Bohemian Rhapsody

Two decades collide as grunge meets hippie in an unconventional fall fashion mash-up.

On Nicole: Silk blouse by Equipment, $268 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF) 415.986.4300. Tulle ball gown with 100 percent silk lining made to order by Karen Caldwell Design, $2,500 at karencaldwelldesign.com. Margot cashmere beanie by Helen Kaminski, $295 at Mill Valley Hat Box (Mill Valley) 415.383.2757. Rose gold watch by Tommy Hilfiger, $155 at tommy.com. Triple turquoise bracelet (24k over brass) by ROX by Mindy Jill, $250 at 7 on Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696.

 

On Nicole: Reality Bites maxi dress, $173 and Keaton trench coat, $195, both by Line & Dot at thelineanddot.com. Astrid lace-up bootie, $450 at Tory Burch (SF) 415.398.1525. Wool floppy hat, $45 at American Apparel (SF) 415.440.3220. Five fossilized shark’s teeth on vintage chain, $350 and fossilized shark’s tooth on long vintage mariner link necklace, $200, both by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust. On Charlotte: Cropped leather top (with detachable cotton shirttail) by Theory, $555 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Hilfiger Collection mohair cardigan by Tommy Hilfiger, $590 at tommy.com. Keaton Joggers by Line & Dot, $138 at thelineanddot.com. Bootie by Dolce Vita, $195 at Item Shoes and Accessories (Larkspur) 415.925.0109. 24k dipped electro formed pyrite on 24k over brass “bullet” chain by ROX by Mindy Jill, $250 at 7 on Locust.

 

Purses from left to right: Ella purse by Helen Kaminski, $295 at Mill Valley Hat Box (Mill Valley) 415.383.2757. Donna mini hobo by Katherine Kwei, $970 at katherinekwei.com. Cynnie shopper by Elizabeth and James, $695, at Neiman Marcus (SF) 415.362.3900. Twiggy fringe bag by B-Low the Belt, $429 at Carolina Boutique (Novato) 415.883.4883. Malin 3-D Plait leather handbag by Liebeskind Berlin, $325 at Carolina Boutique (Mill Valley) 415.381.2554.

 

On Charlotte: Mohair bomber jacket by J’Amy Tarr, $448 at 7 On Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696 and jamytarr.com. Williams cargo pant by Ecru, $148 at ecrustyle.com. Roam boot by Freda Salvador, $550 at Freda Salvador (SF) 415.654.5128. Spine shoe jewelry by Litter, $43 at littersf.com. On Nicole: Hilfiger Collection mohair high neck sweater by Tommy Hilfiger, $430 at tommy.com. Nuccia slit wool pencil skirt by Max Mara, $475 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF) 415.986.4300. Strut oxford by Freda Salvador, $395 at Freda Salvador. Medium frame satchel by Tory Burch, $995 at Tory Burch (SF) 415.398.1525. Raw kyonite and lapis earrings by ROX by Mindy Jill, $125 at 7 on Locust.

 

On Charlotte: Nadeen poncho by Ella Moss, $268 at Ella Moss (SF) 415.409.6197 and ellamoss.com. Upton space dye sweater by Splendid, $168 at splendid.com. Adriano Goldschmied Bonnie short, $158 at Carolina Boutique (Novato) 415.883.4883. Fairfax sunglasses by Elizabeth and James, $185 at zapposcouture.com. 24k dipped overlay agate druzy cuff, $200, 5 agate druzy stone cuff, $225, and large rose quartz with crystalized platinum rhodium center cuff, $250, all by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696. On Nicole: The Larking shearling biker jacket by MiH, $1,785 at Carolina Boutique (Mill Valley) 415.381.2554. Cable-knit turtleneck sweater by Tommy Hilfiger, $129 at tommy.com. Lace shorts by Joie, $178 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF) 415.986.4300 and saks.com. Slauson sunglasses by Elizabeth and James, $190 at laneknight.com. Necklace by Lizzie Q. Design, $400 at Item Shoes and Accessories (Larkspur) 415.925.0109. Banded agate with garnet earrings by ROX by Mindy Jill, $135 at 7 On Locust. Blanket by H&M, $35 at hm.com.

