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A girl can never have enough cocktail dresses, and Carmen Marc Valvo is on the case. His pre-fall lineup of fanciful frocks - all inspired by decadent...

A girl can never have enough cocktail dresses, and Carmen Marc Valvo is on the case. His pre-fall lineup of fanciful frocks — all inspired by decadent jewels — makes for perfect party fare. Here, a double-faced silk satin number with a frilled neckline.

This story first appeared in the December 20, 2007 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.