Enduring ensembles

Fresh takes on classic looks

A stylish suit. A flattering evening gown. A simple cocktail purse. The glamour of some items lasts generation after generation. Women wear these pieces confidently, knowing their sophistication won’t be compromised for changing trends. Here, find six outfits photographed at the Country Club of Louisiana that stand the test of time.

Photos by Jeannie Frey Rhodes

Model: Stephanie Anderson; Makeup by Chasity Scavona Robert

A-line dress with belt, Kathy Hilton, $565, Travis LTD

Oval earrings, $32, Travis LTD

Ivory/black evening gown, Jovani, $704, Chatta Box Boutique

Diamond cuff, Chatta Box Boutique

Black jacket, Joseph Ribkoff, $241, RussoRoss

Pencil skirt, Joseph Ribkoff, $216, RussoRoss

Mestico black high-heel sandal, Schutz, $180, NK Boutique

Silver slice hoops, $175, Kiki

Model: Kristen Greene; Makeup by Christopher Godal of Air Blow Dry Bar & Salon; Hair by Stephanie Stablier of Bleaux Blow Dry Bar, on Lee Drive

Pink dress, Shoshanna, $352, Eros

Pink coat, Shoshanna, $495, Eros

Bethany pump, Diane von Furstenberg, $325, NK Boutique

Slim cuff, $135, Head Over Heels

Black Badgley dress, Mischka, $550, Chatta Box Boutique

Black pump, Okala, $110, NK Boutique

Pearl necklace, Simns, $456, Chatta Box Boutique

Red Luiza dress, Elle Sasson, $545, NK Boutique

Black handbag, Anya Hindmarch, $1,450, Kiki

Diamond earrings, 7 Hearts, $42, Head Over Heels