Let retro vibes, ladylike flourishes, and a hint of sex appeal dominate your fall wardrobe.
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Black and white has been a theme at Michael Kors for the last two seasons. This Dalmatian-print shirtdress gets a nerd-chic makeover with a bow-tie neck and cap-toe kitten heels. Dress ($2,695) bag ($1,950), and slingbacks ($575), Michael Kors Collection. 19 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 267-2200
The tuxedo shirt gets a womanly upgrade with ruffles and a bow-tie neck. Wear it with leather pants or distressed jeans for a rock ’n’ roll twist. Ruffled top, Michael Kors Collection ($1,250). 19 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 267-2200
With silk ribbons, diamante baubles, and gold heels, this is not your average ballerina flat. The soft pink color makes it a great neutral with cropped pants in blush or denim. Very Ballerina flat, Aquazzura ($725). 20 Main St., East Hampton, 527-0007
Feel sexy from the inside out with barely-there lingerie. The bandeau-style bra is perfect for layering under a draping neckline. Infusion bra ($335) and Extrait bottom ($190), Eres. 55 Main St., East Hampton, 604-5544
The ’90s staple is back in all its curve-enhancing glory. Diane von Furstenberg’s version is enhanced by a subtle print and Chantilly lace hem. Play with the masculine-feminine trend by pairing it with a structured jacket and trousers for fall. Margarit dress, Diane von Furstenberg ($398). Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-858-3384
Ever a fan of floral whimsy, Aerin delivers just the right dose with this suede shoulder-strap bag. The tone-on-tone raffia flowers add a feminine flourish to a well-structured, ladylike frame. Embroidered shoulder bag, Aerin ($2,450). 83 Main St., Southampton, 353-3773
Channel your inner London girl with this floral-print blouse. The high-neck collar gives way to peek-a-boo embroidery and waist-defining ruffles. Floral silk ruffle blouse, Coach 1941 ($395). Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-365-2777