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Dresses for the modern woman with a French sense of style. Body Conscious cocktail dresses and day dresses that impress. Skirts that you can dress up or down. Go to: HD in Paris, ML Monique Lhuillier, Delfi, Beguile by Byron Lars, Lilka, Moulinette Soeurs, Foxiedox, Special Collection Dresses

ML Monique Lhuillier

Slide View: 1: Blush Florals Dress Slide View: 1: Tea Lace Dress Slide View: 1: Lareina Dress
Blush Florals Dress Tea Lace Dress Lareina Dress
This romantic mini perfectly pairs a brocade floral skirt with a blush satin bodice. From ML Monique Lhuillier. When overlaid with romantic lace, a form-flattering silhouette becomes a go-to for spring occasions. From ML Monique Lhuillier. An exquisite mini with tiers of tulle and delicate lace. From ML Monique Lhuillier.


Slide View: 1: Ethelyn Floral Dress Slide View: 1: Edmonia Pleated Dress Slide View: 1: Clea Pleated Skirt
Ethelyn Floral Dress Edmonia Pleated Dress Clea Pleated Skirt
An asymmetrical hem elevates this pretty floral dress to a night out silhouette. Made in the USA by Delfi. From top to bottom, this dramatic dress suits an evening out with a lace top and an asymmetrical pleated hem. Made in the USA by Delfi. This pleated skirt - made in the USA by Delfi - features a mix of materials n a structured silhouette that makes a statement.

Slide View: 1: Calais Dress Slide View: 1: Pleated Swing Cami Slide View: 1: Amore Ruffled Dress
Calais Dress Pleated Swing Cami Amore Ruffled Dress
A floral midi - with a flattering lace panel waist - suits an elegant event. Made in the USA by Delfi. A flowy, pleated cami with lace trim detail makes a statement when layered or worn on its own. A tiered, ruffled mini for a night out on the town. Made in the USA by Delfi.

Slide View: 1: Floral Open-Shoulder Top
Floral Open-Shoulder Top
A vibrant floral print is trimmed with delicate, contrasting lace. From Delfi.

Beguile by Byron Lars

A San Francisco native who earned insta-praise and was lauded as Women's Wear Daily's Rookie of the Year for his first collection, Byron Lars specializes in expertly structured, sensuously cut silhouettes.

Slide View: 1: Silvie Sleeveless Blouse Slide View: 1: Elisabeth Dress Slide View: 1: Faustina Dress
Silvie Sleeveless Blouse Elisabeth Dress Faustina Dress
A colorful print adds a vibrant touch to this luxe top.  This mixed-print dress flatters with a fitted bodice and houndstooth skirt. We're smitten with this pencil dress from his Beguile line.

Slide View: 1: Lavenia Sheath Dress Slide View: 3: Jewel Jacquard Dress
Lavenia Sheath Dress Jewel Jacquard Dress
This slimming sheath flatters with silhouette-lengthening stripes and jewel-toned embellishment.  We're smitten with this pencil dress from his Beguile line.


Slide View: 1: Shell Beach Poncho Slide View: 1: Meadow Floral Romper Slide View: 1: Island Paisley Romper
Shell Beach Poncho Meadow Floral Romper Island Paisley Romper
Rayon, nylon. Layered, draped silhouette. Pullover styling with drawstring neckline Polyester. Pommed detail Viscose. Pommed trim. Off-the-shoulder silhouette. Tie-waist detail

Slide View: 1: Pastel Yarn-Dyed Shorts Slide View: 1: Pastel Yarn-Dyed Tunic Slide View: 1: Annette Dress
Pastel Yarn-Dyed Shorts Pastel Yarn-Dyed Tunic Annette Dress
Cotton, rayon Cotton, rayon Viscose


Slide View: 1: Malibu Strapless Dress Slide View: 1: Portofino Open-Shoulder Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Feteworthy Knit Dress
Malibu Strapless Dress Portofino Open-Shoulder Jumpsuit Feteworthy Knit Dress
Viscose. Asymmetrical silhouette A cold-shoulder jumpsuit in a vibrant cobalt hue will keep you cool on even the hottest summer days. Viscose

Slide View: 2: Watercolor Wrap Pants Slide View: 1: Pommed Tee Slide View: 1: Marina Wide-Legs
Watercolor Wrap Pants Pommed Tee Marina Wide-Legs
A bright print makes this sunshine-ready silhouette a must-have for the season. A super-soft cotton tee features playfully pom-fringed sleeves. A lightweight, cotton pant in a versatile wide-leg silhouette - pair with a fitted top and wedges for a stylish, spring-forward look.

