A solid gold choice for a very special occasion. The bow detail is a special touch; we like the figure skimming fit. Sizes 0 to 18. Buy from Bloomingdale's.
A fresh twist on the ball gown with just the right ratio of coverage to exposed skin. The high-low hemline is playful; the back is just as interesting as the front, with a train for added drama. Buy from Adrianna Papell. Sizes 0-22.
Now it's a party! We love this sequined spin on the wrap style that is friendly to most body types. The v-neck with the wrap makes it a smart choice for those with larger breasts. The slit adds a sexy kick, and sparkling is exactly what you should be on a wedding day. Sizes 0 to 18. Buy from Bloomingdale's.
Proof positive that you can look tasteful and va-va-voom in one fabulous halter style dress. The side slit, ruffles and curve-enhancing cut are everything. Also comes in red if you're really feeling adventurous, and black. Sizes 2-14; available in petites. Buy from Nordstrom.
Luxe fabrication; easy, flattering style. The dolman sleeves, side slits, defined waist line, A-line silhouette, and pockets make this dress a winner. Sizes 0X to 5X. Buy from Macy's.
When you feel like wearing your favorite LBD...but crave a splash of color. This makes a pretty choice, with its flutter sleeve and asymmetrical below-the-knee hemline. A dress you'll no doubt wear again and again. Sizes 2 to 16. Buy from Nordstrom.
Here's a great way to sparkle without feeling like a Christmas tree. We love the unexpected deep violet color and flattering wrap style. The sparkle makes it dressy enough for evening; length also works well for day. Sizes 16 to 24. Buy from Bloomingdale's.
Rich color, chic style. A great way to show off your back without feeling overexposed. Who doesn't love a flirty flutter sleeve? Comes in several colors. Sizes 0 to 26. Buy from Anthropologie.
A dress that says you're a standout, but you don't need to scream about it. We love the vibrant hue, and the scalloped lace. It's delicate, yet strong; Intricate, yet affordable. Sizes XXS to XL (which translates to 0 to 20). Buy from Lilly Pulitzer.
Instant glamour. We love the flow of the sunburst pleating on this silky satin "Acacia" dress, the one shoulder neckline, and the asymmetrical high-low hem gives it a modern touch. Sizes 0 to 10. Buy from BCBG.
A flirty, fun way to do the navy thing. The flattering cut will make you feel like you're floating—which you should be. Tasteful and modern, the high-low hemline is always a nice option for shorter women. Sizes 2-18. Buy from Nordstrom.
Gold stars for this formal dress! We love the dramatic cape sleeve—a gorgeous moment from the front and back that's also practical: arm coverage, and no concern about tripping. The slim fit is designed to flatter with its ruched detailing. Sizes 14 to 20. Buy from Macy's.