Seattle performers are finally returning to the stage: at the ballet in September, at the opera in October, and in 2022 at 5th Ave, where we posted up for a full day of fashion. But they're not the only ones looking forward to having an audience.

Bring Down the House

Stage left: Fuchsia tulle gown ($1,200), Vertelo Gutierre by Deneth Bartolo. Faris mixed-media earring ($425) and Intentionally Blank Willow slide sandal in hologram ($180), Nordstrom.

Stage right: Hugo Boss Halven/Gentry slim-fit wool tuxedo ($995), Acne Studios Ryder slim-fit pants ($320), and Nordstrom dress shirt ($70), Nordstrom. Black bow tie ($135), Luly Yang. Hugo Boss embossed derby shoes ($198), Macy’s.


Making an Entrance

Marble zip blouson in seaweed ($325), single-breasted jacket ($330), and pleated suit trouser in black sharkskin ($245), Maiden Noir. Ami Paris derby shoes, stylist’s own.


Mirror, Mirror 

While We’re Dreaming cape ($12,000), Luly Yang. Wolf Circus 16-inch Renata pearl necklace ($115), Lola pearl necklace ($160), Simone chain necklace in gold ($280), and Shani Leo midi slip dress in frosted mint ($158), Pipe and Row. Luiny Perlitas chain ($90), Prism.


In the Limelight

Damselfly dress ($3,400), green suede shoe ($495), and Erinite clutch ($675), Luly Yang. Platinum eternity band with emerald-cut diamonds ($74,800), Alvin Goldfarb.

Emerald velvet tuxedo jacket ($4,300), men’s dress shirt ($260), black tie ($165), monarch pocket square ($75), butterfly cufflinks ($250), and gentlemen’s custom pant (price upon request), Luly Yang. Magnanni Dorio Venetian loafers ($295), Nordstrom.


Lights, Camera

Ami Alexandre Matiussi Ami de Coeur oversize sweater in off-white ($480) and oversize cotton coat ($960), Nordstrom. Glen check work trouser ($255) and Timberland x Maiden Noir lugg sole in blue ($215), Maiden Noir.

Red coral dress ($8,200), Luly Yang. Platinum oval, ruby, and diamond halo earrings ($132,745), Roberto Coin Love in Verona ruby and diamond ring ($7,500) and bangle ($15,500), platinum eternity band with emerald-cut diamonds ($74,800), platinum eternity three-row band with Forevermark diamonds ($60,000), pavé diamond bangle ($12,650), platinum oval, ruby, and diamond halo pendant ($90,975), Alvin Goldfarb.


Waiting in the Wings

Precious Souvenir top ($3,200) and pant ($1,400), Luly Yang. Flame diamond drop dangle earrings ($28,950), Alvin Goldfarb. Gloves and Miu Miu pumps, stylist’s own.


Off Broadway

Sequin bustier gown ($450), Vertelo Gutierre by Deneth Bartolo. L’Agence Billie belted leather moto jacket ($1,395), Faris Roca chain link necklace ($480), and Faris Labelle drop earrings in bronze ($170), Nordstrom. Headband ($20), Pipe and Row. Shoes, stylist’s own.

Burgundy velvet tuxedo jacket ($4,300) and gentlemen’s custom pant (price upon request), Luly Yang.


Shine On

Crescendo top ($3,800) and velvet wing pant ($1,200), Luly Yang. Just Female Waterloo collar ($55), Pipe and Row. Yves Saint Laurent pumps, stylist’s own.

Dries Van Noten Roal metallic coat ($1,100), Acne Studios Ryder slim-fit pants ($320), and Nordstrom dress shirt ($70), Nordstrom. Ami Paris derby shoes, stylist’s own.



Costumes

Alvin Goldfarb, Bellevue
Luly YangDowntown
Maiden NoirChinatown–International District
Macy’s
Nordstrom
Pipe and Row, Fremont
Prism, Ballard
Vertelo Gutierre by Deneth Bartolo, South Seattle

Cast

David Aidoo and Victoria Ward with SMG Model Management

Crew

Art director Jane Sherman
Hair and makeup artist Shannon Rasheed
Photographer Patrick Tak
Photographer’s assistant Lesa Cole
Stylist Morgan Dillon
Stylist Zoe Sayler
Stylists’ assistant Malia Alexander
Videographer Justin Michael Ladd

Location

The 5th Avenue TheatreDowntown

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