August 31, 2010
August went by faster than we realized. Isn't it only the 15th? Here is a quick look back at the past month:
August 31, 2010
Want to make styling a bit easier? The Viva Vena Periodical Dress with Necklace by Vena Cava
takes some of the guess work out of the way with the attached, print cord necklace. There are knots and tubular copper beads on the necklace, a scoop neck, and one inch straps. It is 32 inches long and available in two colors, black and grey.
August 30, 2010
It would be hard not to stand out in a crowd while wearing the Kelsey Mini Dress by Milly
. It features a jacquard pattern throughout, solid tweed overlay with frayed edge at the shoulders, a crew neck, grosgrain waistband, and a hidden back zipper. It is an extra short 31 inches long, lined, and made from wool and cotton.
August 27, 2010
The Road Less Taken Dress by Free People
is girly, but if you are young or young looking, you can definitely pull it off. There is a tonal floral pattern at he bodice, zigzag stripes at the skirt, six buttons at the front, a self-belt tie, scalloped trim at the scoop neck and arm openings, unfinished ruffle trim at the hem, and one inch straps. The bodice is sheer, there is a mesh lining at the skirt, and the dress is 34 inches long.
August 26, 2010
Sometimes it's fun to stand out by being sparkly or shiny. In these instances, the Archie Dress by Dallin Chase
is a lovely choice. It has solid smocked stripes and ruched lamé panels, a V-neck, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is 35 inches long, and there is also a lining.
August 25, 2010
Show off your back while feeling extra luxurious in the Halter Day Dress by Halston Heritage
. This dress features a V-neck, self-belt tie at the gathered elastic waist, and triple hook-and-eye closures at the two inch straps. The bodice is lined, and it is 33 inches long.
August 24, 2010
The Emory Dress by Elie Tahari
is in the perfect fall color - orange. If you want to feel in the mood for the change of seasons, this is the dress for you! There is leather trim and inverted darts at the crew neck, inverted darts at the front and back, a slim buckled leather belt, and a hidden zipper and seven inch slit at the back. It is 36 inches long, lined, and made from wool and nylon.
August 23, 2010
The Voyage Tie Waist Dress by Ella Moss
is a nice fall dress. There is a cowl neck, attached leather belt, and button tabs at the 3/4 length sleeves. There is a full length camisole liner, and it is available in three colors: charcoal, bordeaux, and black.
August 20, 2010
We like the bold print of the Viola Strapless Dress by Tibi
. This dress has pleating at the sweetheart neckline, wrap detail at the front, boning at the built-in bustier, a hidden side zipper, and gathered elastic banding at the top hem and back. It is 22 inches long, 100% silk, and lined.
August 19, 2010
The Crossover Wrap Dress by Majestic
will quickly become a staple of your fall wardrobe. It features a crossover V-neck, seam detail at the waist and back yoke, and long sleeves. It is 34 inches long and made from a cotton and cashmere blend.
August 18, 2010
The Seraphina Print Dress by Ella Moss
has an interesting design with the draping and knot detail at the bust. There is also ruching at the shoulders and at the horizontal back seams and cap sleeves. It is a short 31 inches in length, has a jersey slip-dress lining, and is also available in blacks
August 17, 2010
The Weeping Willow Dress by Free People
makes us think of fields and farms and a simplier time. There is lace trim at the top hem and placket, seven hook-and-eye closures, a drawstring waist, ruffled tiers at the skirt, rolled edge at the hem, print banding at the back of the top hem, a scoop neck, and adjustable print spaghetti straps. It is 33 inches long and has a mesh lining.
August 16, 2010
Need another dress for the office? We adore the Wrap Dress with Cummerbund by DKNY
. There is a crossover V-neck, ruched cummerbund detail at the pleated waist, ruching at the shoulders, a hidden side zipper, and 3/4 length sleeves. The dress is a modest 37 inches in length.
August 13, 2010
The Kristin Strapless Dress by Alice + Olivia
is a simple dress with an interesting geometric print throughout. There are frayed edges at the sheer organza insets, boning at the bodice, ruching at the waist, and an exposed zipper with a ball-chair tassel pull at the semi-sheer panel at the back. It is lined and 24 inches long.
August 12, 2010
If you dare to wear white after Labor Day, check out the Schiffer Dress by Soft Joie
. This dress features a scoop neck, racer back, knot detail at the front and back, peek-a-boo lining at the cut out sides, and one inch straps. It is double layered and 34 inches long.
August 11, 2010
The Ruched Mini Dress by Mara Hoffman
is quite a flattering dress with its ruching at the sides and shoulders. This dress also has a cowl neck, a contrast strap at the cowl back, and contrast banding at the shoulders and sides. The skirt is lined, it is 32 inches long, and the body is 100% silk. Also, from the picture it may be hard to see, but it is actually moss, not black.
August 10, 2010
The Ariel Dress by Rag & Bone
is a great way to stand out in a black dress. There are tiers throughout this sweater dress. The tiers have rolled edges, and the dress has 2.5 inch straps. It is 34 inches long and finely knit with silk and cashmere.
August 9, 2010
The Rowley Dress by Theory
is a great dress to wear to work, but then you can accessorize it differently so it works for going out for drinks too. This shirtdress has a fold-over collar, four buttons at the front, slant hip pockets, thick banding and ruching at the waist, darting at the bust and back, knife pleats at the single-button cuffs, 3/4 length sleeves, and a hidden side zipper. It is 33 inches long.
August 6, 2010
The Little Black Dress by Thayer
is more than the name implies because of the unique, asymmetrical sateen peplum that stands out against the body of the dress. There's also seam detailing at the bust, quilted banding at the waist, and an exposed back zipper. This strapless dress is also 23 inches long from the center of the back.
August 5, 2010
If it weren't for the deep V-neck, the Suffolk Dress by A.L.C.
would be quite a conservative dress. Wear a cami under it for the office, then go without for your date later that night. There is also pleating and draping at the front, ruching at the yoke and shoulders, ruching and an exposed zipper at the back, an unfinished edge at the hem and cuffs, and extra-long sleeves. The skirt is lined, and it is 39 inches long.
August 4, 2010
Lace is quite popular right now. If you like the look, consider the Baxter Dress by A.L.C.
. It features a crew neck, ruching at the hip, a balloon edge at the hem, contrast jersey banding at the cuffs, a contrast jersey lining throughout, and long sleeves. It is 32 inches long.
August 3, 2010
The rusty color of the Take Me Now Ruffle Dress by Haute Hippie
makes it perfect for fall. This wrap dress has ruffle trim at the front, a peek-a-boo hem, thin and wraparound self-belt tie, and spaghetti straps that tie at the open back. It is 100% silk, double layered, and 48 inches long.
August 2, 2010
The Brighton Dress by Diane von Furstenberg
is a cute party dress in an unusual and eye catching color. There is a sweetheart neckline, ruched overlays at the bodice, ruffled, accordion-pleated, and gathered tiers at the skirt, picot trim at the tiers, boning at the bodice, and a hidden zipper at the side. It is 100% silk with a stretchy silk lining and 23 inches long.