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Women of Style 2018

By Julie Chernoff and Laura Hine

Portraits by Katrina Wittkamp | Styling by Annie Peck with Annie Frances Style Consulting

08.27.18

Five of the North Shore’s chicest women share their style inspirations.

DENA PERRY
Armed with an engineering degree and an MBA, the Lake Forest CEO of Yogashero moves with grace from yoga classroom to boardroom.
I feel most fabulous when I wear… high heels. I’m more of a shoe fanatic than anything. Buying a special pair of shoes is like investing in artwork.
My first fashion moment was… when I was in high school, I was asked to do a fashion show for Detroit-born designer Nikki Doss, and she ended up designing my prom dress, a hot-pink, raw-silk A-line number with a cinched waist. It was fabulous.
My fashion splurge… is a Chanel bag or dress. They’re timeless pieces and worth every penny.
Trend I can live without... Impractical backless dresses that require a special bra.
Trend I can’t live without... Fringe and tassels because they’re fun, and a little sassy, and show some personality.