Quick Tip Of The Day: Temporarily Bejewel A Dress

By: Catherine Strawn / November 5, 2009

If your dress or top is looking a little plain, follow Drew Barrymore and First Lady Michelle Obama‘s lead by spiffing up an outfit with a sparkly brooch. Most of us only think of adding a pin to a jacket lapel, which looks cute, though a little businesslike. But adding a decorative piece to a simple dress — especially near the neckline — will make your outfit unique; in a sea of black cocktail dresses, you and your gems will stand out.