Spring Fashion 2016: Lites of Spring

Spring is always a time of renewal, but this year’s loose-fitting, pleated pants and skirts and plaid overcoats offer fresh opportunities for reinvention.

April 1, 2016 Published in the April 2016 issue of Seattle Met

Above: Louiza Babouryan chiffon capelet ($868) and Yune Ho Charlot pants ($378), Baby and Co. Shoes are stylist’s own.


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Foreground Patch sweater by Seattle and Tokyo designer Maiden Noir ($150). Basic oxford by Nigel Cabourn ($234), Baby and Co.

Background  Cara cropped top by Yune Ho ($298), short city coat by Margaret Howell ($1,198), yellow pleated pants by Odeeh ($448), and Glimmer Clutch handbag by Rocio ($588), Baby and Co. Shoes are stylist’s own.

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Broadcloth shirt ($205), Maiden Noir. Vintage 1940s trousers are stylist’s own.

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Left Sayaka Davis strapped dress ($488), Rocio Twiggy handbag ($858), and rift ring by Portland’s Another Feather ($198), Baby and Co.

Right Plaid suit pant ($250) and glen-check overcoat ($405), Maiden Noir.

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Knit polo by You Must Create ($278), expansion culottes by Drifter ($418), Organic by John Patrick bias slip dress ($99), Diaz clutch by Rocio ($558), and Hovman button-up (on doorknob, $298), Baby and Co. Shoes are stylist’s own.

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Maiden Noir tan suit pants ($240), overcoat ($405), and knit polo ($150). Shoes are model’s own.


Michele Andrews


Lauren Alexander and Ryan Walker of Seattle Models Guild

Hair and Makeup

Katya Gudaeva


Private residence, Seattle

Designer and Shop Directory

Another Feather
Baby and Co. 1936 First Ave, Belltown,
Louiza Babouryan
Maiden Noir
Margaret Howell
Nigel Cabourn
Organic by John Patrick
Sayaka Davis
You Must Create
Yune Ho


Watch a short film of “Lites of Spring”

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