In a new version of the sportswear inspired Gucci jacquard stripe, the lace insert embellishes a silk georgette slip dress. This silhouette was presented multiple times on the runway and is part of a new concept of evening layering. The whimsical blend of the nostalgic and the surreal come together for Spring Summer 2018. ; Unlined; Black silk georgette with a wrinkled finish; Ivory lace Gucci stripe and trim; Three button detail on the front; Front slit; 100% silk; Made in Italy; The model is 178cm and is wearing size 40;
Known for its delicate workmanship, lace became an emblem of Renaissance fashion. The intricate flower leaf rebrode design gives a nod to the past while the silhouette is firmly rooted in the now with contrast grosgrain trim. ; Silk lining; Wisteria purple flower leaf rebrode lace; Grosgrain trim; Enameled buttons and GG pearl buttons; V-neck; Short sleeves; 55% viscose, 35% cotton and 10% nylon; Made in Italy; the model is 172cm and is wearing size 40;
An important silhouette, the slip dress, is defined by romantic lace in a new version of the sporty Gucci jacquard stripe. Speaking to the surreal narrative used throughout the Spring Summer 2018 collection, this dress is cut in washed habotai silk and is specially treated for a wrinkled, distressed effect highlighting its ethereal feel. ; Unlined; White washed habotai silk with lace trim. Will be produced and delivered with an intentional wrinkled effect. ; Lace Gucci stripe; 100% silk; Made in Italy; The model is 179cm and is wearing size 40;
Self-Portrait's midi dress is made from white guipure lace that's carefully woven with floral and geometric circular patterns to highlight and flatter different parts of your figure. Inspired by prairie silhouettes, this piece has a curved neckline and gathered cropped sleeves that mirror the fluted hem. It's partially lined to the mid-thigh.
Dolce & Gabbana's Fall '17 show was a celebration of women - models of all ages and sizes took to the runway. From the collection, this dress is made from black stretch-tulle that's ruched to accentuate your curves. Detach the slip lining and wear it with tonal lingerie if you're feeling brave.
Self-Portrait's signature lace dresses are perfect for cocktail dress codes and this thigh-grazing black style is particularly on-point. The one-shouldered silhouette is framed with flouncy ruffles while off-kilter buttons and a D-ring detail contrast the femininity. Wear it with a chain-strap clutch for an after-dark look with instant impact.
Self-Portrait's maxi dress is refined but still showcases the intricate detailing that we've come to expect from designer Han Chong. Cut from fil coupé chiffon, it's framed with pretty lace trims and intricate bows for a super feminine touch. It's finished with open-knit trims around the bodice to reveal just a hint of skin. When it comes to styling, less is more - minimal jewelry and sandals will do.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Part of Self-Portrait's bridal collection, this romantic gown is perfect for summer weddings. It's made from delicate guipure lace and left partially unlined to enhance its airy feel. The ruffle-trimmed cutout waist and slit skirt show just a touch of skin.
There's a sweet 1960s vibe to Self-Portrait's black and white mini dress but contrasting lace patterns keep it firmly rooted in the now. It's sharpened with a point collar and self-tie fastenings and falls neatly into a thigh-skimming hem. Keep the mood modern by styling it with backless loafers.
You needn't worry about Self-Portrait's off-the-shoulder dress slipping down on the dance floor - it has internal boning that keeps it firmly in place. Delicately cut from the label's signature guipure lace, this style has a waist-defining band and is fully lined in beige satin for complete coverage. Wear it with strappy sandals.
Perfect for cocktail events, engagement parties or your next night out, Self-Portrait's dress has an elegant off-the-shoulder neckline framed by black grosgrain straps. It's trimmed with lustrous satin and crepe ruffles and backed in beige to highlight the intricate guipure lace pattern. Contrast the midnight-blue hue with a colorful clutch.
Every design by Needle & Thread has an ethereal elegance, including this 'Utopia' maxi dress. It has a floral-embroidered tulle bodice that's left sheer at the décolletage and framed with delicate lace ruffles. The balletic skirt is lightly fluted and defined by a grosgrain waistband.
Needle & Thread's dresses are so beautiful and unique, it's no surprise that Sarah Jessica Parker, Emma Roberts and Dakota Fanning have all been seen in them. Made from tulle that's embroidered with a delicate floral motif, this 'Prism Ditsy' gown has ruffled lace trims and a striped grosgrain band that defines the waist. It fits flatteringly through the bodice and falls to a full, floor-grazing skirt.
