Real Women's Dress Code

Stylish women share their secrets to creating personalized wardrobes that work overtime.

May 23, 2011 9:00 AM

Leandra Medine

Big Night Look: Worn all by itself, the floor-length gown is immediately appropriate for evening.

Tips: Limit accessories for maximum elegance — let the dress speak for itself.

Wear comfortable shoes — no one can see them anyway!

Signet ring, $600, thin gold ring, $160, Helen Ficalora; (877) 754-2676. Dannijo multilink cuffs, Cartier. Narrow gold bracelet, Bulgari watch & Mark Henry ring, Medine's own.