Cushnie et Ochs Dresses
Cushnie et Ochs' Fall '17 collection is inspired by artist Robert Smithson's land art and architectural sculptures - the light-catching paillettes on this 'Larissa' dress are a nod to his 'Map of Broken Glass' installation. Made from cady, this body-skimming design has a tulle panel that creates a flattering, asymmetric neckline. Emulate the show styling and wear yours with black accessories.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Cushnie et Ochs loves to create fitted silhouettes that show off a woman's curves and flatter different body types. This red dress is expertly paneled from sculpting stretch-knit and has delicate straps that create a cool cutout effect inspired by artist Robert Smithson's 1969 Map of Broken Glass installation. Continue the minimalist feel with sleek black accessories.
Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs looked to Africa's beautiful landscapes for Cushnie et Ochs' Pre-Fall '17 collection. Designed in a 'Sea Salt' shade, this figure-hugging midi dress is cut from stretch-cady and gathered at the side to slim and define your waist. It's finished with a smooth satin lining and daring split hem.
The intricate beading in Cushnie et Ochs' Pre-Fall '17 collection is inspired by traditional African detailing - the designers both took separate trips to the continent last year. Crafted from lustrous silk-charmeuse that closely skims your curves, this floor-sweeping 'Lily' gown has a thick embellished collar and draped cowl neckline. The open back calls for gel petals or a self-adhesive bra.
The bold colors in Cushnie et Ochs' Pre-Fall '17 collection reflect the wild landscapes and bright tribal-wear of Africa. This dress is cut from sculpting stretch-cady that follows the shape of your curves and has an off-the-shoulder neckline that reveals just the right amount of skin - it's one of the label's defining signatures. Take styling inspiration from Ilfenesh Hadera and wear yours with minimal jewelry and coordinating sandals.
If you're daring enough to wear a red gown, then don't be afraid to go all the way with the details - Cushnie et Ochs' striking 'Bea' style checks off all the statement boxes. Made from silk crepe de chine for a slim fit, this cutout design has a ruffled, one-shoulder overlay and falls to a floor-grazing hem that's complete with a subtle train. Pair it with your highest heels for the most impact.
Inspired by artist Robert Smithson's 'Map of Broken Glass' and 'Four-Sided Vortex' installations, Cushnie et Ochs' 'Gabriela' dress has lace-up details that create a sleek cutout effect. Crafted from ribbed stretch-knit, this style is expertly designed to closely skim your curves. Wear it with black accessories, as seen on the label's Fall '17 runway.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Cushnie et Ochs' Pre-Fall '17 presentation was set to a backdrop of sand dunes, referencing the collection's African inspiration. Cut in an elegant off-the-shoulder silhouette with supportive halterneck straps, this mushroom cady dress reflects the muted, neutral hues in the range. The figure-defining fit is tempered by a vented skirt.
American film director and screenwriter Patty Jenkins wore Cushnie et Ochs' rich grape dress for The EDIT 's cover story on 2017's movie industry heroines. Cut from smoothing stretch-jersey, this figure-hugging design has a one-shoulder neckline that's twisted from the shoulder down the back. Wear it with point-toe pumps and minimal jewelry.
- Salmon silk-crepe- Slips on- 100% silk; lining: 95% polyester 5% elastane- Dry clean
For Resort '18, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs draw inspiration from the clean lines and fluidity found in American sculptor Alexander Calder's artwork. Made from crepe and fully lined, this black 'Elettra' dress has a spliced high neckline and contrasting anthracite ruffled panel that gently cascades to its midi hem. Wear yours with metallic sandals.
For Fall '17, Cushnie et Ochs found inspiration from the ice-blue hues and sculptural designs in artist Robert Smithson's 'Map of Broken Glass' installation. Strung from pin-thin asymmetric shoulder straps, this body-skimming 'Karina' dress has a plunging neckline and back vent. Echo the runway and wear yours with neutral accessories.
Cushnie et Ochs' dress is carefully embellished with black and white beads to create graphic chevron stripes across the body. The softly draped neckline emphasizes the fluidity of the silk-chiffon. It turns to showcase slender crossover straps that flatteringly frame your back.
Minimalism is the word of the day at Cushnie et Ochs and what better piece to capture the movement at its height than the slip dress? This version sees the style updated the AW17 way with a slightly closer fit and asymmetry that crosses over the décolletage with tiny straps. The beauty is in its crepe simplicity, so try not to overindulge, just slip on thin sandals to match the luxuriously quiet theme. Cushnie et Ochs crepe dressConcealed zip fastening at backAsymmetric V neck, sleeveless, thin shoulder straps, fitted, darts at bust, split vent at back, flared hem, fully lined97% viscose, 3% elastane; lining 95% polyester, 5% elastaneDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 46"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8Made in USA
The soft color palette seen in Cushnie et Ochs' Fall '17 collection is inspired by 'Rapid Bloom' - a series of images capturing exploding flowers. First spotted on the runway in sky-blue, this 'Laurel' dress is cut from silk-satin that coolly skims your curves. It's detailed with a flouncy ruffle that drapes from the neckline to the hem.
Strapless pencil dress in off-the-shoulder design; Off-the-shoulder neckline; Strapless; Concealed back zip; Back slit; About 45 from shoulder to hem; Viscose/nylon/elastane; Dry clean; Made in USA; Model shown is 5'10 (177cm) wearing US size 4.
Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs have a talent for making body-skimming silhouettes that look refined and flattering. Cut from ribbed stretch-knit, this 'Frances' mini dress is detailed with fractured lacing at the neckline for a sleek cutout effect - it's inspired by artist Robert Smithson's 1969 Map of Broken Glass installation. Mirror the Fall '17 runway styling by keeping accessories to a minimum.
Clean, architectural silhouettes with refined cutouts will always be part of Cushnie and Ochs' DNA, but founders Carly and Michelle want their designs to mature as they do. This ribbed stretch-knit dress has a skin-baring front that's tempered by the high neckline and below-the-knee hem. We love how it sculpts and hugs your curves, yet still feels modest.
- Storm-blue stretch-jersey- Concealed hook and zip fastening at back- 96% viscose 4% elastane; lining: 93% silk 7% elastane- Dry clean- Designer color: Lake
- Black stretch-knit- Slips on- 83% viscose 17% polyester- Dry clean