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Women of Style 2018

By Allison Mitchell

Photography by Tim Melideo | Hair and makeup by Jessica Rodde, TReSs Apothecary & Salon (as noted) | Jewelry provided by Lugano Diamonds, | Shot on location at Villas Fashion Island


For these five fabulous ladies, fashion isn’t just a state of mind; it’s a lifestyle.

Artful Living
As an arts advocate and high-end collector, Judy Chang is painting the town in glamorous garb as she gives back to Oceana, CASA, OCMA and the American Cancer Society.

The best way to describe my approach to fashion is… fun and feminine.
I feel fabulous when I wear… a colorful dress.
A piece that empowers me is… a cape.
If I could swap wardrobes with anyone, it would be… Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
The most cherished piece in my closet has to be… my Marchesa dress I wore to the Met Gala.
In regard to jewelry, I opt for… Van Cleef & Arpels or Cartier.
My ultimate fashion splurge is… an Hermès crocodile Birkin handbag.
My favorite designer of all time is… Dolce & Gabbana.
My first fashion moment was… buying a Chanel bag and suit.
Diamonds or pearls? Diamonds.

Pear-shaped pink opal and diamond earrings, and diamond and pink sapphire necklace, prices upon request, both by Lugano Diamonds