Pair a minimalist shell with a straight mini to form an elegant (faux) dress. Try the trick with graphic black-and-white, or as seen at Narciso Rodriguez, in complementary hues with one metallic piece.
A Détacher cotton top, $530; lagarconne.com
Bailey 44 polyester-rayon skirt, $143; bailey44.com
Jenni Kayne leather pumps, $595; jennikayne.comRead MoreLess