Fashion Texture By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 27, 2009 @ 10:31PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Texture 01 of 07 Why We Love It MCV Photo Manipulating fabric in sculpturing ways (some technically impossible until now) is the season's most intriguing alternative to embroidery or ornamentation. While the shapes are classic, the layering, folding and draping result in compelling plays of shadow and light. How to Wear ItWhether you prefer tiers of romance, stark architecture or a looser, more laundered look, there's so much drama on the surface that accessories are likely to prove a distraction. You may not even want your long hair to compete. Pull it back. Trust in the craftsmanship. Photos: left, Carolina Herrera; right, Prada 02 of 07 Ports 1961 by Tia Cibani Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Silk dress, Ports 1961 by Tia Cibani, $575; at select Neiman Marcus stores, call 888-888-4757. 03 of 07 Old Navy Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Tank, Old Navy, $10; buy online now at oldnavy.com . 04 of 07 Juicy Couture Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Silk ruffle top, Juicy Couture, $498; Call 310-550-0736. 05 of 07 A.P.C. Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Viscose-cotton dress, A.P.C, $270; Call 212-966-0069. 06 of 07 Alberta Ferretti Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Silk satin bag, Alberta Ferretti, $710; Call 310-652-9000. 07 of 07 Pudel Kevin Sweeney/Time Inc. Digital Studio Polyester-viscose top, Pudel, $110; visit pudel.co.uk.