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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:  Bronx and Banco, Special Collection Dresses, Black Halo, Lilka, Moon River, Cocktail Dresses, Skirts and Jumpsuits

Bronx and Banco

Drawing on her family'??s rich sartorial history and her experience at Chanel and David Jones, Natalie DeBanco launched her own brand, Bronx and Banco, in 2009. The Australia-based label is known for its mastery of the ultra-feminine, formal dress - think dramatic, figure-flattering silhouettes, layers of lace, and plenty of playful details.

Slide View: 1: Amsonia Lace Dress Slide View: 1: Feathered Lace Mini Skirt Slide View: 1: Tulle Polka Dot Pencil Skirt
Amsonia Lace Dress Feathered Lace Mini Skirt Tulle Polka Dot Pencil Skirt
Cotton, polyester; polyester, elastane lining Here, feathered lace and tulle are tiered for a skirt that is full of texture and glam. The sheer overlay on this classically printed pencil skirt gives it a soft elegance.

Cocktail Dresses, Skirts and Jumpsuits

Slide View: 1: Juliette Sheath Dress Slide View: 1: Bene Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Zavora Beaded Maxi Dress
Juliette Sheath Dress Bene Jumpsuit Zavora Beaded Maxi Dress
Ruffles adorn this flattering, feminine dress - style with strappy black heels and simple accessories for an event-worthy look. Simply add a pair of strappy heels and a clutch to this fitted jumpsuit, for an occasion-ready look that never goes out of style. Rayon; rayon lining. Beaded detail


Slide View: 1: Celeste Midi Dress Slide View: 1: Patchwork Midi Dress Slide View: 1: Golden Textured Dress
Celeste Midi Dress Patchwork Midi Dress Golden Textured Dress
From its tiered silhouette to the lace and hand-beaded details, this midi dress is imbued with endless femininity. Viscose The effervescent color and ruffled sleeves of this midi dress make it perfect for celebrating summer.


Slide View: 1: Amara Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Newport Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Double-Breasted Cropped Jumpsuit
Amara Maxi Dress Newport Jumpsuit Double-Breasted Cropped Jumpsuit
Colorblocked in floral prints, this maxi dress is embellished with lace for an ultra-femme statement. Move to the head of the class in this preppy jumpsuit - the striped detail gives this all-in-one outfit a cool belted appearance. This vintage-inspired jumpsuit has a double-breasted front and tailored neckline for a polished take on the summer jumpsuit.

 

Slide View: 1: Ines Silk Tunic Dress Slide View: 1: Nanette Lepore Versailles Silk Dress Slide View: 1: Nanette Lepore Newport Eyelet Dress
Ines Silk Tunic Dress Nanette Lepore Versailles Silk Dress Nanette Lepore Newport Eyelet Dress
Portuguese murals inspired the colorful print on this effortless silk tunic. A lovely arrangement of vibrant flowers gives this silk silhouette an air of effortless elegance. Perfect for sun-soaked days by the sea, this airy dress features eyelet details and an asymmetrical hem for a figure-flattering silhouette.


Slide View: 1: Natalie Embroidered Wide-Leg Jumpsuit
Natalie Embroidered Wide-Leg Jumpsuit
Tonal embroidery gives this cropped jumpsuit a subtle touch of texture.

Lilka

Slide View: 1: Jaluit Striped Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Dinan Halter Dress Slide View: 1: Eyelet Hoodie
Jaluit Striped Maxi Dress Dinan Halter Dress Eyelet Hoodie
Rayon Rayon, cotton. Halter-style neck Cotton, polyester. Oversized, hooded silhouette. Kangaroo pocket. Tasseled hem


Slide View: 1: Stripework Pants Slide View: 1: Odetta Shorts Slide View: 2: Maggie Embroidered Dress
Stripework Pants Odetta Shorts Maggie Embroidered Dress
Rayon Rayon. Smocked waist Rayon


Slide View: 1: Windrift Buttondown Slide View: 1: Melinda Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Patchwork Trapeze Dress
Windrift Buttondown Melinda Maxi Dress Patchwork Trapeze Dress
A seasonal favorite, this breezy buttondown is a beach day cover-up that's equally stylish when layered over cut-offs or distressed jeans. Modal Style this trapeze-cut wonder with your favorite strappy sandals for a boho-chic look.

Moon River

Based in Los Angeles and named for a song written specifically for Audrey Hepburn, Moon River offers sensible style for the free-spirited woman. Clean and natural with a vintage-inspired aesthetic, each feminine, detailed and timeless silhouette brings versatility and personality to your closet.

