White Evening Dresses
Embrace modern elegance with Roland Mouret's striking cream 'Compeyson' gown. Featuring cascading ruffles and a dramatic open back, this stretch-crepe design will make a lasting impression at your next evening event. Wear it with the included Powermesh mini slip for a perfect silhouette from every angle.
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.
The twisted gathered seams of Halston Heritage's jersey gown shape your silhouette in such a flattering way. The soft and stretchy fabric moves comfortably with you and it has a deep slit at the front to accentuate the fluidity. The cream hue works well with metallic accessories.
When designing his Resort '18 collection for Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli's focus is on providing women with elevated, romantic clothing that works for more casual occasions, too - this beautiful gown is perfect for a special event but was styled with a track top on the runway. Cut from lightweight cotton and silk-blend voile, it's pleated and pintucked to create depth and texture. The panels of tulle are sheer, so wear this piece with the detachable slip if you prefer full coverage.
The print on Vilshenko's 'Madeline' gown depicts faded butterflies – a motif inspired by artist Michelle Morin's wildlife paintings. Cut from crinkled silk-chiffon that's lined through the body, it has cutouts at the shoulders framed by pretty ruffles. Let the billowing hem gently sweep the floor by styling yours with sandals.
It's no surprise that Margot Robbie, Anne Hathaway and Nikki Glaser have all worn Halston Heritage to red carpet events recently – its designs are glamorous, flattering and completely timeless. This strapless gown is cut from striped faille with a darted bodice, flowing A-line skirt and twisted satin bow that highlights the smallest part of your waist. The pattern is quite striking, so style yours with simple earrings and a nude lip.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Rosie Assoulin's gown is made from lustrous cotton-blend faille with exaggerated puff sleeves - a detail inspired by classic Hawaiian shirts. Part of our exclusive bridal capsule, this design has a notched collar and self-tie belt to define the waist. Add rose gold accessories as your final touch.
Lisa Marie Fernandez's pieces are designed with versatility in mind, which is why you'll often spot fashion influencers and the designer herself wearing them to market trips, as well as evenings in the city. Detailed with a belt to highlight your waist, this dress is cut from black and white broderie anglaise cotton in a floral pattern – we think it's perfect for showcasing a pretty swimsuit underneath. Join the brand's long list of loyal followers with the hashtag tLMFGirlsonHoliday. Wear it with: Sophie Anderson Shoulder bag, ATP Atelier Slides, Chan Luu Bracelet, Chan Luu Necklace, Arme De L'Amour Rings. -- Black and white broderie anglaise cotton - Button fastenings through front - 100% cotton - Hand wash
The team at Chloé taps into the label's bohemian roots with a Resort '18 collection inspired by the landscapes of Palm Springs. Made in France from diaphanous silk-chiffon, this printed gown is partially lined and has long neck ties that gently flutter as you move. Style yours with gold accessories.
It's the contemporary cut that makes Roland Mouret's wool-crepe gown distinctly directional. This paneled piece features subtly gathered sides and is fully lined in silk to ensure it feels smooth against your skin. A single gold cuff and a sleek clutch are the only accessories you need.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. This graceful gown is detailed with all of the things you'd expect from Etro's debut bridal collection – paisley, fluted sleeves and tassels. Made from lightweight silk-jacquard paneled with lace, this plunge-front piece is designed in a loose silhouette that's cinched with drawstrings at the waist and sleeves. Wear it on your big day with the matching veil.
Vilshenko's Resort '18 collection is inspired by Michelle Morin's paintings that depict the wildlife and nature of her hometown in New Hampshire. Drawing on the texture and plants in the artist's work, this cold-shoulder 'Alisanna' gown is cut from weightless silk-chiffon with a crinkled finish and printed with burgundy and pink blooms. We love how the ruffled tiers move beautifully as you move.
Giambattista Valli likens each new collection to a fresh chapter in the same book – one that we just can't seem to put down. From the Resort '18 presentation, this gown is cut from silk-georgette and sprigged with peonies, marigolds and cherry blossom. It has a floaty cape overlay and is cinched at the waist with a bow-embellished grosgrain belt.
Rachel Zoe says that the crisp, clean look of white pieces makes them a key element of her signature style. This crepe 'Doutzen' gown is framed with graphic black trims along the high neckline and strategically placed cutout back, which peaks around the waist to slim your silhouette. The daring slit allows for ease of movement.
