March 23, 2009
We think the Shirred V Dress by Splendid
is a perfect date dress. There is large banding at the crossover V-neck and V-back, shirring at the bodice, ruching at the empire waist, ruching at the straps, and a lined bodice. It is 33 inches long and available in lagoon, white, black, and turf
We adore how the top and bottom of the Boasa Dress by Theory
are so different. The skirt is a black and white print while the top is all black. There is a scoop neck, pleated banding at the empire waist, ruching at the shirt, a hidden side zipper, and 1.25 inch straps. It is 35 inches long.
March 19, 2009
Lemon is such a cheerful color, especially on a dress. The Minichain Palomo Halter by Sky
has a tie behind the neck, keyhole at the bust, a jeweled gold chain along the top hem and straps, and ruching at the neck. This is a great dress to go party in!
March 17, 2009
With so many colorful dresses this spring, it's nice to see one that is a little more conservatively colored. The Ruffle Bodice Wide Strap Dress at MaxStudio
is grey and black, dip dyed in order to achieve the multi-layered gradations. This dress also has texture and shirring at the bust, a square neck and back, an empire waist, thick straps with ruffles, and is lined. It measures 23.5 inches from the empire waist.
The Hera Dress by Rachel Pally
has a distressed repeating square print throughout as well as an interesting color combination of peach and brown that makes it so unique. There's also a crossover V-neck, a square back, knot detail at the bust, ruching at the bodice, shoulders, and skirt, ruching banding at the empire waist, and an unfinished edge at the two inch straps. It measures 32 inches long.
March 13, 2009
We think the Sleeveless Party Dresses by Vivienne Tam
would be perfect for a garden party this spring. It has a scoop neck and back, ruffles at the neck and straps, smocked elastic banding at the empire waist, ruching at the bust, and a lining. It comes down to just above the knee.
March 12, 2009
The Martha Jersey Dress by Velvet
is the perfect dress for your every day life. It has one inch ribbed banding at the boat neck, empire waist, and cuffs, ruching at the bust and waist, short sleeves, and an unfinished, rolled bottom hem. It is 32 inches long and available in greenbean and ink drop.
March 9, 2009
We adore the multicolored weave applique at the V-neck of the Sabrina Dress by Ella Moss
. It is really what makes this dress stand out. There is also ruching at the back, a drawstring at the empire waist, a tie at the sides, and one inch straps. It comes to mid thigh and is available in black, white, and waterfall
March 5, 2009
The adjustable V-neck straps make the Printed Poppy Dress by Free People
a little bit unique. This floral print dress has ruching, knot detail, and draping at the bust, pintucked banding at the empire waist, a ruffled hem, smocked elastic banding at the back, and a hidden side zipper. It is lined and is 34 inches long, hitting just above the knee.
Here's a cute one for spring. The Lou Dress by Dallin Chase
is cotton-voile with a V-neck, ladder-lace stripes throughout, knot detail at the bust, ruching at the empire waist and bust, smocked elastic banding at the back, surged edges at the tiered skirt, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is lined, 32 inches long, and available in white and yellow.