Over 40 and think you can’t find a dress to fit your shape? Guess again. Maria Pinto’s designs use color and cut to politically correct effect.
Easy Add-Ons A simple sheath in a saturated color provides the perfect backdrop for accessories. "That’s what personalizes a dress," Pinto says. "Six different women could wear this six different ways."
Maria Pinto wool crepe dress, $880, takashimaya-ny.com for store info. Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel Swarovski crystal and semiprecious stone necklace, $2,500, leeangel.com for info. Bilancioni Donna by Rebecca Moses leather belt, $378, Hamrah’s, 201-871-4444.