August 29, 2009
Dresses like the Tulle Dress by Cynthia Rowley
get us so excited for our next cocktail party. Who wouldn't want to show off such a cute look? This tulle dress has ruching at the V-neck, a drop waist, satin self-belt tie at the natural waist, a tie at the 1/2 inch straps, a satin lining at the body, and a layered tulle interlining at the skirt. It measures at 37 inches long.
August 27, 2009
When you think of cowls, your mind usually goes to the neck, but with the Side Cowl Dress by Laila Azhar
, you'll find another great place for them. This cocktail dress has cutout and draping at the sides. There's also ruching at the bust, sides, and empire waist, and 1/2 inch straps that cross at the back. It is lined at the bodice, 100% silk, 41 inches long, and available in purple and black.
The Nadja Jersey Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is a cute dress with great details. There is a V-neck, five buttons at the camisole inset, ruffles and ruching at the waist, pleating and grosgrain tie at the back, and a ruffle bottom hem. It is 33 inches long.
August 24, 2009
The Seamed Sheath Dress by Milly
looks like a very elegant and simple black dress, but you can't see the texture throughout unless you take a closer look. There is a folded collar at the wide neck and V-back, seaming at the front, back, and sides, an inverted pleat at the cap sleeves, and a hidden back zipper. It is 35 inches long and lined.
August 20, 2009
The Slim Dress with Embellished Hem by Alice + Olivia
adds a little spice to the typical little black dress. There is feather trim, ribbons, and a draped chain detail at the bottom hem. This dress also has a crew neck, ruching at the sides, a sheer mesh panel at the back, and two inch straps. It is lined and 32 inches long.
August 19, 2009
We hate the name of the Meatpacking Dress by Catherine Malandrino
, but we love the sophisticated look of it, as well as the strong purple color. There is a cowl neck, slant hip pockets, pleating at the waist, a buckled belt at the natural waist, ruching at the two inch straps, and a hidden back zipper. The skirt is lined, it is 100% silk, and it is 35 inches long.
August 18, 2009
The Spring Dress by Catherine Malandrino
is a dress you need to see a bit closer up so you can appreciate the details. You may not be able to tell from the picture that it is a pointelle sweater dress! There is pleated trim at the scoop neck, ribbed banding at the waist, ribbed stripes at the bodice and skirt, and short sleeves. It is 34 inches from the center of the back, and it has a contrast lining.
If you love belts, the Tank Dress with Chain Belt by Alice + Olivia
may be the perfect black dress for you. There is a wrinkled patent belt with tiered chain detail at the natural waist as well as a scoop neck, ruching at the waist, on-seam hip pockets, tulle interlining at the skirt, and one inch straps. The skirt is 100% silk while the bodice is a viscose and polyamide blend, and it is 34 inches long.
Every woman needs a little black dress, so today let's show only those! The Oxford Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
is up first. It has a pleated collar, vertical seams at the bust, thick pintucks and pleating at the waist, cap sleeves, and an exposed back zipper. It is understated, but still quite flattering. It is made of wool, lined, and hangs at 35 inches from the center of the back.
If you like ruffles, the Hope 3/4 Sleeve Jersey Dress by Twenty8Twelve
is the dress for you. There are tiered ruffles at the bottom hem and cuffs which bring some heaviness to the thin fabric. There is also a scoop neck, short sleeves, and it is 37.5 inches long.