May 27, 2012

Column Gown

column |ˈkäləm|nouna vertical structure of skirt style.ORIGIN late Middle English : partly fromOld French columpne, reinforced by its source, Latin columna ‘pillar.’

Bottega Veneta Strapless Satin-jersey Column Gown

Bottega Veneta column gown: fuchsia satin-jersey, internal moulded and underwired cups, internal boning at bustier, draped overlay, fully lined. Concealed zip fastening at side. 

Marchesa Embellished Silk-crepe Column Gown

Black silk-crepe. Silver and clear sequin, crystal and bead-embellished sheer tulle yoke, side slit, fully lined.

Diane von Furstenberg Liluye One Shoulder Column Dress

A sleek column dress with a chic, cascading swag detail that dramatically drapes from one shoulder, enhancing the glamorous flow of the silhouette. Side zip with hook-and-eye closure. Side seam pocket. Approx. length from shoulder to hem: 51". Lined. Polyester; dry clean. By Diane von Furstenberg; imported. Savvy.


Marchesa Silk-crepe Ruffled Column Gown

Marchesa column gown: cream and white silk-crepe, strapless, lightly boned bodice, satin and mesh raw-edged ruffled trims at bodice with crystal embellishment, train. 

Notte by Marchesa Pleat Shoulder Column Gown

Notte by Marchesa Pleat Shoulder Column Gown in silk. A truly stunning choice, this gown exudes timeless elegance. With its flattering wrap empire front and fitted gown with slight train, this will create an unforgettable evening. 

Roksanda Ilincic Lk16 Col Block Column Gown

Roksanda Ilincic maximises her mastery of contemporary elegance in this Block Colour Gown. Its minimalist cut and stand-out colour combination make for a sophisticated evening statement. Keep the accessories bold and playful for a on-trend look.

Emilio Pucci Print Jersey Column Gown

An Athenian-inspired print patterns the elegant column silhouette of a jersey gown topped with a plunging V-neck. Back slit. Unlined. Rayon; dry clean. Imported.

Marchesa Column Dress with Draped Bodice

This silk dress features organdy ruffles at the bodice and at the waist. Sweetheart neckline and hidden back zip. Spaghetti straps. Lined.

Matthew Williamson Utility Column Dress

This silk-chiffon maxi dress features a graphic floral print. Mandarin collar and multiple button closures. Flap pockets at bust and drawstring at waist. Sleeveless. Semi-sheer. * 62" long, measured from shoulder. * Fabrication: Silk chiffon. * 100% silk. * Dry clean. * Imported.

Notte by Marchesa One Shoulder Column Gown with Flower

An elegantly streamlined one-shoulder dress gets an added flourish with an oversized rosette. Front pleating starts at bust and drapes through skirt. Back slit. 1.5" strap. Bodice boning and hidden back zip. Lined.

Notte by Marchesa One Shoulder Drape Column Gown

Faceted rhinestones add another level of luxe to this one-shoulder silk-chiffon dress. Ruched bodice and shoulder strap. Back slit. Draped front sash and hidden back zip. Bodice boning. Fully lined.

Notte by Marchesa Strapless Column Dress with Organza Cascade

An organza ruffle cascades down the front of this strapless maxi dress. Off-center, deep slit at the front and a hidden zip at the back. Bodice boning. Fully lined.

Notte by Marchesa One Shoulder Column Gown with Organza Ruffle

The most classic of silhouettes is topped off with a romantic, layered organza ruffle. This white silk one-shoulder gown has a hidden side zip. Sleeveless. Double lining.

Port 1961 Draped Column Gown with Brooch

Wrapped up in soft silk, this strapless cream column gown has an attached, draped sash and a pleated waist. A removable feathered brooch lends a light air to the classic silhouette. Wrap detailing at the skirt. Hidden side zip. Lined at skirt. Unlined at bodice.
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