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Contemporary Dresses


Left: Milly Selena Off-the-Shoulder Cady Sheath Dress – On-trend, 3/4 bell sleeves on a body skimming sheath. Eminently useful, quietly feminine. Thigh-high slit at right. Concealed back zipper. Polyester/spandex. $485.00

Center: YIGAL AZROUËL Cold Shoulder Matte Jersey Dress– Cold Shoulders straight from modern runways. Sheath silhouette. V-neck. Off the shoulder look with cutout design. Front right side vent. Straight hemline. Pull-on construction. Viscose/ elastane. $890.00

Right: Lauren Ralph Lauren Jersey Halter Dress – Conservative, but not dull. Concealed center-back zipper with a hook-and-eye closure. Halter neckline with hook-and-eye closures Off-the-shoulder cap sleeves. Slit at the center back hem. Fully lined. shell: viscose/nylon/elastane; lining: polyester $165.00

Go Shorter


Left: Traffic People Hepburn Dress With Lace Trim – Pretty silhouette. Textured woven fabric. Boat neck. Crochet lace trim. Hook and eye closure. Zipper-back fastening. Machine washable polyester. $76.00

Center: Alice & Olivia Elida Seamed Drop-Waist Chambray Dress – A flirty, go-to dress for warmer weather. Jewel neckline. Sleeveless; full shoulder coverage. Princess seams; fitted bodice. Skater skirt. Exposed back zipper. Lyocel/linen/polyester. $225.00

Right: Charlotte Russe Bell-Sleeve Dress – Kind of Medieval except for the length. Elastic holds the off-the-shoulder neckline that drapes into the A-line shape. Polyester/spandex. On sale $20.99

Lace Continues


Left: James Dress from BHLDN Cynthia Rowley – Distinctive pewter color. Great with silver jewelry. High neck, scalloped bodice, awash in lacy florals. Hits just below the knee. Feminine. Belt not included. Back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Poly-spandex; polyester lining. $240.00

Center: Keepsake – The Moment Lace Dress – Unfussy femininity. Striking leaf design rendered in cutwork lace. Midi length. . Short sleeves. Illusion yoke and hem. Button keyhole and hidden zipper at back. Sand-tone lining. Polyester. $225.00

Right: ASOS PREMIUM Scuba Long Sleeve Lace Pencil Dress – Semi-sheer, lace cutwork top with round neck. Scuba skirt for seamless, smooth finish. Cocktails nyone? $103.00

Jumpsuits Left to Right


Leandro Jumpsuit by Finders Keepers – Rayon/viscose jumpsuit in a flattering shape. Neckline keyhole. Back neck hook and eye closure. Hidden back zipper closure. $195.00

Till You Get Enough Off-the-Shoulder Jumpsuit – Generously cut. Dress up or down. Made in a slightly metallic royal blue, polyester knit. Removable waist sash. Wide-leg silhouette. Stretch fit. $98.00

Baja East One Shoulder Culottes Dress – An artful take. Gathered fold-over panel accents the bodice of this striped, single-shoulder Baja East tunic. The angular hem dips to a point on one side. Unlined. Cotton/linen/rayon.  $595.00

Nasty Gal Watson Plunging Jumpsuit – Sweet really, and very practical. Features a plunging neckline, wide-leg silhouette, tie at waist, and crisscross strappy detailing. Lined polyester/spandex. Enclosed zipper at back. Robe belt. Pockets at sides. $88.00


Left: Finders Keepers Eames Racerback Dress – Seriously sexy body-con silhouette and a sporty back punctuated by gold-tone hardware. Sleeveless. Scoop neck. Viscose/ nylon/ elastane. Fits small, Order one size up. Sale $112,50

Center: JOA Striped Poplin Off-The-Shoulder Dress – Sun ready, easy, flattering. Off-the-shoulder neckline, attached self-tie belt at waist. A-line skirt, stripe print, concealed back zip closure, partially lined cotton/polyester. midi length. $198.00

Right: Bardot Gemma Lace Halter Dress – Covered but seductive. Beautifully detailed. Mock neck, sleeveless, ladder-stitch trim at bodice and waist. Embroidered lace overlay, buttons at back neck, open back with straps. Concealed back zipper closure, back vent, lined polyester. $119.00

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.