Dress, $895, Alice & Olivia at Jacflash, jacflash.com. Multi-strand necklace, $100, Sophia Noronha, dakotandneah.blogspot.com.
Beauty bonus: A strong colour, such as M.A.C. Cosmetics Dazzleglass in Radiant Jewel, $18, is a winning way to show off your fabulously full lips. Keep the outline soft and sexy by dabbing colour on the middle of the mouth and blending it outwards, says Goveia.