October 31, 2009

Monthly Round Up - October

October had a bunch of great dress finds. Here is a quick look back as all our great finds this past month.

Casual Dresses

Cocktail Dresses

Halter Dresses

Maxi Dresses

Mini Dresses

Strapless Dresses

Work Dresses

Wrap Dresses

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October 30, 2009

Strapless Maxi Dress with Belt by A.L.C.

We haven't seen much for maxi dresses since the fall season hit, so we're happy to discover the elegant Strapless Maxi Dress with Belt by A.L.C.. This strapless dress has a studded leather belt, ruched bodice, underwire at the bust, boning at the lined bodice, an unfinished bottom hem, and a hidden back zipper. It is also 50 inches long.
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October 29, 2009

Backstage Dress by Rebecca Taylor

From the front, the Backstage Dress by Rebecca Taylor is just a slinky V-neck dress. But the back has a deep scoop back with two frayed chiffon ties that feature beads, chains, and distressed sequins. It also has short flutter sleeves and hangs at 33 inches.
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October 28, 2009

Modal Jersey Tank Dress by Splendid

You may need a bit of confidence to wear the Modal Jersey Tank Dress by Splendid as it's form fitting, but if you can pull it off, you'll be a head turner! This scoop neck tank dress has a ruched overlay at the front and back as well as ruched straps. It is 33 inches long and comes in black and azalea.
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October 27, 2009

Biba Mini Dress by Karen Zambos Vintage Couture

Dresses that only come in one size often make us a little nervous, but the Biba Mini Dress by Karen Zambos Vintage Couture would look great on many different body types. It has a detachable rhinestone brooch and a cascading ruffle at the front, ruched fold-over banding at the bodice, grosgrain halter straps that tie behind the neck, and an unfinished asymmetrical bottom hem. It is 32 inches long from the center of the back.
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October 26, 2009

Twist Velvet Dress by Vince

Velvet is not a fabric you see very often, but it looks fabulous on the Twist Velvet Dress by Vince. This V-neck dress has draping at the front, pleating at the shoulders, and a hidden back zipper. It is lined, 34 inches long, and in one of our favorite colors, bordeaux!
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October 23, 2009

Honora Cashmere Sweater Dress by Theory

The Honora Cashmere Sweater Dress by Theory is a cute and cozy way to stay warm this summer. It has an intarsia pattern throughout wtih ribbed banding at the edges and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 31 inches long and 100% cashmere.
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October 22, 2009

Drape Dress with Rope Belt by Rory Beca

The Drape Dress with Rope Belt by Rory Beca has a colorful print that looks like an artist has painted it. There is a V-neck, metal-beaded cord belt, high back, and vertical front and back seams. It hangs at 36 inches in length and is 100% silk.
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Flirty Organza Dress by Free People

The Flirty Organza Dress by Free People is a great dress for your every day life. It has a ribbon embroidered woven bottom, knit tee top, banded waist with smocking at the back, pocket at the front, and a hidden side zipper. There's an interior knit tank, it is fully lined, and it is 35 inches long.
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October 21, 2009

Lia Ruffle Dress by Ella Moss

The Lia Ruffle Dress by Ella Moss would be a boring scoop neck tunic dress if it wasn't for the edgy ruffle trim and exposed zipper at the side. It also features short raglan sleeves, is 28 inches long, and available in scarlet and black.
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Pleated Neck Dress with Belt by Generra

We find the pleating fold-over collar and ruffled overlay at the yoke of the Pleated Neck Dress with Belt by Generra quite interesting and unique. This dress also has a self-belt tie and on-seam hip pockets. It is lined, 35 inches long, and made from a wool and cotton blend.
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October 20, 2009

Waif Dress by LOVE YAYA

The Waif Dress by LOVE YAYA has a very interesting pattern that will catch everyone's eye, and it's also in our favorite color combination - black and white! There is a scoop neck, pleating and the waist, slant hip pockets, crossover V-back, bias seam at the bottom hem, and elbow-length sleeves. It is 31 inches long.
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Strap Back Dress by Loeffler Randall

The Strap Back Dress by Loeffler Randall is a cute dress from the front, with the bright red color adding some sexiness. Turning it to the back however really ups the sexiness! There are cutouts at the square back that show some extra skin! This dress also features a scoop neck, knife pleats at the front and back, a six inch vent at the back, a hidden side zipper, and 1.5 inch straps. It is lined, 35 inches long, and 100% wool.
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October 19, 2009

Ruffle Dress by T-Bags

We find so many black dresses, but here is a cute dark brown one. The Ruffle Dress by T-Bags has picot trim and tiered ruffles at the V-neck, unfinished edge at the ruffles, draped and ruched banding and hidden elastic banding at the waist, ruching at the shoulders and cuffs, knife pleats at the waist, slant pockets at the hip, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 35 inches long.
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Alexa Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs

