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Rhythm and Blues
Here's the ultimate democratic dress (T-Bags, $211): packable, well priced, great for beachcombing or parties, and suitable for any shape, thanks to an unconstricted fit and body-lengthening stripes down the sides. And it demonstrates a smart warm-weather strategy: showing a gorgeous back and shoulders while keeping the rest of you under wraps. It's a grown-up way to do sexy.
Bangles, Melody Rodgers Collection. Shoes, Colin Stuart for Victoria's Secret Catalogue. On Benjamin: Shirt, Adam. Pants, Billy Reid.