Three Day Dresses We Love from

May 25, 2006 • Magazine

Thu, 2006-05-25 14:00

We realize that wearing a dress during the day in Chicago is a foreign concept, but we are praying that this trend is embraced. How perfect to go from work to dinner in the city looking stylish? Dresses are not just for dress up this summer.

Porridge Smock Dress

A classic look that keeps coming back – the shirtdress. This knee-length Smock Dress by Porridge is made from soft, super-lightweight 100% cotton voile with a design that will travel effortlessly from languid nights on North Avenue Beach to loud indie rock parties on Weed Street. Details such as the button neckline, smocking and a waist sash that ties at the side, makes this piece a versatile, flirty must-have for spring and summer! $184.00 “Porridge Smock Dress”

Rami Kashou Jessica Dress

Hollywood starlettes like Charlize Theron, Halle Berry and Jessica Alba have chosen Rami Kashou’s red hot, red carpet gowns. Luckily for us common folk the designer is now making ready-to-wear. The Jessica Dress – inspired by and made for Jessica Alba – is gorgeous! Mixing ladylike details with edgy elements, Kashou layered a delicate Peter Pan collar over a ruffled tier creating volume and texture. Darted front panels segue into a drop-waist, gathered, 20â€? skirt that falls around the knee. Specials touches like slit pockets at the waist, pretty puff sleeves, a sash tie, 10â€? box pleat down the back and a removable flower that can be worn on the collar or the sash exemplify the wonderful craftsmanship of this A-list piece. $458.00 “Rami Kashou Jessica Dress”

MarieMarie Translation Dress

This retro-inspired day dress from MarieMarie is timeless. Made from cotton batiste, it buttons down the front and ties at the waist with a long, wide sash, and has a smocked design in front that creates an incredibly flattering fit. Its a-line skirt falls just below the knee, measuring approximately 24â€? from waist to hem. $394.00 “MarieMarie Translation Dress”

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