Spring in Bloom

Soft pastels and bright florals adorn pieces with feminine flair — perfect for a sunny Marin garden party in the great outdoors.
Photos by Ericka McConnell
On Nina: Sheer blouse by Gold Hawk|!!| $202 at goldhawkclothing.com. Lace shorts by Tart|!!| $106 at tartcollections.com. Rib tank (under blouse)|!!| $35 at Tommy Bahama (Corte Madera)|!!| 415.737.0400. Leather purse by Marc by Marc Jacobs|!!| $248 at Saks Fifth Avenue(SF)|!!| 415.986.4300. White Patent Driving Moccasin by Me Too|!!| $89 at metooshoes.com. Silver earrings by Chameleon jewelry|!!| $29 at Y&I clothing boutique (SF)|!!| 415.202.0775. Floral headpiece by Kate’s Blossoms (Novato)|!!| 415.408.3862.

Photos   Ericka McConnell 

Editor/Stylist  Veronica Sooley

Assistant Stylist  Leah Marie

Hair & Makeup  Mauricio Lemus/mauriciolemus.com

Model  Nina and Nicole G/Look Model Agency

Digital Tech  Meg Messina

Photographer's Assistant  Weber Shih

Assistant  Heather Gellert

Shot at the  Marin Art and Garden Center

Spring Fashion 2012
{On Left} On Nicole: Blouse by Oscar de la Renta, $890 at Wilkes Bashford (SF), 415.986.4380. Skirt, $295 at Façonnable (SF), 415.951.0115. Floral pump by BC Footwear, $65 at bcfootwear.net. Earrings, $52, and bracelet, $80 by Karen Johnson Designs at Green Apples (Sausalito), 415.331.8227. On Nina: Silk blouse by Dolce & Gabbana, $745 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF), 415.986.4300. Skirt, $445 at Max Mara (SF), 415.981.0900. Belt, $235 at Max Mara. Leather printed loafers, $325 at Tory Burch (SF), 415.398.1525. Earrings by Chameleon jewelry, $49 at Y&I clothing boutique. {On Right} On Nina: One-shoulder dress by Camilla, $879 at novecentofashion.com. Double-drop earrings with apatite and rainbow moonstone by Wendy Mink for Tommy Bahama, $108 at Tommy Bahama (Corte Madera), 415.737.0400. Druzy quartz ring with 24k gold overlay, $225 at Meggie San Francisco (SF), 415.525.3586.

2012 Spring Fashion
{Left} On Nina: Lace swimsuit by Karla Colletto, $253 at Waterlillies (Mill Valley), 415.383.2782. Sunglasses, $390 at Bulgari (SF) 415.399.9141. On Nicole: Swimsuit top, $147, and skirted swimsuit bottom, $138 by Karla Colletto. Harmony sunglasses, $325 at Benjamin Eyewear (Larkspur), 415.464.4447. Petal swim caps, $35 each at Malia Mills (Larkspur), 415.419.5125. {Right} On Nina: Top by Akris, $995 at Wilkes Bashford (SF), 415.986.4380. Lightweight organic denim slim ankle jean, $138 at Eileen Fisher (Mill Valley), 415.388.4400. Espadrille wedge shoes by Me Too, $89 at hsn.com. Necklaces by Silver Seasons, $158 (top), $378 (bottom) at Jewelry by the Bay (Sausalito), 415.332.0660. Chiffon flower ring, $8 at Old Navy Flagship (SF), 415.344.0375.

2012 Spring Fashions
{Left} On Nicole: Silk blouse, $295 at Tory Burch (SF), 415.398.1525. Lace pants by Maisonette 1977, $195 at maisonette1977.com. Wedge-style espadrille shoe, $128 at Tommy Bahama (Corte Madera), 415.737.0400. Metal collar necklace, $13 at H&M (SF), 415.986.4215. On Nina: Dress by Three Dots, $260 at Dressers (Sebastopol) 707.829.8757. Natural burlap classic slip-ons by TOMS, $54 at Item Shoes(Larkspur), 415.925.0109. Bracelet, $109 at Item Shoes. Earrings by Chameleon jewelry, $34 at Y&I clothing boutique (SF), 415.202.0775. {Right} On Nina: Jacket, $595 at Façonnable (SF), 415.951.0115. Blouse by Free People, $59 at Y&I clothing boutique. Gold vermeil lace earrings by Kevia, $125 at kevia.biz. On Nicole: Floral pleated sundress by Dolce & Gabbana, $1,445 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF), 415.986.4300. Sterling silver and soli perfume locket by Katrina LaPenne, $325 at katrinalapenne.com. Silver and cubic zirconia flower earrings by Sushma Patel, $40 at sushmapatel.us. Floral arrangements by Kate’s Blossoms (Novato), 415.408.3862. Handknit cotton throw (used as table covering), $198 at Anthropologie (Corte Madera), 415.924.4197.

Spring Fashion 2012
{Left} On Nicole: Floral lace dress by Yumi Kim, $378 at yumikim.com. Large dahlia necklace with 14k gold overlay by Kris Nations, $79 at krisnations.com. Flower pins, $5 each at H&M (SF), 415.986.4215. {Right} On Nina: Dress by Trina Turk, $258 at Sandbox (Greenbrae), 415.461.2133. Lace and leather wedge heels by Seychelles, $100 at seychellesfootwear.com. Straw sun hat, $78 at Tommy Bahama (Corte Madera), 415.737.0400. Chevron marquis hoop earrings with 14k gold overlay by Kris Nations, $90 at krisnations.com. Orchid cuff with 14k gold overlay by Kris Nations, $85. On Nicole: Dress by Rachel Pally at rachelpally.com. Leather pump with straw flower by Chanel, $990 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF), 415.986.4300. Ankle socks by Hansel From Basel, $8 at Urban Outiftters (SF), 415.927.1844. Sun hat, $68 at Tommy Bahama. Necklace by Kathy Kamei, $305 at Sandbox (Greenbrae), 415.461.2133. Wrap ring with amethyst swarovski crystal, $80 at Meggie San Francisco (SF), 415.525.3586. Ai braided leather bag by Akris, $2,490 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

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