Cushnie Et Ochs Dress, left, modeled by athlete Laurel Wassner
In the beginning: Designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs graduated from Parsons at the top of their class. Known for: Body-hugging dresses in black, white, and nude, with sexy slashes, cutouts, and sheer inserts. The next... Herve Leger. Famous fans: Eva Mendes, Leighton Meester.
Erin Wasson for RVCA Tank dress, right, modeled by athlete Rebeccah Wassner
In the beginning: Texas-born Wasson has walked the runway for the likes of Armani and Gucci and been on the covers of Esquire and Allure. Known for: A model-off-duty's low-key, vintage aesthetic. The next... Diesel. Famous fans: Nicole Richie, Michelle Williams, Rihanna, Katy Perry.
Cushnie et Ochs dress, left, $575; Erin Wasson for RVCA tank dress, right, $335.
Read our interview with Laurel and Rebeccah Wassner