10 Grecian-Inspired Dresses

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10 Grecian-Inspired Dresses
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Get swept away with the timeless look of Grecian-style dresses. Ideal for weddings and parties, this classic silhouette will allow any woman look like the Goddess she is. Find out how some Hollywood starlets pulled off this elegant and celestial look.

Embellished Neckline
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Embellished Neckline

Kim Kardashian does what she does best: rocks the red carpet. The decorated neckline enhances the simplicity of this white Marchesa gown, so you don’t need to go crazy with jewelry. Kim complements the look with a Lorraine Schwartz cuff on one wrist. She proves this look can be pulled off by curvy women too.

Modern Meets Classic
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Modern Meets Classic

Make black lace – a classic wardrobe staple – look fresh with a Grecian dress design. The dress, by Emilio Pucci, highlights Jessica Biel’s long legs with the thigh-slit. The black lace around the midriff, plus the overall look of the toga-inspired dress is the perfect combination of Greek goddess meets sexy Hollywood. This dress is perfect for a formal dinner party.

Bedazzled With Jewels
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Bedazzled With Jewels

Like Kim Kardashian’s embellished neckline, Anne Hathaway increases the luxe factor with a detailed neckline and waistline. In this dress by designer Azzaro Paris, Anne shows off her tiny waist and gorgeous skin. The pleats on top give tribute to the Grecian-look, but the slimming bottom gives it another modern twist. She pairs the look with sparkling Cartier jewels and finishes the look with a clutch by Christian Louboutin. If you’re looking for a wedding gown, you’ll have every reason to strut down the aisle in this dress.

Toga Party
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Toga Party

Megan Fox transformed into a Goddess when she wore this dress by Kaufman Franco to the premiere of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.” Fox beautifully fills out this dress with her elongating features. The black trimming along the waist accentuates the shape of her body. No necklaces are needed to accessorize this dress, but wrist cuffs complement the look nicely. Also, if you wear earrings, a beautiful pair of studs should pull off the right amount of elegance without taking too much away from the dress. This look is perfect for any cocktail party or formal dinner.

Notable Neckline
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Notable Neckline

Zoe Saldana looks sultry in this black silk dress by Jason Wu. However, unlike the previous dresses we've seen, the hem of this dress stops right before your ankles, allowing you to show off some nice strappy shoes to really look like you stepped out of a Greek myth, like the ones Saldana is wearing by Brian Atwood. Pair the dress with a gray metallic clutch, like this one by Kara Ross. Wear your hair up in a bun to show off your sexy back. This look is perfect for one last girl’s night out as a single lady.

Heaven Sent
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Heaven Sent

If you want your dress to flow in the wind with a glamorous train, then Ashley Greene’s look is the one for you. This dress was specifically designed for her by Donna Karan. Silk pleats wrap around the waist to accentuate her curves. As if that wasn’t heavenly enough, the pleats are encrusted with sequins and stones to make this dress more enchanting. Look angelic by finding a gown with draped fabric like this design by Karan.

The One-Shoulder
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The One-Shoulder

No wonder Diane Kruger played Helen of Troy! In this piece by Valentino, the big factor again is the draping. Draping and pleats are what gives the essence of Greek goddess to a dress. The one-shoulder look accentuates your shoulders and collar bone. Kruger’s dress is a pale pink which makes her beautifully tanned skin glisten. This pale pink is a great color for bridesmaids or a bride looking to shake things up.

The V-Neck
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The V-Neck

Christina Applegate looks elegant in this floor-length sky blue gown. In this dress by Roberto Cavalli, pleats are crossed around her waist to accentuate her flat stomach. Small hints of embellishment enhance the dress by only featuring it on her shoulders. The look is completed by the fabric draping to create a flowing train that only a Goddess pulls off. The light sky blue color also complements her blue eyes. This color, too, is a great option for bridesmaids.

Bejeweled Waistline
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Bejeweled Waistline

Emily Blunt is wearing a one-shoulder navy blue Kaufman Franco dress. The bejeweled waistline and asymmetrical hem really give the dress a Grecian feel. Her shoes, by Sergio Rossi, give any Greek warrior a run for their money. She pulls her hair back in a slick bun to give the dress your full attention. This feathered hair accessory complements her slick bun and brings out the color in the dress. This classy look is perfect for an engagement party, rehearsal dinner, and anything formal where your family and friends will come together.

Grecian Royalty
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Grecian Royalty

This Marchesa dress just screams majestic Greek goddess, and actress Olivia Wilde knows exactly how to flaunt it. The floor-length dress, with a bateau-style neckline covered with gold embellishments will make any bride feel on top of the world. The balloon, transparent sleeves are cuffed at the wrists with more gold embellishment. The gold may be a bit too much for a wedding dress, but this dress, like Emily Blunt’s, is perfect for engagement parties and rehearsal dinners. Style your hair in an updo for a sophisticated look.

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