Mandalay dresses are among the most elegant and chic collection of cocktail dresses. From off-the-shoulder necklines to body conscious shapes that garner attention, Mandalay has you covered. Whimsical details like jewels, fine bead work and impressive floral and lace applique create refined, yet fashion-forward cocktail dresses that are perfect for any event. You'll twinkle like a star in Mandalay.
it's not quantity that counts, but rather the particular eye a designer lends to the creation of fashionable,
stylish looks that flatter their wearer. Such is the case with Mandalay, a classy collection which gives
off the air of cheeky, classy sophistication. Don't hesitate to wear Mandalay to high-class parties and
cocktail hours, or out at the club with your girlfriends - although you'll want to treat these dresses
with the respect they deserve, given the careful attention that's been paid to the details of each design.
Mandalay was the name of a dark mansion in Daphne du Maurier's classic novel,
and there are traces of the same delicate victorian sensibiliy in the Off-the-Shoulder Lace Overlay Cocktail
Dress by this designer. The dress, which is available in silver with either light pink or mint green,
starts with a demur knee-length hem before transitioning to a flattering but hardly skin-tight waist,
followed by the titular off-the-shoulder beaded/lace shoulder piece. Silver peep-toe heels bring the
outfit to completion, showing off its wearer's stunning figure, smooth shoulders, and sense of style,
seemingly without effort.
The ultimate cocktail
dress in the collection, the Sheer Boat Neckline Floral Cocktail Dress couples a gothic, romantic netting-style
top (featuring gorgeous applique flowers) with a slimming pencil skirt. The bright bursts of color keep
the darker skirt and netting from looking too formal or reserved, and while much of the top half of the
dress is indeed sheer, the applique flowers keep this dress from getting a racier rating. Be forewarned:
if you're insecure about baring skin, then this may not be the dress for you. With a price tag which
breaks $1200, this designer piece could be the crowning jewel in your collection with just a few simple
SATIN & SPICE
Looking for something slinky
to spice up an intimate evening? In that case, check out the Satin Lace Applique Cocktail Dress, which
will flatter women with both hourglass and pear-shaped figures, thanks to its longer skirt which tapers
to the knees after hugging the hips and midsection. With two broad straps for the shoulders and an qpplique
design which keeps the black hue of this dress from becoming overpowering, this part of the Mandalay
dress collection is ideal for family and formal occasions such as concerts, theatre trips, dinners, engagement
parties, and more somber occasions. Similarly, paired with a jacket this is a dress which can easily
make the transition from day to night, and paired with the right pair of shoes it could make for a dress
that could help you meet someone special!
off-the-shoulder look, a cocktail dress in lace and metallics, features a shorter skirt and small spaghetti
straps along a higher-cut neckline than some of the others. This foxy number shows off a boxy look, with
its wide neckline accentuated by long sleeves - an uncharacteristic look for an off-the-shoulder dress.
The standby wardrobe choice of a little black dress never had it so good.
The Deep V-Neck Corset-Style Cocktail Dress uses a carefully tailored midsection
to bring emphasis to the bust and waistline, emphasizing well-contoured hips and arms - much to the delight
of everyone who sees you wearing it. Great for a woman with a fuller figure, thanks to the way this dress
alternately hugs and skims a curvier body, this dress comes in Dark Grey and features a hem which hits
the knees. Light shoes and a nice clutch - not to mention some fancy hair accessories or a great pair
of movie-star sunglasses - will make this glam look complete.
FLOWERS, FLOWERS EVERYWHERE
you haven't had enough of floral applique on your cocktail dresses up to now, wait till you see what
Mandalay has in store for stylish women who want to find ways of expressing their pastoral urges! There's
a Spaghetti Strap Jewel and Floral Applique Cocktail Dress in black, plus a Deep V-Neck Floral Applique
Cocktail Dress in green! While the first of these two is a somewhat simple affair, pieced together well
and clearly showing the patterns and florals enjoyed by this designer, it's in the colored creations
that Mandalay really shows their prowess with flowers. As a third piece, available for those who don't
wish to wear either green or black, there's a third dress available with floral applique on two different
colors of basic dresses: fuchsia and navy. While the pink tone gives the dress a playful air, the navy
is ideal for formal occasions and other more staid events, where one might wish to look whimsical even
while playing the part of a responsible grown-up.
course, what collection would be complete without a Spaghetti Strap Jewel Beaded Cocktail Dress? Not
Mandalay, that's for sure! This dress features a gorgeous bodice-style top section which will make your
eyes go wide with its glitz and glamour. Available in light pink, this dress combines a flapper/jazz-age
aesthetic with the slimming lines and careful construction of a truly glamorous work. Throw on your fox-trotting
shoes and dance the night away in this superb example of special occasion finery.
look for our special shipping and other promotions as you think ahead to the special occasions you know
you need to look ahead toward. Ordering now can give you plenty of time to find accessories to pair with
your Mandalay dress!