NEW YORK — This season, designers are giving traditional men’s wear fabrics a feminine new twist. From tight skirts to lace-trimmed dresses, these looks are a far cry from the power suit. Here, Development’s silk chiffon top over a beaded silk tank and wool, rayon and Lycra tweed skirt. David Yurman earrings and ring. Photographed at Ocean’s 21. For more, see pages 4 and 5.

This story first appeared in the May 7, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.