Strapless- Afternoon Into Evening

Whether you’re showing off pilates-toned arms or a sun tan, summer is a time to be comfortable going strapless. An afternoon event, reception, cocktails often morphs into dinner plans. These dresses are ready.

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Floral Midi Dress by Harlyn: A flattering gathered waist and drapey asymmetrical hem defines this model. Back zipper closure. Sweetheart neck.Lined polyester $155.00

Belinda Midi Dress by Margorelle: Garden party? Wedding reception? A soft look. Lined polyester organza.Built-in bustier with hook and eye closure. Hidden back zipper closure.Neckline to hem measures approx 46″ in length. $338.00

Verity Strapless Dress by  Zimmermann: Feminine. Partially lined linen. Adjustable detachable shoulder straps. Boned sides with smocked back. Hidden back zipper closure. Neckline to hem measures approx 44″ in length. $590.00     

Nadia Dress by Misa Los Angeles: Unlined viscose blend-slip please. Elasticized neckline.Smocked bodice. Tiered ruffle overlay. Neckline to hem measures approx 45″ in length. $370.00

Not Shown: Badgley Mischka Ditsy Print Popover Dress $440.00

Pink to Red

Left: Harris Frilled Midi Dress by Lovers & Friends– Rather sweet. Fully lined polyester/nylon. Lace fabric with chiffon trim. Hidden back zipper closure. Neckline to hem measures approx 36″ in length. $258.00

Center: Sol Midi Dress by Lovers & Friends: Ladylike. Fully lined polyester. Embroidered mesh fabric with fringe trim. Back vent. Hidden back zipper closure. $248.00

Right:Astro Midi Dress by MBD– Svelte is as svelte wears. Partially lined polyester/spandex crepe.Flounce overlay. Boned bodice and back vent accent. Hidden back zipper closure. Neckline to hem measures approx 36″ in length. $198.00

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Radar Strapless Dress by Keepsake:  Young. Floral jacquard adds subtle texture. Punctuated with dynamic ruffles. Back zipper closure. Lined polyester. Approx. 27 1/2″ center front length. 69% off at $54.97

ASOS Bandeau Dress: Flattering, youthful. Structured bodice with seamed design. Fitted waist. Full skirt.  Stitched pleats.  Zipper closure at back. $87.00

Kyra Midi Dress by NBD: A stylish canvas- add a belt, necklace or brooch. Lined, ribbed, stretch polamide/elastine (fits!) Non-slip silicone above. Back slit. Hidden back zipper closure. $198.00

Rayna Dress by Amanda Uprichard: Flirty. Partially lined polyester. Boned bodice and adjustable ruched skirt.Hidden back zipper closure. Neckline to hem measures approx 41″ in length. $246.00

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Endless Summer Sea Breeze 2-Piece Dress by Free People: Great vacation item. Top has smocked straight neck.Flounce skirt has elastic waist; side-seam pockets.Unlined (slip please) Machine washable cotton, tumble dry. 10 1/2″ center front top length; 35″ skirt length.$108.00 

Isabelle Midi Dress by L’Academie– City or country. Unlined cotton/nylon. Slip please. Front button and waist tie closure. Side seam pockets. Elasticized back. Neckline to hem measures approx 37″ in length. $238.00

Verona Tiered Strapless Midi Dress by Temptation Positano: Easy and open. Smocking at top.  Tiered ruffle trim Lined, crocheted cotton. $247.50

Purity Strapless Midi Dress by Mink Pink: Yummy color, flattering silhouette.  Partially lined cotton. Elasticized neckline. Draped ruffled bodice overlay with eyelet details. Front button down closure. Front hem slit. $119.00 

Not Shown: Mimi Chica Floral Print Strapless Dress $26.97

Not Shown: Meredith Smocked Bodice Red Midi Dress $325.00


Left: Bardot “Georgia” Midi Dress: Gazonk color. Strapless fold-over neckline. Princess seam bodice. Sheath silhouette. Vented back. Back zipper closure. Lined polyester/spandex. 30% off at $62.30 

Center: Maria Blanc Pencil Dress by Bronx and Banco: Patrician. Features colorful blooms, scalloped edges and rich velvety trim. 38″ center front length.  Exposed back-zipper closure. Lined polyester. $414.00

Right: Strapless Fishtail Dress by Vince Camuto: Sophisticated. Curve-accentuating seams and a flouncy fishtail hem. 35″ front length; 40″ back length. Back zipper closure. Lined polyester/spandex. $168.00

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.