FASHION: Ladies, check out these film-noir inspired looks for spring

By John-John Williams IVThe Baltimore Sun March 29, 2013 at 12:18 pm
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Film-noir inspired looks for spring

Marc Cain dress, Jones & Jones, $568. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $115. Kate Spade bangle, $148, and ring, $78; both Handbags in the City. United Nude Ultra Rockefeller bootie, solestruck.com, $485. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Think film noir-inspired looks for spring. Beauty, drama — even a hint of danger — emanate from the black and white shades suitable for this season’s femme fatales.

 

Theory pants, $220, and fringe top, $325; Alice + Olivia tweed jacket, $495; all L'Apparenza. Kate Spade purse, $318; Prada glasses, $475; both Handbags in the City. Pearl earrings, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $590. United Nude Ultra Rockerfeller slingbacks, epitomeatl.com, $440. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Theory pants, $220, and fringe top, $325; Alice + Olivia tweed jacket, $495; all L’Apparenza. Kate Spade purse, $318; Prada glasses, $475; both Handbags in the City. Pearl earrings, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $590. United Nude Ultra Rockerfeller slingbacks, epitomeatl.com, $440. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Jason Wu dress, Ruth Shaw, $2,250. Earrings, $94; Oliver Webber bracelet, $345; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Diane Von Furstenberg clutch, Handbags in the City, $295. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Jason Wu dress, Ruth Shaw, $2,250. Earrings, $94; Oliver Webber bracelet, $345; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Diane Von Furstenberg clutch, Handbags in the City, $295. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

On Anna (left): DKNY perforated leather jacket, $995; Rag & Bone leather pants, $895; both Ruth Shaw. Muse dress, Jones & Jones, $165. Rachel Mulherin bib necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $130. Plaza Suite fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $129. Kate Spade tote, $398; Dior sunglasses, $395; both Handbags in the City. On Bethany: Alice + Olivia leather jacket, $880, and dress, $798; both L'Apparenza. Marc Jacobs handbag, Nordstrom, $1,395. Rachel Mulherin necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $130. Tom Ford sunglasses, Handbags in the City, $495. La Vie Parisienne earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $70. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

On Anna (left): DKNY perforated leather jacket, $995; Rag & Bone leather pants, $895; both Ruth Shaw. Muse dress, Jones & Jones, $165. Rachel Mulherin bib necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $130. Plaza Suite fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $129. Kate Spade tote, $398; Dior sunglasses, $395; both Handbags in the City. On Bethany: Alice + Olivia leather jacket, $880, and dress, $798; both L’Apparenza. Marc Jacobs handbag, Nordstrom, $1,395. Rachel Mulherin necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $130. Tom Ford sunglasses, Handbags in the City, $495. La Vie Parisienne earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $70. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Miss Wu silk collared dress, Nordstrom, $495. Chloe Alice Springs Large Tote, Nordstrom, $1,995. Cuff, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks bird necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $350. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Miss Wu silk collared dress, Nordstrom, $495. Chloe Alice Springs Large Tote, Nordstrom, $1,995. Cuff, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks bird necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $350. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Jason Wu dress, Ruth Shaw, $2,250. Earrings, $94; Oliver Webber bracelet, $345; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Diane Von Furstenberg clutch, Handbags in the City, $295. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Jason Wu dress, Ruth Shaw, $2,250. Earrings, $94; Oliver Webber bracelet, $345; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Diane Von Furstenberg clutch, Handbags in the City, $295. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

On Anna (left): Theia gown, Jones & Jones, $995. Jimmy Choo clutch, Nordstrom, $650. Earrings, $210; La Vie Parisienne necklace, $455; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Plaza Suite fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $129. On Bethany: Theia cocktail dress, Jones & Jones, $450. Jimmy Choo clutch, Nordstrom, $1,250. Scala fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $45. Necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $3,275. Kate Spade ring, Handbags in the City, $98. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

On Anna (left): Theia gown, Jones & Jones, $995. Jimmy Choo clutch, Nordstrom, $650. Earrings, $210; La Vie Parisienne necklace, $455; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Plaza Suite fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $129. On Bethany: Theia cocktail dress, Jones & Jones, $450. Jimmy Choo clutch, Nordstrom, $1,250. Scala fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $45. Necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $3,275. Kate Spade ring, Handbags in the City, $98. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Theia dress, Jones & Jones, $495. Kate Spade bangles, Handbags in the City, $38 each. Earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $83. Foley + Corinna clutch, foleyandcorinna.com, $150. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Theia dress, Jones & Jones, $495. Kate Spade bangles, Handbags in the City, $38 each. Earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $83. Foley + Corinna clutch, foleyandcorinna.com, $150. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

