With the party season upon us, now is the perfect time to treat yourself to a new frock.
But with so many on the high street to choose from, it's difficult to know where to start.
Let hellomagazine.com take the strain out of hunting down a sure-fire headturner with our celeb-inspired dress guide. To make it even easier we've organised the party wear according to age.
In your 20s
Pixie Lott is known for her racy outfits. And Topshop's black leather minidress is likely to be a hit with those of you as daring as the cutesy pop star.
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Another standout number is the store's gorgeous draped maxidress which allows you to combine edgy with elegant.
Or go demure and channel the Olsen twins in a pink sequinned maxidress from Dorothy Perkins.
All Saints, River Island and Zara also have great options.