If the dress code says "cocktail" . . . think faux-mink jacket and flirty, flared '50s-style frock. Satin stilettos and sparkle clutch keep this retro look in the now.
CUFF $250, Badgley Mischka at Henri Bendel; (800) 423-6335.
BRACELET $350, Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel; leeangel.com.
BELTED COAT $168, Simply Vera Vera Wang; kohls.com.
DRESS $420, Chloé & Reese; chloeandreese.com.
CLUTCH $120, Banana Republic; bananarepublic.com.
SHOES $89, Jessica Simpson Collection at Bakers; (877) 746-3932.