Self-Portrait designer Han Chong creates dresses that are feminine and at the same time totally fresh and modern - actresses Lily Collins and Daisy Ridley have both recently worn the brand to events. This one has ruffled cutout sleeves and is paneled with lace, pleated organza and mesh at the hem. Cinch the grosgrain waist ties to create more definition.
Rebecca Vallance is renowned for creating dresses that make an impact the minute you walk into the room. Made from crepe in a vivid bright-orange hue, this 'Martinique' dress has a cutout back and contoured seams through the front to accentuate the hourglass silhouette. Keep your hair swept back to highlight the pretty lace-up ribbons at the shoulder.
Gowns may be requisite on the red carpet, but celebrities will often choose a mini dress for photo calls or television appearances - and Dolce & Gabbana is a hot favorite. This pastel-pink style is cut from exquisite corded lace detailed with scalloped eyelash trims that highlight the fluted bracelet sleeves and thigh-skimming hem. Choose earrings to match the oversized crystal-embellished buttons.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Self-Portrait's navy and black mini dress is made from two types of guipure lace for a graphic, paneled finish. It has playful tiered ruffles at the skirt and pretty capped shoulders. The beige lining provides discreet coverage.
Valentino's drop-waist mini dress has pretty ruffled cuffs and a flounce hem. Made in Italy, it's cut from delicate corded cotton-blend guipure lace and underpinned with a stretch-silk georgette slip for opacity and smoothness. We love the versatility and timelessness of its feminine blush hue.
Marchesa Notte's stunning eveningwear is known the world over, but it's the unique embellishments and flattering silhouettes that keep us coming back every season. This dress has been cut from several layers of tulle and lace and detailed with appliquéd georgette flowers and embroidery. The internal bodice provides additional support.
There are so many beautiful details on alice McCALL's 'Love Is Love' gown, from the slim crossover straps to the fluttery eyelash trims. With ruching that draws attention to the smallest part of your waist, this tiered piece is cut from swathes of cream lace that's threaded with cobalt-blue yarns. Wear it with super high heels so that it just touches the floor.
Alice + Olivia's 'Desma' maxi dress nods to bohemian styles. This printed satin piece is finished with scalloped trims and panels of vintage-inspired lace, underpinned by a beige slip to stop it being too revealing. Wear it to your next dinner party with elegant sandals.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM Self-Portrait's bridal collection is inspired by the wedding gowns worn by Bianca Jagger and Pattie Boyd. This cream mini dress is cut from intricate guipure lace, smooth crepe and finished with delicate tulle sleeves. The lustrous grosgrain waistband nips in elegantly at the most flattering point on your figure.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Self-Portrait's white midi dress is a modern and elegant option for city nuptials or summer garden parties. It's made from 3D guipure lace and partially lined so you can see the intricate floral pattern in full focus at the hem. An internal gummed strip keeps this off-the-shoulder style perfectly in place, while the grosgrain belt draws attention to the smallest part of the silhouette.
Anna Sui's Resort '18 collection draws inspiration from the works of '70s photographers Sarah Moon, Deborah Turbeville and Guy Bourdin - a few of the designer's favorites. Made from weightless fil coupé silk-blend, this 'Decoupage' dress is printed with painterly blooms and has Victorian lace trims. Wear yours with velvet accessories for a play on textures.
Jonathan Simkhai believes the three pieces every woman should have in her wardrobe are an Oxford shirt, wide-leg pants and a statement-making cocktail dress, like this one from his Resort '18 collection. Made from crepe and beautiful guipure lace, it's fitted through the bodice and falls to a swishy asymmetric skirt. Complement the high neckline with slick-back hair.
Inspired by the Rock 'n' Roll style of Bianca Jagger and Pattie Boyd's wedding dresses, Self-Portrait's 'Primrose' gown is designed specially for the untraditional bride. It's intricately crafted from the brand's signature guipure lace and trimmed with tiers of floaty crepon. We like how the matching slip leaves the yoke and sleeves sheer.
Self-Portrait's Han Chong grew up with his artist aunt, and her paintings were a huge creative influence for him. From the Spring '18 collection, this mini dress is made from guipure lace in a pretty pink hue and has a ruffled waistband and tiered skirt. Style yours with black shoes to match the grosgrain bows at each shoulder.
