The Beauty Issue:
LBD and Then Some
If you have a small bust
Not a lot happening on top? No worries: This affordable dress employs elegant draping to bolster a less-than-ample chest. Use bold jewelry to draw eyes up.
Topshop, polyester-elastane, $80; topshop.com.
White House Black Market, glass and silver tone, $118; whbm.com.
Zac Zac Posen, leather, $425; zappos.com.
Jean-Michel Cazabat, suede and embossed metallic leather, $285; 646-669-8508.
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.