5 Items Every Woman Should Own: At Any Age
WHY YOU NEED IT: Your 30s bring confidence, so show it off in sexy leather leggings. This grown-up alternative to jeans can go preppy with the addition of a button-down and blazer or sultry when paired with a simple tank.
WE LOVE: Cropped leather pants, Vanessa Bruno Athe, $540; net-a-porter.com.
Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.