WHAT: Attending the CFDA Awards in New York a couple months ago.
WEAR: Steven Alan's peplum Julieta Dress ($348, available 8/15) in Black Floral and Lilly Bag ($198) in Black paired with Yves Saint Laurent peep-toe stilettos keeps the look sophisticated.
Get The Look DKNY 3/4 Sleeve Floral Dress ($345); Rachel Zoe Alyssa Open Toe Pumps ($89); ASOS Oval Metal Frame Clutch ($20).
WHO: Azealia Banks
WHAT: Out and about at The Serpetine Gallery summer party in London in late June.
WEAR: A paillette-covered dress from Moschino Cheap & Chic's F/W 12 collection gets even more playful with bright pink JuJu jelly shoes.
Get The Look Adrianna Papell Pink Paillette Tank Dress ($87); Gucci Marola Jelly Wedge Slides ($210).
WHO: Z Berg of JJAMZ
WHAT: Performing at the Radio 104.5 IHeart Performance Theater in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
WEAR: Channel a retro-inspired vibe in American Apparel's tie-waist blouse paired with high-waisted American Vintage shorts and Juicy Couture Dennie Shoes ($132) in Black Suede.
Get The Look Patterson J. Kincaid Tie-Hem Sheer Blouse ($108); Jil Sander High Waisted Short ($157); Gap Gladiator Wedge Strappy Sandals ($80).
WHO: Lana Del Rey
WHAT: At a dinner honoring Frieze Project Artists in New York City earlier this year.
WEAR: Ladylike pieces in a shocking hue--like Mulberry's Three Quarter Sleeve Top Heavy Lace (price upon request, available by special order) in Flame and matching Fitted Pencil Skirt (price upon request, available by special order) from F/W 12--offer a playfully polished look. The singer grounds her outfit with her namesake Mulberry Del Rey Handbag ($1350) in Black, cream vintage pumps, and her own delicate necklace.
Get The Look ASOS Lace Dress With High Neck ($31) in Orange; RSVP Women's Ellia Pump ($69) in Cream; Tory Burch 797 Large Satchel ($625) in Black.
WHO: Esperanza Spalding
WHAT: Leaving The Late Show with David Letterman in New York earlier this year.
WEAR: Brown accents, like a leather belt and American Apparel oxfords, create a dynamic ensemble when styled with a simple crochet top and black trousers.
Get The Look Paul & Joe Sister Bailleul Crocheted Cotton Top ($365); Topshop Moto Worn Black High Waist Jamie Jeans ($80); Madewell Perfect Leather Belt ($48) in Pecan; Ecote Braided Oxford ($40) in Brown.
WHO: Natasha Khan of Bat For Lashes
WHAT: Spotted at The Tod's Arts Plus Drama Party in London in March.
WEAR: Top off your ensemble with a voluminous hat; the furry accessory adds an element of whimsy to a black midi dress and oversized jacket.
Get The Look Eugenia Kim Fur Natasha Hat ($306) in Coyote; Wilt Slim Slant Midi Tank Dress ($128); Chloe Double-Breasted Check Coat ($1895); Adele Fado Coat ($248) in Dark Blue; L.K. Bennett Harper PumpsHarper Pumps ($345).
WHO: Lykke Li
WHAT: Walking the red carpet at this year's Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
WEAR: A sleek Stella McCartney suit smacks of understated elegance, while a sheer t-shirt underneath lends subtle sex appeal.
Get The Look DREAM Womens' Suit ($235); Banana Republic Camilla Frame Clutch ($60) in Black.--Tiffany Tse
Photo of Esperanza Spalding, courtesy of Wenn; photo of Azealia Banks, Lana Del Rey, Annie Clark, and Lykke Li, courtesy of Getty Images; photo of Z Berg, courtesy of Rex USA; photo of Natasha Khan, courtesy of Wenn.