Black Arts\nHigh drama rules in dark, sculptural and geometric tailored pieces that are designed for maximum impact. Cutaway necklines and hemlines add a dose of raciness.\nLanvin’s black velour dress, at Barneys New York, New York; Bergdorf Goodman, New York, 800.558.1855. Lanvin headpiece and gloves.\nGiorgio Armani’s black and gold silk velvet dress, at Giorgio Armani, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Bal Harbour, Florida. Giorgio Armani shawl.\nBalenciaga’s black wool dress, at Balenciaga, New York. Coach hat; Balenciaga cuffs and belt; Gerbe hosiery.\nGivenchy’s black stretch wool crepe dress with fox fur and stud embroidery, by Riccardo Tisci, at Blake, Chicago.\n\n Beauty Note: A refined complexion can be had with help from Chanel Ultra Correction Lift Sculpting Firming Concentrate.\nChanel’s black wool crepe dress, at select Chanel boutiques; Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com; Saks Fifth Avenue, saks.com; Bergdorf Goodman, New York, 800.558.1855. Chanel hat, ring and belt.\n\n Beauty Note: Hair keeps its smoothness with Kerastase Daily Replenishing Beauty Cream.\nYves Saint Laurent’s black silk duchesse satin top and skirt, at select Yves Saint Laurent stores. Yves Saint Laurent belt and shoes.\nLouis Vuitton’s black wool and polyamide dress, 866.Vuitton, louisvuitton.com. Marc Jacobs shoes.\n\n Hair by Christiaan using Kiehl’s; makeup by Peter Philips/Chanel; manicure by Deborah Lippmann/ the Lippmann Collection. Model: Raquel Zimmermann/DNA. Production by ATLAS Productions; lighting technician: Jodokus Driessen; digital technician: Manoodh Matadin. Photography assistants: Shoji Van Kuzumi and Marc Kroop. Fashion assistants: Kathryn Typaldos, Beitressa Mandelbaum, Shiona Turini and Sheena Smith.