Slide View: 1: Tuileries Wrap Skirt Slide View: 1: Parlour Striped Wide Legs Slide View: 1: Paperbag-Waisted Wide Legs
Tuileries Wrap Skirt Parlour Striped Wide Legs Paperbag-Waisted Wide Legs
Cotton; viscose lining Cotton; viscose lining With an exaggerated, paper-bag waist, these wide legs create a flattering, hourglass silhouette.


Slide View: 1: Lace Beach Pants Slide View: 1: Centaurea Floral Shorts Slide View: 1: Pleated Floral Shorts
Lace Beach Pants Centaurea Floral Shorts Pleated Floral Shorts
Polyester; viscose lining. Scalloped lace hem Viscose. Ruffled hem Viscose


Slide View: 1: Pommed Linen Wide-Leg Pants Slide View: 1: Marigold Floral Shorts Slide View: 1: Lavaca Pommed Romper
Pommed Linen Wide-Leg Pants Marigold Floral Shorts Lavaca Pommed Romper
Hemmed with a row of playful poms, these wide legs are a perfectly tailored, effortless alternative to your favorite white denim. Linen, cotton; viscose lining Cotton; viscose lining

Special Collection Dresses

Slide View: 1: Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Klara Dress
Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Klara Dress
Boasting over fifteen ways to wear--from strapless to halter to criss-crossed--this impossibly versatile, NYC-made dress is an instant-hit with bridesmaids, featuring the comfort of jersey, and the elegant look of a floor-skimming gown. Boasting over fifteen ways to wear--from strapless to halter to criss-crossed--this impossibly versatile, NYC-made dress is an instant-hit with bridesmaids, featuring the comfort of jersey, and the elegant look of a floor-skimming gown. A high-neckline and criss-cross straps top a body-skimming silhouette. With its rich hues and the perfect amount of stretch, this might be the perfect dress.


Slide View: 1: Jones Dress Slide View: 1: Easton Dress Slide View: 1: Asher Dress
Jones Dress Easton Dress Asher Dress
This chic v-neck dress flatters curves with a stretchy crepe construction and a sleek fit that flares at the hem. Front seaming on the bodice accentuates the waist We love the chic midi-length of this beaded number, featuring sheer cap sleeves. This traditional style features a criss-cross bodice and cap sleeves for an ultra-flettering silhouette.


Slide View: 1: Carine Dress Slide View: 1: Cove Dress Slide View: 1: Cove Dress
Carine Dress Cove Dress Cove Dress
Romantic floral embroidery bedecks a high-neck bodice on this lovely blush chiffon dress with a subtly sexy slit. Elegant ruffles add drama and movement to a strapless chiffon dress. Elegant ruffles add drama and movement to a strapless chiffon dress.


Slide View: 1: Eva Dress Slide View: 1: Eva Dress Slide View: 1: Gianni Dress
Eva Dress Eva Dress Gianni Dress
With its draped v-neck and delicate spaghetti straps, this chiffon dress is a breath of fresh air. With its draped v-neck and delicate spaghetti straps, this chiffon dress is a breath of fresh air.  The clean lines of the three-quarter sleeve bodice give way to a floral emblazoned full skirt


Slide View: 1: Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Ginny Dress Slide View: 1: Hendricks Dress
Ginger Convertible Maxi Dress Ginny Dress Hendricks Dress
Boasting over fifteen ways to wear--from strapless to halter to criss-crossed--this impossibly versatile, NYC-made dress is an instant-hit with bridesmaids, featuring the comfort of jersey, and the elegant look of a floor-skimming gown. Hand-placed shimmering embellishment features on this flowy sleeveless dress. A deep v-neck and cutout back add graphic interest to this minimalist, full-skirted satin dress.


Slide View: 1: Hollis Dress Slide View: 1: Kaden Dress Slide View: 1: Landon Dress
Hollis Dress Kaden Dress Landon Dress
This midi-dress features textural lace and floral appliqués in muted pastel hues. A plunging back completes the spring-ready look. A plunging neckline provides sexy contrast to feminine ruffle sleeves on this airy dress that ties at the waist. Bright embroidered florals contrast with black tulle on this ladylike knee-length dress, featuring an illusion neckline.

 

Slide View: 1: Sanders Dress Slide View: 1: Avery Dress Slide View: 1: Phoebe Dress
Sanders Dress Avery Dress Phoebe Dress
A chic v-neckline and cap-sleeves finish this artfully beaded, body-skimming dress. Featuring a deep v-neck and matching back, this sleeveless dress pairs a sequin-covered bodice with a frothy tulle skirt. A grosgrain ribbon defines the waist.  Secured with a graceful bow, this richly hued wrap dress is complete with a ruffled high-low hem.


