Light-Layer Looks Sequin cocktail dress by Apricot. Available at K Paige Shop, in Roscoe. Silver zipper sweater by Scandal Italy, worn with frayed-hem jeans made in the USA by M.Rena. Accessorized with Saint Elmos suede booties by Naughty Monkey and a hand-knit pom beanie. Available at Lallygag Boutique, in Rockford. Camel waffle weave sweater, worn with a white cotton stretch ...

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