Louise Trotter's message for Joseph's Spring '18 collection is: You have to be comfortable in your uniform. So perfect for nearly every summer event, this 'Bronte' runway dress is cut from daisy-print silk with asymmetric panels of black lace through the body for contrast. Pick out the colors in the flowers with bright shoes, adding a cardigan for cooler evenings.
Rebecca Vallance counts Chrissy Teigen, Joan Smalls and Halle Berry as fans of her award-winning eponymous label. This saffron 'Baha' dress is made from guipure lace with a one-shoulder waterfall ruffle and asymmetric split through the skirt. It's perfect for your next outdoor wedding or garden party, especially when styled with gold accessories.
Lace is anything but traditional in the hands of Self-Portrait. This light-blue midi dress is crafted from a daisy guipure-lace that reveals subtle glimpses of skin and detailed with an asymmetric button fastening a ruffled waist panel and a cut-out back for a modern feminine feel. Wear it to make a statement at your next event with edgy black heels.
Channel your inner Mortica. This dramatic, glam & elegant Mystic Lace Dress is a must have statement style from the Chic Boutique City Chic Plus Size Collection. - Dramatic off shoulder bell sleeves - Invisible back zip closure - Fully lined to smooth curves - Form fitting waistline - Optional support straps provided - Below knee length hemline Main: 50% Viscose 40% Nylon 10% Cotton. Lining: 97% Polyester 3% Elastane Care Instructions Cold hand wash separately inside out Do not bleach or rub Dry in shade without delay Do not tumble dry Cool iron on reverse side Dry cleanable (P)
Jonathan Simkhai is famed for his sophisticated silhouettes, as this dress so elegantly shows. It's crafted from pretty black lace outlined with contrasting storm-blue trims, and falls to a fluted, diagonally-striped tulle hem that flutters as you walk. Style it with pared-back accessories to keep focus on the intricate fabric.
Self-Portrait's signature 'Azaelea' dress has been spotted on a host of stylish women, including Miranda Kerr, Daisy Lowe and Bella Thorne. Cut from guipure lace, this blue version is lined in beige tulle and spliced with intricate lattice trims at the bust and waist. The fit-and-flare silhouette flatters all body types.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Needle & Thread's floor-length ivory gown is cut from fluid silk-crepe that drapes beautifully. The intricate lace panels are positioned to flatter your bust, waist and hips, and this fully lined piece is slit through the skirt for added movement. It also has ties at the back to ensure the perfect fit.
Elie Saab's dress is the perfect choice for brides seeking something romantic but a little more understated to wear before the big day - think bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. Neatly cut from ivory crepe, it has a delicate lace yoke aptly embroidered with love hearts. We love the idea of packing it for your honeymoon, too.
Marking the end of Riccardo Tisci's tenure at Givenchy, last season's lineup featured tonal looks in shades of red – so to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter lead by Clare Waight Keller, the Resort '18 collection is dominated by pink. Suspended from wide shoulder straps, this lingerie-inspired slip dress is cut from lustrous silk-satin and edged with corded lace.
Before Natacha Ramsay-Levi's debut Spring '18 collection, Chloé's design team created a Resort '18 capsule collection that celebrates the house's ethereal, bohemian roots. This maxi dress is beautifully cut from cotton-blend lace woven in circular and floral patterns inspired by vintage tablecloths. The floaty asymmetric hem mirrors the scalloped cape-effect overlay.
SEA's aptly named 'Sunrise' dress has us dreaming of warmer days. Made from a soft cotton-blend, it's cut in a flattering fit-and-flare silhouette and has ruffled trims that accentuate the high neckline. It turns to reveal a corset-inspired lace-up back - one of our favorite details in the label's Resort '18 collection.
Self-Portrait's midi dress is cut from navy guipure lace woven with geometric circles and flowers - the beige lining and sheer hem makes the contrasting patterns really stand out. It has internal gumming that keeps the off-the-shoulder silhouette in place. The flouncy tiers move so gracefully as you walk or dance.
Draper James' 'Shadow' dress is cut from a black and silver jacquard that's textured and patterned with polka-dots in a fit-and-flare silhouette - founder Reese Witherspoon often references her grandmother's '50s style in her collections. It's paneled with sheer lace along the shoulders and has botanical-inspired trims. Wear yours with strappy sandals and a mini clutch.