With the arrival of autumn, Northeast Ohioans turn to layered looks for warmth and cozy clothing for added comfort – all while staying fashionable for fall. Few places in the region are as scenic this time of year as the Chagrin Valley, which is home to The Club at Hillbrook – where style and sophistication are always in season.
Fashion: Jessica Simon
Hair and makeup: Ramona Dauksa Studio
Photography: Casey Rearick Photo
City: Shaker Heights
Work: Anti-money laundering analyst at AML RightSource in Highland Hills; guitar player in Lost in Tonight
City: Cleveland Heights
School: Recently graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Master of Science in physician assistant studies
City: Mayfield Heights
Work: Educator at lululemon athletica in Woodmere; personal trainer and yoga instructor at the Mandel JCC in Beachwood; co-founder of MP Climb in Beachwood
City: Downtown Cleveland
Work: Commercial real estate broker with Matthews Real Estate Investment Services in Cleveland
Jonah wears an ivory wool mockneck sweater by Gran Sasso, reversible vest by Herno and garment-dyed cotton five pocket pants by PT05, all from Kilgore Trout. Gray shoes by 1901 are his own. Dillon wears a paisley shirt by Stenstroms, cashmere sweater by Autumn Cashmere, light blue stretch belt by Anderson’s and cotton stretch jeans by Paige, all from J3 Clothing Company. Brown shoes by Stefano Rossi are his own.
Rachel wears a white ribbed turtleneck by Michael Stars, Quinns Twin trousers by Blue Revival, faux-fur vest by BB Dakota and multi pocket crossbody purse, all from Knuth’s. Ali wears a denim jacket by Nicole Miller, silk stripe tank by Nicole Miller, leggings by Splendid and gold stone drop necklace, all from Laura of Pembroke.
Ali wears an “Amity” dress by Cupcakes and Cashmere, vegan leather jacket by Cupcakes and Cashmere and three-layer gold necklace, all from Laura of Pembroke. Black booties by Jessica Simpson are her own. Dillon wears a cotton and wool navy patterned sport coat by Latorre, patterned button down shirt by Emmanuel Berg and traveler pant by Meyer, all from J3 Clothing Company. Brown shoes by Stefano Rossi are his own.
Rachel wears a London cheetah bias skirt by Rails, chevron eyelash cardigan by Woven Heart, logo short-sleeve crew by Stash Style and mixed-metal multi-chain necklace, all from Knuth’s. Black booties by Franco Sartoare her own. Dillon wears a nylon, wool, cashmere and down-lined blue puffy vest by Eleventy, cotton hoodie by Eleventy, cotton stretch white T-shirt by Patrick Assaraf and stretch cotton jeans by Paige, all from J3 Clothing Company. Off-white shoes by Express are his own.
The Club at Hillbrook
Nestled in the picturesque Chagrin Valley, The Club at Hillbrook is rich with history and tradition. The elegant 40-room Tudor mansion dates back to 1919, when it was home to the former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Inside, there are thousands of leaded glass panes in windows, expertly crafted paneling and woodwork, and stately mantels of carved wood and marble.
When Hillbrook was sold in 1952, the new owner converted the mansion into a club. Today, The Club at Hillbrook continues to serve as a private full-service club, offering fine dining, accommodations and recreational opportunities – and countless Northeast Ohio couples have exchanged their wedding vows on its majestic grounds, where a rustic gazebo (above) often serves as a backdrop for photos.