The Emmys red carpet could single-handedly convince even LBD loyalists that white works for everyone. When it looks this chic, how could you resist? That's all thanks to the likes of Kate Mara in a statement-making J. Mendel gown and Camila Alves, who proved the color is anything but boring and, in fact, universally flattering. Plus, white gowns lend plenty of opportunity to play up the details, like a jeweled pair of earrings, contrasting heels — or just a great tan. And lest you think that these ivory styles will only serve you well for the Summer, just remember how gorgeous snowy whites look in Winter. Now, scroll through for all the star-studded reasons to make it a wardrobe staple.
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