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Cartier’s new boutique director, Danijela Dedic Ricco, shares her style must-haves.

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Danijela Dedic Ricco, the new director of Chicago’s Cartier boutique

“Gianvito Rossi shoes are designed to enhance the silhouette with harmonious proportions and precious details. They make every woman feel beautiful and confident.”

Suede pointy flare-back pump, $760, by Gianvito Rossi at Bergdorf Goodman

“This look from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall collection is sartorial perfection—theatrical, sophisticated and a pure expression of lyrical beauty.”

Silk and wool embroidered dress, $3,175, and hamster fur hood, $3,725, at Dolce & Gabbana, 312.255.0630

“I love this bag not only for its sleek crocodile skin, but because it has an architectural feel that is a great complement to my structured style. Also, the eyelet clasp takes direct inspiration from 1930s Cartier purses, making this a classic piece!”

Jeanne Toussaint tote bag, $14,800, at Cartier, 312.266.7440

“These two products from La Prairie feature extremely powerful hydrators and a weightless texture—definitely essential for Chicago’s ever-changing temperatures.”

Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal dry oil and cream, $300 each, by La Prairie at Saks Fifth Avenue, 312.944.6500

“These two products from La Prairie feature extremely powerful hydrators and a weightless texture—definitely essential for Chicago’s ever-changing temperatures.”

Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal dry oil and cream, $300 each, by La Prairie at Saks Fifth Avenue, 312.944.6500

One of Michigan Avenue’s most familiar faces, Danijela Dedic Ricco has held top retail positions at some of the top luxury brands represented on the Magnificent Mile. Now the statuesque beauty (and longtime Chicagoan) is bringing her superior taste and talents to Cartier as director of the premier jeweler’s sole Midwest boutique. Here, her style must-haves, including a Dolce & Gabbana stunner fresh off the fall runway.