Haute Fashion: Across the Universe

High-sheen velvet and cascading beads tell a story of fluidity and freedom in fashion.

Ralph Lauren
Brown velvet and silk carlson top, $1,998; Beaded elsie Caplet, $3,598; both available at Ralph Lauren Boutiques

Michael Kors
Cross Fox strips on chiffon skirt, $5,995; Vicuna Leather trouser belt with metal bars, $450; both available at Michael Kors Collection Store, Madison Avenue, NY

Tan leather opera gloves, $250; available at www.lacrasiagloves.com

Loren Jewels
18k gold round multi diamond disc earrings, $6,995; available at London Jewelers Boutiques.

In opposition to ideas of simplicity, layers of decadent fabrics set a chic and optimistic tone.

Helen Yarmak
Fur hat, price upon request; available at Helen Yarmak Boutique One West 58th Street, NY

Adrienne Landau
Fur neck piece, price upon request; available at www.adriennelandau.com

Helen Yarmak
Beige Knitted Lapin Wrap, price upon request; available at Yarmak Boutique One West 58th Street, NY

Derek Lam
Blush and grey marled sweater, $590; available at Derek Lam Boutiques

Leather Fringe Jacket, $850; available at Neiman Marcus

Silvia Tcherassi
Kokama dress, $1200; available at Silvia Tcherassi Boutique, Village of Merrick Park, Coral Gables

Michael Kors
Dark brown multi strap buckled heel, $1,495; available at Michael Kors Boutiques

Leather gloves, $250; available at www.lacrasiagloves.com

Tubogas Bracelet in 18kt yellow gold and onyx, $3,600; Parentesi cocktail earrings in 18k pink gold with diamonds, green quartz, and amethyst, $7,900; available at Bvlgari boutiques

Felt British bowler hat, $520; available at Hermes Boutiques

Custo Barcelona
Limited Edition Runway Collection Faux Fur, Price upon request; available at Custo Barcelona Boutiques

Mohair coat, $7,200; available at Hermes Boutiques

CH Carolina Herrera
Long cream skirt on seated girl, $555; available at Carolina Herrera Boutiques

Derek Lam
Black leather saddle belt with fringe, $890; available at Derek Lam Boutiques

Walter Steiger
Black suede and rabbit fur wedge boots, $1,800; available at www.waltersteiger.com

Pochette in shiny rock praline brown python skin and nappa leather, $2,900; Flora Earrings in 18k yellow gold with diamons, sapphire and pearl, $16,200; both available at Bvlgari Boutiques