Steer your maids this direction and they'll love you for it. J. Crew is always right on with the most flattering lines and styles. Each dress here complete with accessories runs under $300.00.

Fitted and floaty in lightweight silk chiffon with a delicate crinkled texture. Sleeveless silhouette. Fitted bodice with knot detail at center, A-line skirt. On-seam pockets. Back zip. Fully lined. Falls to knee. Import. Dry clean. Catalog/jcrew.com only.

Crystal thornbush earrings
$75.00 item 19519

Inspired by the grandeur of 60's Czech glass pieces, our designer crafted this dramatic statement earring—streamlined with bold glass stones in open-set castings for maximum luminosity. dark gold ox-plated, hand-casted brass. Omega clips with surgical steel posts. Import. Length: 2 3/4".

A very graceful party dress in midweight silk tricotine, a fabric we chose for its subtle lustre and lovely drape. This dress features a flattering cowlneck with an A-line skirt that falls to the knee. Sleeveless. Side zip. Fully lined. Import. Dry clean. Catalog/jcrew.com only.

Antique gold manor bracelet
$68.00 item 19501
A stunning bracelet with lots of fullness and movement—thanks to dozens of dangly, various-size resin beads (each hand painted in metallic hues to evoke an antique glass effect). 12K shiny, textured gold-plated double oval ring brass chain. Signature spring clasp closure. Import. Length: 7 1/2".

Duchess stone bracelet
A great statement bracelet (we love it layered, too). Chunky hand-cut square glass stones—each hand-set in a four-prong setting— hand assembled on a dark gold ox-plated, hand-casted brass chain. Signature spring clasp closure. Import. Length: 7 1/2".