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Cynthia Steffe’s drapey, just-demure-enough Amore dress ($395 at Bloomingdale’s) hugs in all the right places.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

T by Alexander Wang’s barely there panne-velvet dress ($335) is as slinky as a nightgown—and just as easy to rip off.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

The ladylike length of Cynthia Steffe’s body-con Gigi dress ($295 at Lord & Taylor) is offset by its exposed shoulder.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

Halston Heritage’s shiny maxi-gown ($495 at net-a-porter.com) might cover both shoulders—but how about that slit?

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

Seekers of (slightly) more conservative bridesmaid silhouettes will eat up J.Crew’s taffeta Gabby dress ($225).

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

A skimpy Mark+James by Badgley Mischka frock ($300 at Bloomingdale’s) reads like a dressed-up toga.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)

For me, the high point of the show is this, which manages simultaneously to be a painting, a force field, and an electromagnetic visual discharge. This is an artist sloughing off old consciousness, making something he doesn’t even know is art, giving up nearly all known languages of painting, and maybe violating the laws of nature by making something that seemingly puts off more energy than went into making it.

Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images (Pippa); Danny Kim/New York Magazine (dress)
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