Thierry Mugler Cutout Two-tone Crepe Mini Dress - Black
My first source of inspiration is the female body. I base my clothing designs on the lines and curves of the body, " says David Koma, Artistic Director of Mugler. Part of the label's Resort '17 collection, this black crepe mini dress is spliced with white strips that wind around the waist and create a sleek shoulder cutout. It's fully lined in satin for a smooth fit.
Stella McCartney Draped Stretch-crepe Mini Dress - Red
Folding and draping is a key theme in Stella McCartney's Spring '17 collection. Cut from red stretch-crepe, this mini dress is lined in crepe de chine for a smooth fit and has a cool asymmetric hemline. Pair yours with mules.
Roland Mouret Mervyn Cutout Crepe-paneled Cloqué Dress - Pastel yellow
This 'Mervyn' dress is cut in Roland Mouret's signature figure-skimming silhouette. Made from tactile cloqué, it's designed with a flattering cutout halterneck top and strategically placed crepe panels for textural contrast. The stretch-silk lining ensures a smooth fit and extra coverage.
Christopher Kane Leopard-print Stretch-mesh Mini Dress - Leopard print
For Spring '17, Christopher Kane delves into the collection archives and revives of one of his favorite prints - leopard. First seen on the runway in London, this figure-defining dress is made from stretch-mesh and framed with contouring black trims. Balance the short length with a pair of chunky flat boots.
Rebecca Vallance Beltrán Belted Cutout Crepe Midi Dress - Red
Rebecca Vallance's 'Beltrán' dress can be styled for so many occasions - think weddings, work events or the races. Cut from crepe for a close, figure-skimming fit, it has wrap-around ties at the waist and shiny gold hardware. Underpin the slit back with an adhesive bra.
Jonathan Simkhai Tulle-trimmed Lace Midi Dress - Black
Jonathan Simkhai is famed for his sophisticated silhouettes, as this midi dress so elegantly shows. It's crafted from pretty black lace outlined with contrasting storm-blue trims, and falls to a fluted, diagonally-striped tulle hem that flutters as you walk. Style it with pared-back accessories to keep focus on the intricate fabric.
Moschino Stretch-crepe Mini Dress - Fuchsia
This season's love of pink shows no signs of slowing and Boutique Moschino's dress is an effortless way to tap the trend. Cut from crepe with a touch of stretch, this sleeveless style is finished with a pretty fluted hem that hits above the knee. Play up its simple shape with sculptural mules or slides.
Givenchy Stretch-cady Mini Dress - Black
Givenchy held its Spring '17 show in the grounds of Paris' Mus & eacuteum National d'Histoire Naturelle - strings of balloon lanterns helped light the evening setting. First spotted on the runway, this mini dress is cut from sculpting stretch-cady, with a sweetheart neckline and asymmetric hem. The internal satin cups provide coverage and support.
Proenza Schouler Asymmetric Cutout Printed Plissé-cloqué Dress - Tomato red
Inspired by a trip to ateliers in Paris, Proenza Schouler's Spring '17 collection is designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez's modern interpretation of couture techniques. This dress has a wrap-effect bodice and cutout front that frames the waist, while the plissé-cloqué fabric moves beautifully as you walk. Accentuate the graphic line of the hem with ankle boots.
Tom Ford Draped Cutout Silk-satin Midi Dress - Sand
TOM FORD's dress has been crafted in Italy from lustrous silk-satin. Cut to drape loosely across the bodice, this tan style has a fitted midi skirt and contemporary, angled neckline. The vented back ensures you can move easily when wearing it with heels.
Giambattista Valli Satin-trimmed Embroidered Organza Mini Dress - White
Giambattista Valli's collections are always underscored with a '60s spirit. New for Pre-Fall '16, this mini dress is cut from crisp organza embroidered with red and black flowers and trimmed with a pretty satin bow to accentuate your waist. It's fully lined in silk to temper the sheer finish. Wear yours to weddings and garden parties with velvet heels.
Dion Lee Asymmetric Satin Dress - Midnight blue
Dion Lee's satin dress softly skims your figure before falling to a split, asymmetric hem. This fluid design has a deep V-neckline and pin-thin straps. The rich midnight-blue hue gives it an edge over ubiquitous black styles.
Isabel Marant Esta Ruched Satin Dress - Merlot
Isabel Marant's satin 'Esta' dress has a center front seam that creates unaligned ruching - it's thoughtfully placed to slim your waist, as well as enhance the fabric's luster. It has a rounded, high neckline and hits just above the knee. A pair of black sandals will complement the merlot shade.
Haney - Victoria Metallic Striped Silk-blend Lamé And Crepe Dress - Black
Haney's 'Victoria' dress is part of the label's Resort '17 collection. It's cut from shimmering silk-blend lamé in an elegant one-shoulder silhouette and has a form-fitting black crepe skirt - we love how the curved seams help create a flattering hourglass shape. Maximize the metallic stripes with gold jewelry.
