Mariska Hargitay looked stunning at the 8th Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner held at Abigail Kirsch’s Pier Sixty at Chelsea Pier in New York last night.

I will be forever grateful to her, as she has shown the world how Dries Van Noten should be worn following Jessica Simpson’s disappointing showing.

The “Law & Order” actress looks sensational.

She’s elegance personified in this Dries Van Noten Spring 2010 tribal print dress.

I was worried celebs would be too afraid of this collection, but I’m glad Mariksa, Julianne Moore and Mary-Kate Olsen have embraced this collection on the red carpet.

Mariska’s look is paired with stunning strappy black sandals with a gold accent which complements her gold clutch.

I think she deserves a place on the BDOTW poll.

Do you?

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