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Jennifer Carpenter

Dress: Zuhair Murad

Seriously curve-hugging, and we love the intricate jet-black beading.
Mariska Hargitay

Dress: Carolina Herrera

This dress (in gleamy, standout silver) is extra flattering thanks to a nipped-in waist and plunging v-neck.
Drew Barrymore

Dress: Monique Lhuillier

The actress is Grace Kelly-esque in a peach, strapless, full-skirted tulle gown.
January Jones

Dress: Versace

A structured, patterned bustier top balances the drapy, fishtail-hemmed skirt in crisp white.
Leighton Meester

Dress: Bottega Veneta

Oversize knotted shoulder straps add an avant-garde edge to this long, beautiful Grecian gown.
Hayden Panettiere

Dress: J.Mendel

The coral color looks great with her tan, and the artsy, asymmetrical pleating is just so cool.
Rose Byrne

Dress: Valentino

With its full chiffon skirt and sparkly embellishments, this dress is the stuff of pure, unbridled girlish fantasy.
Chloe Sevigny

Dress: Isaac Mizrahi

A polka dot print gives this one-shoulder dress a cool, retro twist.
Ginnifer Goodwin

Dress: YSL

The gamine pixie cut, structured magenta dress, and oversize clear necklace make for a clean, chic look.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Dress: Donna Karan

Everything about this dress—the deep halter, the luxurious gold fabric—is glamorous. It also looks supremely comfortable.
Lindsay Price

Dress: J.Mendel

Delicate, and unusual—we love the eggplant shade and black bow at the bodice.
Olivia Wilde

Dress: Marchesa

Nude mesh inserts keep this incredibly detailed white lace dress from being too revealing.