woman in trumpet skirt carrying a birthday cake

Photo: William Garrett

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A Rule of Thumb
"The trumpet skirt is a lot of look on its own, so keep everything else simple," Adam says.

Jacket, Raoul, $295. Skirt, Nanette Lepore, $298. Ring, Alexis Bittar. Bag, Victor Hugo. Belt, Ann Taylor. Stockings, Spanx. Shoes, Vince Camuto. Cake: Signe Sugar; SigneSugar.com.