Dazzle-Worthy Cocktail Dresses

Old fashioned gowns? So yesterday. The new deal is the cocktail dress, which has made a glamorous comeback on the red carpet. From feather fringes to knife-sharp pleats, here are the most elegant short frocks celebs rockedplus we tell you where to

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Old fashioned gowns? So yesterday. The new deal is the cocktail dress, which has made a glamorous comeback on the red carpet. From feather fringes to knife-sharp pleats, here are the most elegant short frocks celebs rocked—plus we tell you where to get the looks.
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Wild Trim
Spotted on: Emma Watson
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Wild Trim
Own it: Dress by Cynthia Rowley, price upon request at cynthiarowley.com.
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The New Tunic
Spotted on: Anne Hathaway
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The New Tunic
Own it: Dress by LaRok, $398 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Visit saksfifthavenue.com for stores.
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Sheer Volume
Spotted on: Sarah Jessica Parker
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Sheer Volume
Own it: Dress by J. Mendel, price upon request. Visit jmendel.com for stores.
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Flirty Ruffles
Spotted on: Rachel Bilson
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Flirty Ruffles
Own it: Dress by Rebecca Taylor, $550. Call 92120 966-0406 for more info.
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Peek-a-Boo Cut Outs
Spotted on: Kim Kardashian
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Peek-a-Boo Cut Outs
Own it: Dress: Francesco Scognamillio, $852 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Visit saksfifthavenue.com for stores.
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The Little Gray Dress
Spotted on: Rachel McAdams
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The Little Gray Dress
Own it: Dress by LaRok Luxe, $288. Visit Shopbop.com for similar styles.
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Hint of Skin
Spotted on: Taylor Swift
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Hint of Skin
Own it: Dress by Topshop, $68 at topshop.com.
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The Golden Touch
Spotted on: America Ferrera
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The Golden Touch
Own it: Dress by Nicole Miller Signature, price upon request at nicolemiller.com.
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Short & Sweet
Spotted on: Emilie de Ravin
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Short & Sweet
Own it: Dress by Versus, $2,495.
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Old School Elegance
Spotted on: Olivia Wilde
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Old School Elegance
Own it: Dress by H&M, $39.95. Visit hm.com for stores.
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