Affluent evenings, star studded, opulently jeweled, and glamorous,
are die elegant counterpoint to day-dressing’s less-is-more dogma. The look says inherited, investment level, important. Tte surprise? Although long, close-to-the-bodv columns appear in more than one collection, the short-skirl drama continues as focal point alter dark. Among the best dressed? Barely mere, off-the-shoulder dresses in black velvet at Donna Karan, striking suits of re-embroidered lace at Calvin Klein, lace struck with gold in a shod trapeze at Geoffrey Beene.