Seductive gowns that meld modern artistry with saucy glamour

A lavish location calls for a frothy frock that really rocks the house. Crowning the full-blown English tulle skirt is a strapless peau de soie drop-waist bodice accented with a Swarovski crystal brooch, a satin ribbon and bow, and a trail of covered buttons, about $3,750, by Romona Keveza.