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Three Floored Starry-Eyed Yellow Lace Dress

Portable Sunshine


Bright Yellow is cheerful, Pale Yellow delicate. Associations are warm rather than hot. It’s the season to wear colors you might otherwise shy away from.

Dresses– left to right


Donna Morgan Chemical Lace Spaghetti Strap Midi– Lace= air conditioning in hot weather. A-line silhouette with lace overlay. V-neckline. Fixed spaghetti straps. Piping throughout. Concealed zipper closure at back. Seamed waist. Fully lined. Scalloped hemline at midi length. Polyester. $148.00

Milly Elle Stretch Crepe Sheath Dress – A real classic; well cut and tailored. Ladylike. Hidden back zipper closure. Square neck. Sleeveless. Fitted waist. Side slit. Polyester/polymide. A pre-order. $425.00

Three Floored Starry-Eyed Lace Dress – A bold, optimistic statement perfect for parties.Tiered polyester overlays add volume. Adjustable shoulder straps. Short sleeves with gathered elastic bands. Exposed back zipper closure. Mesh lining. $480.00

Alex Perry Regan Strapless Dress – Ripe sex on the hoof. Get out your reddest lipstick. Zipper from gurzle to zatch. Lean line. Limited sizes. $800.00

Not Shown: Jovani One-Shoulder Scuba Cocktail Dress $495.00

Long Dresses

long dress

Left: Rochester Maxi Dress “Show Me Your Mumu”– Flowing and confident. Fully lined, polyester blend. Particularly striking with a tan. Adjustable shoulder straps with tie closure and tassel accents. Side seam slits. $216.00

Center: Teresina Organic Linen Maxi Dress by Mara Hoffman – Resort ready, just tie at bodice. Side pockets, side zipper closure. Flirty and uncomplicated.  $388.00

Right: Alice & Olivia Yulissa Strapless Dress – Elegant style with translucent detail. Keep jewelry delicate to weigh in with ethereal portion. Straight neckline with silicone gripper, strapless, interior boning at bust. Exposed back zip with hook-and-eye closure, partially lined polyester. $295.00



Left: Alice & Olivia Meagan Cold-Shoulder Pom-Pom Trim Top – On-trend, easy looking and girly. Layered shoulder-baring silhouette and cute, fluid trim. Straight neckline, spaghetti straps, cold-shoulder three-quarter sleeves. Pull over style. Viscose. $225.00

Center: Printed Chiffon Front Top – Great over jeans, shorts, narrow skirts. Round neckline with gold hardware detail and cutout; back keyhole button closure. Split chiffon front overlay. Hits at low hip. Top and lining: polyester. $39.00

Right: Lafayette 148 New York Elaina Solid Cotton-Blend Blouse – Eminently useful. Zingy cuff ties give this whatever oomph color doesn’t supply. Boatneck. Three-quarter sleeves. Back button closure. $348.00



Left: Revolve Randall Skirt – A brief 16” of flirty, flippy, floral skirt for the young and leggy. Lined viscose/rayon. Wrap styling with tie closure. $128.00

Center: Milly Peyton Wrap Skirt – Cotton/elastane skirt with spinnaker-inspired print,  distinctive style and flair. Ties at the side.  Yacht club anyone? $475.00

Right: Kate Spade New York Eyelet Embroidered Mini Skirt – 21” of marigold colored, flouncy skirt. Hidden side-zipper closure. Side-seam pockets. Lined cotton.  $248.0o

OpeningBespoke Multilayer Tulle Skirt – Lots of lengths, lots of colors and made to your specs. Asymmetric, cascade finishing in the lower part. The way the fabric is laid makes the skirt look princess puffy. This is really fun. Pair with something insouciant on top. $285.53

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.