501, San Ramon, (925) 659-3900, alysgrace.com.

Crown Nine: 515 Ninth St., Oakland, (510) 251-9000, crown-nine.com.

Heller Jewelers: 2005 Crow Canyon Pl., Ste. 168, San Ramon, (925) 904-0200, hellerjewelers.com.

jinny: 1575 Botelho Dr., Walnut Creek, (925) 476-5857, shopjinny.com.

M by Maggie Rizer: 6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd., San Ramon, (925) 398-3020, mbymaggie.com.

McMullen: 2257 Broadway, Oakland, (510) 508-0773, shopmcmullen.com.

Neiman Marcus: 1000 S. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 279-3000, neimanmarcus.com.

Nordstrom: 865 Market St., San Francisco, (415) 243-8500; 1200 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 930-7959, shop.nordstrom.com.

Saks Fifth Avenue: 384 Post St., San Francisco, (415) 986-4300, saksfifthavenue.com.

 

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