Taking a SHINE to the Château Laurier

Kathi Robertson & Michael Lucy

It’s party season. Get yourself some glad rags that shimmer, shine and make you feel marvellous.

HOT STUFF: An international supermodel discovered in Ottawa, Herieth Paul is a natural beauty who glows from the inside. Here she’s captivating in a black top by Nadya Toto and black knee-high boots, both from Giardino Atelier. Her rose-gold sequin skirt is from Anik Boutique.

In the following pages, the stars have aligned for inspiration: Supermodels Herieth Paul and Lilly Nguyen dazzle in luxe finery. Fashion pros Leslie-Anne Barrett, Bruno Racine and Mary Ciancibello have crafted enchantment with up-to-the-minute makeup, hair, outfits and accessories. Photographers Kathi Robertson and Michael Lucy have captured this style alchemy brilliantly. And the backdrop is Ottawa’s castle, Fairmont Château Laurier—a legendary spot to wine, dine and revel.

FASHION PLATES AT ZOE’S: Lilly is wearing a sequin blazer and pants by Open Edit, from Nordstrom. Her earrings and purse are from Anik Boutique and her shoes are from Ardene. Herieth’s velvet blazer and pants are from Anik Boutique, her gold platform shoes are by MICHAEL Michael Kors and her Kurt Geiger purse is from Nordstrom. PURPLE REIGN: Ottawa-based supermodel Lilly Nguyen is a celebrity in Vietnam. Here she is in a little black Lulus fringe dress from Nordstrom. Her faux fur purple coat and earrings are from Anik Boutique and the Steve Madden shoes are from Bayshore.

































A FINE BURGUNDY: Lilly’s ruched Bardot dress is from Nordstrom. The metallic shoes are from ALDO.