Natural Beauty

Past, Present, and Fall Fashion Converge at the New Burke Museum

Washington's oldest natural history museum—reopening this month—has a fresh, new home. Here, style feels timeless.

Edited by Rosin Saez Photography by AJ Ragasa September 24, 2019 Published in the October 2019 issue of Seattle Met

Exhibit 1

(Above) Left: Marion dress in midnight sheer ($360), Silvae. Mural plaid longline coat ($100), Jeffrey Campbell Douglas cutout bootie ($160), Nordstrom. Right: Nuru necklace ($105), Cuckoo B. Topshop square neck slip dress in green ($68), Nordstrom. Ella coat in rust felted wool ($525), Silvae.


Exhibit 2

Reformation Kenny boiler jumpsuit in camel ($178), Nordstrom. Cleo necklace ($195), Cuckoo B.


Exhibit 3

Lafayette 148 New York Diana tie-neck silk double Georgette blouse in cloud ($548), Carolina Herrera gown skirt ($2,242), Neiman Marcus. Topshop Darcy belt bag ($40), Nordstrom.


Exhibit 4

Alika earrings ($195), Cuckoo B. Olivia top in burnt sienna ($290), Silvae. Brunello Cucinelli cotton cargo-style monili-belted pants in ivory ($1,525), Neiman Marcus. Halogen Tori mule in black ($90), Nordstrom.


Exhibit 5

Iman earrings in chocolate ($145), Martina hat in camel ($165), Cuckoo B. Marion satin dress in burnt sienna ($405), Silvae. Printed pajama blazer ($165), Scotch and Soda. Reebok Club C 85 sneaker ($75), Nordstrom. Rectangular rose cut turquoise ring ($750), Fox’s Seattle. Belt, socks, stylist’s own.


Exhibit 6

Silver geometric neck wire ($135), XL sterling shield ($355), green druzy ring ($269), Hitchcock Madrona. Brunello Cucinelli hidden button-front wool cotton jacket ($4,695), Neiman Marcus. Newport silk dress ($1,240), Valentina and Valentia. Socks, stylist’s own. Steve Madden Cameo sandal in mint green ($90), Nordstrom.


Exhibit 7

Left: Mattioli 18k large oval links and ebony necklace ($11,250), Fox’s Seattle. Orange sweater, stylist’s own. Hugo Akata double-breasted jacket in chrome orange ($445), Vince pleated mixed-media skirt ($345), Steve Madden Jillian bootie in brown snake ($130), Nordstrom. Right: Champs-Élysées wool boucle cape ($885), Valentina and Valentia. Rosanne Pugliese graduated garnet bead necklace ($1,540), Twist. Lafayette 148 New York Winthrop Euphoric wool pants in molasses melange ($498), Neiman Marcus. Shirt, socks, stylist’s own. Topshop Blair snake belt bag ($40), Jeffrey Campbell Summers platform sandal in tan leather ($150), Nordstrom.


Exhibit 8

Purple tiger eye and pyrite necklace ($210), Hitchcock Madrona. Isabel Marant Colroy crewneck puff-shoulder cashmere sweater in wine ($885), Neiman Marcus. Turtleneck, stylist’s own. Mark Davis vintage amber Bakelite bracelet with citrine and floral inlay ($3,600), Chelsea vintage Bakelite bracelet with yellow sapphires ($4,350), red and yellow marbled vintage Bakelite bracelet with citrine ($3,880), Twist. Sena pant in cotton houndstooth ($340), Silvae. Steve Madden Nectur sandals ($80), Nordstrom.

Exhibit 9

Printed double-breasted blazer ($235), Scotch and Soda. Sweater, stylist’s own. Gold geometric neck wire ($135), pink druzy ring ($269), amber druzy ring ($389), Hitchcock Madrona. Rosanne Pugliese 18k yellow gold and chalcedony pendant necklace ($2,800), Kika Alvarenga Turmalina Lapis ring ($1,630), Twist. Round cabochon purple-gray chalcedony ring ($995), Fox’s Seattle. 


Art Director Jane Sherman
Stylist Rosin Saez
Assistant Stylists Katheryn Grice, Anna Coumou
Hair and Makeup Stacie Thomas
Models Gwendolyn Moruzzi with SMG and Alexandra Williams with Heffner Management
Photography Assistant Ben Lindbloom
Location Shot at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

Shop Directory

Cuckoo B
Fox’s Seattle 405 University St, Downtown, 206-623-2528;
Hitchcock Madrona 1121-B 34th Ave, Madrona, 206-838-7173;
Neiman Marcus 11111 NE Eighth St, Bellevue, 425-452-3300;
Nordstrom Visit for locations.
Scotch and Soda Visit for locations.
Twist 4618 26th Ave NE, University District, 206-315-8080;
Valentina and Valentia

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