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There’s nothing more thrilling than looking at a jam-packed spring calendar filled with rooftop soirees, garden parties, and weekend weddings — until you stare into your closet abyss and realize you have nothing to wear, that is.
So, we’re taking the guesswork out of event dressing by mapping out 11 key pieces guaranteed to stun — no matter the affair. From the perfect party dress to a statement-making blouse to dancing-ready heels, these are the shining essentials that'll have you happily accepting every invite that comes your way. Besides, your trusty LBD and boring, nude pumps could use a night off.