Embellished Black Dress: High Vs. Low

According to InStyle.com, bedazzled black dresses—embellished with metal studs, beading, and other shiny stuff—are all the rage. We like ‘em—but we also know they’ll look dated ten times quicker than your average LBD. So, here we’ve got one that’s worth the cash for a short-lived style statement, while the other is a little more than we’ve got in the slush fund for passing trends. So which is which?

http://www.instyle.com/instyle/trends/thelook/0,,20173306_4,00.html

On the left—the budget version, just $49 at Twelve by Twelve —nice. On the right—Vera Wang at Bergdorf Goodman, a mere $1,695. Um, we’ll pass.