We're used to seeing dark and rebellious pieces in Rick Owens' collections, but when the designer goes light, he does so brilliantly. Designed with gold and white beading at the high neck, this dress is cut from slightly sheer silk-georgette and has a crossover split at the back. It looks best with equally minimalist accessories.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. We thought Halston Heritage's crimson 'Fortuny' gown was so flattering, we asked the brand if they could make it in cream just for us – the neutral shade is perfect for a wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. It's cut from diaphanous chiffon that's pleated to draw attention to the plunging neckline and has a waist-defining sash.
We love the Grecian-inspired silhouette of Marc Jacobs's gown - its one-shoulder design and beautiful draping make it something we'd imagine an ancient Greek goddess wearing. Impeccably made from fluid crepe, it falls into an elegant floor-sweeping hem and has a contrasting corded belt to cinch your waist. Beautiful enough to wear on your wedding day, it will also look great at your next gala.
For its 50th anniversary, Etro opened the Spring '18 runway with a series of white pieces that felt celebratory and jubilant. This gown is made from lustrous cotton and silk-blend gauze subtly printed with tonal paisleys, and trimmed in lace at the twisted bodice, cuffs and tiered skirt. It will make a beautiful option for an outdoor wedding.
Jil Sander's Spring '18 runway marked Creative Directors Lucie and Luke Meier's design debut - they re-imagined a number of the former designer's signatures, including the white shirt. Made from exceptionally soft cotton-poplin, this maxi dress is simply detailed with delicate lattice trims and a pleated neckline. Temper the oversized silhouette and style it with a waist belt.
Gorgeous and dreamy, you will be looking like an absolute goddess in the Ivory Lace Panelled Bodice Maxi Dress. - High rounded neckline - Lace spliced bodice - Racer back style - Invisible centre back zipper closure with hook and eye fastening - Layered chiffon floor length skirt - Fully lined MAIN: 100% POLYESTER TRIM: 60% POLYESTER 40% NYLON LINING: 100% POLYESTER Care Instructions Wash separately before use Cold gentle machine wash Do not bleach Do not tumble dry Line dry in shade Warm iron on reverse side Do not dry clean (X)
Cut from lustrous satin devor © burnout that delicately falls to the ground, skimming the body, a stunningly feminine silhouette is created by cinching the waist with a delicate side adjustable belt and high neckline.
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Duro Olowu's AW16 collection is defined by a jewel-hued abstract bird print inspired by the luminescence of onyx lapis and jade. This black and ivory crepe dress is adorned with the motif in cleverly contrasting panels to define the demure nipped-in silhouette. The self-fastening tie enhances the look. Wear yours for evening with pared-back accessories.
This romantic Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids gown is crafted from crisp tulle and designed with a flirty sweetheart neckline. French lace covers the shoulder straps. Hidden back zip. Lined. Fabric: Tulle. 100% polyester. Dry clean. Imported, China. Measurements Length: 59.5in / 151cm, from shoulder Measurements from size 4
Ethereal georgette composes this romantic Joanna August gown. The wrap skirt shows a peek of leg through a graceful side slit, and chiffon sashes tie at the waist. Elegant crossover V neckline and ruffled cap sleeves. Fully lined. Fabric: Georgette. 100% polyester. Dry clean. Imported, China. MEASUREMENTS Length: 60in / 152.5cm, from shoulder
This exquisite dress features Phase Eights signature tapework, embellished with delicate sequins and subtle beading. This luxurious full length dress features a feminine sweetheart lining, sheer neckline, and a fishtale hem- Signature tapework- Sequin embellishment- Subtle beading- Full length- Sweetheart lining- Sheer neckline- Goget detailing- Fishtail hem- Soft train with finger loop- Jersey lining- Centre back keyhole with button- Concealed centre back fastening- 100% Nylon- Lining: 95% Poly
You'll look every bit as divine as you feel in this Delicate Ruffle Maxi Dress. - Soft V neckline - Off shoulder frilled arm coverage - Lined bodice - Invisible side zip closure Main: 100% PolyesterLining: 97% Polyester 3% Elastane Care InstructionsCold hand wash separately inside out Do not bleach or rub Dry in shade without delay Do not tumble dry Warm iron on reverse side Dry cleanable (P)
The striking Asta Gown from Rachel Gilbert is crafted in a neoprene scuba fabrication and shaped to create a fishtail silhouette. It has a one-shoulder design and front split- Scuba fabrication- Front split- One shoulder design- Fishtail silhouette- Polyester, ElastaneAvailable at no other department store.
