Dresses - Styles and Colors from Feminine to Edgy and Everything in Between36,618 products
Escada Sport asymmetric midi dress - Black
P.A.R.O.S.H. Starlight maxi dress - Green
Fabiana Filippi wrap tie dressing gown - White
Henrik Vibskov layered print dress - Pink
Attico Luna cotton-velvet mini-dress - Black
About DressesThere is a standout dress for every woman that makes her truly sizzle and captivating when she steps into a room. No matter what her size or shape, there is a dress that highlights her best physical assets and minimizes her perceived bodily flaws. The dress is the single most important garment of any stylish wardrobe. Here is our guide to everything you need to know about dresses and a few significant styling tips that you can start employing today.
There is a standout dress for every woman that makes her truly sizzle and captivating when she steps into a room. No matter what her size or shape, there is a dress that highlights her best physical assets and minimizes her perceived bodily flaws. The dress is the single most important garment of any stylish wardrobe. Here is our guide to everything you need to know about dresses and a few significant styling tips that you can start employing today.
Dresses date back to the 11th century, when women wore dresses similar to the tunics men wore. Towards the end of the century, dresses became more snug and made with sides slits to be more flattering and complimentary to the female form. Throughout the years, designers have played around with all sorts of silhouettes and styles, giving women infinite options to style themselves.
A maxi dress is typically a flowy, floor or ankle length dress. If summer were a dress, it would be a maxi. Maxi dresses are the quintessential length of dress to own because they are effortlessly styled up or down. From the beach, to a formal occasion to.
An evening dress is an upscale long dress that is typically worn for a formal occasion.
A shirtdress is like a loose and lengthy dress with a collar and button-front just like a shirt. Basically, the elongated version of a dress shirt. Adding a belt to this dress, is a smart way to give it a shape. A simple white shirtdress can be styled up with bold gold accessories and eye-catching heels.
Formerly Kim Kardashian’s default style, the body-con dress is tight, body hugging and usually composed of a stretchy material. There are many ways to style a body-con dress outside of the default of pairing it with high-heels and a clutch. It can be worn with a leather jacket or denim jacket, if you want to go for a more casual look.
A sheath dress is straight cut and nipped at the waist, without a waist seam. It can fall anywhere between mid-thigh to mid-calf. It’s versatile dress that can be worn to work with a blazer and eye-catching necklace and tote. For a cocktail party, you can opt for a simple black sleeveless sheath with a pearl necklace, black pointed-toe heels, and nude or red lips, depending on your preference.
Made uber popular in the 70s by Diane Von Furstenburg, a wrap dress has ties that wrap around the waist and close in the back or front by knotting the ties. The wrap forms a v-neckline. If you want to think outside of the box, try rocking your wrap dress almost like a duster, with a pair of your favorite skinny jeans. Pull the dress open so you can emphasis your slit more. You can also wear your wrap dress over a fitted tee for a more modern look.
An a-line dress is more fitted at the waist and gradually widens towards the hem, forming the shape of the letter “A”. You can belt an A-line dress to emphasize a small waist.
Ulla Johnson Salma linen and cotton maxi dress
Other Stories A-line Cotton Dress - White
Other Stories A-line Cotton Dress - Blue
Oscar de la Renta Striped A-line dress
Other Stories Chevron A-Line Cotton Dress - White
Veronica Beard Giuliana linen floral dress
Fit & Flare
A slip dress is the same as an underslip but in different patterns and/or colors intended to be worn as an outfit. To make your slip dress transitional, wear it over a sweater with tights and boots or high top sneakers. For something different, try it over jeans with a leather cropped jacket and tied in a knot at the side.
A tea dress falls above the ankle and below the knee.
A party dress is a dress for a special occasion. Usually the formality of the special event will dictate what kind of dress can be worn. For a festive event, there are no limits. Wear a party dress with a fur coat or make sure to get a party dress that is sequined. The more embellished and decorated the dress, the more simpler you can go with the accessories so they don’t upstage the dress.
Other Stories Cocktail Beaded Mini Dress - Black
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Ruffles are made up a strip of fabric that is gathered on one edge and applied as trim. This detailing on a dress is typically very feminine and delicate. Ruffled dresses are currently on-trend.
A tiered dress is comprised of several overlapping layers.
A belted dress has a belt around the waist area. The belts can often vary in width.
As the name indicates, a front-tie dress is a dress that can be tied in the front usually under the bust or around the waist area to shape the dress. It's the perfect dress to give an hourglass figure or to disguise a tummy.
An asymmetric dress has a slanted hemline and/or neckline. The one shoulder bodice is the most popular kind of asymmetric dress.
Marni Asymmetric dress
Silk is a very high-end, soft, and slinky fabric for a dress. Silk dresses are a superb option for mostly formal events. Play with the colors and lengths. A long silk slip dress looks elegant when paired with a long cardigan and heels in the same color. For a work option, belt a silk dress and add a cashmere cardigan.
Lace is a delicate fabric that has an intricate weblike pattern. To stay modern with this feminine style, think outside of the box and select a colored lace instead of white or black.
Known as the “fabric of our lives”, cotton dresses are the most common, versatile and easy fabrics to dress up or down. The breathable fabric helps you to stay comfortable no matter what the season.
