September 30, 2010
Here is an adorable look for fall! The On the Beat Plaid Dress by Nanette Lepore
is tweed, which is perfect for the cooler weather! There is a deep V-neck, open-weave accents, buckled canvas belt, pleats and wrap detail at the skirt, a hidden side zipper, asymmetrical hem, and 2.5 inch straps. It is lined and extra short at 30 inches.
September 29, 2010
The Off The Shoulder Dress by Catherine Malandrino
is an eye-catching little black dress. There is structured, cascading chiffon ruffles and ruching at the asymmetrical neckline and side, ruching at the vertical back seam, cap sleeve, and a hidden side zipper. It is made from a stretchy silk and is 33 inches in length.
September 28, 2010
The Dani Army Dress by Torn by Ronny Kobo
is a simple dress, but the camouflage print does all the talking! This dress features a V-neck, contrast trim at he exposed back zipper, padded shoulders, princess seams, and cap sleeves. It is lined, 32 inches long, and 100% silk.
September 27, 2010
We like the Manette Dress by Diane von Furstenberg
because it's so simple and versatile. You can wear it to the office, out for drinks with the girls, or on a date. It has a scoop neck, quilting at the shoulders, topstitched bias seams at the front, topstitched vertical and bias seams at the back, and cap sleeves. It is 35 inches in length.
September 24, 2010
The Belted Mini Dress by Milly
stood out immediately because of the cap sleeve overlay at the shoulders which is paired with long sleeves. It's not something you see often, but it's adorable and eye catching. There is also a crew neck, contrasting, buckled patent leather belt, ruching at the waist, princess seams, a single-button keyhole at the back, ruching at the shoulders, and a hidden side zipper. The dress is wool and acrylic, the body is lined, and it is 32 inches long. Available in ivory and crimson.
September 23, 2010
This is such a cute dress! The Tea n Tartan Plaid Sweater Dress by Nanette Lepore
has a great plaid design, wide neck, 12 buttons at the left shoulder and sleeve, metallic accents and fringed hem and cuffs, and long bell sleeves. It is 32 inches long and is a chunky knit made from mostly wool.
September 22, 2010
The Ikram Short Dress by Catherine Deane
is a unique looking dress because of contrasting panels of piping at the front. This dress also features a square neck, padding shoulders, a buckled self-belt, hidden back zipper, and cap sleeves. The shell is 100% wool, the lining is 100% silk, and the dress hangs at 38 inches in length.
September 21, 2010
The Long Sleeve Goddess Dress by Alice + Olivia
has ruching at the silk-chiffon draped panels throughout, which would look sloppy if done by a less skilled designer but just make this dress fabulous in this case. There is also a crew neck, exposed back zipper, and long sleeves. It is available in two colors, moss and nude, and is an extra short 30 inches.
September 20, 2010
The Tea For 2 Dress by Free People
is sexy and quite pretty. There is a boat neck, sheer lace yoke, lace trim at the ruched waist, ruching and smocked elastic panel at the back, and deep arm holes. It is 33 inches long. You can add some color by wearing a camisole underneath that will show at the arm holes.
September 17, 2010
The Nicolette Sequin Tube Dress by Alice + Olivia
is sexy and trendy, so perfect for your next night out! There are sequins throughout, an empire waist, exposed back zipper, darting at the front, and boning at the bodice. It is double layered, 24 inches long, and available in two colors, blue and bronze.
September 16, 2010
The Libby Lace Tank Dress by Rory Beca
reminds us of a ballarina dress. There is a scoop neck, stretch-lace bodice, contrasting silk-organza skirt, ruching at the waist, a hidden side zipper, and one inch straps. It is 33 inches long, has a silk lining, and the outer layer is also 100% silk.
September 15, 2010
Obviously this dress isn't for anyone who doesn't need to be widened as that's what horizontal stripes do, but if you can pull it off, the Pandora Dress by Ella Moss
is a fabulous dress. There is a cowl neck, sheer lace inset at the shoulder, and pleating at the hip. It is 32 inches long as well. Simple and sexy!
September 14, 2010
When done well, we just adore colorblocking. The Colorblock Mosaic Dress by DKNY
certainly is one such dress. There is a crew neck, patchwork satin, lamé, and beaded panels, and 2.5 inch straps. It is 35 inches long, lined, and made from a mixture of mostly wool and silk.
September 13, 2010
The bold print on the Deep V Neck Dress by Catherine Malandrino
will help you stand out against the crowd. This dress features a pleated shawl collar at the deep V-neck, knot detail at the front, three buttons and a hidden zipper at the back, three inch slit at the back, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 34 inches long and 100% silk.
September 10, 2010
The Mesh Bra Slip Dress by Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent
is a great dress for a date, but you can make it a little more conservative with a cute cardigan too. There is a V-neck, mesh panels and contrast lining at the bodice, smocked elastic at the empire waist, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is 32 inches long and 100% silk.
September 9, 2010
It may look like separates, but the Frankie Stripe Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is one piece. There is a sheer bodice, pleated wool skirt, pleated ruffles at the crew neck, peplum, placket, and cap sleeves, seven button detail at the front, and a hidden side zipper. The skirt is lined, it is 36 inches long, and the skirt is 100% wool while the bodice is cotton and silk.
September 8, 2010
Lace is all the rage right now, and we especially like the Kitty Dress by Daughters of the Revolution
because it isn't your grandma's lace. This dress features a deep crossover V-neck, ruched shoulders, self-belt tie at the gathered elastic waist, surged hem and cuffs, and 3/4 length bell sleeves. It is extra short at 31 inches, lined at the body, and sheer at the sleeves.
September 7, 2010
The Whitman Dress by BB Dakota
is simple, elegant, and still quite sexy. There is a wide neck, peplum, princess seams at the front and back, four inch slit at the back, a hidden back zipper, and two inch straps. It is 32 inches long too.
September 3, 2010
Only a designer like Diane von Furstenberg could make a dress with such a name as Slasher Dress
look so elegant! It features an asymmetrical neckline, picot-trimmed fold details, and cap sleeves. It is 34 inches long, made of mostly wool, and the right sleeve can be worn on or off the shoulder.
September 2, 2010
The Double Flared Sleeve Dress by Parker
is a bit dramatic, and that is why we adore it so! There is a single-button at the crew neck, five buttons down the front, gathered elastic waistband, keyhole at the pintucked bib, ruching at the yoke and shoulders, and pintucks and ruffled tiers at the extra-long bell sleeves. It is semi-sheer at the body, double layered at the skirt, 34 inches long, and 100% silk. Also available in a python print
September 1, 2010
The Vintage Denim Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is bringing us back a few decades! This dress has a Peter Pan collar, eight buttons down the front, a self-belt tie at the waist, topstitching at the on-seam hip pockets, contrast topstitching at the seams, ruching at the front, fading at the edges, pleating at the back and cuffs, and cap sleeves. It is made from a stretchy denim and is 35 inches long.