Color Shock: 9 Gorgeous Holiday Party Dresses
The freshest way to dress up this winter? Trade in traditional holiday tones for high-wattage shades. Dexter star Yvonne Strahovski models the rainbow brights.
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A lime skirt gets an equally bold partner in an orange-red knit tank. "I typically lean toward whites and grays, but I'm in love with these pop-y colors," says Australian-born Strahovski, who plays mysterious newcomer Hannah McKay on the Showtime drama. To make sure the separates work together: Add a thick black belt, which mitigates the clash factor.

Top, Theory, $170, theory.com. Skirt, Tibi, $525, tibi.com. Belt, Lanvin, net-a-porter.com. Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti, price on request, 212-650-0455. Green sofa: Bijan Royal Antiques.