by Maxine Helfman (left to right) Alexia Admor jeweled open-back dress ($240/Mine) Prada lace scoop-neck dress ($4,050/Barneys New York) Temperley strapless tiered dress $1,295/Scoop NYC) Yoana Baraschi sheer dress with shoulder ties ($350/Hemline) Giambattista Valli sleeveless sequin dress ($5,315/Stanley Korshak)

Back to Black: The Simple Dress Gets Fancy

Designers are taking the little black dress to new heights and lengths.