Summer’s here, which means proms, grad balls and, formal dinners that all call for head turning, show stopping, envy-inducing attire.
We’ve featured several short dresses in our ‘what to wear’ posts this week, but a glamorous occasion like this calls for a floor sweeping, gasp-inducing effort.
That’s not to say you have to do formal wear overkill, in fact you can easily master stand out black tie dinner chic with a handsome dash of spring/summer 2012 and a handful of killer accessories.
Tropcial prints are all the rage right now, and this floor-length Ostwald Helgason dress hits the style spot! Complement the riot of colour with gold hardware and skyscraper heels, et voilà, you’re ready to make your entrance, A-list style.
Ostwald Helgason printed maxi dress,
£450 £215, available at Browns
Fiona Paxton Sorrel serrated brass bangle, £59.50 available at The Outnet
Pamela Love 10-karat gold-plated spiked cuff, £152.50, available at The Outnet
Generate platform sandal, £95, available at Kurt Geiger
Lanvin Cigarette case box clutch, £1,370, available at Matches