A Flair for the Dramatic

Pleated Folds
Intricate embroidery embellishes this strapless duchess satin corset worn with a double organza hand-pleated tiered trumpet skirt. Bodice, about $2,900, skirt, about $3,700, both by Kenneth Pool, kennethpool.com. Freshwater pearl and silver link necklace, by Susan Suh Jewelry, susansuh.com.
Beauty Note: Quite a riot of ringlets