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Relaxed dresses and skirts for your busy lifestyle. The softer side of dressing. Go to: Othilia, Special Pieces, Relaxed Dresses, Fame and Partners, Cocktail Dresses


The Germanic name Othilia derives from terms meaning "prosperity" and "ancestral homeland." Drawing inspiration from these etymological roots, the Othilia collection features dresses and separates, each crafted with meticulous attention to detail - think pintucked flourishes, artisanal prints, and intricate eyelet lace.

Othilia Aleksia Ruffled Maxi Dress Othilia Dessa Ruffled Mini Dress Othilia Melody Eyelet Blouse
With ruffled touches and a striking seasonal motif, this maxi dress delivers drama and sophistication in one easygoing fit. Ruffled touches at the neck and sleeves infuse this mini dress with feminine flair - style it with ankle boots for a charming ensemble that's sure to earn you compliments. Ruffled trim and a dainty dash of eyelet lace make this blouse a romantic staple - offset its feminine details with your favorite distressed jeans and slides.

Othilia Effie Ruffled Top Othilia Federica Ruffled Blouse Caty Ruffled Eyelet Blouse
Feminine and sweet, this blouse features ruffled eyelet sleeves for an irresistibly dainty finish. Decadent ruffles, embroidered touches, and a sweetly ruffled bib make this blouse an instant wardrobe classic - style it with slim jeans and sandals to let its dreamy details shine. With ruffled trim and dainty eyelet details, this blouse brings a touch of textural interest to any ensemble.


Lucena Tiered Ruffled Maxi Dress Caricia Ruffled Blouse
This season, we're craving feminine touches and breezy, oh-so-elegant silhouettes - like the maxi dress seen here. With pintucked flourishes and an easygoing fit, it promises endless sophistication for the holidays and beyond. Feminine and sweet, this ruffled blouse puts a dainty twist on everyday denim, trousers, and pencil skirts. Best of all? It's an ideal outfit completer for any festive occasion.

Cocktail Dresses

Sachin & Babi Caralisa Tunic Dress Janine Lecour Addison Tiered Tunic Dress Morgyn Floral Tunic Dress
Whether styled with wedges or crisp white sneakers, this tunic's puffed sleeves and breezy fit make it a striking, boho-chic option for everyday outfitting. Swingy and sweet, this tiered tunic dress - designed by Janine Lecour in collaboration with Anthropologie - is perfect for casual weekends and evenings at home. A fun twist for your springtime wardrobe? Sweet-as-can-be prints with feminine tailoring.


Lala Tiered Mini Dress Cerys Halter Midi Dress Lukjana Tiered Maxi Dress
Feminine and oh-so-sweet, this mini dress is a lovely match for crisp white sneakers or your favorite flats. This striking, monochromatic dress delivers sweetness and sophistication in one oh-so-feminine fit. With a stunning tie-dyed effect in the sweetest of rainbow hues, this maxi dress is sure to make a statement - just add hoop earrings and your go-to sandals or heels.

Seafolly Mona Cover-Up Midi Dress Laurence Crochet Sweater Set
Cotton A crochet finish lends this sweater set a sweetly artisanal touch.

Anna Sui Kenai Midi Dress Payal Jain Archer Mini Dress
A relaxed silhouette and voluminous sleeves add softness and movement to this romantically embellished midi dress, coated with botanical embroidery and shimmery sequins. Richly embellished with dimensional blooms, this embroidered cotton silk mini offers vintage vibes with an easy shift silhouette and high neckline.


Katya Ruffled Mini Dress Petaluma Sequin Dress Amaryllis Maxi Dress
Featuring bouquets of fabulous florals, this mini dress puts a flirty twist on everyday style - pair it with ankle boots or go-to heels for the perfect date night ensemble. Coated in crystals, sequins, and intricate beading, this knee-length dress offers a modest design for moms and guests. Here, dreamy puffed sleeves and a stunning floral print call to mind the enchantment of an early spring day in the garden.


Payal Jain Mirka Dress Caton Dress Alyce Sequined Romper
A splash of vibrant floral embroidery adds whimsy and dimension to this eyelet maxi dress. Slip into this showstopping mini for a bridal look fit for any occasion! Wrap details couple with a sweetheart neckline for a romantic touch while flowy sleeves add movement. Add a little sparkle and shine to your day with this stunningly sequined romper.


Mestiza Alfama Midi Dress Amsale Connie Midi Dress Nikka Dress
This crinkle organza midi dress is completed by a bold flounce hemline. A sleek slip silhouette, side slit, and subtly draped neckline add sultry detail to this lacy midi dress. A subtle metallic sheen makes a glamorous finishing touch for this ankle-length dress with long, sheer sleeves and a timeless silhouette.

