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Relaxed dresses and skirts for your busy lifestyle. The softer side of dressing. Go to:  Burning Torch, Daniel Rainn, Laura Siegel, Adrianna Papell, Eva Franco, dRA, Corey Lynn Calter, Byron Lars, Bailey 44, Tina + Jo, 4Our Dreamers

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 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 Floral Romper Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Embroidered Romper Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Smocked Floral Shorts
Corey Lynn Calter Floral Romper Corey Lynn Calter Embroidered Romper Corey Lynn Calter Smocked Floral Shorts
Rayon, viscose Rayon; polyester lining Polyester


Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Wrapped Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Corey Lynn Calter Bloome Jumpsuit
Corey Lynn Calter Wrapped Jumpsuit Corey Lynn Calter Bloome Jumpsuit
Viscose; polyester lining 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: Linen Cropped Wide-Leg Pants Slide View: 1: Drew Textured Dress Slide View: 1: Gingham Off-The-Shoulder Romper
Linen Cropped Wide-Leg Pants Drew Textured Dress Gingham Off-The-Shoulder Romper
In breezy, summer-friendly linen, these wide legs will keep you cool and stylish all summer long. Linen, cotton. Lace-up sides Cotton, linen


Slide View: 1: Linen Off-The-Shoulder Dress Slide View: 1: Striped Off-The-Shoulder Dress Slide View: 1: Talulah Linen Wrap Dress
Linen Off-The-Shoulder Dress Striped Off-The-Shoulder Dress Talulah Linen Wrap Dress
Linen Linen, rayon Linen


Slide View: 1: Sunshine Linen Shorts Slide View: 1: Anse Striped Shorts Slide View: 1: Striped Paperbag-Waisted Shorts
Sunshine Linen Shorts Anse Striped Shorts Striped Paperbag-Waisted Shorts
Linen Cotton, polyester With an exaggerated, paper-bag waist, this striped pair creates a flattering, hourglass silhouette.

Tina + Jo

Effortlessly chic, Tina + Jo is an embodiment of the timeless elements of the California lifestyle. Locally sourced and produced, each silhouette reflects the throw-on-and-go sensibility of the West Coast while maintaining a contemporary sophistication.

Slide View: 1: Patina Tunic Slide View: 1: Isham Tunic Slide View: 1: Sedona Striped Tunic
Patina Tunic Isham Tunic Sedona Striped Tunic
Rayon Rayon Tonal stripes give this tunic a relaxed, painterly feel that suits the new season.

 

Slide View: 1: Cady Tunic Dress Slide View: 1: Vertically Striped Slip Dress Slide View: 1: Zoma Buttondown
Cady Tunic Dress Vertically Striped Slip Dress Zoma Buttondown
Rayon Whether worn on its own or layered over a tee, the slip dress is a chic, minimalist essential for the coming season. Outfit with sneakers and a moto jacket for of-the-moment, 90s-inflected style. Rayon

Daniel Rainn

Slide View: 1: Alice Flutter-Sleeve Top Slide View: 1: Patchwork Shirtdress Slide View: 1: Lynne Peplum Cami
Alice Flutter-Sleeve Top Patchwork Shirtdress Lynne Peplum Cami
Rayon, spandex Sheer polyester; polyester, spandex lining Polyester. Lace trim


Slide View: 1: Graphic Striped Top Slide View: 1: Chante Flutter-Sleeve Top
Graphic Striped Top Chante Flutter-Sleeve Top
Polyester Polyester; polyester lining

Laura Siegel

Embroidered, painted, woven and printed completely by hand, each of Laura Siegel's silhouettes embodies the uniqueness of her vision - creating ethically sourced and produced garments for the globally inspired, eco-conscious woman.

Slide View: 1: Bandhani Draped Silk Dress Slide View: 1: Deszra Silk Dress
Bandhani Draped Silk Dress Deszra Silk Dress
Silk; viscose; spandex lining This sumptuous silk dress features a one-of-kind print that is sure to turn heads.

Burning Torch

Los Angeles native Karyn Craven launched Burning Torch in 1999 as an ongoing homage to all eras of vintage. Craven designs with the belief that "the energy of time and history is in each and every garment."

Slide View: 1: Promenade Shorts Slide View: 1: Classic Trench Coat Slide View: 1: Trellis Wide-Leg Pants
Promenade Shorts Classic Trench Coat Trellis Wide-Leg Pants
Modal, cupro From its wrapped front to its golden hue, this outerwear favorite is all about the unexpected details. These striped pants deliver both the pop of color you want and the breezy wide-leg fit you need for warmer days.


Slide View: 1: Trellis Reversible Kimono Slide View: 1: Painterly Cactus Graphic Tee Slide View: 1: Seahorse Linen Tee
Trellis Reversible Kimono Painterly Cactus Graphic Tee Seahorse Linen Tee
This two-in-one kimono allows you to tailor the pattern for your overall look - layer over a tee or top a dress, this is a versatile topper that does it all. The graphic tee is a quintessential layering option for any closet. Tuck it into a skirt, wear it under a blazer, or even throw a corset belt on top - it looks effortlessly cool no matter how you style it. With an embroidered seahorse, this linen top makes a seasonal take on the versatile graphic tee. Tuck it into a skirt, wear it under a blazer, or even throw a corset belt on top - it looks effortlessly cool no matter how you style it.

