Ultra-Fem Floral
Floral dresses may always be a go-to for spring, but this time around we’re loving anything over-the-top feminine. Smocking details and mini ruffles are extra flattering with cinched-in waists.

ZIMMERMANN Billows Embellished Floral Linen-Silk Minidress
ISABEL MARANT Brizia Floral Silk-Blend Dress / RAQUEL DINIZ Anna Floral Silk Peplum Minidress / SALONI Floral Burnout Rita C Dress

Feather Trim
Marabou and ostrich feather trim are currently trending on the red carpet and the runway. Fully embrace it in an all-over feathered dress by Vivetta (pictured here), or take a more subtle approach with a decorated hem in styles by Lisa Perry, Azeeza, or Prada.

VIVETTA Alshain Silk Dress
LISA PERRY Feather-Trimmed Wool Shift Dress / AZEEZA Violet Embellished Silk Shift Dress / PRADA Feather-Trimmed Cocktail Dress

Bold Graphics
Versace’s Tribute Collection has put bold, late-’80s-inspired graphics back on our radar. Dresses in super-saturated hues and bright designs are well suited for tropical getaways.

VERSACE Lace-Trimmed Graphic Silk Slipdress
J.W.ANDERSON Abstract-Print Cotton-Silk Shirtdress / PHILOSOPHY DI LORENZO SERAFINI Striped Cotton One-Shoulder Minidress / WARM Loa Silk Crêpe De Chine Dress

The one-shoulder dress is the of-the-moment answer to last year’s “cold shoulder” trend. Asymmetrical necklines are perfect for fashion lovers who like to make a statement.

SAINT LAURENT One-Shoulder Dress 
STELLA MCCARTNEY Polly Metallic One-Shoulder Cocktail Dress / JOURDEN Embroidered Organza One-Shoulder Midi-Dress / A.L.C. Lahiri Jacquard One-Shoulder Dress

Modern Lace
Think modern rather than Victorian when opting for a lacy frock. Designers dreamed up edgier nuances for the fabric by working it with unique drapery, prints, and metallic embroidery.

PROENZA SCHOULER Lace & Chiffon Cocktail Dress
ZIMMERMANN Maples Temperance Minidress / OPENING CEREMONY Flower-Detailed Metallic Lace Dress / ALBERTA FERRETTI Jungle-Print Crepe & Tulle Minidress

Strapless Gown
We saw many iterations of the strapless dress for SS18, especially in maxi lengths. With top variations like self-tie knots and sweetheart cuts, it’s a head-turning staple for summer weddings.

DEREK LAM Accordion-Pleated Crepe Strapless Gown
BROCK COLLECTION Dallas Cotton Voile Maxi Dress / MARC JACOBS Abstract-Print Jersey Strapless Gown / SOPHIA KAH Embroidered Strapless Gown

Bustier Bodice
The bustier style is all about bringing the boudoir out to play in two-tone gowns and A-line shapes. A structured bodice complements the figure and is effortlessly sexy for spring.

J.W.ANDERSON Logo Rustic Linen Asymmetric Dress
SOPHIA KAH Lace Bustier Midi-Dress / NARCISO RODRIGUEZ Silk Charmeuse Bustier Gown / MISSONI Fringed Bustier A-Line Dress


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