February 28, 2010
February was a short month, but we did not come up short when looking for our favorite dresses. Here is a look back at the month's finds:
February 26, 2010
The Leah Mini Dress by Black Halo
is a cute dress that looks like it would be a lot of fun to wear. It has tiers at the bust and skirt, contrast banding at the waist, an exposed zipper and inverted pleat at the back, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is lined and 33 inches long.
February 26, 2010
The Floral Lace Dress by Anna Sui
is interesting with a floral print throughout on a black background and with black lace banding at the sweetheart neckline and arm openings. It's girly but not very innocent looking. There is also smocked chiffon at the neck and arms, ruching at the bust, ruffled cuffs, cap sleeves, and a hidden side zipper. It is lined and 32 inches long.
February 25, 2010
The black and white print of the Raiku Dress by Theory
kind of looks like an animal print to us, but not enough where it's over the top. This dress has ruching at the scoop neck and waist, solid elastic banding at the waist, slant pockets at the hip, 1.5 inch elastic straps that cross at the back, and a hidden side zipper. It is lined, 33 inches long, and 100% silk.
February 25, 2010
If you are sick of black, try indigo! The Sea Maiden Sheath Dress by Nanette Lepore
has tonal metallic accents throughout, pleats at the crossover V-neck, a hidden zipper at the V-back, and vertical banding and ruching at the skirt. It is 34 inches and lined.
February 24, 2010
You will look quite tall and slim in the Long Fortuna Dress by Rachel Pally
. This maxi dress has a ruched bodice, knife pleats at the empire waist, a ruched triangle inset at the bust, draped pockets at the sides, gathered elastic banding at the top hem, and an unfinished edge at the bottom hem. It is 52 inches in length, lined at the bodice, and available in black and cream.
February 23, 2010
If you have a fabulous figure and want to show it off, the Tube Dress by James Perse
is for you. This strapless jersey dress features covered elastic banding at the top hem, a built-in shelf bra, and ruching at the sides. It is lined, 37 inches long, and available in black and elephant.
February 22, 2010
The Cowl Cocktail Dress by Foley + Corinna
is sexy but also forgiving. There are draped pleats at the shoulders and deep scoop back, a cowl neck, bias seams throughout, a hidden back zipper, extended front hem, and two inch straps. It is lined and 34 inches long.
February 19, 2010
You will look and feel like a goddess in the Grecian Long Dress by Rachel Pally
. This gorgeous maxi dress has a wide scoop neck, unfinished bottom hem, a drawstring waist, and deep arm openings. It is 61 inches long and made from a stretchy modal.
February 18, 2010
We love black and white dresses, and the Rope Tunic Dress by Milly
is a unique way of combining the two. This nautical inspired frock has contrasting rope trim at the V-neck and hem, a contrasting beaded rope tie and gathered elastic banding at the waist, four inch side slits, inverted shoulder pleats, and cap sleeves. It hangs at 34 inches in length and is 100% silk.
February 17, 2010
The Corset Dress by Rebecca Taylor
is too adorable and sweet to pass up! It has a sweetheart neckline, ruching at the waist, a flounce hem, seams and boning at the bodice, and a hidden zipper and smocked elastic panel at the back. It is 24 inches long, is lined, and is 100% silk.
Not all sequin dresses are classy, but the Casey Cluster Sequin Dress by Alice + Olivia
definitely is! This sexy dress is unrevealing, so you can wear it to any sort of cocktail party or for a night out dancing. It features a wide neck, tonal sequins and paillettes throughout, and cap sleeves. It is 33 inches long, lined, and 100% silk.
February 16, 2010
We adore the pattern on the Cross Stripe Dress by Robert Rodriguez
. There are diagonal stripes at the mesh interlining that really draws the eye in. This dress also has a seam at the waist, a hidden side zipper, and adjustable spaghetti straps. There is a contrast jersey lining, and it is 33 inches long.
February 15, 2010
As the name implies, the Strap T Back Slip Dress by Haute Hippie
has a T-strap at the back as its signature feature. This strap is adjustable and elastic. The dress also has a V-neck and ruching and draping at the back. It is 38 inches long and available in two colors, black and blush.
February 12, 2010
We love the details on the Bollywood Princess Dress by Free People
. There are metal beads at the bust, metal paillettes and contrast mesh overlay at the empire waist, a print bodice and contrast floral skirt, a scoop neck, metallic-striped smocked elastic banding at the back, a contrasting peek-a-boo lace hem, adjustable metallic spaghetti straps that cross at the back, and a hidden side zipper. It is 32 inches long and lined as well.
February 11, 2010
The Tube Dress by James Perse
is a simple black dress, the type that every woman needs hanging in her closet. It features ruching at the sides, covered elastic banding at the top hem, and a built-in shelf bra. It is lined and 37 inches long.
February 10, 2010
The Tie Back Dress by Thayer
is pretty simple from the front with its cowl neck. At the back there is a six inch slit and two ties at the V-back. Spaghetti straps also tie at the shoulders. The bust is lined, it is 35 inches long, and it is 100% silk. We adore the bright red color too.
February 9, 2010
We usually think of cover ups being in shirt form, but the Amy Crochet Cover Up by Melissa Odabash
is a dress and quite a pretty one at that! It features covered elastic banding at the top hem, seam detail at the empire waist, and crocheting throughout the body. The bodice is lined, it is semi-sheer throughout the body, and it is 27 inches long.
February 8, 2010
The Yili Silk Jacquard Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is an adorable, sweet, girly dress that is perfect for a date or meeting the parents. It has a sweetheart neckline, on-seam hip pockets, pleated banding at the bust and waist, knife pleats and ruching at the waist, accordian pleats at the ruffled hem, adjustable spaghetti straps, and a hidden side zipper. The bodice is lined, it is 36 inches long, and it is 100% silk.
February 5, 2010
The Long Cutout Dress by Rachel Pally
is sexy and eye catching because the open back extends to the sides somewhat as well. This maxi dress also has a V-neck, two inch strap detail at the back, ruching and banding at the waist, an unfinished hem, and 1.5 inch straps. It is lined at the bodice, 61 inches long, and available in cream and black.
February 4, 2010
The Ruffle Cami Dress by Shoshanna
would be perfect for the first warm day of the year this spring. There are jacquard polka dots and a ruffle at the V-neck, gathered elastic banding at the waist and back, and double, adjustable spaghetti straps. It is lined, 34 inches long, and made from a cotton and silk blend.
February 3, 2010
The Sequin Mesh Slip Dress by Free People
is a sexy and flashy little frock that will assure everyone you see will remember you. There are sequins throughout, a scoop neck, and adjustable ombré spaghetti straps. It is sheer, 31 inches long, and available in black, navy, white gold, and grape.
February 2, 2010
The print on the Anne Floral Dress by Madewell
is so pretty with great color combination of many shades of blue. It features a scoop neck, on-seam hip pockets, pleating at the banded waist, no sleeves, and a hidden side zipper. The dress is 100% silk, 33 inches long, and lined.
February 1, 2010
The Hermosa Dress by Jill Stuart
is such a cute mini dress! It has tonal embroidery, picot edge at the ruffled tiers, a hidden zipper at he back, and boning at the bodice. It is lined, 22 inches long, and available in two colors: sugar and kohl.
We had a fabulous start to the new decade here at It's The Dress with a ton of beautiful finds. Here is a look back at January: