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We’ll be the first to admit that we live for laid-back barbecues and low-key happy hours in the summer heat, but that doesn’t mean we won’t drop everything to trade in our boyfriend jeans for a fancy-pants, black-tie gown. Besides, whether it be a swanky cocktail party or a formal weekend wedding, there’s no feeling like getting all gussied up like it’s prom night all over again (minus the awkward slow dancing).
If you’ve got the invites rolling in and nothing to wear, not to worry: We’ve rounded up the most covetable gowns that are sure to turn heads, no matter your budget. You didn’t think we’d let you leave the house looking like anything less than a million bucks, did you?
To see and recognize that bold, golden arrow on the side of a sunglasses means you’re part of the Karen Walker club. Her specs have long ago become cult products, and the only thing that might inspire a bigger wave of fanaticism than the sunglasses themselves are the clever lookbooks she puts forth each season. read
At every bar or bat mitzvah party I attended in my youth, the DJ would use the moment when everyone's energy had flagged to "take things down to Club Med." This usually consisted of a conga line set to "Feeling Hot, Hot Hot," followed by a limbo competition to "Going Loco Down in Acapulco," and a rousing group dance read