The $400 Budget
“I’m interested in putting together looks for some of my favorite Spring activities, like concerts and nights out.” My Spring Inspirations 1. “This Helmut Newton photo of a woman in a tuxedo is just one example of how well blurred the line between masculine and feminine.” 2. “The simple, monochromatic aesthetic of Celine is very much my style.” 3. “My haven is my house near the beach on the North Fork of Long Island. I go there as often as I can.” —Leah Karp, Accessories Director
“A tux jacket instantly elevates any look. I’ll pair mine with a black pencil skirt or pants. This really is the perfect tailored white tux jacket. The black lapels make it special.” Polyester-rayon blazer, $35, Forever 21; forever21.com.
Lola James Jewelry
“The hematite beads and crystal here reference the black and white in the jacket. I’ll layer this bracelet with others with the same vibe.” Crystal and silver-plated bracelet with hematite beads, $45, Lola James Jewelry; lolajamesjewelry.com.
“You get a lot of bang for your buck with this set. I’d stack them all on one finger.” Silver-toned rings, $8 for 4, Charming Charlie; at Charming Charlie.
“This seafoam tint reminds me of the beach glass I collected growing up.” Plastic sunglasses, $16, Unique Vintage; uniquevintage.com.
“I like the dusty colors in these grown-up friendship bracelets.” Waxed-nylon rope bracelets with sterling silver (top) and gold plate, $29 for 2, Scosha; scosha.com.
“I absolutely love the shirt’s gauzy, supersoft cotton.” Cotton-spandex shirt, $55, Quiksilver; quicksilver.com.
6 Shore Road
“I can wrap this dress right over my bathing suit and head out for cocktails.” Polyester dress, $88, 6 Shore Road; urbanoutfitters.com for stores.
“I'll layer this piece with other gold chains.” Acrylic and gold-toned necklace, $15, Just Fab; justfab.com.