The subtle folds and ruching lend some depth to Mary J. Blige’s nude, one-shoulder dress.
The cascading drape of Keisha Whitaker’s jersey dress is a modern take on an otherwise basic piece.
An open-draped cardigan or knit coat are the perfect update to the standard sweater and throw.
The architectural folds are all it takes to turn a sheath from ordinary to edgy. The severity of this shape is softened by the neutral hue, the pretty bib necklace, girly hair and makeup.
While we like Thandie Newton’s flirty, technicolor dress’s scalloped, draped hem, we would have loved it without the bottom layer.
Nigerian model Oluchi rocks a chic model-off-duty look that works on real girls. The strategically placed drape detail of this sleeveless dress is a great trick for camouflaging your middle and elongating your body.
Rachel Roy looks effortlessly elegant pairing a stunning, empire-waist draped dress, bold link-chain necklace and easy, flat sandals.
The contrasting asymmetric, side-drape voluminous top and skin-tight leggings work wonders on a statuesque Ciara.
Chanel Iman looks every bit the downtown, chic poster-girl in a subtly draped leather topper.
The subtle, skinny belt creates a flattering, slimming effect.
An over-the-top bustier catsuit gets a real-life makeover, without sacrificing any ounce of edge, with a lovely drape of silk.