Stately ornamentation returns, in Mile-long feathers and semiprecious stones.
Ralph Lauren Collection’s rayon and silk velvet dress, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com. Philip Treacy for Ralph Lauren hat; Ralph Lauren gloves.
Alexander McQueen’s silk tulle dress with Swarovski crystal and ruby detail, and silk satin bolero, at Alexander McQueen.
Get in touch with texture, be it gutsy wools, Soft leathers or silky pleats.
Jil Sander’s alpaca wool coat, at Barneys New York, New York.
Givenchy’s leather jacket, rayon and cotton blouse and polyester pants, by Riccardo Tisci, at Barneys New York, New York. Derek Lam belt.
Calvin Klein Collection’s wool dress, at Calvin Klein Collection, New York. R.J. Graziano bangle.
Yet another way to play it now: sleek and utterly sans extras.
Bottega Veneta’s wool dress, at Bottega Veneta, 877.362.1715. Marc Jacobs ring.
Yves Saint Laurent’s silk jacket and wool pants, at Yves Saint Laurent, New York, ysl.com. Marc Jacobs ring; Prada pumps.
Alberta Ferretti’s double-felt wool dress, at Alberta Ferretti, Los Angeles, albertaferretti.com. Stephen Webster ring.
Why pick a lane? On the boy/girl front, Up-to-the-minute wardrobes mix it up.
Dolce & Gabbana’s wool jacket and vest and cotton shirt, 877.70.DGUSA, dolcegabbana.it. Dolce & Gabbana tie.
Michael Kors’s wool jacket and skirt, at Michael Kors, New York, michaelkors.com. Kenneth Jay Lane earrings; Michael Kors scarf and glasses.
In the midnight hour, even splashes of white can’t break the goth spell.
Giorgio Armani’s angora gown, at Giorgio Armani, New York. Yohji Yamamoto hat; Iosselliani necklace (worn as bracelet); Chanel necklace (worn as belt).
Rodarte’s silk tulle and mohair dress, at Barneys New York, San Francisco; rodarte.net. Mended Veil necklace; Rodarte tights.
Hair by Dennis DeVoy for Garren NY; makeup by Lisa Houghton at Jed Root Inc.; manicures by Jacqueline Saulsbery for Mark Edward Inc. Models: Karlie Kloss/Next NY and Viktoriya/Women Model Management. Set design by Donnie Myers at De Facto. Photography assistants: Ferny Chung and Jesse Untracht-Oakner. Fashion assistants: Jennifer Flynn, Brian O’Connor and Darrell Blakely.