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Posted: Monday, Mar. 05, 2012

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Olivia Fortson

Olivia Fortson is social editor of the Observer and SouthPark magazine. She loves shining the light on those who know the art of living an elegant life. Email her at

Who: Gail Brinn Wilkins at the Charlotte Concerts Ball for the Young at Heart.

Wearing: A sequined gown from Neiman Marcus.

Why: The silver gown perfectly complemented her signature hairstyle.

Who: Sara Stokes at Art With Heart.

Wearing:Wearing: A dress by Tulle from Apricot Lane boutique in Birkdale and an Arden B. necklace.

Why: Neutral, lace and gold are three trends she executed beautifully.

Who: Kippy Thompson at Art With Heart.

Wearing: A dress from Urban Outfitters.

Why: The pleated skirt, Art Deco belt and ladylike coverage all looked modern.

Who: Lauren Robinson, left, and Aynsley Wade at the Charlotte Concerts Ball for the Young at Heart.

Wearing: Robinson's gown is from Reign Fine Apparel at Stonecrest shopping center; Wade's is from a boutique in South Carolina.

Why: Robinson’s dress had the drama of black without being boring. Wade’s optical illusion dress was stunning, and we loved the colorful insert.

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