Zimmermann's cream cotton and linen-blend Mercer dress is beautifully cut with dainty shoulder straps that criss-cross and tie at the open back. It's printed with sun-faded florals and falls into a midi-length skirt with a high slit at the front. Wear it with gold sandals on vacation adding bold jewellery as the sun sets.
Mary Katrantzou's Knight dress draws inspiration from vintage 1960s ties. It's made in Italy from crepe with a black blue white and yellow striped bodice that opens to a pleated skirt decorated with an array of animal prints. Fasten the printed neck ties in a feminine bow and temper the thigh-grazing length with pretty flats.
Athena Procopiou's sky-blue cotton Gypset dress has a great sense of movement thanks to the tiered skirt panels that swirl around the shins. It's trimmed with white pompom embroidery at the short sleeves and finished with cut-out ivory florals around the hem. Complete the look with a bohemian bag and chunky gold jewellery.
At Raey even the most minimalist pieces are crafted with a precise eye. This black slip dress is made from silk-crepe for a featherlight feel and cut with a flattering deep V-neck at both the front and back. Try layering it with a white T-shirt by day and simply with leather slides come evening.
Adriana Degreas's light-blue floral-print maxi dress is a stunning option for evenings on vacation. Cut from semi-sheer silk-georgette with ballooning sleeves and a diaphanous hem it will transition seamlessly from the pool to the dinner table. Wear it over the matching swimsuit by day and a simple slip dress at sundown.
Exuding ethereal romance Zimmermann's white Caravan dress is beautifully made from broderie-anglaise cotton with pretty circle-lace trims. Diamond-lace panels emphasise the fit-and-flare shape which ends in a ruffled hemline and turns to reveal a sensually open back. Style it when the sun shines with tan-brown accessories and gold-tone jewellery.
Self-Portrait's scarlet-red dress is perfect for garden parties and summer weddings. Brimming with contemporary femininity it's crafted from panels of contrasting lace and falls from the skinniest shoulder straps to a flattering midi length. Complete the fresh ladylike picture with pin-thin stilettos.
Weekend Max Mara's tonal-grey checked Tago dress is a timelessly sophisticated choice for your workweek edit. It's expertly tailored from jersey for a slim-fitting shape with a flattering boat neck and is complete with pleating and ruching at one side of the waist for definition. Backless black loafers ensure a nonchalant finisher.
Harley Viera-Newton's eponymous label aims to recreate some of her favourite vintage dresses. This white and pink gingham Morgan style has a figure-flattering silhouette that nips in beneath the bust and flares over the hips. Wear it to your next daytime event with chunky platform heels.
Velvet by Graham & Spencer's cream cotton-gauze Aubree midi dress is perfect for sun-drenched days on vacation and entertaining in the garden at home. Black embroidery gives it a handcrafted feel and tassel and pompom trim add a whimsical note. Finish your look with gleaming gold jewellery to up the glamour quotient.