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Flaunt Michelle Obama-esque arms in this beautifully wrapped bodice.
What Edie Sedgwick (or, you know, the dress' namesake mannequin) might've worn to a black tie affair.
Nod to spring's honeycomb trend in the most wearable duo of hues there ever was.
Look like a star—wearing stars—for under $100.
Proof that a knee-length dress can feel just as formal as a floor-length number, especially when done in a showstopping shade.
Shy violet? Not even.
Ever get invited to a black tie beach wedding? We've got your dress right here.
Here's how to make fashion's favorite envelope skirt work for a big-deal shindig.
Throw on your favorite statement necklace and go.
You can never, ever go wrong with classic black lace.
For those who prefer their lace sleek and streamlined rather than super-precious.
This rich plum hue will flatter every skin tone under the sun, guaranteed.
Black tie, white stripes.
An LBD to feed our coral fixation.
Sometimes, the simplest cut makes the biggest statement.
Baby got back.
Silk and chiffon aren't the only black tie-approved fabrics out there! This pencil dress is actually cut from office-appropriate wool and tweed, for instance, but the flawless execution makes it wedding-ready.
In addition to looking stunning, those vertical floral panels at the front and back will lengthen your body like nobody's business.
Wallflowers need not apply.
If you're truly stumped on what to wear, let a perfect little black dress (paired with fabulous jewelry) be your go-to.
The beaded "belt" of flowers lends an instant hourglass shape that'll still let you indulge during dinner.
Heading to some nighttime nuptials where all-night dancing's on the menu? Look no further than this eggplant-hued head-turner.
The sheer skirt is sexy, but not overly so—and the bare-on-top strapless cut balances things out beautifully.
Tailor-made to go with metallic extras.
We're mad about the soft draping, and that crossover hemline provides the perfect frame for a pair of killer heels.