New Age of Elegance with Lucy Liu

We’ve lost ourselves in "Downtown Abbey," and this fall designers are doing the same, with sumptuous fabrics, intricate embellishment and dramatic silhouettes. Here, actress Lucy Liu, who puts her own spin on a British masterpiece in the new CBS Sherlock Holmes series "Elementary," dresses to thrill

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Robert Cavalli silk gown; for stores.

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Just Cavalli embellished silk dress; for stores. Jill Alberts green-onyx earrings; Fragments, 212-334-9588.

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Zac Posen silk-chiffon blouse and silk-faille skirt; Bulgari embroidered and yellow-gold clutch; for stores. Mawi hematite and Swarovski crystal bracelet;

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Reem Acra embroidered tulle gown; bergdorfgoodman.comBulgari satin and gold clutch; for stores. Gucci onyx and pink-gold earrings; for stores. Roberto Coin onyx, rutilated-quartz, orange-sapphire and 18k rose-gold ring; Charlotte Olympia crepe de chine pumps; bergdorf​

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Michael Kors beaded lace dress; 866-709-5677 for stores. Deborah Pagani pink-tourmaline and 18k gold ring;

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Naeem Khan mirror and tulle bodice (sold as a set with Naeem Khan skirt, not shown); Bergdorf Goodman, 800-558-1855, by special order. Bottega Veneta embroidered crepe skirt; for stores. Verdura black-jade and 18k gold bracelet; 212-758-3388. Gaspar Gloves leather glove;


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Originally published in the September 2012 issue

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