Velvet is a woven tufted fabric. Velvet dresses are worn the most around the holidays, but if styled correctly, don't have to be limited to just that season.
For one, you can get a dress in a different color such as purple or multi-colored. You can also wear your velvet dress with fitted ankle boots for an on-trend look.
Wool dresses are the perfect cold weather attire to be warm and chic, all at the same time. They are elegant in gray or in prints and worn with tights or leggings and boots.
Leopard print dress is just as classic as a little black dress. For a classy and chic look, wear your leopard print dress with gold accessories, black heels and red lips. For something a little more innovative, try a neon shoe option with your leopard dress.
Metallic dresses are definitely a party dress option. The light catching fabric is a evening option that will set you apart from the crowd.
Diane von Furstenberg Metallic silk midi dress
AlexaChung Metallic knit maxi dress
Balmain Striped metallic minidress
Isabel Marant Synee metallic jacquard minidress
Bonpoint Canelle metallic linen dress
Other Stories Gold Metallic Dress - Gold
Typically a more casual type of dress, striped dress can be styled with white sneakers and a cargo jacket for a relaxed look. A good tip for stripes to remember is: vertical stripes make you look leaner and horizontal stripes make you look wider.
Plaid dresses tend to give off a preppy vibe. If you want to make it edgy, try contrasting the plaid with patent leather shoes and fishnet stockings. Or you can add suede boots for a more casual interpretation.
No matter what sleeve length you prefer, we can accomodate you.
A halter neckline is when a strap runs around from the front of the dress around the neck and typically leaves the back bare. Marilyn Monroe's iconic metallic halterneck dress is still famous and widely known to this day.
If you were to pull your sleeves your shoulders, you would get an off-the-shoulder dress. This style is also known as a bardot dress. Commit to the uber femininity of this dress by adding dainty jewelry and jeweled stilettos.
Cold-shoulder dresses have been of the moment for a while now. It's essentially a sleeve with a hole in to bear your shoulders.
Norma Kamali One-shoulder midi dress
Monique Lhuillier One-shoulder silk satin gown
Saint Laurent Sequinned one-shoulder dress
Rick Owens Stretch jersey one-shoulder dress
Rebecca Vallance Caspian one-shoulder minidress
The plunge dress is a deep low cut neckline. It's a sensuous style that is best for the evening. Feel confident when you are wearing this neckline by adding security with some double-sided tape. Keep everything else to a minimum so the plunge can take center stage.
A strapless dress is a dress without straps or visible support. You can stand out by wearing a shirt underneath for distinguished fashionable look or you can wear as is with a bold and chunky necklace.
We carry dresses in all styles and colors. A few noteworthy dress colors are:
The LBD, aka (also known as) the Little Black dress is a wardrobe staple in any woman’s wardrobe. Appropriate for a multitude of occasions, there are numerous ways to uniquely style it.
Wear it with a printed knee length jacket or try a leather jacket to bring some edge to this classically feminine style. In warmer weather, classic dark sunnies and grecian sandals is a classic look that you can wear to run errands, go on a date, or to a weekend brunch.
A dark blue or navy dress is a classic alternative to a black dress. For a current navy color combo, white, red, yellow, or gray, are all colors that compliment dark blue dresses well. For shoe suggestions, try white mules, tan boots, black stilletos, or red heels.
A stunning monochrome look can be achieved by wearing a beige dress with nude shoes and a camel jacket.
Josie Natori palm print jacquard dress - White
Ermanno Scervino floral lace dress - White
Self-Portrait crochet-lace maxi dress - White
Vera Wang tie fastening midi draped dress - White
Jacquemus halterneck midi dress - White
Gianluca Capannolo sleeveless shift midi dress - White
Proenza Schouler Contrast Topstitch Tiered Dress - White
Dolce & Gabbana floral print mini dress - White
Derek Lam 10 Crosby Floral Print Silk-Blend Jacquard Dress - White
While you can definitely stick to black and white when styling your light gray dress, think outside the box by adding a pop of color to take your favorite gray dress ot the next level.
This chic and feminine hue can be styled to set you apart in so many ways. You can go all the way colorful by wearing your pink dress with another colorful shoe. Or you can wear black shoes with your pink dress for a powerful combination that pacts a stylish punch. Adding a leather jacket, contrasts nicely with the delicate nature of this dress.
When it comes to dress brands, we have you covered no matter what your budget is.
You Should Know
Current dress trends are neutrals, fishnets with a lot of macrame and crochet. Polka dots were huge on the runways for the Spring season and appeared in Carolina Herrara's, Celine, and Jacquemus' collections. Prabal Gurung and Tibi also sent models down the runway in color blocked dresses. Neons and mixed patterns were also huge as were statement making feathers.
Pop Culture / Celebs
Currently, celebrities are finding unique ways to stand out with classic dresss. Kendell Jenner recently rocked an uber chic mini leather dress with suede lace-up booties. They are also putting a trendy spin on the little black dress. Kate Bosworth recently stepped out in a black dress with cutouts while Rita Ora wore a puffy sleeved lace dress over leather leggings and buckled rock boots.
While dress trends and colors are constantly changing depending on the industry's mood and whims, it's important to find silhouettes that you feel comfortable in and flatter your body. You can always remix a dress with on-trend accessories for a quick and easy update.
Preen By Thornton Bregazzi long lace dress - Green
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