Everything in Dresses

Isaac Mizrahi for Target Madras Sundress $59.99

Some reviews (on the Targ website) say the pleats near the hips could make for a tent-like appearance on some frames/statures. But it’s madras plaid. And silk. So I’ll take the risk, because I’m brave like that. at target.com

The Little Black UNIQLO Dress

While perusing what could possibly be the world’s most frustrating website (flash, clothing coming at you, etc.) I found more than enough great pieces to allay my aggravation. I forced myself to edit down, below are a (teeny) sampling of the goods. Knotted Tank Dress, $69.50 Cap Sleeve Tie Waist Linen Dress, $69.50 Rolled Collar [...]

Urban Outfitters Plaid Button Down Dress $19.99*

Love the plaid and the cut, could be fab with flats and tortoise shell glasses. *Down from $58. at urbanoutfitters.com

Victoria’s Secret Corset Dress $75*

I get the most fabulous little NYC newsletter weekly called SpreeMail and this dress was included recently. I’m usually not a huge fan of the Secret, but my love for bows outweighs that. It also comes in white, for the daring. *Down from $88. at victoriassecret.com

Forever 21 Floral Dress, $19.80

As anyone who has ever window shopped on the Forever 21 website knows, the stuff sells out faster than Spears changes wigs. So basically, by the time you read this, I’m pretty sure this dress will be long gone. Check out the site for other ridiculously cheap very well priced summer dresses. at forever21.com

Bullseye Bridal: Target for Weddings

Old news: Target’s hit the Bridal Market. And I can’t get over how lovely the stuff looks — and how ridiculously well-priced. Some picks below. . . Isaac Mizrahi for Target Strapless Sheath Dress, $89.99 Isaac Mizrahi for Target Short Veil, $14.99 Mossimo Satin Bow Pumps, $19.99 Xhilaration Faux Patent Clutch with Bow, $14.99

La Redoute Belted Linen Dress $34.99

This pure linen dress is a great go-to for summer work or weekend. It comes in six neutral shades for maximum accessorizing potential. at laredoute.com

Spring Dress Picks!

JC Penny Tie-Back Sundress, $39.99* Alloy Button Babydoll Dress, $39.50 Urban Outfitters Lux Printed Sarong Dress, $58 Delia’s Tisha Dress, $39.50 *Down from $50.

Old Navy Strapless Seersucker Dress $36.50

Seersucker in the summer makes me feel like I’m heading to the Cape instead of the hot subway. at oldnavy.com

Sophie Tonarelli for La Redoute “Marseille” Dress $64.99

This cotton voile tunic dress will look great with Grecian sandals or ballet flats this summer, and I love the bateau neckline, kimono short sleeves and the fact that it’s lined. Now if only the weather would go above 34 degrees. at laredoute.com