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Contemporary designers are celebrating the holiday season with feisty lace, stripes and brights. Cool girls will wear them with the kind of casual attitude that guarantees a good time.

This story first appeared in the July 24, 2012 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

SHOWN ABOVE, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: (1) Milly’s polyester top and skirt. Brian Atwood shoes; Sequence friendship bracelets worn throughout. (2) Alice + Olivia’s beaded silk organza dress with polyester tulle skirt and Erin by Erin Fetherston’s rayon and nylon jacket. Ben-Amun earrings and bracelet; Milly bag; Brian Atwood shoes. (3) Nanette Lepore’s merino wool sweater and polyester skirt. Ben-Amun necklace and bracelet; Milly clutch; Rene Caovilla shoes. (4) Dallin Chase’s silk shantung dress and Nanette Lepore’s polyester blazer. Ben-Amun bracelet; Rene Caovilla shoes. (5) Erin by Erin Fetherston’s nylon and spandex lace dress with polyester and spandex chiffon underlay. Ben-Amun earrings and bangle; Botkier clutch; Rene Caovilla shoes. (6) A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz’s acetate and polyester dress. Lizzie Fortunato Jewels earrings; Ben-Amun necklace; Rene Caovilla clutch; Brian Atwood shoes.

MODELS: ROSSY AND LISA E., BOTH AT WILHELMINA; LORENE AND ANA D., BOTH AT MUSE; MARYANA/SUPREME AND ANITA/Q; HAIR BY CHARLES MCNAIR/AIM BEAUTY MANAGEMENT FOR L’OREAL PROFESSIONNEL; MAKEUP BY KATIE MELLINGER/KESS AGENCY USING OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS; HAIR ASSISTANT: MATTHEW NEWMAN; MAKEUP ASSISTANT: JAMIE DELLA SELVA; FASHION ASSISTANT: CATHERINE PERIDIS

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