With an emphasis on crisp pleating, sharp lines, and sculptural draping, architectural looks are all-important for 2011.

Strike a pose in a lavishly draped duo. Bone-colored silk faille is shaped into an asymmetrically folded bodice with a peplum detail and a back bow, while the fitted skirt ends in a chapel train; $4,500, Vera Wang. Cuffs, Nancey Chapman, 713-256-5077. Ring, Anzie, 877-551-7257 (Saks Fifth Avenue). Shoes, Nina.