Ball Gowns for the Holidays

Big, beautiful ball gowns bring drama and unexpected daring to holiday dressing.

Tiziano Magni
OF 10

Zac Posen

Silk taffeta gown ($12,990; at Zac Posen, 212-925-1263).

ACESSORIES: HERMES fisher and fox jacket ($66,700; at Hermes, 888-441-4488). CARTIER diamond earrings ($16,400) and diamond and onyx ring ($70,000; at Cartier, 800-227-8437).