Modern Living: Karat Top

When Halston presented his fall collection in Manhattan last week, one model looked as if she dreamed she was at Fort Knox. Clad in long green Ultrasuede evening culottes and a creamy silk shirt open to the waist, she wore for toppers a bra of solid gold mesh. The bra was designed by Italy's Elsa Peretti, who explained: "It is worn as a jewel, it has a good feeling on the body and it is amusing. You can put it in a little bag and take it with you anywhere." For about $4,000, you can...

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