Gowns with pomp are back in a big way. Ushering in the new formality are styles that focus on the perfect fit. Whether your shape needs softness or structure, these statement dresses will flatter your contours with compelling elegance.

THE BEST DRESS FOR: A flat chest

You need the teensiest of bosoms to pull off this covered-lace look by Heidi Elnora. The textured overlay showcased on this raw-silk ball gown works to your advantage by disguising minimal assets.

Gown, $3,950, Heidi Elnora. Earrings, Emitations. Sash, Nelle, BHLDN. Bracelet, Erwin Pearl. Ring, Sylvie. Clutch, Tiffany.

BEAUTY NOTE: Primp with Guerlain Meteorites Compact Pressed Illuminating and Mattifying powder and Estée Lauder Pure Color Sensuous Rouge LipColor in Peach Pleasure.

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