Last year’s maxis are still totally in style, though a few flirty updates will make them feel less familiar. The tops her Karen Zambos Vintage Couture floral dress with a slightly punkish Genetic Denim vest, and finishes the whole thing off with a summer scarf.
One of the most classic color combinations – red with black – gets a fresh update when featured on a sexy silhouette with sheer panels. A thin belt is the perfect touch to create a waist and break up the bold color.
Wild prints are much more wearable on a dress with a traditional, universally flattering silhouette, like the star’s boatneck, A-line frock. A belt and sandals dress down the look, but you could add pumps and statement jewelry for more impact.
Our tip for making a shirtdress look more polished? Ditch the fabric belt that often comes with it and add a narrow, structured cincher in a rich cognac, like the actress does. Make the ensemble even more sophisticated by adding booties.
For a Today Show appearance, the small-screen chooses a look that’s decidedly more modern than her character Betty’s: a bright blue Roland Mouret midi skirt, leather moto jacket and color-block satchel.
Bright-white accessories give the actress’s navy sheath a springtime feel (and keep it from looking too straight-from-the-office), while a neat bun and gold drop earrings add to the pulled-together, sophisticated vibe.
works the red carpet in a sexy cobalt blue dress by ASOS. Never one to shy away from glamour, she amps up her ensemble with teetering Christian Louboutin pumps and loose curls. More Star Looks for Less! >
Dying to get mileage out of your nautical stripes before summer? Worn with a tweedy jacket (like Dianna’s Stylemint frock and Rag & Bone topper), a tailored bag and tights, the look is sophisticated and spring appropriate.