When it's as unbearably hot as it is in New York right now, ladies can approach getting dressed in one of two ways: Either expose lots of skin in something really short, or opt for something long in a light fabric that doesn't cling to the body. But is one method better than the other?
On the red carpet this week, celebrities made cases for both. Kiernan Shipka looked truly adorable in a Valentino mini dress, but Miranda Kerr looked absolutely breezy — and somehow immune to sweat — in her blush pink Zimmermann maxi.
Click through the gallery below for looks from Sienna Miller, January Jones, Kate Mara and more, who are sure to provide you with plenty of style inspiration for these last few weeks of summer.