Artistry Abounds

October 2019 View more

Photography by Olivia Kohler

Styling by Kimmie Ade

Sandro Hanni silk tie-neck blouse, $340, from Bloomingdale’s. Shield gold Guillermina flower clip earrings, $290, from Rings (left to right): pave checkerboard ring, $215, coil link statement ring, $175, and pave orbiting ring, $165, all from

Talbot Runhof wrapped satin cape-sleeve gown, $1,675, from Saks Fifth Avenue. Giuseppe Zanotti crystal-embellished sandals, $995, from Bloomingdale’s. Crystal-encrusted lizard clip earrings, $395, and pave checkerboard cuff bracelet, $295, from

On Tori (left) BCBG MAXAZRIA gown, $338, from Macy’s. Wendy Wu ballet pointe shoes, $39.99, from Crystal lace choker, $795, from On Tyler (right) Adrianna Papell sleeveless bead bodice gown, $349, from Macy’s. Freed of London classic pointe shoes, $98, from Twisted liner pave post earring, $225, and pave cuff bracelet, $245, from

On Tori (left) Oscar de la Renta metallic floral-embroidered gown, $7,890, from Saks Fifth Avenue. Crystal-encrusted feather wire earring, $195, and pave orbiting ring, $165, from

On Tyler (right) Mac Dugg metallic ball gown, $598, from Neiman Marcus. Stuart Weitzman Merinda sandals, $395, from Bloomingdale’s. Georgian multistone earrings, $345, and pave checkerboard ring, $215, from

Special thanks to the performing arts staff at North Central College for the use of two of their venues, Pfeiffer Hall and Madden Theatre.

Models: Tori Tracy and Tyler Sims (MP Factor), Hair and makeup: Mercedes Smalls (Distinct Artists), Styling: Kimmie Ade (Distinct Artists)