Winter Gardens – Dresses

Florals never go out of season, they just change color and attitude.


Left: Retro Black Floral Midi Dress – Gauzy woven polyester/spandex covers sufficiently to appear wintery without being too warm to wear transitionally. Mock neck, darted bodice, long sleeves with button cuffs. High waist tops a flowy skirt. Back keyhole with two top button closures. Hidden back zipper. Unlined. $67.00    

Center: Dalian Wrap Dress – Contemporary Asian fusion.  Looks bright and fresh. Rayon, viscose. V-neck. Wrapped silhouette with tie closure. This will carry you into Spring. $218.00                                                                                 

Right: St. John Laksha Floral Jacquard Dress – Iconoclastic pale in luxe, heavy weight seasonal fabric. All lady. Flattering cap sleeves and a full skirt. V neckline, zipper closure, tiny cap sleeve. Acetate/polyester/silk/nylon. Lined. On sale $798.00                                                                                                            

Variation on The Theme

Left: Aiden Mattox Metallic Floral Print Gown – Rather majestic. Stand away, textured heavy weight fabric. V-neck, sleeveless, strapless-bra-friendly. Allover floral jacquard, two side slit pockets, tulle underlay for volume. Two-button closure at keyhole back. Concealed back zipper closure, lined. Polyester/metallic; lining: acetate. $395.00                                                                                                

Center: SL Fashions Printed Mikado Satin Gown – Fashionable length, flattering line. Concealed back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. High neckline; A-line silhouette. Oversized floral print cascades down front and back. Polyester.  $119.00                                                                                                              

Right: Lauren Ralph Lauren Floral Print Ballgown – Sweeping, sleeveless fit-and-flare silhouette. Crossover neckline forms a center front keyhole. Concealed center back zipper with a hook-and-eye closure. Pleated ball skirt. Comes with an attached self-belt. Fully lined. Bodice and bodice lining: polyester/elastane; skirt and skirt lining: polyester. Machine washable!  $290.00                                                                


Left: Adrianna Papell Floral Beaded Blouson Gown – Sparkling floral tendrils cascade down the length of this 1920s looking gown. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. V-neckline; blouson silhouette. Thin straps. Sequined and beaded floral design. Shell: polyester/lining, polyester. Navy. $349.00                                                                                                              

Center: Betsy and Adam Cut Out Back, High/Lo Gown – Formal but not flashy. Concealed back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. High neckline. On-seam pockets at hips; floral applique at hem; cutouts at back. Shell and lining: polyester. $269.00

Right: City Studios Ruffle-Trim Embroidered Gown – Soft , textural, romantic. Concealed back zipper with keyhole and hook-and-eye closure. Illusion scoop neckline, straight at bust. Allover floral embroidered tulle mesh; ruffle trim at neckline and armholes; tulle underlay. Molded cups. Shell, lining, mesh, trim: polyester; overlay: nylon. $129.00                                                               


Left: Taylor Flocked Velvet Illusion Dress – At the same time covered and flirty. Hidden back zipper closure. Scoop neckline; fit & flare silhouette. Sheer overlay with flocked velvet print; tiered velvet stripes at hem. Polyester/spandex; velvet & lining: polyester. $128.00                                                                                           

Center: Breen by Thorton Bragazzi Gathered Midi Dress – Terrific looking. References Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s floral drawings. Silk crepe de chine printed with yellow, pink and red blooms against a black background. Gathered at the side. Asymmetric ruffled tier creates soft ripples through the skirt. Concealed zipper fastening at back. No size small left. $950.00

Right: Betsy Johnson Embroidered Floral-Appliqué Midi Dress – Sleek and body skimming. Concealed back zipper. Round neckline. Cut away shoulders. Embroidered floral appliqués at front. Slit at center back hem. Polyester/elastane; lining: polyester. Sale $123.99                                                                                                      

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.