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Relaxed dresses and skirts for your busy lifestyle. The softer side of dressing. Go to: Cynthia Rowley, Yumi Kim, Adrianna Papell, Eva Franco, dRA, Corey Lynn Calter, Byron Lars, Bailey 44, 4Our Dreamers

Cynthia Rowley

Cynthia Rowley - CFDA winner and a regular showstopper at New York Fashion Week - creates colorful pieces with a sense of adventure. From handbags and home goods to wetsuits and airline uniforms, her contemporary take on all things feminine sets an upbeat tone for fashion and lifestyle trends.

Slide View: 1: Cynthia Rowley Dylan Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Cynthia Rowley Talia Silk Dress Slide View: 1: Cynthia Rowley Maya Lace Slip Dress
Cynthia Rowley Dylan Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Cynthia Rowley Talia Silk Dress Cynthia Rowley Maya Lace Slip Dress
Growing softer with every wear, this jumpsuit is stitched from a blend of lightweight linen and luxe silk that will keep you cool under the summer sun. This floor-skimming silk dress features an abstract jungle motif for lighthearted evening wear. A partial slip allows the floral lace pattern to tak center stage on this demure, occasion-ready dress.


Slide View: 1: Octavia Silk Maxi Dress
Octavia Silk Maxi Dress
Soft florals give this luxe silk maxi a romantic feel - just add heels for an elevated style befitting summer weddings and soirees.

Yumi Kim

After a brief stint in the music industry, designer Kim Phan returned to fashion in 2004 with the launch of Yumi Kim. With a focus on prints and silk, the line - which borrows its first name from Kim's pet Yorkie - is inspired by vintage silhouettes and city living

Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Silk Hibiscus Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Graphite Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Clarissa Buttondown Dress
Yumi Kim Silk Hibiscus Maxi Dress Yumi Kim Graphite Dress Yumi Kim Clarissa Buttondown Dress
Featuring a tropically inspired print and a sweeping maxi length, this silk dress evokes a wanderlust for exotic locales. Viscose; polyester lining Viscose; polyester lining


Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Mystic Floral Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Geometric Shift Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Parkside Wrap Blouse
Yumi Kim Mystic Floral Dress Yumi Kim Geometric Shift Dress Yumi Kim Parkside Wrap Blouse
Viscose Liven up your wardrobe by donning a bold geometric print, like the one that adorns this dress. Viscose


Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Carlotta Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Bora Bora Silk Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Silk Floral Dress
Yumi Kim Carlotta Jumpsuit Yumi Kim Bora Bora Silk Maxi Dress Yumi Kim Silk Floral Dress
Simply add heels and clutch - this regal jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit that suits a variety of occasions. A floral wrap dress is the ultimate day-to-evening piece - swap out sandals for barely-there heels to achieve a more elevated effect. Silk; polyester lining


Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Darby Wrap Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Judith Wrap Dress Slide View: 1: Yumi Kim Liz Floral Romper
Yumi Kim Darby Wrap Dress Yumi Kim Judith Wrap Dress Yumi Kim Liz Floral Romper
Viscose Viscose Simply add heels and clutch - this floral romper is a one-and-done outfit that suits a variety of occasions.


Slide View: 1: Serenade Dress
Serenade Dress
Brilliant bouquets, a flowing silhouette, and sheer sleeves are the perfect choice for a special occasion.

Corey Lynn Calter

With experience gained in opera houses, Broadway shows and New York's punk scene, Corey Lynn Calter's eponymous line is defined by original prints, flattering cuts and punchy hues that are inspired by her vast and varied background.

Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Floral Mini Skirt Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Rivka Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Smocked Blouse
Corey Lynn Calter Floral Mini Skirt Corey Lynn Calter Rivka Jumpsuit Corey Lynn Calter Smocked Blouse
Cotton, polyester; cotton lining Simply add heels and a clutch - this party-ready jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit that suits a variety of occasions. Rayon. Smocked bodice


Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Ruffled Shirtdress Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Zebra Romper Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Praia Mini Dress
Corey Lynn Calter Ruffled Shirtdress Corey Lynn Calter Zebra Romper Corey Lynn Calter Praia Mini Dress
Cupro. Ruffled sleeves and hem. Removable belt Take a walk on the wild side with this zebra-printed romper - the bold print makes it an eye-catching summer staple. Embrace warmer months with this peasant dress - its billowy sleeves and boho-chic details give it a carefree air.

