Puttin' on the Glitz
"We're seeing a lot of pearls on celebrities again, from dark grey or black pearls to classic white or champagne, in all lengths," says Cooper. "A lot of young celebrities are embracing this '50s classic look, and it's very chic and very now."
And still important this season: chandelier earrings. Kramer says they add glamour to any outfit. But do pair them with a simple, small necklace, or no necklace at all.
11. Fancy footwork. Nothing says sexy more than a great pair of stilettos. Add them to any outfit and voila, you're dressed up! But being fashionable doesn't have to mean being uncomfortable.
Experts say you can avoid some of the pain of wearing high heels -- particularly those sexy, strappy sandals that can cut into feet -- with "Glide," a lubricant used by bikers and runners to avoid chafing. Applied on the instep, toes and heels, it can help you dance the night away more comfortably, Kramer says.
For style that is both glamorous and comfortable, don't overlook this year's sexy ballerina flat or jeweled velvet low-heeled mule, Cooper says.
No glitzy shoes in your closet? Cooper suggests dressing up simple black pumps with buckles in rhinestone or velvet.
And, he says, do opt for a pair of fancy hose. A light texture with a lacy or fishnet pattern in black or a dark smoky grey adds glamour and up-to-the-minute style to that little black dress.
12. A fragrant finale. For a finishing touch that sends you out the door in a totally glamorous state of mind, nothing does it better than a whoosh of nighttime fragrance.
"You even walk different when you know you smell irresistible," Straley says. "A fragrance can not only make you feel more glamorous, it's the quickest way to convey the glamour signal to everyone around you, regardless of what you're wearing."