Topic: Kimono Dresses

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 »

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 »