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Andrea Cheng
Feb 27, 2015 @ 3:46 pm

By now, you've heard of #TheDress debate—a warring controversy sparked over whether a satin-and-lace dress is blue and black or white and gold (despite confirmation from the brand Roman Originals that it is, in fact, blue and black). But colors aside, the dress's aesthetic leaves a lot to be desired. Ariana Grande put it best when she tweeted her reaction to the Tumblr-uploaded shot:

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With Grande's words fueling our search, we made it our mission to find dresses that we know (with 100 percent certainty) are blue and black and that we would actually wear. The outcome? A success. From modern contrast panels to abstract prints to cool guipure lace, shop our favorite finds, below:

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3.1 Phillip Lim, $895; net-a-porter.com

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Mango, $40; mango.com

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Rebecca Taylor, $199; rebeccataylor.com

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Sandro, $188; sandro-paris.com

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Burberry Brit, $795; net-a-porter.com

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French Connection, $268; frenchconnection.com

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Anna Sui, $355; net-a-porter.com

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H&M, $40; hm.com

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