Forties glamour resurfaces in a peplum jacket and a polka-dot skirt to create a modern-day take on suiting. Pinning a rhinestone brooch at the waist is a small extra step that gives the outfit nighttime potential.
To buy: Verlaine wool top, $620, Owen, 212-524-9770. Loft polyester-and-rayon skirt, $70, loft.com. Carolee crystal brooch, $65, carolee.com. Rebekah Price necklace. CH Carolina Herrera heels.