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Miu Miu

The fantastic crystal embellishments are impossibly chic and render jewelry obsolete.
John Galliano

A gown that moves and swishes like a flame—offset by a surprisingly demure neckline.

The colorless palette and classic accessories add an air of world-traveler sophistication.

Ornate beadwork and the watercolor-style pattern are as ethereal as they are sculptural.

Creative tailoring transforms a beautiful chiffon dress into a work of art.

Chunky, high heel clogs and a slit up to there make a sweet minidress super sexy.
Stella McCartney

An oversize ruffle is such an exuberant flourish on this eye-catching, accordion pleated dress.
Sonia Rykiel

A sexy, formfitting silhouette done up in the most vibrant yellow.
Karl Lagerfeld

Coolly abstract silver adornments add a futuristic vibe to a ladylike black dress.
Jean Paul Gaultier

We love the contrast of tough Dr. Martens with a glamorous, floor-sweeping black gown.
Vivienne Westwood

Asymmetrical pleating and an architectural cut elevate the simplest of black dresses.
Viktor & Rolf

Like an '80s ballerina from outer space, in the best conceivable way.

A tangerine mini gets toughened up, care of its perfectly undone knot and leather.
Christian Dior

Delicate gold embellishment and the silkiest salmon fabric belie this gown's seriously structured draping.

Incredibly hot, from the snakeskin-like texture to the micro-mini length and dramatically deep neckline.

An off-kilter exposed zipper and bold yellow-and-white stripes add personality to a modish minidress.

A sweet, tiered skirt and skinny belt dress up an ethnic-inspired print knit tank.
Issey Miyake

A sheer, waffle-pleated shirt looks clean, crisp, and a little bit funky.