Cédric Charlier Ruffle-trimmed Faux Leather Dress - Black
First seen at the label's New York rooftop show, Cédric Charlier's Spring '17 collection explores masculine vs. feminine. This dress is cut from buttery faux leather with a V-neckline framed with tonal ruffles. It's lined with a removable light-blue slip that peeps out from the hem and turns to reveal languid ties. Ground yours with sneakers or mules.
Giambattista Valli Guipure Lace-paneled Crepe And Chiffon Mini Dress - Pink
Giambattista Valli's crepe and chiffon dress has a romantic feel, enhanced by its ethereal pastel-pink hue and guipure lace panels. It's fitted through the body before falling to a flattering A-line skirt and finished with an elegant scalloped hem. Wear yours to a host of events with metallic or jewel-toned accessories.
Alice + Olivia Cairo Cape-back Crepe Mini Dress - Tomato red
Alice + Olivia's 'Cairo' mini dress has a draped cape-style overlay. This bold tomato-red design is defined by a black elasticated waistband that draws the eye to the narrowest part of your silhouette. Wear it for events with strappy sandals.
Cushnie et Ochs Donna Open-back Floral-print Stretch-cady Dress - Green
Cushnie et Ochs is loved for its use of color and flawless construction. Cut from floral-print stretch-cady, this 'Donna' dress has split sides and turns to reveal an open back that's framed by crisscross straps. Keep the rest of the look simple and style yours with beige sandals.
Diane von Furstenberg Paneled Lace Dress - Blue
Jonathan Saunders re-imagines Diane von Furstenberg's signature twig print in delicate lace for Spring '17. This slim-fitting dress is centered with a contrasting geometric panel at the bodice to flatter your waist and bust. We like the light-blue hue with fresh white and silver accessories.
Jason Wu Off-the-shoulder Asymmetric Stretch-knit And Jacquard-knit Dress - Midnight blue
Jason Wu's Spring '17 collection is inspired by artist Ugo Rondinone's colorful large-scale installation, Seven Magic Mountains. Spotted on the runway, this midnight-blue dress is knitted with plenty of stretch to sculpt and smooth the body before falling to an asymmetric jacquard-knit hem. Sweep your hair back to highlight the flattering off-the-shoulder neckline and bright-orange straps.
Valentino Fluted Wool And Silk-blend Mini Dress - Pastel pink
Valentino's shift dress is defined by a dropped waist and fluted cuffs and hem. This ladylike style is cut from structured wool and silk-blend to beautifully hold it's shape. Complement the pretty pastel-pink hue with gold sandals.
Stella McCartney Lace-paneled Stretch-crepe Dress - Black
You need only look at her loyal celebrity following - Gwyneth Paltrow, Liv Tyler and Kate Winslet - to know that Stella McCartney makes a great dress. This version is cut from sculpting stretch-crepe and spliced with a panel of peekaboo lace - we love how the swirling seams cleverly enhance the contours of your frame.
Miu Miu Open-back Cady Mini Dress - Black
Miu Miu's Spring '17 collection is all about the carefree summer spirit of the '50s. Made from fluid cady, this LBD has frilly trims along the shoulders and turns to reveal an open back defined by a bow and mother-of-pearl button. Balance the A-line hem with a pair of mules.
Elizabeth and James Amber Cutout Stretch-jersey Mini Dress - Black
We love Elizabeth and James' contemporary take on the classic little black dress. Cut from sculpting stretch-jersey, this 'Amber' style has a flattering plunge neckline and cutout sides that draw attention to the smallest part of your frame. We recommend underpinning it with an adhesive bra.
Jonathan Simkhai Crochet-trimmed Tulle And Lace Mini Dress - Black
Jonathan Simkhai says a button-down shirt, chic wide-leg pants and a statement-making cocktail dress are the three pieces every woman must own - this tulle and lace style takes care of the latter. Partially lined in stretch-silk for coverage, it has subtle crochet trims, ruffled bell sleeves and a sophisticated high neckline.
Alice + Olivia Alves Beaded Georgette Mini Dress - Royal blue
Alice + Olivia's 'Alves' dress is embellished with sparkling beads to reference the styles worn by Indian empresses - inspiration came from a book gifted to the designer by Salman Rushdie. Made from fluid georgette, this simple A-line piece is lined in silk for opacity and finished with adjustable crisscross straps. Wear it solo or layered over a T-shirt.
GANNI - Flynn Stretch-lace Turtleneck Midi Dress - Midnight blue
GANNI's 'Flynn' dress is expertly cut from stretch-lace in a deep midnight-blue shade. It's left sheer in places to highlight the pretty floral pattern, feminine gathered sleeves and turtleneck. We think it's the perfect piece for wearing with this season's color-block accessories.
