Down the Garden Path
The setting may be formal, but there is nothing prim or old-fashioned about this short-sleeved shift, painted with strong, vivid strokes and dressed up with a scattering of sequins (DKNY, $325). "It gives you a really bold splash of pattern," says Bell, 31, whose latest roles—from the driven second wife in It's Complicated to an ambitious young interior designer on HBO's How to Make It in America—are nothing if not assertive. Necklace, Simply Vera Vera Wang. Rosette-trimmed sandals, René Caovilla.