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: Chester Wide-Leg Pants Slide View: 1: Melanie Lace Top Slide View: 1: Leslie Polka Dot Top
Chester Wide-Leg Pants Melanie Lace Top Leslie Polka Dot Top
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. Sheer polyester; polyester lining. Embroidered detail

 

Slide View: 1: Rhapsody Top Slide View: 1: Leslie Peplum Top Slide View: 1: Samba Striped Top
Rhapsody Top Leslie Peplum Top Samba Striped Top
Sheer, embroidered polyester; polyester lining Sheer, embroidered polyester; polyester lining Layer this sheer, ultra-feminine top over a cami and a skinny pair of denim for date-night style.

 

Slide View: 1: Striped Utility Midi Dress Slide View: 1: Ischia Floral Top Slide View: 1: Vibrant Bird Dress
Striped Utility Midi Dress Ischia Floral Top Vibrant Bird Dress
Linen, rayon; polyester lining Cotton, viscose, polyester. Embroidered detail Polyester; polyester lining

 

Slide View: 1: Abacos A-line Skirt Slide View: 1: Betta A-Line Skirt Slide View: 1: Terrarium Pleated Skirt
Abacos A-line Skirt Betta A-Line Skirt Terrarium Pleated Skirt
Cotton; polyester lining This A-line skirt features a summery fish print that has just the right touch of whimsy. To complete the look, tuck in a cotton tee and add strappy sandals. Polyester


Slide View: 1: Banana Midi Skirt Slide View: 3: Marin Blouse Slide View: 1: Striped Tulle Skirt
Banana Midi Skirt Marin Blouse Striped Tulle Skirt
With a tropical-inspired banana print, this appealing skirt is ready for spring. Rayon, lurex The sheer, striped overlay on this skirt gives a fresh spin to the monochromatic look.


Slide View: 1: Nantucket Striped Top
Nantucket Striped Top
When paired with cropped cargos, this striped top evokes a wanderlust for sandy shores and seaside adventures.

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: Casual Striped Pants Slide View: 1: Two-Toned Stripe Column Dress Slide View: 1: Hooded Denim Jacket
Casual Striped Pants Two-Toned Stripe Column Dress Hooded Denim Jacket
Modal, spandex Viscose, spandex; rayon, spandex lining. Midriff cut-out detail Featuring a prelayered, hooded silhouette, this white denim jacket is a must-have for the new season

 

Slide View: 1: Lenora Maxi Dress Slide View: 1: Annabeth Striped Column Dress Slide View: 1: Cruiser Striped Top
Lenora Maxi Dress Annabeth Striped Column Dress Cruiser Striped Top
Rayon, spandex; rayon, spandex lining Rayon, spandex Rayon, spandex


Slide View: 1: Jessa Knotted Dress
Jessa Knotted Dress
Rayon, spandex; rayon, spandex lining

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: Bellissima Graphic Dress Slide View: 1: Carissima Sheath Dress Slide View: 1: Lucy Column Dress
Bellissima Graphic Dress Carissima Sheath Dress Lucy Column 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. 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. Make heads turn with this fitted column dress - a delightful melody of feminine prints combine in this expertly crafted piece.


Slide View: 1: Beachcomber Column Dress Slide View: 1: Cassie Floral Dress Slide View: 1: Carissima Sheath
Beachcomber Column Dress Cassie Floral Dress Carissima Sheath
Make heads turn with this fitted column dress - its rhinestone-embellished neck, champagne trim, and rose gold raffia details combine for an expertly crafted, seriously stunning piece. In quintessential Byron Lars style, this dress offers a stunning blend of romantic prints, subtle sheerness, and a figure-flattering fit - making it the perfect piece for a formal occasion. We're so smitten with this pencil dress from his Beguile line; the lace and appliquéd flowers make it a perfect piece for every occasion. Add strappy, sparkly sandals for an event-ready look.

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: Lacy Embroidered Jumpsuit Slide View: 1: Beachy Floral Skirt Slide View: 1: Canal Textured Apron Dress
Lacy Embroidered Jumpsuit Beachy Floral Skirt Canal Textured Apron Dress
Effortlessly comfortable and chic, this embroidered jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit with charm to spare. Viscose, nylon; rayon lining Cotton; cotton lining

 

Slide View: 1: Coastal Printed Buttondown Slide View: 1: Sunny Days Ruffled Dress Slide View: 1: Sunshine Dress
Coastal Printed Buttondown Sunny Days Ruffled Dress Sunshine Dress
Sheer polyester Polyester; rayon lining Featuring a lace-up bodice, the babydoll dress is given a grown-up update.

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: Whitney Dress Slide View: 1: Linda Dress
Adrienne Dress Whitney 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 Graphic lace features along the neckline and scalloped hem of this half-sleeved instant classic. 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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