Princess-worthy ball gown skirts have long been a formal dance staple, but the hautest way to wear them these days is a little more dressed down. 

For a black tie event or evening wedding, there are few looks more chic than a voluminous skirt paired with a crisp button down or simple black sweater. 

The look dominated Dior’s spring 2013 show, and lovely ladies like Sharon Stone, Gwyneth Paltrow and Carolina Herrera are all fans of the look. 

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