Style Sneak Peek: Nov/Dec Print Issue!

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Our upcoming November/December issue is the fruit of so many talented artists, writers, and dreamers. Everything warms, sparkles, and shines—from holiday beauty and day-to-night party looks; to a chat with renowned designer, Rebecca Taylor and how-to winter hat hair with Naomi Davis of Love Taza.

Here are a few sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes to whet your appetite—enjoy!

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For our Lavish Layers shoot—exploring the possibilities for layering rich textures this season—Verily traveled to Portland to shoot at the Columbia Gorge with photographer, Lisa Warninger, and  stylist, Alvin Stillwell . Every shoot requires a little last minute improvisation; for this shoot, it meant finding a vintage car as the ultimate prop!

It just so happened that our amazing make-up artist, Ailsa Hopper's husband had a 1963 P-1800 Volvo.  The catch? No one wanted to drive the old stick shift through the hills of Portland at a max speed of 40 mph. So, slightly terrified, I took up the task and the car made the shot. Well worth it!

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Our feature spread Homestead took place in the quiet chill of White Rock Stables—except the weather in Dallas, TX was a sweltering 100 degrees!

Joined again by the fabulous Sara Kerens , we shot our fall/winter spread in the sweltering humid heat of August in Dallas.  But you never would have known! As luck would have it, our model—Alexandra—happened to be a Dallas native, grew up on a horse farm, and is an equestrian rider. I'd say it's pretty clear she and the horse had a good time—even with wardrobe changes and hair+makeup in the barn!

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