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May Essentials: Dressing For Summer Galas And Fêtes

It’s time to show face (and dress) at all of the season’s formal festivities. This month, the Fashion Office has you prepped with an edit of standout eveningwear and accessories.

You’ve got mail! Your inbox is likely brimming with wedding save-the-dates and gala invitations. With a spring/summer calendar filled with formal events and outdoor occasions, the we’re is here to rally the right dresses for all. Opt for a double dose of color via Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini’s rainbow wonder or go monochrome Lanvin’s dreamy, periwinkle gown. Shimmer in a metallic number by Azeeza, or work the polka dot trend donning Rebecca de Ravenel or Juan Carolos Obando.

Finish off the look with all the trimmings, like a beautiful clutch and strappy heel of choice (we’re loving anything satin). With this selection of eveningwear serving as your guide, you’ll be ready to hit the social scene fashionably prepared.


Get spotted at any event in colorful stripes.
Because you’ve got nothing to hide, we created a lucite clutch for all of your essentials.
It doesn’t get more flattering than a dress with draping and front waist-tie.
This two-in-one wristlet with interior pouch, can be a standout piece for a big event and dress up jeans the next day.
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