Black: A classic that can be worn by all ages. The color is perfect for raven-haired celebs such as Rosario Dawson and Demi Moore, according to Umay. It's also slimming for curvier women. Women with "muted" complexions, a la Nicole Kidman, should avoid black, according to Umay. Jovanni gown, Octavia II, $545. Nina Ricci necklace, $395; Oliver Weber bracelet, $335; both from Bijoux Inspired Jewels. Hair pins, $10 each; earrings, $58; ring, $58; all from Octavia II. Badgley Mischka feels, Sassanova, $185.
Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun