Would You Wear A Dress Slit Way Up-To-There?

10.5.11

Between the Fall runway shows and Monday night’s Costume Institute Ball—think Ashley Olsen in vintage Dior or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Burberry—the upper-leg area hasn’t gotten so much attention since Suzanne Somers’ ThighMaster heyday. 

“We wanted to do something fun,” said Jason Wu of the hip-high slit on the skirt he made for Diane Kruger’s march up the Met’s steps. 

While most designers go straight for red-carpet appeal with sky-high slashes, Joseph Altuzarra and Jonathan Saunders whipped up slightly more casual takes on the look at their February shows. Trust us, though, they’re still guaranteed to keep the flashbulbs popping.



Ashley Olsen went for high drama at the Met gala in puff-sleeved, vintage Dior couture. 

Isabeli Fontana is every bit the glamazon, at Michael Kors. 

Altuzarra's argyle-print, ruched skirt. 

At Emilio Pucci, slinky with sequins and slashes. 

Diane Kruger, with Jason Wu, showed off enviable gams in a gown by the designer.

Jonathan Saunders' split decision. 

Sheer chiffon with bouquet shoulders, at Gucci. 

At Versace, Donatella is always in favor of a leg display. 

Dramatic in head-to-toe black, at Haider Ackermann. 

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stunned on the Met gala red carpet in pink satin Burberry. 

Simple and sleek navy separates, at Preen. 

Ralph Lauren's emerald green satin number. 

Balanced out with a demure turtleneck, at Akris. 

A somewhat scandalous center part, at Antonio Berardi. 

Like a Greek goddess, at Yves Saint Laurent. 


Karolina Kurkova, in Sophie Theallet, and Selita Ebanks were limbs akimbo, at the New Yorkers for Children fête. 


Source - Style.com

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