Linda Evans in "Dynasty"

All that glitters: The nighttime soap "Dynasty" celebrated an era of excess, complete with shimmering fashions worn by leads including Evans and Joan Collins. This year, the recession was a second thought to designers like Oscar de la Renta, who included several furs in his show, and Giorgio Armani. Aside from sculpted jackets — throwbacks to the days of the TV show’s Carrington clan? — Armani, a PETA-taunting fur lover, showed crystal-dusted gowns with matching, similarly dusted flat boots. More in Image: • Fashion redux: The '80s are seen on the fall 2009 runway shows • '80s fashions make a comeback at Milan Fashion Week • Paris Fashion Week: Christophe Decarnin's Balmain show flashes back to Michael Jackson, MC Hammer • Fall 2009 NYFW trends: Color pop
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