 

Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Embroidered Tank Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Tulip Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Catori Embroidered Shift Dress
Corey Lynn Calter Embroidered Tank Corey Lynn Calter Tulip Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Corey Lynn Calter Catori Embroidered Shift Dress
Cotton. Embroidered and pleated detail Simply add heels and clutch - this printed jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit that suits a variety of occasions. Cotton. Embroidered detail

 

Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Toucan Embroidered Dress Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Fiesta Striped Shirtdress Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Hattie Wide-Leg Pants
Corey Lynn Calter Toucan Embroidered Dress Corey Lynn Calter Fiesta Striped Shirtdress Corey Lynn Calter Hattie Wide-Leg Pants
Featuring an exotic toucan print, this dress conjures up a wanderlust for tropical locales and sun-soaked adventures. With a festive embroidered detail, this midi suits all your summer parties. Rayon


Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Fringed Shift Dress Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Giraffe Shift Dress Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Zola Maxi Dress
Corey Lynn Calter Fringed Shift Dress Corey Lynn Calter Giraffe Shift Dress Corey Lynn Calter Zola Maxi Dress
Cotton, flax; cotton lining For a wild update this season, try this giraffe-printed shift. Animal prints surprisingly act as neutrals - try this one with a bold heel, a denim jacket, and vibrant red lip. Cotton; polyester lining

 

Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Bloome Jumpsuit
Corey Lynn Calter Bloome Jumpsuit
When styled with heels and a clutch, this metallic jumpsuit is an unexpected, chic eveningwear option.

4Our Dreamers

Beginning in 2012, 4Our Dreamers set out to create the ultimate laid-back collection - the epitome of LA life. Each piece blends comfort with a touch of fashion-forwardness, resulting in an elevated, everyday essential you'll wear all summer long.

Slide View: 1: Grecca Gingham Midi Dress Slide View: 3: Vernazza Pommed Shorts Slide View: 1: Taja Cropped Wide-Leg Pants
Grecca Gingham Midi Dress Vernazza Pommed Shorts Taja Cropped Wide-Leg Pants
Cotton, linen Linen, cotton In a neutral striped motif, these pants deliver a breezy, wide-leg fit that's essential for warmer days.


Slide View: 1: Bria Striped Romper Slide View: 1: Daja Striped Shorts Slide View: 1: July Striped Romper
Bria Striped Romper Daja Striped Shorts July Striped Romper
A favorite summer staple, the romper has the comfort of shorts and the styling ease of a dress. Finish with a denim jacket and sneakers or sandals for a breezy day out. Linen, rayon Cotton, polyester


Slide View: 1: Linen Cropped Wide-Leg Pants Slide View: 1: Linen Off-The-Shoulder Dress Slide View: 1: Striped Off-The-Shoulder Dress
Linen Cropped Wide-Leg Pants Linen Off-The-Shoulder Dress Striped Off-The-Shoulder Dress
In breezy, summer-friendly linen, these wide legs will keep you cool and stylish all summer long. Linen. Ruffled bodice Linen, rayon

 

Slide View: 1: Sunshine Linen Shorts Slide View: 1: Longport Linen Shirtdress
Sunshine Linen Shorts Longport Linen Shirtdress
Linen Linen

Eva Franco

After immigrating to the United States, Hungarian designer Eva Franco embraced fashion as the bridge to understanding her American peers. Having studied in New York and Paris, Franco moved to Los Angeles, where she began designing her own clothes and selling them at a local flea market. Today, Eva Franco is still based in LA, where each of her exquisite silhouettes is meticulously crafted to celebrate contemporary femininity.

Slide View: 1: Watson Striped Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Sailboat Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Linen Garden Dress
Watson Striped Jumpsuit Sailboat Jumpsuit Linen Garden Dress
Simply add heels and clutch - this nautically inspired jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit that suits a variety of occasions. Featuring a sailboat print, this jumpsuit gives nautical style a welcome touch of whimsy. Linen


Slide View: 1: Tulip Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Margaret Striped Dress Slide View: 1: Carnival Striped Romper
Tulip Maxi Dress Margaret Striped Dress Carnival Striped Romper
Polyester; polyester lining Linen, cotton; polyester lining A favorite summer staple, the romper has the comfort of shorts and the styling ease of a dress. Finish with a denim jacket and sneakers or sandals for a breezy day out.

 

Slide View: 1: Ezra Checked Romper Slide View: 1: Striped Palazzo Pants Slide View: 1: Regatta Striped Wide-Leg Pants
Ezra Checked Romper Striped Palazzo Pants Regatta Striped Wide-Leg Pants
In a classic checked print, this romper has the comfort of shorts and the styling ease of a dress. In a classic stripe print, these pants deliver a breezy, wide-leg fit that’s essential for warmer days. In a classic striped print, these pants deliver a breezy, wide-leg fit that's essential for warmer days.


Slide View: 1: Chester Wide-Leg Pants Slide View: 1: Melanie Lace Top Slide View: 1: Miranda Jumpsuit
Chester Wide-Leg Pants Melanie Lace Top Miranda Jumpsuit
Linen, nylon Play up the feminine flair of this lace top by styling with a skirt or pair of chinos in a sweet, summery hue. A printed jumpsuit is an all-in-one packing wonder - it frees up your carry-on and saves time spent outfitting. Simply add earrings and a clutch for an event-ready look.

