Filed under the title “Dark Opulence,” Elie Saab’s fall collection was true to the house credo of swanky polish for day and red-carpet bankability for evening.

The lineup referenced Mark Rothko in its deep palette of burgundy, bottle green, pale pink and black, shown primarily as monochromatic looks and a few pretty, inky dégradés. Saab cycled a series of silhouettes — neat peplum tops and lean trousers; fit-and-flare dresses, and gowns in styles both modest and bare — through the colorways, closing the show with a sequined extravaganza.

There were few risks or surprises, but the familiar, feminine shapes and luxurious details guaranteed glamour.

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