The Lady in Red: Valentine’s Day Brights

Heads up! Several dozen dresses I selected were sold out or all but sold out. There are apparently lots of women who think ahead. If you’re interested, pounce. And remember, you’ll want to get more than single use out of this. Chose accordingly.


Left: Strapless Hi Low Dress by Susana Monaco– Young and dancy.  Partially lined, nylon/lycra dress with elasticized neckline. Asymmetrical hem. Jewelry ready. $229.00

Center: Dillion Midi by Lovers + Friends– Flirty and feminine. Body hugging silhouette in rayon/ nylon/elastane.  Unlined (slips, ladies). Elasticized neckline. Tiered ruffled hem. Hidden back zipper closure. $188.00

Right: Azeeza Strapless Cocktail Dress– Rather couture looking. Accented with knife pleats. Silk taffeta. Hidden side seam pockets. Bandeau neck. Concealed side zipper closure. Lined. Reduced 40% to $324.00


Left:  Bailey 44 Shake Your Groove Thing Cutout Sweater Dress– Attractive and practical. Crew neckline. Body-conscious silhouette. Knee length. Rayon/nylon. $248.00

Center: Aqua Off the Shoulder Ruffle Sleeve Dress– Flirty. Straight neckline, ruffled rosette cap sleeves, built-in bra cups. Tailored bodice, fitted through hips. Tonal stitching, sheath silhouette. Concealed back zipper with hook-and-eye closure, lined polyester/spandex. $238.00

Left: Strapless Bow Detail Sheath Dress by Sam Edelman– Rather sweet. A column dress with hidden back-zipper closure. Sweetheart neckline. Lined polyester. $128.00


Left:  Rebecca Vallance L’amour Crêpe Midi Dress– Simply pretty. Panels contour the body with flattering effect. Sweetheart neckline and capped sleeves make this look a bit 1940s. Add a brooch and go.  Polyester/elastane. $481.00

Center: Dolce and Gabbana Lace Midi Dress– Classic, short sleeved style showcases the shoulder and chest with its alluring sheer sections. Partly lined polyamide/cotton/viscose. $2895.00

Right: Off the Shoulder Cocktail Dress by Chelsea28– Covered but womanly. Voluminous ¾ bell sleeves give this crepe dress dramatic impact.  Back zipper closure. Partially lined polyester/spandex. Machine wash cold, line dry. $149.00


Left: Nanushka Nahar Faux Leather Wrap Dress – A contemporary showstopper. Fully lined body. Adjustable button shoulder straps. Exposed front snap button closure. Adjustable waist tie. $390.00

Right: Michelle Mason Twist Knot One Shoulder DressBeautifully tailored silk dress features a twisted knot detail at the side waist, along with a one shoulder and asymmetrical hem silhouette. Concealed side zipper closure. High-low hem. Lined silk. $795.00


Left:  Vika Gazinskaya Silk Dress– Enchanting. Mid-weight silk satin. Sweetheart neckline, gathered shoulder straps. Back zipper closure.  Flared hem. Reduced by 60% to $692.00

Center: Karen Millen Sequined Midi Dress- Deep color, glamorous, but easy. Change the belt! Round neck, sleeveless, contrast D-ring belt.  Allover sequins, asymmetric front panel. Front slits, asymmetric hem, back zipper closure. A-line silhouette, lined. Polyamide; lining: polyester. Reduced by 39% to $299.39

Right: Preen By Thornton Bregazzi Edie Gown– Picture perfect. Asymmetric wrap-style bodice accented with tulle ruffles at one shoulder. 1950s-inspired pleats from the waistband. Lined acetate/ polyamide/ elastane. Zipper closure. Reduced by 60% to $451.00

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.