RFBstyle Editors’ Evening DRESSES Picks: Zuhair Murad, Monique Lhuillier, The Attico, Altuzarra, Halpern
Ready for the spotlight? Made from lustrous fabrics, this range of glamorous eveningwear raises the bar. At once entrance-making and memorable. Party-worthy fabrics in high-octane hues infuse personality into your look.
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For Fall—which was shown in a plush dining room in Paris—the Colombian maven streamlines her vision of barefoot glamour, balancing high-shine partywear and a tight edit of tropical prints with a ‘70s-inspired, rocker-inflected minimalism that puts the focus squarely on rich textures and exceptional tailoring.
The 'Chemical Attraction' mini dress has a grandiose appeal, fully adorned in sequins and pailettes along its cotton body and trimmed with frothy feathers along its hem. Style with platform pumps for a dance-floor approved party look.
by British Vogue as the cool girl’s go-to for ‘conversation-starting’
evening-wear, 16Arlington is the cult London label questioning the idea
of glamour with an infectious eccentricity.
Covered in sequins, this slim midi dress has a tie front and long slit sleeves. Wear yours with PVC sandals and a chain clutch for a chic cocktail look.
Sequined Column Gown
inspiration from the ‘circus’ and its vivacious energy and costuming,
Zuhair Murad employs the accouterments of carnival performers—metallic
balls, ribbons, diamond-shaped motifs—into red-carpet ready evening
numbers glistening with sequins and tulle flourishes. Playing further to
intrepid displays of femininity, this season equally pays homage to
late artist ‘Niki de Saint Phalle’, whose colorful, curvaceous
sculptures imbue the essence of “bold and inspiring women living in
Adorned with shimmering sequins, this gown has a slim silhouette fit with batwing sleeves, a plunging neckline, and sultry leg slit detail. Wear yours with strappy stillettos and a box clutch for a stunning evening edit.
Salvo Rizza is changing the face of party wear with his
hyper-embellished and beautifully three-dimensional vision. Exclusive to
Moda, his buzzy new label captures a ‘90s sex appeal while maintaining
the impeccable standards of Italian craft.
This slim cropped top is covered in sequins and features a strapless neckline. Wear yours with the brand's matching skirt to complete the look.
Edie Turtleneck Sequined Mini Dress
Angeles-based designer Monique Lhuillier is renowned for her floaty and
feminine dresses with no shortage of romance. The latest sees a
continued love affair with dreamy gowns that fully show the brand's
expertise in idyllic evening wear.
Made from silk and cotton, this floor length sleeveless dress has a deep v-neckline, bow detail and sequined bodice. Add a clutch and pointed heels to complete your look.
Staudinger brings a cool edge to everything she does—from her playfully
feminine clothing to her cult-hit accessories. Of the latter, this
season features those nods to the ‘90s and sun-drenched hues she does so
Draped effortlessly on the body and covered entirely in sunny yellow sequins, the 'Casey" dress features a relaxed silhouette, strapless neckline, and large pocket. Wear yours with a pink mini-bag and strappy heel to emulate the brand styling.
Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini created The Attico for dressing up. The
Milanese label is known for their sinuous sheen designs that make
parties worth attending. This season is no less glamorous but infuses
comfort and wearability to broaden the brand's cool, seductive appeal.
The head-turning 'Astra' mini has an asymmetric-cut silhouette covered in large paillettes that appear as though they're draping off the body. Wear them with strappy pumps for a truly unforgettable evening look.
a copy of “Moby Dick” on each showgoer’s seat, Joseph Altuzarra took a
voyage for Fall ’22—conjuring the glamorous mystery of the deep sea and
stoking wanderlust with a beautiful unification of the strange and
The 'Neres' dress features a relaxed A-line cut tailored from raw-edged crepe with oversized paillettes covering the bust. Wear with gold jewels.
of the 2017 British Emerging Talent Award, the New York-born Londoner
Michael Halpern is fashion’s go-to for fantasy and nostalgic glamour
with a modern sensibility. The latest collection spotlights '70s styles
with references to Cher, oversized shirting, and the stacked bangles his
Sequined throughout, this ombré-toned midi dress has a slight a-line silhouette. Pair yours with heels in matching tones for a statement cocktail look.
Sequined Column Gown
season, Wes Gordon looks to the French Riviera—from its escapist energy
to the iconic images it conjures—to create a chic balance of high-octane
glamour and wearability. True to form, he brings modern whimsy and a
fresh ease to Mrs. Herrera’s classic elegance.
Covered in shiny sequins, this plaid mini dress has a round neckline and relaxed fit. Wear yours with metallic sandals and a mini bag for a fun night out.
Turkish cool girl İlkyaz Özel returns with more scintillating party pieces to love. True to form, this season radiates a hedonistic edge across her high-shine signatures that capture a retro glamour.