Topic: Dresses with Sleeves

Poll: What Do You Think of Nicole Richie’s Marchesa Wedding Dress?

Poll: What Do You Think of Nicole Richie's Marchesa Wedding Dress?

he first images of Nicole Richie’s frothy Marchesa wedding gown have leaked and the dress is a real piece of work: high-necked, long-sleeved, almost Gothic in its embellishments, high-waisted, girly and full of lace. I think there’s quite a bit going on, but it also has an undeniably feminine and romantic quality I like. Or, at least, an undeniably feminine and romantic quality one can More »

The Score: Jersey Shirred Dress, $98

The Score: Jersey Shirred Dress, $98

A little while ago (though you probably don’t remember), an English woman named Kate held a press conference to announce she was getting married to a famous polo player named Prince. I was confused at first, but apparently British people announce things like this all the time. Anyway, she wore this really fantastic blue dress–it had long sleeves, a fitted and wrapped kimono-like bodice, and a knee-grazing hem. It was More »

Steal the Look: Kate Middleton’s Blue Dress

Steal the Look: Kate Middleton's Blue Dress

So yeah, there’s been a big furor over Kate Middleton’s sleeved blue Issa London dress. I’m betting the reason for its rapid sell-out has less to do with Middleton’s impeccable style (which she has) and more to do with what a lovely, endlessly flattering piece it is. So we’re answering the call today with a gallery of sleeved, kimono and shirt-style navy dresses that will look great on you and won’t break the bank. More »

Poll: Kate Middleton’s Blue Dress Hysteria

Poll: Kate Middleton's Blue Dress Hysteria

Perhaps you’ve heard about that blue Issa London dress Kate Middleton wore to announce her engagement. Look, it’s a beautiful dress. Really beautiful. That kimono shape flatters a lot of figures and that deep blue flatters even more skin tones. It’s a lovely, demure, tasteful dress. And even with its $620 pricetag, it sold out within hours of the images’ publication. Rather than ask about Middleton’s sudden enormous influence on fashion, I want to get specific. Are you as crazy about this dress as everyone else seems to be or is this just a royal case of idol worship? Click through to vote. More »