Michelle Obama has made this staple cool again.
Showing some skin
But don't let it all hang out - choose pieces that reveal the right amount, such as cut-out dresses or sleeves with slits.
Designers are offering a fresh take on Cleopatra's robes for spring - just forget the Nefertiti hairdos seen at Dior's runway show.
Go huge with something loud and decorative.
Obviously designers have never tried to put one of these on.
This seems to have replaced shorts this season. What happened to modesty?
The tinfoil look
Metallics gone wrong.
Avoid unless you want to look like a fashion victim.