 

Slide View: 1: Terracotta Jumpsuit
Terracotta Jumpsuit
Creating a striking look that goes beyond a simple dress or two-piece combo, this all-in-one wonder can be dressed up with heels and a clutch or, for a more casual take, styled with sneakers.

Bailey 44

Designed exclusively by and for women, Bailey 44 is a collection of essentials for the modern fashionista. Always made from breathable, lightweight fabrics, Bailey 44 designs are fresh and effortlessly versatile. Each flattering dress, feminine top and tailored pant is meant to go wherever you do – from work to the weekend and beyond.

Slide View: 1: Antonella Dress Slide View: 1: Emile Wrap Dress Slide View: 1: Peace Out Pants
Antonella Dress Emile Wrap Dress Peace Out Pants
Rayon, nylon, spandex; polyester Whether you finish the look with sandals or a outfit with denim jacket and sneakers, this wrap dress is a versatile, universally flattering wardrobe staple. Rayon, nylon, spandex

 

Slide View: 1: Kultaranta Botanical Dress Slide View: 1: Madge Ruched Dress Slide View: 1: Casual Striped Pants
Kultaranta Botanical Dress Madge Ruched Dress Casual Striped Pants
Polyester; polyester lining Rayon, spandex; rayon, spandex lining Modal, spandex

 

Slide View: 1: Two-Toned Stripe Column Dress
Two-Toned Stripe Column Dress
Viscose, spandex; rayon, spandex lining. Midriff cut-out detail

Byron Lars

A San Francisco native who earned insta-praise and was lauded as Women's Wear Daily's Rookie of the Year for his first collection, Byron Lars specializes in expertly structured, sensuously cut silhouettes.

Slide View: 1: Carissima Sheath Dress Slide View: 1: Katalina Midi Dress Slide View: 1: Blair Collared Column Dress
Carissima Sheath Dress Katalina Midi Dress Blair Collared Column Dress
We're so smitten with this column dress - the lace and appliquéd flowers make it a perfect piece for every occasion. Add strappy, sparkly sandals for an event-ready look. With a sheer overlay and feminine silhouette, this dress is a stunning statement piece that suits any formal occasion. With a delightful melody of feminine prints and a polished, collared neck, this dress is a stunning statement dress that suits any formal occasion.

 

Slide View: 1: Bellissima Graphic Dress
Bellissima Graphic Dress
Use the drawstring waist to transform this free-flowing, a-line stunner into a modified fit-and-flare - a versatile piece for all your occasions.

dRA

At once youthful and mature, dRA blends the artful rebellion of cutting-edge design with the tailored elements of time-tested fashion for a line of versatile and feminine silhouettes. Founded by Diana Ra, the independent line offers a curated everyday collection. Los Angeles

Slide View: 1: Sahara Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Wasaga Flutter-Sleeve Top Slide View: 1: Provincial Eyelet Blouse
Sahara Wide-Leg Jumpsuit Wasaga Flutter-Sleeve Top Provincial Eyelet Blouse
In a bold hue, this effortlessly elegant jumpsuit ensures chic comfort, wherever your day takes you. From the picot-edged flutter sleeves to the charming bohemian print, this blouse is all about the details. Endlessly on trend, this eyelet blouse brings a touch of textural interest to any outfit.

 

Slide View: 1: Beachy Floral Skirt Slide View: 1: Murrieta Textured Top
Beachy Floral Skirt Murrieta Textured Top
Viscose, nylon; rayon lining Rayon

Adrianna Papell

Slide View: 1: Quincy Dress Slide View: 1: Wyatt Dress Slide View: 1: Arden Dress
Quincy Dress Wyatt Dress Arden Dress
Perfect for a rehearsal dinner or bachelorette party, this chic LWD features chic deco-inspired beading. By Adrianna Papell A blouson bodice and allover beading combine for a glam ensemble By Adrianna Papell Embroidered sequins mimic lace for a look that's both effortless and glam. By Adrianna Papell


Slide View: 1: Adrienne Dress Slide View: 1: Linda Dress
Adrienne Dress Linda Dress
Artfully-placed pops of colorful blooms and embroidered vines envelope this sheath. An illusion neckline and half-sleeves complete the look. By Adrianna Papell This classic lace column dress features an illusion neckline, scallop hemmed bodice, and cap sleeves. By Adrianna Papell

 

Slide View: 1: Devon Dress Slide View: 1: Bryce Dress
Devon Dress Bryce Dress
A blouson bodice with an illusion neckline tops a neutral chiffon dress embellished with deco-inspired floral beading. By Adrianna Papell Embellished with glistening beads hand-sewn in a chic geo pattern, a sleeveless v-neck bodice leads to an airy tulle maxi skirt. By Adrianna Papell

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