The event’s co-host, Julia Restoin Roitfeld—a New York-based website editor and model, and the daughter of famed French fashion editor Carine Roitfeld—wore one of Fardan’s black dresses. The cut of the dress was prim: a fitted bodice, short sleeves, and a flattering full skirt that fell just a few inches above her ankles. But it was all leather, and Restoin Roitfeld looked as chic, sultry, and modern as ever before.

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