Fall Trend: Body Con Dresses

Giving new meaning to the term "body conscious," these figure-hugging dresses are everywhere this season -- perfect for layering under chunky sweaters and leather jackets, or worn solo for a sexy cocktail look.

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This look from Preen's Fall 2009 runway show perfectly exemplifies the trend -- the silhouette is curve-hugging, and the lines have cool asymmetrical details.
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The quintessential body con designer Herve Leger's take on the trend: a bandage dress rendered in sunset colors. $1590, available at Net-a-Porter.com.
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Alexander Wang's asymmetrical, draped mini has become one of the most coveted pieces of the season. $590, available at Shopbop.com.
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Who says you can't wear florals for fall? This playful print looks just perfect layered with dark tights and a chunky necklace. And it's only $62! Available at Pixie Market.
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Topshop
Christopher Kane's much-anticipated collection for Topshop includes this edgy, studded body con dress. $260, available at Topshop.
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Intermix
An asymmetrical neckline and pleats give this a more modern, arty sensibility. $495, available at Intermix.
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This black Alexander Wang dress features punky, geometric cutouts. $650, available at Shopbop.com.
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Teamo's little blank mini features gold coins sewn into the shoulders like epaulets. $212, available at Oak.
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Topshop
The best parts of the '90s really are back, as evidenced by this slim-fitting Velvet Topshop dress. $70, available at Topshop.
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Urban Outfitters
Lyell's exclusive line for Urban Outfitters called Fletcher includes this surprisingly slimming sweater dress for just $88. Available at Urban Outfitters.
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Shopbop.com
A statement-making See by Chloe dress in fire engine red with a zipper running down the side (and the strong shoulders aren't bad, either!). $385, available at Shopbop.com.
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Zoe
A simple black knit by Kimberly Ovitz. $575, available at Zoe.
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A snug, lace-up style from Betsey Johnson's special vintage collection for Opening Ceremony. $315, available at Opening Ceremony.
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A simple leather style from Rag & Bone, $995 at Shopbop.com.
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