Long or short, fitted or floaty: Add feathers or a fur stole, and pile on the glitz. The look is sexy, lavish, and heavy on red-carpet glamour. Stylish new screen star Monet Mazur takes it for a spin.

7 P.M.: Curbside
A sophisticated ivory gown, full-length and lean, is an instant classic with New York allure.

Narciso Rodriguez dress, $3,950 at Linda Dresner, and shoes, $495 at Geraldine. Fur wrap, Dior by John Galliano. Diamond earrings, $185,000 at Harry Winston. Giorgio Armani tuxedo, $2,225, shirt, $150, cummerbund, $150, and bow tie, $150, at Giorgio Armani. Bruno Magli shoes, $680 at Bloomingdale's and Bruno Magli.

PHOTOGRAPHED BY GAVIN BOND