We adore any dress that looks like a goddess dress, including the Alexa Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs. This one shoulder dress has an asymmetrical neckline, a draped overlay, ruching at the shoulder, pleating at the waist, a hidden side zipper, and 3.5 inch strap over the left shoulder. It is 33 inches long.
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October 16, 2009

Draped Back Jeweled Dress by Tibi

The Draped Back Jeweled Dress by Tibi has a cowl back that is sexy and eye catching. There's also a beaded and sequined appliqué at the shoulders, a wide neck, and long sleeves. It is 100% silk and 34 inches long.
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Maya Tube Dress by Vava by Joy Han

The Maya Tube Dress by Vava by Joy Han is a cute mini with embroidery and beadwork at the bodice and spaghetti straps. There's also elastic at the top hem, ruching at the empire waist, and a ruffled bottom hem.
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October 15, 2009

Tiered Flounce Dress by Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent

The Tiered Flounce Dress by Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent is not a unique design by any means, but it's one we like and the teal color is stunning. There is a V-neck, tiered and ruffled skirt, smocked elastic banding at the empire waist, and adjustable spaghetti straps. The bodice is lined, it is 34 inches long, and it is 100% silk.
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Striped Dress by Splendid

If you are one of the lucky ones that lives in a warm climate, you can still get a bunch of use out of a dress like the Striped Dress by Splendid. It has banding at the neck and armholes, a removable waist tie belt, ruching at the bust and back, and spaghetti straps. If you can wear horizontal stripes, this would be a fun option for you.
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October 14, 2009

Jade Mini Dress by Black Halo

We wish the details were easier to see in our picture, but take our word for it, the Jade Mini Dress by Black Halo is a gorgeous cocktail dress. It has a shirred chiffon yoke, seam detail and chiffon ruffles at the front and back, chiffon ruffle trim at the arm openings, and a hidden side zipper. It is semi-sheer at the yoke and 32 inches long.
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Tee Dress by LNA

The Tee Dress by LNA is a great casual dress with it's t-shirt top and jersey skirt. It features a scoop neck, gathered elastic waistband, and short sleeves. It's also longer than other dresses at 43 inches and is available in white/black and cardboard.
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October 13, 2009

Charity Dress by camilla and marc

The Charity Dress by camilla and marc stands out with its pleating throughout. There's also scoop neck, deep scoop back, self-belt tie, and 3/4 length bell sleeves. It is 34 inches long and has a slip dress lining.
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Valerie Dress by Dolce Vita

We like the Valerie Dress by Dolce Vita because it's easy to dress up or down. It features a V-neck, five buttons at the front, slant hip pockets, ruching and banding at the waist, pleating at the shoulders, a smocked elastic panel at the back, hidden side zipper, and short flutter sleeves. It is 33 inches long, 100% silk, and available in black and red.
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October 12, 2009

Lia Long Sleeve Dress by Ella Moss

The Lia Long Sleeve Dress by Ella Moss is a great dress to wear both day and night. It has a bias seam at the draped, crossover V-neck, ruching at the shoulders and sides, and long sleeves. It is 34 inches long and lined at the body.
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Gwen Babydoll by VOOM by Joy Han

We actually don't see black and brown together too often, so we are happy to find the Gwen Babydoll by VOOM by Joy Han. It has colorblocking throughout as well as a triangle bust, banding and ruching at the empire waist, spaghetti straps that crisscross at the back, and a hidden side zipper. It is also lined.
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October 9, 2009

Thompson Dress by What Comes Around Goes Around

We haven't seen a print like the one on the Thompson Dress by What Comes Around Goes Around in recent memory. The black and white stripes are quite intense, so you will need a bit of spunk to pull it off. This wrap dress has ruffle trim at the neck and shoulders, a self-tie belt, ruching, and three hidden snaps at the waist, and no sleeves. It is 34 inches long and 100% silk.
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Strapless Mesh Party Dress by Alice + Olivia

You'd be hard pressed to find a party dress more adorable than the Strapless Mesh Party Dress by Alice + Olivia. It has a faux leather trimmed sweetheart neckline, pleated waist, rhinestones, boning at the bodice as well as lace, mesh and grosgrain overlays, a tulle peek-a-boo hem, and a hidden back zipper. It is lined, 25 inches long, and the shell is 100% silk.
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October 8, 2009

Shareen Strap Dress by Ella Moss

The Shareen Strap Dress by Ella Moss stands out due to the ruched overlay at the bust. This dress also has a sweetheart neckline, banding and inverted pleats at the empire waist, one inch straps, and ruching and a hidden zipper at the back. The bodice is lined, and the dress is 32 inches long.
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Structured Shoulder Leather Shift Dress by Alice + Olivia

It's easy to look edgy when your dress is made of leather. The Structured Shoulder Leather Shift Dress by Alice + Olivia has jersey side panels, a scoop neck, deep V-back, seam detail at the waist, lacing detail at the back, and cap sleeves. It is 32 inches long and is lined.
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Silky Viscose One Shoulder Dress by Alexander Wang

