Of the Manor Born

In a pastoral landscape among a menagerie of animals, Andrea and Lukas channeled blue blood aristocracy overseeing their property holdings in regal plaid, fur-lined layers and opulent textures.

Breath of the Earth
Many of these looks, rich with texture and color, impart an earthy, comfortable impression, while still abundant with elegance.

 

On Her Ralph Lauren cashmere top, $125; Talbots plaid skirt, $38: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. BCBG Max Azria leather jacket, $400: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Plaid and polka dot scarf: LaRue Chic Boutique, 972-635-2880. Isabel Marant boots, $1,520: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585. Tacori earrings, $640 and ring, $2,720: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Hosiery: model’s own.   On Him Vivienne Westwood jacket, $1,295 and pants $648; Moschino shirt, $448: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585.
On Her
Ralph Lauren cashmere top, $125; Talbots plaid skirt, $38: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. BCBG Max Azria leather jacket, $400: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Plaid and polka dot scarf: LaRue Chic Boutique, 972-635-2880. Isabel Marant boots, $1,520: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585. Tacori earrings, $640 and ring, $2,720: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Hosiery: model’s own.
On Him
Vivienne Westwood jacket, $1,295 and pants $648; Moschino shirt, $448: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585.

 

Scarlett Afternoon
Andrea’s vibrant look does a careful balancing act between nostalgic and modern.

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Red plush cocktail dress, $850: Lublu by Kira Plastinina. Plaid coat, $40; Prada gloves, $225; mink hat, $105: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. Tacori earrings, $1,610: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Shoes and hosiery: model’s own.

 

They Walk the Land
In a cathedral of trees, a small, friendly donkey offsets the formality of his tartan suit and her plush leather dress.

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On Her
DSquared leather dress, $2,450; Aerin shoes, $400: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Vivienne Westwood plaid coat, $425; John Galliano gloves, $295; vintage handbag, $395: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. Tacori earrings, $2,470 and bracelet, $7,590: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Hosiery: model’s own.
On Him
Unconditional plaid jacket, $1,025 and pants, $410; SAND scarf, $150; Henderson shoes, $585: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585.

Creatures of the Woods
Overseeing the care of creatures great and small would have been a regular part of highland gentry life. Here our models tend to a Flemish Giant rabbit and a Nigerian Dwarf goat.

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McQ Alexander McQueen sweater, $550; Adrienne Landau fox fur trimmed cape, $1,095; Pelle Moda shoes, $200: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Ungaro skirt, $36; vintage handbag, $235: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. Blue Orbit earrings, $14,900; and Connected blue ring, $6,200: CoutureRocksOnline.com. Hosiery: model’s own.

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Rich Bloodlines
In much the same way that the crossing of strong bloodlines produces a superior horse, the combination of strong, classic elements—such as a striped jacket with a tailored pant or a nipped-waist vest with a full skirt—yield a timeless look.

 

On Her Vintage Victor Costa gown, $149; Wolford sweater, $78: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. Roberto Cavalli fur vest, $3,010: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Tacori earrings, $710; ring, $530; and bracelet, $1,240: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Shoes and hosiery: model’s own.  On Him Viktor & Rolf shirt, $498; Dolce and Gabbana velvet jacket, $2,445; Vivienne Westwood pants, $648 and scarf, $158: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585. Shoes, watch and belt: model’s own.
On Her
Vintage Victor Costa gown, $149; Wolford sweater, $78: Ditto Boutique, 214-370-4444. Roberto Cavalli fur vest, $3,010: Tootsies, 214.696.9993. Tacori earrings, $710; ring, $530; and bracelet, $1,240: Diamond Doctor, 972-342-6663. Shoes and hosiery: model’s own.
On Him
Viktor & Rolf shirt, $498; Dolce and Gabbana velvet jacket, $2,445; Vivienne Westwood pants, $648 and scarf, $158: Traffic Dallas at the Joule, 214-261-4585. Shoes, watch and belt: model’s own.

About the Location

We produced this fashion shoot at Spirit Field, which is located 20 miles south of Dallas in Ferris, Texas. This 125-acre country setting is perfect for portraits, commercials, videos and weddings. Adults enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere while finding peace and calmness in God’s nature. Children can explore and play with a variety of animals. Visit SpiritFieldProductions.com for more information.

 

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