 

On Charlotte: Tarra Jacket by Elizabeth and James, $1,495 at Saks Fifth Ave. Petra dress by Jessica Faulkner, $148 at jessicafaulkner.com. Jeweled drop earring cuff by Tory Burch, $165 at Tory Burch (SF) 415.398.1525. Astrophyllite stone 24k electroformed ring by ROX by Mindy Jill, $200 at 7 On Locust.

 

On Nicole: McKenna sweater dress, $550, Manda dress, $450, and leather and knit knee-high socks, $95, all by Tory Burch at Tory Burch (SF) 415.398.1525. Hilfiger Collection sneaker by Tommy Hilfiger, $390 at tommy.com. Griffin finger clutch by Valentino, $1,595 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF) 415.986.4300. Diamond hoops, $88, and Dancette necklace by HARP designs, $185 at Carolina Boutique (Mill Valley) 415.381.2554. Double rutilated quartz ring, $210 and fossilized shark’s tooth ring, $200 both by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696. On Charlotte: Lena fringe vest by Ella Moss, $198 at Ella Moss (SF) 415.409.6197. Sleeveless tunic by True Religion, $88 at True Religion (Corte Madera) 415.945.9004. Adriano Goldschmied digital print legging by AG jeans, $325 at Carolina Boutique. Billie boot by Ariat, $170 at ariat.com. C-Rockee fringed hobo by Valentino, $2,995 at Saks Fifth Avenue. “Brady” frame with mirror lenses, $425 at Rims and Goggles (Mill Valley) 415.383.9480. Necklace by Lizzie Q. Design, $420 at Item Shoes and Accessories (Larkspur) 415.925.0109. Oya Fringe earrings, $185, Adobe chestplate, $165, and Adobe Peek cuff, $98, all by HARP designs at Carolina Boutique.

 

On Nicole: Cape by J’Amy Tarr, $438 at 7 On Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696 and jamytarr.com. Print blouse by 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, $245 at Carolina Boutique (Mill Valley) 415.381.2554. Lovlean legging by Ella Moss, $148 at Ella Moss (SF) 415.409.6197 and ellamoss.com. Earthkeepers Exeter Heights tall boots by Timberland, $190 at Timberland (SF) 415.777.5830. Chest harness by Litter, $190 at littersf.com. Headband, $32 at anthropologie.com.

 

On Charlotte: 3-D snakeskin dress with zipper detail by Twenty, $178 at twentytees.com. Hilfiger Collection 5 pocket leather pant by Tommy Hilfiger, $890 at tommy.com. Wonder oxfords by Freda Salvador, $395 at Freda Salvador (SF) 415.654.5128. Double sliced agate ring, $200, matte agate druzy ring, $185, and double rutilated quartz ring, $210 all by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust.

 

On Charlotte: Long dress in crepe, $1,450, and leather belt with woven metal braid, $350, both by Faconnable at Faconnable (SF) 415.951.0115. Cashmere and wool knit cardigan with fox fur collar by Carolina Herrera, $3,890 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF) 415.986.4300. Baha boot by Minnetonka Moccasin, $60 at Feet First (SF) 415.885.6393. Jasper with agate 24k over brass earrings, $200, and agate druzy pendant on vintage necklace, $225, both by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust (Mill Valley) 415.388.9696. On Nicole: Joella wrap maxi dress by Ella Moss, $198 at Ella Moss (SF) 415.409.6197 and ellamoss.com. Knitted rabbit vest by Ecru, $396 at ecrustyle.com. 3 Layer fringe boot by Minnetonka Moccasin, $94 at Feet First. Raw sapphire with large agate “mushroom” druzy on vintage necklace, $350, spinel with semiprecious gem stone layering chain, $385, and druzy studs, $100, all by ROX by Mindy Jill at 7 On Locust. Scarab slave bracelet by Litter, $115 at littersf.com.

FASHION EDITOR Veronica Sooley

HAIR & MAKEUP Elizabeth Chang, elizabethchangmakeup.com

MODELS Charlotte B. and Nicole G./Look Model Agency

PHOTOGRAPHER'S ASSISTANT Garry Belinksy

INTERN Julia Miller

SHOT at the Lyford House at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Tiburon

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