On Bethany (left): Marc Cain dress, Jones & Jones, $568. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $115. Kate Spade bangle, $148, and ring, $78; both Handbags in the City. United Nude Ultra Rockefeller bootie, solestruck.com, $485. On Anna: Alice + Olivia dress, L'Apparenza, $396. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460. MEPU cuff, $120; earrings, $78; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. United Nude peeptoe booties, amazon.com, $285. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

On Bethany (left): Marc Cain dress, Jones & Jones, $568. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $115. Kate Spade bangle, $148, and ring, $78; both Handbags in the City. United Nude Ultra Rockefeller bootie, solestruck.com, $485. On Anna: Alice + Olivia dress, L’Apparenza, $396. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460. MEPU cuff, $120; earrings, $78; both Bijoux Inspired Jewels. United Nude peeptoe booties, amazon.com, $285. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Theia dress, Jones & Jones, $495. Kate Spade bangles, Handbags in the City, $38 each. Earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $83. Foley + Corinna clutch, foleyandcorinna.com, $150. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Theia dress, Jones & Jones, $495. Kate Spade bangles, Handbags in the City, $38 each. Earrings, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $83. Foley + Corinna clutch, foleyandcorinna.com, $150. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Marc Cain dress, Jones & Jones, $568. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $115. Kate Spade bangle, $148, and ring, $78; both Handbags in the City. United Nude Ultra Rockefeller bootie, solestruck.com, $485. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Marc Cain dress, Jones & Jones, $568. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $115. Kate Spade bangle, $148, and ring, $78; both Handbags in the City. United Nude Ultra Rockefeller bootie, solestruck.com, $485. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Robin Piccone swimsuit, $130; Sam Edelman sandals, $194.95; both Nordstrom. Bracelet, Jones & Jones, $170. Nikkuu necklace, Nikkuu, $48. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $150. Kathy Jeane fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $49.  (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Robin Piccone swimsuit, $130; Sam Edelman sandals, $194.95; both Nordstrom. Bracelet, Jones & Jones, $170. Nikkuu necklace, Nikkuu, $48. Earrings, Jones & Jones, $150. Kathy Jeane fascinator, Hats in the Belfry, $49. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Burberry boot, $225, handbag, $1,295, and dress, $495; all Nordstrom, $225. Rachel Mulherin necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $82. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Burberry boot, $225, handbag, $1,295, and dress, $495; all Nordstrom, $225. Rachel Mulherin necklace, Rachel Mulherin, $82. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

On Bethany (left): Marc Cain print pants, $318; Athena earrings, $78; both Jones & Jones. Rag & Bone blazer, Ruth Shaw, $795. Avec fringe top, Lori K, $110. Isabelle Fiore bag, urbanminx.com, $350. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460. On Anna: Theory pants, $220, and fringe top, $325; Alice + Olivia tweed jacket, $495; all L'Apparenza. Kate Spade purse, $318; Prada glasses, $475; both Handbags in the City. Pearl earrings, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $590. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

On Bethany (left): Marc Cain print pants, $318; Athena earrings, $78; both Jones & Jones. Rag & Bone blazer, Ruth Shaw, $795. Avec fringe top, Lori K, $110. Isabelle Fiore bag, urbanminx.com, $350. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460. On Anna: Theory pants, $220, and fringe top, $325; Alice + Olivia tweed jacket, $495; all L’Apparenza. Kate Spade purse, $318; Prada glasses, $475; both Handbags in the City. Pearl earrings, Jones & Jones, $98. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $590. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

Marc Cain print pants, $318; Athena earrings, $78; both Jones & Jones. Rag & Bone blazer, Ruth Shaw, $795. Avec fringe top, Lori K, $110. Isabelle Fiore bag, urbanminx.com, $350. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460.  (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Marc Cain print pants, $318; Athena earrings, $78; both Jones & Jones. Rag & Bone blazer, Ruth Shaw, $795. Avec fringe top, Lori K, $110. Isabelle Fiore bag, urbanminx.com, $350. Rococo Rocks necklace, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $460. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

 

RYOT NOTE: Whoa … these are some dark, sultry, sexy looks! Hopefully you ladies will be inspired to try some of these styles out as spring blossoms. We’d also like to inspire you to check out Dress for Success. While they may not be as fashion-forward as these models, they are supplying women with professional attire so they can feel confident enough to crush their job interviews. They also provide career training! Check them out, consider donating and share this story!

 

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