Slide View: 2: Atoll Beach Pants Slide View: 1: Beachcomber Wide-Legs Slide View: 1: Rosewater Tank Top
Atoll Beach Pants Beachcomber Wide-Legs
Vista Tank
Rosewater Tank Top
A lightweight, pleated pant makes a beach-ready silhouette this season. Cotton. Silk Rayon with woven cotton back. Drawstring hem

Slide View: 3: Rehearsal Pullover Slide View: 1: Coastline Jacket Slide View: 1: Playa Peasant Top
Palestripe Shorts
Rehearsal Pullover
Coastline Jacket
Blushed Utility Pants
Playa Peasant Top
Cotton. Welt pockets. Cotton terry  Ramie Colorful pommed tassels add a playful touch to this striped silhouette.

Slide View: 1: Samarkand Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Cross-Front Cashmere Hoodie Slide View: 1: Painter's Palette Dress
Samarkand Maxi Dress Cross-Front Cashmere Hoodie Painter's Palette Dress
Embroidered cotton. Halter neckline. Removable belt This hooded pullover made of super-soft cashmere makes a versatile layer for any season. Cotton. Cutout silhouette

HD in Paris

Slide View: 2: Jacquard Mini Skirt Slide View: 1: Izabel Mini Dress Slide View: 1: Embroidered Floral Mini Skirt
Jacquard Mini Skirt Izabel Mini Dress Embroidered Floral Mini Skirt
Polyester; cotton lining Cotton, linen. Wrap silhouette. Adjustable straps. Tie closure Cotton; cotton lining

Slide View: 1: Amity Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Etna Dress Slide View: 1: Fidelia Knit Jumpsuit
Amity Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Etna Dress Fidelia Knit Jumpsuit
This wide-leg jumpsuit flatters with a babydoll silhouette and a scoopneck for easy-to-wear, versatile style. From HD in Paris. Viscose, spandex Rayon, spandex


Slide View: 1: Wide-Leg Halter Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Harbor Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Blushed Dusk Dress
Wide-Leg Halter Jumpsuit Harbor Jumpsuit Blushed Dusk Dress
An of-the-moment wide-leg elevates this flattering jumpsuit, finished with shoulder-baring halter straps. From HD in Paris. Viscose, rayon In the color of the season, this stunning midi flatters at the waist with a monochromatic sash.

Slide View: 2: Bethenney Skirt Slide View: 1: Tweeded Open-Shoulder Dress Slide View: 1: Concerta Off-The-Shoulder Dress
Bethenney Skirt Tweeded Open-Shoulder Dress Concerta Off-The-Shoulder Dress
Cotton. A-line silhouette. Lace detail Cotton, polyester, polyurethane; polyester lining Cotton; cotton lining


Slide View: 2: Floral Hem Midi Skirt Slide View: 1: Patched Indigo Tunic Dress Slide View: 1: Skirted Waterfront Pants
Floral Hem Midi Skirt Patched Indigo Tunic Dress Skirted Waterfront Pants
Cotton, flex Cotton; rayon lining This breezy wide-leg has the desk-to-dinner appeal of your favorite midi skirt. From HD in Paris.


Eyelet Off-The-Shoulder Dress Tanya Drop-Waist Dress Asymmetrical Abbie Dress
Eyelet Off-The-Shoulder Dress Tanya Drop-Waist Dress Asymmetrical Abbie Dress
Cotton; polyester, cotton lining Polyester, spandex Modal, polyester; rayon lining


Slide View: 1: Leona Off-The-Shoulder Dress Slide View: 1: Ocala Halter Dress Slide View: 1: Uma Embroidered Dress
Leona Off-The-Shoulder Dress Ocala Halter Dress Uma Embroidered Dress
Polyester; polyester, spandex lining. Off-the-shoulder silhouette. Flounced hem Polyester; polyester lining Cotton. Tie-front detail. Embroidered hem

Special Collection Dresses

Slide View: 1: Adrienne Dress Slide View: 1: Cecelia Dress Slide View: 1: Amina Dress
Adrienne Dress Cecelia Dress Amina Dress
Artfully-placed pops of colorful blooms and embroidered vines envelope this sheath. An illusion neckline and half-sleeves complete the look. By Adrianna Papell Nude tulle is adorned with multi-hued beaded blooms for a look that's fresh and romantic. Fitted at the waist, it descends into an eye-catching skirt. By Adrianna Papell This red stunner hugs curves in the most flattering way. The lace inset adds intrigue, but it's the flounced hemline that we find most fun. By Nicholas