Vizelle Midi Dress Hayley Paige Erykah Dress
Vibrant floral embroidery bedecks this timeless midi silhouette, finished with sheer details at the neckline. This allover lace dress balances daring details, like a side slit and cutout back, with a demure high neckline and long sleeves.

Tadashi Shoji Orinda Dress Dresden Dress Olmstead Dress
Tiers of intricate lace cascade into a midi silhouette for an elegant design, as short sleeves and a deep V-neckline offer a timeless touch. Shine bright in this allover sequin midi with cap sleeves and a dramatic side slit. Finished with a subtle sheen, this boatneck midi features subtle draping at the neckline, a chic tie waist, and a swingy skirt.

Tadashi Shoji Odette Dress Cali Satin Midi Dress Cali Dress
This sequined boatneck creation blends glamour with a bit of vintage flair. Its lace overlay is studded with hundreds of matte sequins arranged in a stunning blooming pattern, while the slight cap sleeve offers the perfect amount of coverage. An elegantly draped cowl neckline completes this silky slip dress with a modern midi silhouette. An elegantly draped cowl neckline completes this silky slip dress with a modern midi silhouette.

Special Pieces

Special pieces to enhance your wardrobe whether you're entertaining at home or out for the evening.

Tai Tunic Katerina Sweater Glistening Pullover
Stretch velvet with mandarin collar on an asymmetrical neckline with frog closure. Contrast trim at neck, sleeves and hem outlines the silhouette. Slit sleeves. Misses 32" long. Exquisitely hand-embroidered with a rendition of wildflowers in delicate 3-D detail, a process that takes hours by expert craftsmen. Warm, yet not too heavy, with on-seam pockets. Misses 39" long. This is the time of year to shine. That's why our designers chose glistening sequins in a striking botanical design to add sparkle to this easy-going velvet top. Edged with casual ribbing at the neck, hem, and cuffs. Raglan sleeves, fully lined.


Heritage Duster Varanasi Jacket Verona Sweater Coat
Our stunning A-line duster is embellished with golden teardrop medallions of hammered discs, beads, sequins, and metallic threads on black micro-velvet. Stand collar, princess seams in front and back, front welt pockets, hook-and-eye closure. All embellishments are gold-colored. Misses 51" long. Black velvet embroidered with paisley swirls in brilliant hues, with mandarin collar, slit cuffed sleeves and golden piping along velvet trim. On-seam pockets. Trio of hook-and-eye closures. Misses 30" long. The definition of a statement piece, with rich embroidery sweeping down the back. An embellished hem finishes this scene-stealing look. On-seam pockets. Misses 41-1/2" long.

Ashton Blouse Prosperity Topper
Top it off with sheer elegance. This party blouse dazzles with sequin embellishment, a high neck ruffle, blouson sleeves and elasticized wrists. Black. Nylon; rayon/spandex jersey-knit cami. Turn an ordinary outfit into an extra-chic ensemble with this woven georgette topper in a mélange of rich prints. Contrast piping, 3/4 sleeves. Misses 34" long.

Relaxed Dresses

Provincia Dress Santa Caterina Dress Venetian Dress
A standout crepe shirtdress with sweeping A-line skirt and asymmetrical hem. Hidden top placket; 3/4 tie sleeves. With inkblot symmetry, a richly exotic georgette sheath with dramatic bell sleeves, V-neck, smocking at center back and body-lining. Burnished color ignites on our crepe maxi, with tasseled zipper at scoop neck, cuffed 3/4-sleeves, flat front/smocked back waistband, georgette lining, and hidden side zipper, fitted


Frangipani Dress Lagia Maxi Dress Bartola Dress
The sheer silk overlay is enhanced with leaf-and-vine embroidery, while the creamy-soft underlayer lends a peaceful shade of blue. An amazing silhouette with center front twist and contoured ruching from V-neck to full sweep, in versatile ponte knit. Sure to get compliments, this midi has the kind of runway-vibe we absolutely love. A skirted overlay wraps around the straight sheath beneath adding flow and head-turning style. Jacquard knit, piecing at bottom hem, long sleeves.

Lisabetta Velvet Dress Saorise Velvet Dress Arabelle Dress & Slip
Velvet adds an extra dimension of luxe to this sumptuous midi created with angled pleats on the right for shaping. Long set-in sleeves, bateau neckline. We can't stop dreaming about this elegant midi created from creamy-perfect velvet. Creative seams and style lines give it one of the most flattering fits we've ever seen, while the asymmetrical hem lends an amazing drape to the flowy A-line bottom. Perfect for the holidays and wintry months beyond, this cheerful maxi is fashioned in a generous A-line for a graceful float. Finished with princess seams all around, a soft slip trimmed in lace, and a full button-down front.

