The 1940s Redux

Standing on the shoulders of style giants Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, and Veronica Lake: a new school of pinched waists, sleek skirts, and camera-ready shine.

August 29, 2011 1:00 PM
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It's a Cinch

Bodysuit, $1,098, skirt, $1,198, Ralph Lauren Collection; belt, $695, Sportmax; cuff, $115, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel. On eyes: Elizabeth Arden Color Intrigue Eyeshadow Quad in Sueded Browns.

Model: Naty Chabanenko
Hometown: Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Discovered: When I was 18, a random guy asked me if I wanted a job. I was in school, so I told him no. It took six months before I was convinced to model.
Visible scar: A burn mark on my leg from the exhaust pipe of my friend's motorcycle.
Website I check daily: weather.com.

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After a Fashion

Blazer, $108, MM Couture by Miss Me, revolveclothing.com; top, $340, Sara Roka at Gregory's, (972) 490-1285.

Flash-Forward

Blazer, $2,675, shirt, $425, Dolce & Gabbana; shorts, $715, Stella McCartney; cuff, $1,250, Robert Lee Morris.

clutch
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After a Fashion

Clutch, $170, Topshop; topshop.com.

Pencil Thin

Top, $2,747, skirt, $2,742, David Koma; tights, $46, Falke; boots, $1,400, Proenza Schouler.

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After a Fashion

Dress, $340, Milly at Nordstrom; (888) 282-6060 for stores.

Dot Club

Jumpsuit, $2,395, Stella McCartney; necklace, $495, Marc Jacobs. On hair: Dove Nourishing Oil Care Leave-In Smoothing Cream.

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After a Fashion

Necklace, $575,. Alexis Bittar;. alexisbittar.com.

Black & Blue

Top, $1,350, skirt, $725, Sportmax; belt, $325, Emporio Armani.

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After a Fashion

Shoes, $180, Charles David; (310) 277-4448.

Navy Peer

Jacket, $2,375, skirt, $1,490, feather hood, price upon request, Yves Saint Laurent; ring, $282, Delfina Delettrez. On nails: OPI Nail Lacquer in Color So Hot It Berns.

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After a Fashion

Sunglasses, $60, Corinne McCormack; (800) 950-2224.

Birth of the Blues

Dress, $4,715, shoes, $890, Miu Miu; cuff, $370, Dinosaur Designs.

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After a Fashion

Top, $148, Leon Max Collection, maxstudio.com; skirt, $68, Ann Taylor, anntaylor.com.

Beyond the Sea

Dress, price upon request, Prada; cuff, $325, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel.

Hair: Miki for Redken at Tim Howard Management.
Makeup: Fabiola Arancibia for Make Up For Ever at The Wall Group.
Manicure: Tatyana Molot at artistsbytimothypriano.com.

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After a Fashion

Cuff, $325, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel; leeangel.com.

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