March 31, 2011
The Diamond Keyhole Long Dress by Rachel Pally
is a dress you can so easily dress up or down. Wear it to a party, while running errands, or home from the beach. It has a V-neck, keyhole at the front, gathered elastic banding at the empire waist, an unfinished bottom hem, and spaghetti straps. It is semi-sheer, 58 inches long, and available in black and white.
March 30, 2011
The print is what makes the Steffe Draped Croco Dress by Torn by Ronny Kobo
spectacular. It has draping at the front, an asymmetrical neckline and hem, and a 1.25 inch strap over one shoulder. It is 36 inches long and double layered.
March 29, 2011
You will turn heads when wearing the Leather & Lace Dress by Simone
. This lace dress features mesh trim, a deep V-neck, gathered elastic at the empire waist, a tie closure and whipstitched edges at the contrasting nubuck belt, an unfinished edge at the ruffled, asymmetrical hem, and metallic accents. There is a mesh lining, it is 37 inches long, semi-sheer, and also available in blue
March 28, 2011
The Sarong Print Cocktail Dress by Halston Heritage
is perfect for a dressy event on a hot summer night. It features a floral print, knot detail and bias pleats at the front, a sweetheart neckline, and a hidden back zipper. It is 31 inches long and 100% silk.
March 25, 2011
The Hamlet Long Dress by Velvet
is sexy because it's strapless, but because it's a maxi dress, it shows off less skin and isn't over the top. It features draped wrap detail at the front and covered elastic banding at the top hem. It is 47 inches long, lined, and available in black and crescent.
March 24, 2011
The Smocked Long Dress by Rebecca Taylor
is a simple yet eye-catching dress that you'll love to wear this summer. It has a ruched and tiered skirt, smocking at the elastic bodice, puckering at the bust, and spaghetti straps. It is semi-sheer, 100% silk, and 58 inches long.
March 23, 2011
If you don't yet own a lace dress, we recommend the Gemsa Lace Dress by Velvet
. It is sheer with a jersey slip-dress lining and features banding at the split V-neck, ruching at the bust, a tie closure at the faux-suede belt, scalloped edge at the bottom hem and cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 34 inches long.
March 22, 2011
We love love love the wave print on the Elalia Maxi Dress by Diane von Furstenberg
. It's unlike anything we've seen, it's beautiful, and it's easy to wear to many events. There is a flounce overlay at the bodice, a pleated ruffle at the hem, and spaghetti straps. It is lined, the outer layer is 100% silk, and it is 50 inches long.
March 21, 2011
The Handiwork Dress by Nanette Lepore
is a cute summer dress that you can accessorize in many different ways. There is patchwork gauze, lace, and mesh panels throughout, a square neck, draping at the front, a hidden back zipper, and 1.5 inch straps. It is 34 inches long and lined.
March 18, 2011
As much as we still love floral prints, it's nice to see a different type of print on a dress. The V Neck Wrap Dress by Catherine Malandrino
has a tie at the waist, pleating at the neck and waist, a pointed seam at the back, a picot edge at the skirt, and no sleeves. The skirt is lined, the shell is made from a stretchy silk, and it is 34 inches long.
March 17, 2011
The print ont he Wild One Mini Dress by Thayer
is called paint, and that is just what it looks like, little flicks of paint from a paintbrush. We love the bold colors of it which are a departure from the florals and pastel colors of spring. It features a V-neck, detachable tie at the waist, spaghetti straps, and a ruffled panel at the asymmetrical bottom hem. It is semi-sheer, 100% silk, and 32 inches long at the front and 35 inches at the back.
March 16, 2011
While we don't love the name of this dress (prom???), we do love the look. The Puffy Prom Dress by Alice + Olivia
would be perfect to wear at a summer wedding with it's conservative cut and floral print. There is a crew neck, ruched bodice, pleating at the waist, a cutout and single button at the back, exposed back zipper, buckle closure and elastic inset at the belt, and 1.5 inch straps. It is lined, there is a tulle interlining at the skirt, the shell is 100% silk, and it is 36 inches long.
