February 28, 2012

Toga

toga |ˈtōgə|
nouna loose flowing outer garment worn by the citizens of ancient Rome, made of a single piece of cloth and covering the whole body apart from the right arm.• a robe of office; a mantle of responsibility, etc.ORIGIN Latin; related to tegere ‘to cover.’Toga dresses by Elie Saab:



 Alexandre Vauthier and Abed Mahfouz toga inspired dresses:


NY designer, Monique Lhuillier, also have this toga inspiration dress on her runway show's last collection.
Red Valentino timeless toga dress:
Zuhair Murad also create this toga white dress. The cutting is unbelievable.

Fortunately, while I was looking for some inspiration at shop.nordstrom.com, I found all toga dresses below. They don't come in cheap prices, but it's worth.

Donna Karan Collection Sequin One Shoulder Gown, $2995:

Jay Godfrey 'Enzo' Kimono Sleeve Dress, $395

Jean Paul Gautier Asymmetrical One Sleeve Crepe Dress, $1495
 Lanvin Washed Crepe Dress, $1650
Roberto Cavalli One Shoulder Jersey Dress, $1495

 Vionnet Drape Sleeve Silk Crepe Dress, $1695



credits to: vogue.it, bestdress.com.ua, shop.nordstrom.com