“Since I’m typically arriving at events directly from work, I like to wear dresses that can take me from day to night. I always change up the look with my accessories. Some of my favorite go-to brands are Elie Tahari, BCBG and Tory Burch—I try to stay away from logo overload and not over-bling!”
—Erica Strama, a 30-year-old marketing manager from River West. Photographed at the Louis Vuitton boutique within Nordstrom (55 E Grand Ave, 312-464-1515).