"I love dresses; I live in skirts in the summer. I love being a woman in the city in August." Luisa Beccaria dress, $2,000 from a selection at Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, and Henri Bendel. Janet Reger bra, $120 at La Petite Coquette. Shoes, $480 at Louis Vuitton stores. Tony Duquette ring, $13,250, brooch, $20,475, and bracelet, $27,725, at Bergdorf Goodman.

Photographed by Patric Shaw.