Easy Does It


W‘s Beauty Editor Katie Becker loves the simplicity of pairing a long-sleeve statement dress—like this mosaic-inspired one by Dolce & Gabbana—with ladylike accessories. To balance the pulled-together feel of the clothes, she keeps her makeup light and her hair loose. Here, how to get her look.


Photo by Hans Neumann Makeup by Clarissa Luna at Makeup assistant: Liz Christensen


I wore this blue-y green mascara all summer, but it flows perfectly into a fall palette.

By Terry Growth Booster Mascara in Dark Forest,


This natural formula sinks into skin for a no-makeup finish.

W3ll People Narcissist Stick Foundation in #2,


The floral pattern transforms this modest silhouette into a showstopper.

Zimmermann Honour Twist Knot Drape Dress, $730;


This dress is designed for unleashing your altar-ego.

Alexander McQueen Stained Glass-Print Stretch-Jersey Dress, $1,195;


I get lost in the landscape of this print no matter how many times I look at it.

Mary Katrantzou Short Dress, $1,885;


A simple gold ring or two adds polish without a lot of effort.

Jessica Biales Candy Signet ring with yellow sapphires, $2,525;


A red bag stands up to almost any look you throw its way.

Miu Miu top handle bag, $1,520;


These satin sandals are at once retro and totally modern.

Fendi Anemone Satin T-Strap Sandals, $690;


This floral number is cut out for evening—or maybe daytime, depending on your occupation.

Christopher Kane Floral-Print Velvet Dress; $2,765;


A classic peep-toe with a punk attitude adds just the right amount of edge to any feminine frock.

Valentino Rockstud Leather Ankle Strap Sandals, $1,095;