Slide View: 1: Avari Dress Slide View: 1: Mischa Dress Slide View: 1: Avery Dress
Avari Dress Mischa Dress Avery Dress
Bedecked in ivory sequins, this v-neck little number is a glam option for your rehearsal dinner or reception. A deco-inspired beaded bodice tops an airy chiffon skirt. Featuring a deep v-neck and matching back, this sleeveless dress pairs a sequin-covered bodice with a frothy tulle skirt. A grosgrain ribbon defines the waist.


Slide View: 1: Dara Dress Slide View: 1: Helen Dress Slide View: 1: Lena Dress
Dara Dress Helen Dress Lena Dress
A ruffled off-the-shoulder bodice tops a sleek column dress. A shimmering knee-length number, with bateau neckline, flutter sleeves, and allover beading. A high-neck, blouson bodice, and exaggerated flutter sleeves top off this beautifully draped dress. A slit opening at the back lends extra elegance.


Slide View: 1: Dara Dress Slide View: 1: Linden Dress Slide View: 1: Alexia Dress
Dara Dress Linden Dress Alexia Dress
A ruffled off-the-shoulder bodice tops a sleek column dress. Pretty, polished, and just a little bit playful, this vintage-inspired dress flatters with its a-line silhouette and illusion detailing on the décolletage and sleeves. Embroidered floral embellishments and a satin ribbon add an elegant flourish. By Hitherto Sleek and luxurious, this column gown features an ultra-flattering bias cut and a long row of decorative covered buttons.


Slide View: 1: Phoebe Dress Slide View: 1: Alexia Dress Slide View: 1: Lucy Dress
Phoebe Dress Alexia Dress Lucy Dress
 Secured with a graceful bow, this richly hued wrap dress is complete with a ruffled high-low hem.  Sleek and luxurious, this column gown features an ultra-flattering bias cut and a long row of decorative covered buttons. An exquisitely pared-down silhouette featuring a wide scoop neckline, princess seams, and a body-skimming skirt with petite train. By Katie May


Slide View: 1: Liz Dress Slide View: 1: Camryn Dress Slide View: 1: Lucy Dress
Liz Dress Camryn Dress Lucy Dress
Modern yet romantic, this ivory full-length dress features a sheer bodice, cap-sleeves, and allover graphic lace.  A lustrous satin fabric and off-the-shoulder neckline lend a distinctly mid-century air to this gorgeous dress. An exquisitely pared-down silhouette featuring a wide scoop neckline, princess seams, and a body-skimming skirt with petite train.

 

Slide View: 1: Arden Dress Slide View: 1: Phoebe Dress Slide View: 1: Alexia Dress
Arden Dress Phoebe Dress Alexia Dress
 Embroidered sequins mimic lace for a look that's both effortless and glam. Secured with a graceful bow, this richly hued wrap dress is complete with a ruffled high-low hem. By Ghost London Sleek and luxurious, this column gown features an ultra-flattering bias cut and a long row of decorative covered buttons. By Ghost London


Slide View: 1: Mischa Dress Slide View: 1: About Last Night Dress Slide View: 1: Giana Dress
Mischa Dress About Last Night Dress Giana Dress
A deco-inspired beaded bodice tops an airy chiffon skirt. Bedecked in glam geometric beading, this nude dress features a plunging sweetheart neckline and an illusion back. By Terani Couture  Bedecked in a gold sequined lattice print, this column dress features a high-neckline and scoop back.


Slide View: 1: Gwyneth Dress Slide View: 1: Quincy Dress Slide View: 1: Lucy Dress
Gwyneth Dress Quincy Dress Lucy Dress
This polished one-shoulder column dress feels altogether modern. By Katie May Perfect for a rehearsal dinner or bachelorette party, this chic LWD features chic deco-inspired beading.  An exquisitely pared-down silhouette featuring a wide scoop neckline, princess seams, and a body-skimming skirt with petite train.


Slide View: 1: Gwyneth Dress Slide View: 1: Phoebe Dress Slide View: 1: Phoebe Dress
Gwyneth Dress Phoebe Dress Phoebe Dress
This polished one-shoulder column dress feels altogether modern. By Katie May Secured with a graceful bow, this richly hued wrap dress is complete with a ruffled high-low hem. By Ghost London Secured with a graceful bow, this richly hued wrap dress is complete with a ruffled high-low hem. By Ghost London

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