Why let shirts have all the fun when it comes to patterns? Opt for tailored styles and pair with solid separates. Feeling bold? Mix in a second print like Olivia Palermo did (via her heels) at the Topshop/Unique Spring show.
Lucy Liu proves she’s ahead of the style curve by rocking a dress with detailed cutouts at the Indie Spirit Awards. The look is decidedly edgy, but when applied to classic staples like a full skirt, it’s feminine and even office appropriate.
Adding a sexy twist to the maxi dress craze, dares to bare (nearly) all in a high-slit, plunging sage-green gown in London. Tone down the look by throwing a long-sleeve crewneck over the dress and letting your legs do all the talking.
A perennial favorite, this season’s sexy tuxedo looks thoroughly modern with a fitted, cropped pant and a lacy top (like Bocanegra ensemble in Beverly Hills) to keep the ensemble from veering into too-masculine territory.