Dolce & Gabbana Corded Cotton-blend Lace Dress - Mint
Dolce & Gabbana's dress has been beautifully cut in Italy from corded cotton-blend lace in a fresh mint hue. Underpinned with a silk-blend slip, it's darted to sit close to the figure and framed by pretty scalloped edges. Wear it with pumps to your next wedding, work event or garden party.
The Row Santi Lace-trimmed Floral-print Silk-georgette Dress - Cream
Inspired by lingerie, The Row's 'Santi' slip dress is made from fluid silk-georgette printed with delicate blooms. Layered for coverage, it's trimmed with sheer pebbled silk that frames the V-neckline. Echo the brand's aesthetic and layer yours over a neutral turtleneck.
Halston Pleated Cotton And Silk-blend Mini Dress - Pink
Halston Heritage has been creating eveningwear since the '60s, so you can trust the brand's eye for the perfect party dress. Designed with a square neckline to frame your shoulders and décolletage, this style is cut from cotton blended with silk for a lustrous finish and has a full pleated skirt. Though the pink color is bright, it complements all skin tones.
Ronald Van Der Kemp - Asymmetric Draped Floral-print Silk Dress - Ivory
Marching to the beat of his own drum has worked wonders for Ronald Van Der Kemp - a fur and leather hybrid jacket Kate Moss wore to the 2015 Paris Couture shows went viral and put his brand in the spotlight. The way this floral-print silk dress is twisted and draped is a perfect example of the brand's demi-couture workmanship, and it's crafted in limited numbers. The skirt is lined in silk-organza to create its unique fluted shape. Knot the black sash around your waist for definition.
Antonio Berardi Asymmetric Stretch-cady Midi Dress - Pink
Antonio Berardi's Spring '17 collection is awash with saccharine shades. Tailored from fuchsia stretch-cady, this dress is peppered with masculine touches - the double-breasted front is a nod to classic suiting. It falls to an asymmetric hem that moves beautifully with each step.
Balmain Jacquard-knit Mini Dress - Emerald
Balmain's jacquard-knit mini dress is designed with an emerald python pattern. Cut for a close, body-sculpting fit, this French-made style has a plunging neckline and thick black waistband that highlights the narrowest part of your frame. We like it best with strappy sandals.
Jonathan Simkhai Ruffled Lace And Tulle-trimmed Crepe Midi Dress - White
Although the crepe bodice hits at the thigh, Jonathan Simkhai's dress can be worn to more formal events, thanks to a beautifully ruffled lace and tulle hem that falls below the knee. It has a close fit and is trimmed with scalloped edges at the neckline and shoulders. Try yours with black sandals.
Giambattista Valli Lace-trimmed Floral-print Silk-crepe Mini Dress - Purple
The best thing about wearing a dress is that it will always make you look as though you've made an effort - nobody understands this better than Giambattista Valli, whose collections are filled with mood-boosting styles. This Pre-Fall '17 style has been made in Italy from structured silk-crepe and whimsically decorated with flowers and dragonflies. It has a low V-neckline and is framed by scalloped lace and a satin bow at the waist.
Elie Saab Printed Satin Mini Dress - Black
Dutch model Romee Strijd opened Elie Saab's Spring '17 runway show in this bold mini dress. Inspired by '70s disco styles, it's crafted from glossy satin and printed with a vibrant star motif. It comes with an optional leather belt to emphasize the flattering fit-and-flare silhouette.
Michelle Mason - Cutout Backless Silk Midi Dress - Black
Actress Robin Wright wore a Michelle Mason slip gown to this year's Cannes film festival, and demonstrated what a glamorous and modern choice they can be. This black silk midi version is backless, save for thin ties that cross over and secure in a bow. Gel petals are the best way to underpin it.
Herve Leger Cutout Tulle-trimmed Bandage Mini Dress - Navy
Hervé Léger's Spring '17 collection references the grace and movement of ballet dancers. Trimmed with tulle, this sculpting bandage dress has chic cutouts at the front, placed to frame and flatter your décolletage. We like it styled with tonal navy or metallic accessories.
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Cassidy Asymmetric Printed Devoré Silk-chiffon Dress - Black
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi's Resort '17 collection is inspired by the works of photographer Mick Rock, who captured the glam rock era of David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Made from the label's signature devoré silk-chiffon and printed with vibrant florals, this 'Cassidy' dress is cut for a fluid, asymmetric drape. We love how the ruffles flutter as you move.
Christopher Kane Ma Embellished Ruffled Lace And Stretch-tulle Mini Dress - Teal
For Spring '17, Christopher Kane reprises some of his greatest hits - this mini dress calls to mind the frilly bodycon styles from his very first collection in 2006. Worn on the runway at London's Tate Modern, this piece is cut from contrasting panels of teal lace and petrol stretch-tulle, decorated with frothy ruffles and chunky silver rings that draw attention to the smallest part of your waist. Outfit1: Givenchy Shoulder bag, 3.1 Phillip Lim Boots, I+I Ring, I+I Ring, I+I Ring, I+I Earrings,