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What if when you gazed into the mirror, the image of your true fashion-and-beauty soul gazed back? For five women, that wish came true when we paired them with a dream team of experts: Ken Paves's hairstyling crew, makeup artist Rebecca Restrepo, and our own fashion guru, Adam Glassman.

The women's new looks are daring, different, and terrifically fun. See their stunning transformations—then learn how to inject a little soul into your own everyday style.

Dress, Pamela Roland, $1,980, Neiman Marcus, 800-365-7989. Earrings, House of Lavande, $398, 561-802-3737. Clutch, Roger Viver, $2,275, 212-861-5371.