Yasmin Dress Santiago Dress Molly Dress
Search no more for an eye-catching party dress: This sheer embellished maxi is fitted to the waist before floating into a flattering A-line. All-over embroidery adds elegance, while the lining's sweetheart neckline adds extra allure. Bust and waist shaping darts, slit sleeves, invisible back zip. One-stop versatility with side-seam pockets and a slight flare from bust to hem. Misses 53" long. Curved ribbed knit gives energy and flow to our V-neck midi with 3/4 sleeves and princess seams.

Elysia Scallop Dress Cadenza Dress Mosaic Dress
Eye-catching drama in scalloped cut-outs at boatneck and 3/4-sleeve openings, and princess seams all around for a slimming silhouette For parties, gatherings or date night - we love the look of this fit-and-flare dress that wows with rich embroidery, shaping darts, and a floaty layer over a creamy-soft lining. A mood of mystery and magic infuses this crinkle chiffon maxi, with beaded, embroidered V-neck yoke, braid-trimmed blouson sleeves, shirred long ruffle hem, and body-lining.

Duvall Dress Newbury Dress Marchesa Dress
Our strappy crisscross jersey-knit maxi, with shape-defining princess seams front and back, keyhole back, and curved high-low hem. Built-in shelf bra. The A-line maxi, effortless yet polished. Angled waist seam, directional rib knit, soft jersey lining. Misses 53" long. Ease and comfort in a carefree popover dress styled with pintucks down the front. Raw edge detail at neck.

Artemis Dress Paradise Island Dress Sari Caftan
Fluid and ethereal, this flowing maxi sheath of crinkle chiffon silk is smocked all around, with a jersey-knit underlayer. Long raglan sleeves. A shirred knot emphasizes the waist, while the scene-stealing tropical print completely wows. Inspired by the traditional Sari dress, this graceful maxi captivates with colorful mixed media prints in silken challis. Asymmetrical neckline in front and back, 3/4 sleeves. Misses 54" long.

Bellarose Dress Coco de Mer Dress Andalou Dress
Eyelet piecing adds femininity to this voile maxi cut in a full circle with three tiers. Split neck with tassel tie, luxe embroidery. A blend of soutache detailing and airy yarn-dyed stripes, finessed with embroidered 3/4 sleeves, side slits, and a knit slip to wear beneath. Our layered jersey-knit dress breezes beautifully into your wardrobe with its drapey chiffon overlay, raglan 3/4 sleeves and angular hem. Misses 38"/51" long.

Francisco Dress San Remo Dress Tigris Dress
Sweet blossoms swing on a trio of cotton voile tiers, with short sleeves, scoop neck, and a band of solid contrast trim at the hem. Flourishes of embroidery in sunbaked colors channel the Italian Riviera in a maxi with princess seams for shaping, 3/4 sleeves and button-and-loop closure. Misses 54" long. Our animal-inspired print looks stunning in a faux-wrap maxi. Gathered pleats at front waist; slit hem. Misses 53" long.

Ryley Dress Pine Island Dress Pink Palace Dress
Hello slimming slanted stripes. This maxi of soft ribbed knit is cut with diagonal seaming and multi-directional stripes for a casual, confident look. Misses 54-1/2" long. Rings of cotton fringe add whimsy to this center-seamed short sleeve dress with scoop neck, on-seam pockets, and keyhole back, in easy jersey knit. Woven challis sets the stage for this unique maxi with tassels, embroidery, and beading. Mother-of-pearl buttons on the partial placket, and side slits for a graceful flow.

Fame and Partners

Isobel Maxi Dress Dona Lace Maxi Dress Dona Lace Maxi Dress
Utterly romantic, this burnout chiffon maxi offers a deep V-neckline, flowy skirt, and thigh-high slit for a sultry finishing flourish. Allover lace lends gorgeous texture to this maxi dress with a classic V-neckline and flowing silhouette. Allover lace lends gorgeous texture to this maxi dress with a classic V-neckline and flowing silhouette.


Fame and Partners Rosabel Dress Fame and Partners Thais Jumpsuit Fame and Partners Thais Jumpsuit
A luxe, satiny finish and slinky silhouette bring Old Hollywood glamour to this strappy slip dress with a draped neckline and side slit. With slender straps and a soft cowl neckline, this wide-legged jumpsuit does double duty as the chicest maids style ever or a sleek wedding guest look. With slender straps and a soft cowl neckline, this wide-legged jumpsuit does double duty as the chicest maids style ever or a sleek wedding guest look.


Fame and Partners Quinn Dress Fame and Partners Quinn Dress
Delicate pleats bring dramatic movement to the skirt of this ankle-length dress, topped off with a v-neckline and slender straps. Delicate pleats bring dramatic movement to the skirt of this ankle-length dress, topped off with a v-neckline and slender straps.

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