You'd think, with hundreds of gorgeous new pieces to choose from, famous people (and those who style them) would be able to track down and put on an original design. Instead, each season, it seems like a few standout designer dresses make the rounds, showing up in repeat on magazine covers, red carpets, and awards-show stages alike. Take Balmain's new gold and sequin gown, which surfaced on not one or two but SIX recent magazine covers. Whether it's the result of a sexy cut, an impeccable fit, or the public relations team of a design house working overtime, some dresses are worn and worn and worn until they're essentially overdone. We've rounded up the year's worst "copycat" culprits.
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