(9) You’ll Keep
Metallics have been in for a few seasons now, and they show no sign of imminent departure. This time, battered, antiqued “old gold” ruled the roost. Peter Som and Ralph Lauren’s elegant cocktail dresses are a subtle way to sparkle, while Marc Jacobs takes a far shinier, but no less chic, approach.
(10) You’ll Hear Wedding Bells
Not like a wedding gown—more like a cake. The ruffled, banded skirts that clogged every wardrobe this summer moved into the big time, with swinging tiered ziggurats for evening at Jacobs and Kors, and stacks of flaring ruffles at Sarafpour and Ralph Lauren.