I have a long history with gray sweater dresses, but my style has evolved over the years. While I used to reach for skin-tight, shorter options (see here and here), I now find a relaxed, draped fit makes me feel more confident and sexier, in a subtler way. The version I designed for the Cupcakes and Cashmere Collection is actually two pieces—a skirt and a sweater—which creates the illusion of a layered dress, but can be worn any number of ways. For a pop of detail, I added an eye-catching metallic shoe in the same color family, but I'd be just as inclined to wear it with a contrasting-color pump to a date.
Coming Up Roses
I love the idea of transitioning florals, a typically springtime print, into the winter season, and the black and red motif on this dress does just that. The ruffled off-shoulder neckline shows just enough skin to be flirty and festive, but still holiday party-appropriate. While ...read more