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Vacation wear should be the same as weekend wear: comfortable, casual, and stylish. Patagonia is known for its outdoor clothing, but it also makes dresses that are perfect for walking on the beach, boarding a plane, or settling in for a romantic dinner. The Patagonia Bandha Dress is such a dress and features stretchy and soft jersey knit that travels well. The A-line cut is flattering for all body types.
We're having a bit of a dilemma: it's still 100 degrees outside, but we don't want to spend tons of money on a dress that we can only wear for a few more weeks. That's why we love this Aqua Printed One-Shoulder Dress. The one-shoulder design and fun print makes it perfect to wear while it's still hot, but it will also look great paired with tights and heels for a flirty, fall look.... more
We love wrap dresses, but we hate worrying about the dress coming loose and exposing a little too much skin. This BCBG Max Azria Belted Faux Wrap Jersey Dress has the look of a wrap dress, but alleviates the need for constant adjustments. It features a wide, obi-style belt that flatters any waistline. Functional zippers detail the shoulders, separating the satin yoke from the V-neckline. The dress is perfect for all occasions; pair it... more
The temperatures are already well into the nineties where we live, so we're all about wearing fabrics that are light and breezy this summer. Chambray, a lightweight plain weave cotton cloth, is making a comeback this season and can be seen in shirts, skirts, and dresses. But we especially like it for this season's popular shirtdresses. This selection of chambray shirtdresses will fit any style or budget, and will look... more
Up until this point, we haven't been too excited about the resurgence of 80's fashion. We grew up in the 80's, so shoulder pads and bad mall hair will forever be burned into our memories. However, every now and then, we come across an 80's-style piece that doesn't make us want to shun fashion forever, such as this Nicole Miller Apple Silk Georgette Dress. The strapless dress comes in three vibrant colors, and features... more
We are in love with this Eryn Brinie Tie Sash Dress and can't wait to wear it out on our next date night with the husband. The woven dress is made from linen and silk. The front tie sash adds a bit of drama and texture to the dress. And the front and back scoop neck shows just enough skin without being to flashy. The black dress will look great with a pair of... more
We have a wedding to go to in a few weeks and were looking for the perfect dress. We fell in love with this Ann Taylor Electric Oasis Dress. The overlapping layered silk, the abstract dot print, the gorgeous blue color it's all enough to bring us out of the winter blahs. The dress will look great with a pair of nude heels or sandals for a fresh, spring look.
When we were little, the best part of Easter wasnt the basket; it was wearing our new Easter dress. Of course, being the eighties, our Easter dresses were always way too pink and way too frilly. This precious Helena Painted Easter Dress is girly, but modern, and features an orange and pink circle print on a white background, a square neckline, and spaghetti straps. It has a banded bodice and waist, and a bow... more
When it comes to holiday fashion, it's all about the sparkle and glamour. If your wife or girlfriend is at a loss as to what to wear for New Year's, impress her with this ABS by Allen Schwartz Illusion Yoke Sequin Shift Dress. The fully lined, side zip dress features a mesh top and sparkly shades of gray sequins. Throw a pair of black peep-toe pumps under the tree, and you're sure to score... more
As we leafed through our favorite fashion magazines, we couldn't help but notice all of the fun, funky sweater dresses that adorned the pages. And on a recent shopping trip, we ended up picking up two for our fall/winter wardrobe. This selection of sweater dresses will suit all tastes and all occasions. Perfect for work or play, we love to pair our sweater dresses with either tights or leggings for a warm, cozy, but... more
Ever since Diane von Furstenberg burst onto the scene in the 70's with her classic wrap dress, it's been a wardrobe staple for women all over the world. If you don't already have a wrap dress, now's the time to buy one. This selection of wrap dresses offers patterns, colors, and styles for almost any occasion and any body type. Wear your wrap dress with a pair of classic pumps for work, or with... more
If you're attending an outdoor party this Fourth of July, you'll want to find a dress that looks stylish, but also accommodates the heat. Chiffon is a lightweight, breathable material that looks dressy, but will leave you feeling cool. Combine the material with a fun, colorful sundress and you've got the perfect outfit to wear while at a cocktail party or cookout. Add this season's bold colors and floral patterns, and your chiffon sundress... more
When summer's heat and humidity set in, finding a work-appropriate outfit that is also cool and comfortable can be a challenge. A safari-style shirtdress is the just answer to this dilemma. The crisp dress typically features short sleeves, a collar, and is belted at the waist. Though we've seen it in all sorts of colors, it's traditionally worn in a khaki or beige color. And thanks to its versatility, you can wear it with... more
If you're a fan of bright, bold colors, but aren't too keen on this summer's popular floral and geometrical prints, then the color-blocking trend is for you. On the runway, we saw unique color combinations, such as pink and orange, and blue and green on dresses, skirts, and even pantsuits. And even if you're not a fan of bright colors, you can find blocks of black and white stacked on top of each other... more
Keeping casual in the summer doesn't mean you have to resort to shorts and t-shirts. Popular in the 60's, shift dresses are back. Chic, yet comfortable, shift dresses hit right at the knee and offer little definition at the waist, so you don't have to be self-conscious about your shape. The dresses look great with a pair of flat sandals or ballet flats, and are perfect for running errands around town.
Keeping your look casual this season doesn't mean that you have to resort to shorts and a t-shirt. Take casual up a few notches with a maxi dress. This long dress sports an empire waist and a long flowing skirt. Bright, floral sprints are very popular, but you can opt for a subtle, solid color such as black or fuchsia. Maxi dresses look great with this season's popular gladiator sandal. This dress is sure... more
For women, the Kentucky Derby means big hats and matching dresses. Bare shoulders and bright colors are in for Derby 2009, and with so many styles to choose from, you're sure to find a strapless dress that suits you. Fashion at the Derby usually dictates a tone of daytime cocktail attire, so be sure to avoid a style that is too casual. And of course, be sure to coordinate your dress with your hat.
Ever since the Herve Leger bandage dress hit the runway, we've seen a version of the bandage dress on all the celebrities. And from the looks of it, it'll be sticking around for spring and summer. These dresses are certainly not for the timid; they hug your every curve, and this season sees a mini version that exposes even more skin. We've seen colors run the gamut too, from basic black to a much... more
Now that winter is officially over, the longer days and warmer weather are just beckoning for brighter, more cheerful colors. This season's dresses feature bright, bold colors, and geometric prints that are the perfect pick-me-up to winter's more subdued tones. On the runway, designers like Zac Posen and Diane Von Furstenberg flashed two-tone hues of orange, pink, and blue. Wearing these sophisticated prints will most definitely make a statement, while giving you a break... more