Dress to Impress

This holiday season, put away that little black dress and go for an artfully draped gown. PLUS: Fabulous fur wraps.

the time of year for grand gatherings. From cocktail parties to charity
events, chic soirees call for fine attire. We say skip the little black
dress and go for an artfully draped gown like this one by Roberto Cavalli: a hint of shimmer and rustling ruffles are perfect for after-5. A sequined capelet adds modern decadence, and metallic Manolos bring a bit of bling.

is wearing a Roberto Cavalli dress ($2,200/Stanley Korshak), Sara
Isabella sequined shrug ($198/Jennifer Croll), Tony Duquette citrine
and topaz bracelet ($38,750/Stanley Korshak), citrine cocktail ring
($9,350/Stanley Korshak), and gold Manolo Blahnik heels ($630/Neiman
Marcus, NorthPark).

Photo by Larry Travis


Fur Sure
In unexpected hues like teal and rose, glamorous wraps add ladylike flare to any ensemble.

BOTTOM: Raspberry rabbit ball scarf by La Siorentina ($60/Tootsies);
Tuscan lamb fur wrap in dusty rose by Sara Izzedin ($380/Forty Five
Ten); fox fur boa in teal by Worth Collection ($598/worthny.com); white
rabbit ball wrap ($99/Sussie’s).

Photo by Parish Stapleton