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Tibi Coral Print Cotton Dress

Tibi Coral Print Cotton Dress Tibi Coral Print Cotton Dress

Tibi Coral Print Cotton Dress

Check out this new, pretty cotton dress from Tibi. It features coral print detail over the shoulders in coral, orange and black to the front and back, with a subtle light grey shadow, and it fastens at the back with a hidden central zip.

It is available in sizes US2 (UK 6), US4 (UK 8), US6 (UK 10), US8 (UK 12) and US10 (UK 14)

Fabric and care: 100% cotton; lining 100% acetate; dry clean only.

Tibi is certainly the brand of the moment and celebrity wearers of the brand include Beyonce, Olivia Palermo, Vanessa Hudgens and Laurne Conrad. It’s easy to see why; these understated, pretty dresses have a flattering cut and are often made from natural fabrics. In addition, the dresses add the fun back into dressing up, with an attitude all of their own. This dress could be worn over the summer months for meals out, parties and summer weddings.

UK based, global shipping available.

Tibi Black Silk Dress with White Lace Print

Tibi Black Silk Dress with White Lace Print Tibi Black Silk Dress with White Lace Print

Tibi Black Silk Dress with White Lace Print

This new sleeveless pure silk dress from Tibi has a baroque style white lace print on a black background. The dress, called “Violette”, has a round neck and fastens with a hidden zip at the back. The dress is short, falling to about mid thigh and is fully lined.

It is available in sizes US0 (UK 4), US2 (UK 6), US4 (UK 8), US6 (UK 10), US8 (UK 12), US10 (UK 14) and US12 (UK 16)

Fabric and care: 100% silk; lining 100% acetate; dry clean only.

Tibi has the making of a stylish, yet sexy, mini dress down to a fine art and there is no better example than this cutesy baroque inspired monochrome number with its unique take on the opulent lace designs which are destined to be huge over the new season. This is a dress which could be worn for both winter and summer party invitations, and looks fab teamed with high heels (the model is wearing Sam Edelman’s Danielle blue suede courts) and a black clutch.

UK based, global shipping available.

Milly Delaney Sleeve Dress

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Milly Delaney Sleeve Dress

The Milly Delaney Sleeve Dress is a silk dress with an all over abstract print design in shades of blue, turquoise, purple, lilac, mustard and yellow on a black backdrop. The dress has three quarter sleeves, a boat neck and v back and fastens at the back with an exposed black zip. The dress falls to above the knee.

It is available in sizes US2 (UK 6), US4 (UK 8), US6 (UK 10), US8 (UK 12), US10 (UK 14) and US12 (UK 16)

Fabric and care: 100% silk; lining 100% polyester, dry clean only.

Another flattering dress from Michelle, AKA Milly of New York, which is perfect for parties, cocktails and nights out. The dress is nice and short and the multitude of colours in the print design mean that you can pick out any of them to team with your accessories – the model has chosen the turquoise electric blue clutch from the popular new designer Aila.

UK based, shipping is available worldwide.

Milly Daphne Swirl Dress

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Milly Daphne Swirl Dress in Blue (Heliotrope)

The Milly Daphne Swirl Dress is a wool blend jersey, fit and flare dress. It features a crew neck, long sleeves and falls to above the knee. The waist is a little higher than the true waist and the flared skirt falls into soft pleats. The dress is part lined and fastens at the back with an exposed silver tone zip fastening with a large silver tone ring zip pull. There are two side pockets concealed in the seams.

It is available in sizes  XS, S, M and L

Fabric and care: 50% wool, 50% acrylic; lining 95% polyester, 5% elastane, dry clean only.

Ooh this dress is flattering and the fabric is divine. It even has a touch of stretch in it for a great fit. You could wear this dress anywhere- to the office, Christmas dinner with your mum “That is a pretty dress, dear” or an evening out with friends. It’s a modern classic, yet it’s style is inspired by some of the styles from the 1960s. The model has completed the look with dark tights and tall boots, but it would look equally good with ankle boots or heels.

UK based, shipping is available worldwide.

DKNY Animalia Stretch Silk Dress

DKNY Animalia Stretch Silk Dress DKNY Animalia Stretch Silk Dress

DKNY Animalia Stretch Silk Dress

This DKNY Animalia Stretch Silk Dress is a monochrome stretch silk dress with an all over leopard print inspired design. The dress has a round neck, three quarter sleeves and falls to above the knee with a tiered frilled hemline. The cuffs are gathered and the dress has a concealed back zip fastening. It comes complete with a detachable black slip lining.

The model is wearing a size US 4 and she is a size UK 8 and 5’11”. The dress fits true to size.

Available in sizes US 2 (UK 6), US 4 (UK 8), US 6 (UK 10), US 8 (UK 12) and US 10 (UK 14)  and US 12 (UK 16)

Fabric and Care: 92% silk, 8% elastane; removable lining 100% polyester; dry clean only.

With a black and white dress you can be confident that it will go with an infinite number of different accessories. You can play it safe with black courts and bag, or add a pop of colour with something unexpected in blue or green. This dress looks great on its own or you can team it with a belt to cinch. The stretch silk fabric is easy to wear and this dress is a boardroom to bar winner!

UK based, global shipping available.

Project D Helliconian Tapework Lace Dress

Project D Helliconian Tapework Lace Dress

Project D Helliconian Tapework Lace Dress

The Project D Helliconian Tapework Lace Dress is a black sleeveless open tapework dress with a scoop neck and back. The dress has shoulder straps embellished with black lace and the dress itself is lined in a nude fabric. It has an exposed back zip fastening and falls to knee length.

It is available in UK sizes 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16

Fabric and care: 100% polyester; lining 97% polyester, 3% spandex; dry clean only

Project D have a number of lace dresses in their range for the new AW 2012 season, but I think that this one has to be the most striking. The open tape work teamed with the nude lining gives the dress a dramatic look, and it would certainly be suited to wearing at an important function or black tie dinner. This is a dress that is a wardrobe classic, and you will be able to wear it any season; it’s also nice to accessorise, and in the photo the look has been completed with the Sam Edelman blue suede Danielle shoes, the Diane Von Furstenberg box clutch and the Mawi Tear drop pendant.

UK based, global shipping available.

Milly Purple Sleeveless Genevieve Dress

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Milly Genevieve Dress

The Milly Genevieve Dress is a purple, above the knee dress which has a high, round neck and is sleeveless. There is black link belt detail to the waist and the dress is fully lined, fastening with a hidden zip at the back. It is made from a heavy jersey fabric.

It is available in sizes  XS, S, M and L

Fabric and care: 85% viscose, 11% polyamide, 4% elastane; lining 95% polyester. 5% spandex, dry clean only.

Milly designs, from New York, are famed for their versatility. The styles tend to be classic and not seasonal, and this dress is a perfect example. It could be worn for a business meeting, night out or wedding and would look good teamed with a pair of classic courts and a tote. The model has completed the look with the Anya Hindmarch Carker tote in black and the Diane Von Furstenberg Anette shoes.

UK based, shipping is available worldwide.