Palm Beach’s gala season is upon us, and local boutiques and designers are pulling out all the stops. Here’s what you need to dress to impress during this oh-so-fashionable time of year.
Black dress with gold detail by St. John
Everyone knows that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and this gala season, Betteridge has got you covered. Showcasing high-end designers like Chanel and Cartier, this jewelry hot spot has all the best friends you’ll ever need. For your gala festivities, think about making a statement with your jewels. “Jewelry will be big and bold—large, dangling earrings in colored gemstones and diamonds, big rings and wide or stacking bracelets,” says Betteridge Palm Beach manager Inez Fogel Heery. “Think showy and fun and wow!” 236 Worth Ave., Palm Beach
HALOTOPIA handbag in red; lip gloss by Seis Cosmetics.
A look can never go wrong with a pop of color, and HALOTOPIA has the perfect accessories for a bright fashion statement. Teal, peach, lavender and yellow—these are just a few of the vibrant color selections gracing HALOTOPIA’s high-end handbags. With luminous gold-toned hardware, these pieces will elevate any look and make you feel your best. Its newest luxury handbag, Lady Halo, will create a timeless look that will radiate elegance.
A fierce face of makeup is essential in completing any look, and Seis Cosmetics will do the job. From smooth matte lip shades to high-shine lip gloss, polish your luscious lips with Seis’ selection of cosmetic accessories. “The application of lipstick is the finishing touch to the entire makeup look,” says Seis Cosmetics founder Suhay Gonzalez. Gonzalez’s best piece of advice for maintaining a long-lasting look? Use a waterproof gel liner for precise application and extended wear—it will have you looking and feeling beautiful all night long.
Founded on the premise of a simple, elegant and versatile knit dress, St. John is the perfect place for all your fashion staples this gala season. Texture, subtle shine and effortless separates—these are the key components of St. John’s elegant eveningwear, says St. John Palm Beach store manager Maryann Petrides. “Drape yourself in a bonded sequin and vibrant jersey fabrics,” says Petrides. “A little sparkle goes a long way.” Some of Petrides’ other gala go-tos? A classic boucle skirt suit with a patent leather trim or a tweed knit dress with a crossover chain detail—the perfect LBD for your formal festivities! 256 Worth Ave.
A little sparkle is the perfect complement to any look—and Richters of Palm Beach is illuminating with shine in its showroom. Select your gemstone of choice and find the perfect accessories for your gala get-up. With rare signed vintage pieces with midcentury notes, Richter’s selection of unique jewelry should be the first stop on your list before hitting the town. 224 Worth Ave.
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