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Calvin Klein

The simplest concept—a blueish-grey slip dress—made complex with elaborate drapes.
Isaac Mizrahi

It has the look of an inverted ice cream cone: A light pink confection of a skirt is topped with a fitted bustier.
Ralph Lauren

We love the combination of a boyish pinstripe suit with sexy t-strap heels.
Nanette Lepore

A Crayola 64-pack palette makes this gorgeously patterned minidress pop—and the architectural jacket adds a dose of sophistication.
Proenza Schouler

Channeling some sort of psychedelic surfer vibe, neon zebra stripes meet a multi-tiered ruffle skirt.
3.1 Phillip Lim

This perfectly polished, entirely neutral ensemble takes a major bow to the Boy Scouts—but the effect is totally chic.
Anna Sui

A hundred different things are going on here—jet embellishments, floral prints, polka dots—but magically, Anna Sui always makes it work.

Origami-esque folds and pleats create an orchid-like, other-worldly gown.
Oscar de la Renta

Delicately embellished chiffon creates a cool, painterly effect—and the one-shoulder cut is cool and theatrical.
Michael Kors

Super slick and crisp, this two-piece suit has all the glamour of a '60s cocktail dress.
Catherine Malandrino

A gorgeous murano glass–like print, married to a graphic black-and-white skirt.
Narciso Rodriguez

A transformingly elegant drape elevates a classic gray sundress.
Marc by Marc Jacobs

Exuberantly patterned, the voluminous skirt is tempered by a tie at the waist.
Vera Wang

Black chiffon and a one-shoulder cut lend a slightly gothic vibe to this bejeweled evening gown.
Badgley Mischka

A gorgeous petal-strewn skirt and opulently worked belt is balanced by a casual white tank.
Marc Jacobs

This beautifully constructed, diaphanous gown looks like something Picasso might have sketched.
Tracy Reese

The sweetest pastel floral print—finished with a bubble hem and fitted top—makes for the perfect garden-party dress.

Seemingly contrasting prints create a gorgeous, collage-like effect.
Rebecca Taylor

Deeply feminine, the delicately flounced hem and sheer, netting-like camisole are rounded out by a floral-print jacket.
Zac Posen

A psychedelic peacock-esque print in a beautifully worked, sculptural silhouette.

A neutral navy blue backdrop is the perfect backdrop for a riotously gorgeous blend of floral prints and sequins.
United Bamboo

Equal parts slick and gamine, a schoolboy-ish pair of pants is balanced by a sweet, puffed-sleeve blazer.
Hervé Léger

Strips of multi-hued denim give a dramatically new spin to the bondage dress.
VPL by Victoria Bartlett

Two deeply contrasting textures meet for an unexpected-yet-cool combination.
Diane von Furstenberg

A totally unique take on monochromatic dressing—and the oversize boyfriend blazer—featuring bright shots of persimmon.
Karen Walker

The figure-flattering, nautical-inspired printed minidress; the matching carryall; the classic suede bucket hat—we want every single piece.
Alexander Wang

Wang mixes spring's hottest trends—multiple prints, slouchy trousers, high waists, and crop tops—into one wildly stylish look.

This combination—easy, printed dress, matching head scarf, royal blue flat sandals, and oversize sunglasses—is so French Riviera chic.
Rag & Bone

Thanks to elegant materials and exquisite tailoring, menswear classics like a Western-style shirt, sharp blazer, and tailored shorts are perfectly ladylike.
Cynthia Rowley

A rich purple hue makes tailored shorts and a secretary blouse really pop.
Nicole Miller

Sparkly leggings plus a white motorcycle jacket equals perfect rocker-chic.
Jason Wu

A ruffled, Swarovski-crystal-beaded top paired with a flirty feathered skirt is the prettiest party look ever.
Twinkle by Wenlan

The artsy mix of neon stripes and abstract florals is so effortlessly hip.
Yigal Azrouël

Painterly fluorescent stripes create the coolest effect—plus, a sheer netted top makes it easier to wear than a standard strapless dress.
Cynthia Steffe

A slouchy gray vest toughens up this muted pastel pink frock.
Elie Tahari

The deeply feminine ruffles are countered by an edgy paper-bag waisted pant—in a soft, summer-y palette.
Vena Cava

We love this inspired, slightly rocker-ish take on the classic hourglass shape.
Rachel Comey

An earthy, batiked print gets an update with bright shots of red and pink, and a sweet strapless shape.
Jenni Kayne

A slick metallic mini makes for the perfect party dress.
BCBG Max Azria

Deeply sexy, the surprising Kelly green shade and intricate draping make this extra-special.
Ports 1961

Both crisp and diaphanous, this is an ethereal spin on a classic dress.