March 31, 2010
We like the bright yellow color of the Lightweight Twill Dress by Marc by Marc Jacobs
. There is a sweetheart neckline, bias pintucks at the front and back, quilted banding at the waist, slant pockets at the hip, an exposed back zipper, and one inch straps. It is 34 inches long as well.
March 9, 2010
The Mixed Media Cowl Neck Dress by Rachel Roy Signature
would be a great dress for the office. It is conservative but hardly boring. There is a deep cowl neck, on-seam hip pockets, knife pleats and pleated puckered silk banding at the waist, an exposed side zipper, and no sleeves. It is 35 inches long, lined, and the bodice is silk while the skirt is wool.
March 5, 2010
The Modern Love Dress by Nanette Lepore
is a fabulous way to be noticed in the work place if that is what you are looking for. This wrap dress features a fold-over collar, crossover V-neck, contrast canvas panel and D-ring closure at the self-belt, pleating and a hook-and-eye closure at the waist, slant pockets at the hip, draping at the skirt, padding and pleating at the shoulders, quilted banding at the edges, and elbow-length dolman sleeves. It is 35 inches long.
March 3, 2010
The Dominica Dress by Theory
is very conservative and would be great for work. It features a fold-over collar, five buttons down the front, welt pockets at the hip, gathered elastic banding at the waist, knife pleat and single button at the cuffs, button tab detail at the cuffs, and sleeves that can be worn either elbow or 3/4 length. It is 32 inches long and sateen.
January 29, 2010
There are very few items of clothing that we like with large beads. It is so easy for this look to be gaudy. But on the Beaded Cut Away Dress by Shoshanna
, it's elegant and beautiful. This dress has the wood beading at the crew neck and bust, knife pleats at the waist, two button keyhole and a hidden zipper at the back, and no sleeves. The bodice is lined, and it is 34 inches long.
January 15, 2010
The Mia Mini Dress by Black Halo
works well for both the office and drinks later on that evening. It has a notched collar at the deep crossover V-neck, ruching at the sides, draping at the front and back, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is lined at the skirt and 36 inches in length.
January 11, 2010
The Strapped Band Dress at MaxStudio
is knit throughout but only a medium weight. There are wide straps, a self-belt tie at the waist, ruffled hem, and a slight sheen throughout. It is stretchy, falls 19 inches from the waist, and is available in plum and black.
January 6, 2010
We love black and white together, so the Correa Wrap Dress by Diane von Furstenberg
is a new favorite of ours. This print wrap dress has a self-belt tie, lightly padded shoulders, princess seams, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 100% silk and 36 inches long. Great for a day at the office!
January 4, 2010
The Asymmetrical Pleat Dress by Vince
is perfect for those occasions that you want to dress up but don't want a cocktail dress. It features a crew neck, asymmetrical folds at the front, subtle metallic accents at the dark spots, pleats, darting, and a hidden back zipper, and 1.25 inch straps. It is 35 inches long and lined.
December 23, 2009
We think the Back Cutout Dress by Cynthia Rowley
is a great dress for the office, but you can make it work for almost any occasion depending on how you accessorize. There is banding at the crew neck and arm openings, cutotus and a hidden zipper at the back, and no sleeves. It is 34 inches long and available in red and black.