Check out a few of our favorite looks from Thursday night’s shows.

Best Excuse to Lie Out in Marion Square: Julie Wheat’s bikinis. I’m not saying I condone this practice, but if you wanted everyone to see your great new Cavortress suit, there isn’t a more public venue.

Best Brian Lichtenberg Impersonation: Sasha Gil. You may not know L.A. designer Lichtenberg, but you know his clients M.I.A. and Santogold. Yeah, you see it now in this Sasha Gil piece.

Best Use of Midriff (non-swimwear division): Michael Wiernicki. Even I’d do a few extra sit-ups to be able to wear this Michael Wiernicki look. The proportions are perfect.

Best Reason to Stand at the Intersection of King and Calhoun: It’s the windiest spot in Charleston and you’ll want everyone to see the baby blue layers underneath this Hunter Dixon dress when a big gust comes along.

Best Reason to Buy a Ticket to Next Year’s Charity Galas: Because you’ll need somewhere to wear this stunner from Eleanor Morgan Hoffman.

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