Dramatic, Ultramodern Gowns

School Girl Charm

A delightful dress designed to make you feel oh-so-pretty becomes even more enchanting when playful details are added to the mix. Here, coin-size polka dots are spot-on, decorating a strapless, tea-length silk-organza dress. About $2,250, Michelle Roth Couture. Earrings, H.Stern. Ring and cuff, Fred Leighton, 212-288-1872.