March 15, 2011
The Chelsea Dress by Rebecca Taylor
could be worn to a cook out, party, or a night out on the town depending on how you accessorize. It has tiered ruffles at the bodice, smocked elastic banding at the waist, gathered elastic banding at the top hem, and a ruffled bottom hem. It is semi-sheer, 100% silk, and 28 inches long.
March 14, 2011
We adore the print on this next dress. The RB by Rory Beca Agnew Long Dress by Rory Beca
feels like an animal print, but it isn't so in-your-face as some of them can be. It has shutter pleats at the V-neck and empire waist, ruching at the waist, gathered elastic banding at the back, a ruffled bottom hem, and adjustable spaghetti straps. The bodice is double layered, and the skirt has a jersey lining. The outer layer is 100% silk, and the dress is 58 inches long.
March 11, 2011
The Indigo Knit Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is one of those dresses you can wear year long and accessorize in so many ways. Plus it is a classic look that you can wear years from now, so you will get tons of use out of it. There is a scoop neck, ruching at the bust, ribbed banding at the top hem, band details at the circle skirt, a drawstring at the ribbed waist, fading at the seams, and ribbed 3/4 inch straps. It is 44 inches long.
March 10, 2011
We adore eye catching prints like in the Tiaz Dress by IRO
. The patches of red mixed into the black and white is very unique. There is a crew neck, four buttons and ruching at the front, unfinished ruffled tiers at the skirt, gathered elastic banding at the waist, ruching at the shoulders, and no sleeves. The bodice is semi-sheer while the skirt is lined. It is an extra short 30 inches and is made from a stretchy silk.
March 9, 2011
The bright yellow color of the Cee Cee Jersey Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
gets us super excited for summer. It features a tie and cutout at the bus, a V-neck, ruching at the empire waist, a ruffled asymmetrical hem, and double spaghetti straps that cross at the back. It is 42 inches long and double layered at the bodice.
March 8, 2011
Mix things up by wearing a high collar instead of the typical V-neck and scoop neck dresses. The High Collar Pleated Dress by Opening Ceremony
has stripes throughout, a pleated skirt, high collar, three buttons at the split back, and no sleeves. The skirt is lined while the bodice is semi-sheer, and it is 32 inches long.
March 7, 2011
This dress has some great embroidery details that make it stunning in our eyes. The Aline Long Dress by ALICE by Temperley
features contrast embroidery at the smocked elastic bodice, two tone embroidery at the skirt, and pintucks at the ruffled bottom hem. It is 53 inches long and double layered as well.
March 4, 2011
We've really fallen in love with lace dresses lately, but this one is probably our favorite. The Crochet Hampton Dress by Patterson J. Kincaid
has crocheting throughout, a rounded hem, crew neck, scalloped edges, and no sleeves. There is a jersey slip-dress lining, and it is 34 inches long.
March 3, 2011
We adore black and white, but the Lydia Triangle Trio Ballad Dress by Madewell
really takes this dress to the next level. It's so intricate and interesting. There is a V-neck, bias seams at the bust, gathered elastic banding at the waist, scalloped seam details at the skirt, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is 34 inches long, 100% silk, and lined.
March 2, 2011
If you still love stripes, take them into summer with the Brookhurst Striped Dress by Patterson J. Kincaid
. It features a scoop neck, patch bust pocket, detachable buckled belt, vertical back seam, rounded hem, and cuffed short sleeves. There is a jersey slip=dress lining, and the outer layer is 100% linen. It is 33 inches long.
March 1, 2011
The Joey Peplum Dress by Alice + Olivia
is classy with clean lines, so it's also quite flattering. There is a wide neck, pleated peplum, crisscross banding and an exposed zipper at the cutout back, a tassel pull at the zipper, and darting at the waist and bust. It is made from a stretchy cotton, 33 inches long, and available in white and yellow. If you like this dress, you will also like the Victoria Peplum Dress by Alice + Olivia
. It is very similar but has a more conservative back and is black.
We can't believe that February is already over! The ground hog didn't see his shadow, so we found a ton of great spring styles in anticipation of the warm spring. Here is a quick look back at February!