The Silky Viscose One Shoulder Dress by Alexander Wang is a different take on the typical goddess dress, and we love it! This one strapped frock has shirring at the right zipper-adorned shoulder that leads to a ruched waistband, more ruching at the skirt, and a hidden side zipper. The skirt is also lined.
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October 7, 2009

Drama Queen Dress by Nanette Lepore

Nanette Lepore makes great clothes for the office, including the Drama Queen Dress. There is a faux wrap skirt with a tie at the hip, seven buttons at the bust, fold-over collar, ruching and three inch banding at the waist, ruching at the shoulders, smocking at the neck, pleating and gather detail at the two inch cuffs, and elbow length sleeves. It is 34 inches long, lined, and 100% silk.
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Open Back Cocktail Dress by Porter Grey

The Open Back Cocktail Dress by Porter Grey is a cute party dress with a wide neck, on-seam hip pockets, darting at the bodice, a single button strap and hidden zipper at the open back, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 32 inches long.
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Kay Dress by Velvet

The Kay Dress by Velvet is a great dress for a date. It has a cowl neck, ruching at the shoulders, a racer back, and a rolled and unfinished bottom hem. It is lined and 35 inches long.
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October 6, 2009

Bell Sleeve Combo Dress by Laila Azhar

We like the colorblocking of the Bell Sleeve Combo Dress by Laila Azhar. This dress features pintucking at the crossover V-neck, banding, ruching, and faceted beads at the waist, slant hip pockets, a hidden side zipper, and elbow-length bell sleeves. It is 33 inches long, lined at the skirt, and 100% silk.
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Pleated Tier Dress by Laila Azhar

It's hard to see in the picture, but the Pleated Tier Dress by Laila Azhar has flat tiers at the skirt that we really like. This dress also has seam detail at the empire waist, a V-neck, exposed back zipper, and pintucked three inch straps. It is lined and is 34 inches long.
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Savong Halter Dress by Lotta Stensson

It's been a while since we've had a maxi dress on It's The Dress. The Savong Halter Dress by Lotta Stensson has an artistic looking print with an empire waist, tie behind the neck, and a large slit up the back. It is also 100% silk.
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October 5, 2009

Tiered Strapless Dress by Shoshanna

We adore the black and red floral print of the Tiered Strapless Dress by Shoshanna. This dress has a sweetheart neckline, boning and seam detail at the shirred bodice, ruching at the empire waist, a tiered and ruffled hem, and a hidden back zipper. It is lined, 27 inches long, and 100% silk.
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Sweater Combo Dress by Loeffler Randall

The Sweater Combo Dress by Loeffler Randall is great for any conservative function you need to attend when you'd prefer not looking like every other woman in the room. This dress is a ribbed-knit bodice and a wool-twill skirt featuring a wide neck, welt hip pockets, ribbed banding at the cuffs, 3/4 length sleeves, and an exposed back zipper. The skirt is lined, it hangs at 33 inches in length, and the shell is 100% merino wool.
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Noletta Dress by WeSC

Here is a dress that is unique enough for you to stand out in a crowd. The Noletta Dress by WeSC has a cowl neck that stretches to and covers the shoulders. It's a simple frock otherwise, hanging at 41 inches and made of mostly cotton with some angora and nylon in there as well.
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October 2, 2009

Twist Detail Strapless Dress by Shoshanna

If you liked the strapless dress yesterday but are not into bright red, the Twist Detail Strapless Dress by Shoshanna is pretty similar but in a more demure color. It has a sweetheart neckline, pleating at the waist, topstitiched banding an boning at the bodice, on-seam hip pockets, and a hidden back zipper. The bodice is lined, and it is 26 inches long.
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Empire Rib Dress by James Perse

If you want something a little more conservative, check out the Empire Rib Dress by James Perse. This dress has a cowl neck, six inches of ribbed banding at the waist, and cap sleeves. It is 39 inches long and available in anthracite and black.
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October 1, 2009

Multi Stitch Strapless Dress by Shoshanna

The Multi Stitch Strapless Dress by Shoshanna is quite a sexy strapless number. It has topstitched banding at the sweetheart neckline and bottom hem, on-seam hip pockets, a pleated waist, boning at the bodice, and a hidden back zipper. It is lined, 26 inches long, and made from a cotton and silk blend. Quite a stunning red color too.
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Dorosa Dress by Theory

It's hard to see the details from this picture, but the Dorosa Dress by Theory is an interesting dress. There are asymmetrical ruffled tiers throughout the front, a racer back, two inch straps, and a hidden side zipper. It is 31 inches long, fully lined, and made from 100% silk.
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Monthly Round Up - September

As we enter fall, we found a ton of great dresses. Here is a look back at all our great finds:

Casual Dresses

Cocktail Dresses

Frugal Friday

Halter Dresses

Mini Dresses

Strapless Dresses

Work Dresses

Wrap Dresses

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