The Clementine Gown is an elegant style perfect for day and night. Made from a delicate lace, this midi dress features a flattering V-neckline, a cinched waist and a tiered sheer skirt. Pair with statement earrings and your hair up- Lace Midi Dress- V-neckline- Invisible zip and buttonFabric CompositionMain: 100% NylonModel wears an Australian size 8
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This sophisticated white Givenchy gown reflects the discerning femininity throughout Clare Waight Keller's debut at the helm. It's Italian-made with silver crystals and ivory faux-pearls tracing the neckline and diaphanous sheer chiffon sleeves which fall to button-fastening cuffs. Turn to reveal a skilfully draped open back and eye-catching back slit. Style it with pin-thin heels and a statement clutch for an ensemble worthy of the most formal event.
Covered with soft embroidered leaves and designed with an eye-catching sheer skirt, this beautiful Keepsake gown is an instant confidence boost. Fabric: Embroidered open-knit Floral pattern Maxi dress cut Crew neck Long sleeves Hidden zip at back Lined Sheer skirt Shell: 100% polyamide Trim: 100% cotton Lining: 100% polyester Dry clean Imported, China
Crafted in supple jersey, this floor-skimming Halston Heritage evening gown is easier to wear than most similar styles, without sacrificing any elegance. Fabric: Matte jersey Ruching in front and back Maxi-dress cut V neck Long sleeves Double-layered Shell: 94% polyester/6% elastane Lining: 92% polyester/8% elastane Dry clean Imported, China
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A.W.A.K.E.'s vanilla-white True Starfish gown is a typically fresh and contemporary pick for summer events. It's expertly crafted in the UK from a mid-weight linen and cotton-blend has a fitted bodice that's contrasted perfectly by the waist-whittling pleated skirt and finished with transparent plastic and white faux-leather floral brooches. Make the most of the modern embellishments with a sleek up-do.
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Prada taps the elegance of the 1930s to create this cream silk gown. Made in Italy it's shaped with a V-neckline short sleeves and a defined waist to create a typically feminine silhouette then falls into a sweeping flared hem from a triangular seam that showcases the black floral print in full. Lend it subtle sparkle for the evening with a pair of embellished pumps.
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Sarah Burton looks to classic English tweeds - and deconstructs them to stunning effect - for Alexander McQueen's Resort 2018 collection. First seen in the label's presentation this red and white handkerchief-hem dress is shaped with a waist-whittling bodice and has wispy yarns that have purposely been left loose. The moulded cups and striped shoulder straps frame the décolletage beautifully. Keep accessories to a bare minimum.
Chameleon silk gown
This is it. This is the dress you wear to that next big event, the show-stopper you've been searching for. With a sweetheart style neckline, this strapless maxi dress is oh-so flattering, featuring crossover front panels and a quilting feature on the bodice, a centre-back metal zip and an opulent cream colour that is sure to draw all eyes to you.
Ethereal georgette composes this floating Joanna August gown. Twisted edges lend a grecian element along the crossover V neckline and straps, and the wrap skirt shows a peek of leg through a graceful side slit. Chiffon sashes tie at the waist. Fully lined. Fabric: Georgette. 100% polyester. Dry clean. Imported, China. MEASUREMENTS Length: 60in / 152.5cm, from shoulder
Fluid silk georgette composes the elegant silhouette of this Joanna August wrap gown. A pleated bodice and a ruched waist complete the graceful aesthetic, and a sash ties at the waist. Fully lined. Fabric: Georgette. 100% polyester. Dry clean. Imported, China. MEASUREMENTS Length: 60in / 152cm, from shoulder
Sleek, shimmering satin piping accentuates the nipped waist of this Black Halo gown, and a satin high neckline offers a modern finish. A high slit reveals a peek of thigh at the skirt. Sleeveless. Hidden back zip. Lined. Fabric: Mid-weight crepe. Shell: 100% polyamide. Lining: 96% polyamide/4% elastane. Dry clean. Made in the USA. Imported materials. Measurements Length: 64.5in / 164cm, from shoulder Measurements from size 4
A striking wrap gown composed of flowing chiffon makes a glamorous impression. An attached self-sash ties at the waist, and the sweeping wrap skirt falls easily to the floor. Charmeuse lining. Fabric: Chiffon. 100% polyester. Dry clean. Imported, China. Measurements Length: 60in / 152.5cm, from shoulder Measurements from size S