Slide View: 1: Arya Dress Slide View: 1: Coppelia Dress Slide View: 1: Dove Dress
Arya Dress Coppelia Dress Dove Dress
With a bodice awash in a medley of florals, this floor-skimming dress is perfect for a garden fête. The fitted waist and ethereal tulle skirt create a stunning profile. By Needle & Thread From the beaded and lattice georgette bodice to the raw hem, this tulle-skirted dress mixes classic with the unexpected. By Needle & Thread Trimmed in a layer of delicate ruffles of chiffon and tulle, this floor-length gown is a bohemian's dream. Dainty straps and a delicate tulle neckline capture ease add beauty. By Watters

Slide View: 1: Imari Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Madison Dress Slide View: 1: Libby Top
Imari Maxi Dress Madison Dress Libby Top
Blythe Skirt
Whimsical palm leaves grace flowy chiffon in this island-ready maxi. Its shoulder-baring asymmetrical ruffle lends just the right amount of sass. By Paper Crown Clean lines and sleek contours define this cap-sleeve dress. Hugging in just the right places, it flares just at the knee for ease of movement. By Katie May This lovely topper, with its dainty floral lace and half-sleeves, is the perfect balance of romance and ease. We love it paired with an airy skirt. Tiered tulle goes boho in this wispy skirt, featuring infinite pleats and beautiful volume. By Jenny Yoo

Slide View: 1: Claire Dress Slide View: 1: Dove Dress Slide View: 1: Madison Dress
Claire Dress Dove Dress Madison Dress
Oversized pink blooms traverse the length of the dress like floral vines climbing a garden wall. We love the peek of open back! By Jenny Yoo Trimmed in a layer of delicate ruffles of chiffon and tulle, this floor-length gown is a bohemian's dream. Dainty straps and a delicate tulle neckline capture ease add beauty. By Watters  Clean lines and sleek contours define this cap-sleeve dress. Hugging in just the right places, it flares just at the knee for ease of movement. By Katie May

Slide View: 1: Jasmine Dress Slide View: 1: Lora Dress Slide View: 1: Sweeney Dress
Jasmine Dress Lora Dress Sweeney Dress
Soft silk in a sapphire blue makes an elegant dress replete with scalloped tiers and deep v-neck. A contrasting black belt helps define the waist. By Catherine Deane Modern and sleek, this one-of-a-kind midi dress features sequined corded lace in graphic patterns. Peekaboo cutouts at the neckline and waist lend a hint of flirt, but it's the off-the-shoulder sleeves, supported by illusion tulle, that make a statement. By Tadashi Shoji A study in expertly paired hues, this short-sleeved dress features delicate pink and green embroidery with a bright fuchsia belt. Metallic threading lends a soft shimmer to the look and the layered skirt adds beautiful dimension. By Monique Lhuillier

Slide View: 1: Siobhan Dress Slide View: 1: Delsea Dress Slide View: 1: Della Dress
Siobhan Dress Delsea Dress Della Dress
An English garden motif underlies contrasting lace trim for a modern twist on the romantic silk maxi. By Nicholas This maxi dress balances the bold and sophisticated. Boasting an illusion bodice and 3/4-sleeves replete with striking blooms, its crepe maxi skirt finishes the look with understated elegance. By Tadashi Shoji A ruched bodice is always flattering, but the beauty of this strapless dress lies in its skirt; the midi length allows for maximum movement of the airy chiffon while the shimmer catches the light in the most beautiful way. By Monique Lhullier Bridesmaids

Moulinette Soeurs

Drawing inspiration from French lace, antique ribbon and vintage lingerie, Moulinette Soeurs creates exquisitely tailored pieces with intricate seams and meticulous attention to detail. In the early decades of the 20th century, a wave of sister-comprised design teams were creating finely detailed garments, full of needlework, handmade lace and luxe silks. Moulinette Soeurs pays homage to that tradition in their dresses, blouses and bags, drawing inspiration from Old World tailoring techniques, vintage trims and the beauty of fin-de-siècle Paris.

Slide View: 1: Willa Tie-Waist Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Tilda Silk Dress Slide View: 1: Vera Silk Maxi Dress
Willa Tie-Waist Jumpsuit Tilda Silk Dress Vera Silk Maxi Dress
Rayon, spandex; rayon, nylon lining A graceful silk dress in an elegant floral print, from Moulinette Soeurs. A garden-inspired pastel print tops this sunshine-ready silk maxi.


Adanne Lace Dress Lofty Lace Dress
Adanne Lace Dress Lofty Lace Dress
Polyester; polyester lining. Mini silhouette. Pleated skirt detail Polyester; polyester lining. A-line silhouette. Lace detail

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