November 08, 2012

Jacquard Dress


jacquard dress |ˈjaˌkärd; jəˈkärd dres|
noun
dress made of a fabric, on a loom with such a device, with an intricate variegated pattern.
ORIGIN early 19th cent.: named after Joseph M. Jacquard (1787–1834), French weaver and inventor.

VALENTINOJacquard Dress

This playful pastel jacquard design boasts a decidedly retro sensibility.


Jacquard Maxi Dress

Black and tan gauze jacquard. Pintucked waist at front and back, partially lined. Concealed zip fastening at side.

CAROLINA HERRERA


Lustrous, textural jacquard, patterned with a bold, kinetic swirl print. 

CAROLINA HERRERA


This sumptuous silk design boasts a shiny tortoise print and contrast stitching for a slimming silhouette. 

Wave Jacquard Dress

A kinetic wave print lends eye-catching appeal to this pleated jacquard design.

Jacquard Dress

Elegantly textured jacquard, in a flattering silhouette, with slight raw-edge hem. Jewelneck Sleeveless

JASON WU


A bright red lace-textured jacquard emboldens the classic silhouette of this Jason Wu dress. Contrast-trimmed lace jacquard. Crew neckline. Sleeveless. Fitted bodice. Banded natural waist gathers A-line skirt. Hem hits just above the knee. 

JASON WU


Tactile jacquard lends textural dimension to the modern, abstract pattern covering a lovely dress with a flouncy, pleated skirt. A skinny leather belt adds subtle definition. Back zip closure. 

Floral Velvet Jacquard Dress

Red and black chiffon and velvet jacquard dress with gathered neckline, puff sleeves, open back, tie belt, button fastening at back neck. Slips on. 

JUNYA WATANABE


Purple sheer chiffon, plum polka-dot velvet-jacquard. Pintuck-pleated bib, button fastenings along front, button-fastening cuffs, black elasticated strap across back, wrap back 

JUNYA WATANABE

Blue sheer chiffon, dark-purple velvet-brocade. Slightly puffed shoulders, plunge front, button-fastening cuffs, intentionally unfinished hem. 
 


LELA ROSE

Painterly blooms wash across a wonderfully tactile dress topped with a high boatneck that travels to an elegant V-back. Back zip closure.  






LIDA BADAY


Lush folds of beautifully textured organza whip around a romantic one-shoulder dress that ends in a gently bubbled hem. Hidden side zip closure.  

MARC BY MARC JACOBS

Marc Jacobs presents a show-stopping piece with his jacquard dress, finished in a dazzling metallic color palette.  

MATTHEW WILLIAMSON

Multicolored metallic brocade. Sequined, lace sleeves, fully lined. Concealed hook and zip fastening along back.  

OSCAR DE LA RENTA

Turquoise cotton, silk and elastane-blend jacquard formal dress with cap sleeves, asymmetric pleats at front, covered buckle-fastening belt, vent at back hem, fully lined.  

OSCAR DE LA RENTA

Soft asymmetrical drapes adorn the bodice of this silk/wool jacquard style. 


PHILOSOPHY


Sculptural and sleek, this evening-perfect style is rendered in luxe metallic jacquard.

Fuchsia silk-blend jacquard. High asymmetric neck, knotted strap, draped side, black grosgrain belt at front of waist. Gold zip fastening through side.  

                                                                   STELLA MCCARTNEY
A colorful rose-patterned jacquard front panel lends a feminine air to this structured silhouette. 

THE ROWOrelia Jacquard and Bouclé Dress

Black floral-patterned stretch-jacquard. Gray bouclé cuffs and skirt, exposed zip-fastening cuffs, lined through skirt. Concealed hook and zip fastening through back. 

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