Theyskens Theory Dotta floral-print cotton-voile dress £506.38
Theyskens’ Theory Dotta dress: off-white, blue and black floral-print semi-sheer cotton-voile, round neck, spaghetti straps, racer back, pleats through front, a tiered panel, two front pouch pockets, a panel at lower back, uneven hem, fully lined. Slips on. 100% cotton; lining: 100% silk. Dry clean. Designer color: Ocean Blue.
Having made his mark as artistic director at Nina Ricci and Rochas, Olivier Theyskens joined forces with New York-based label Theory to form Theyskens’ Theory in 2010. Describing the collaboration as a ‘personal project’, the Belgian-born Parisian has injected his ubiquitous cool into everything from sharp tailored shirts and blazers to perfectly cut jeans.
Ralph Lauren Black Label dress: azure lightweight stretch-knit, contrast ribbed panel detail at sides, scoop neck, piped trims. Silver zip fastening with designer-stamped pull at front. 82% viscose, 17% nylon, 1% elastane. Dry clean.
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Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has defined the essence of American style while elevating it to new heights of luxury. Striking a balance between timeless and modern, Ralph Lauren creates unique collections inspired by the visual imagery around him. Ralph Lauren Black Label is the essence of sleek, modern sophistication for women. Proportions are chic and dramatic, fabrics are ultra luxe and textural and color statements are rich and striking.
Yves Saint Laurent Cotton-gabardine trench dress
Light-olive cotton-gabardine trench dress with a self-tie belt at waist. Yves Saint Laurent sleeveless dress has an attached shawl-style collar with stitch detailing, wide lapels, belt loops, patch pockets with stitch detailing, concealed press-stud fastening at crossover front and is partially lined. 100% cotton. Designer color: Saharan.
Founded in 1962, Yves Saint Laurent is synonymous with elegance, innovation and flair. The iconic French label has remained at the forefront of design, pushing boundaries without compromising on style – and under the creative direction of Stefano Pilati since 2002, its polished mix of chic dresses, ladylike totes and artisanal jewelry continues to top every woman’s wish list.
Burberry Zip-detailed leather dress
Black leather dress with an asymmetric front zip and press stud fastening. Burberry dress has press-stud epaulets, a round neck, three front slit pockets with slanted exposed zip fastenings, adjustable waist belt, back vent and designer-stamped silver hardwear. 100% lamb leather. Specialist dry clean.
The epitome of sophistication and the home of the quintessential trench coat, this iconic fashion institution was founded by Thomas Burberry in 1856. Creatively headed by Christopher Bailey since 2001, the label’s innovative shower-proof trenches and color-pop signature-check accessories will add a dash of contemporary British sensibility to your look.
Cream tiered silk-chiffon dress with black and copper chain embellishment on the tiers. Bess dress is sleeveless, has brown leather spaghetti shoulder straps that meet in the middle at the back, a tea-stained effect, raw-edged tiers and simply slips on. 100% silk. Dry clean. Designer color: Tea Stained.
Bess Short History: Husband and wife team Doug and Bess Abraham launched this New York-based vintage-inspired clothing and accessories label in 2000 and quickly gained acclaim for their inimitably cool collection of artfully-worn items stamped with hip modern flair. Fans like Mary-Kate Olsen and Erin Wasson can’t get enough of the brand’s rock-infused aesthetic, signature distressed feel and exclusive customized pieces. We love the studded black leather worker boots and chain-embellished dresses.