Nothing is as ethereal as chiffon for a special dress. In a gorgeous teal color, this chiffon long dress from A.B.S. features sequin straps and an empire waist. 0-14, $440.
Drama queens know that a one-shoulder gown is the only way to go for major impact. This Calvin Klein dress in black silk has a sprinkling of sequins for shine, 2-12, $218.