J. Mendel leopard print A-line gown
Deep marine blue silk blend leopard print A-line gown from J. Mendel.
J. Mendel mixed lace gown
Deep blue mixed lace gown from J. Mendel.
J. Mendel embellished drape back gown
Fifth generation designer Giles Mendel takes the baton at the helm of fine evening wear atelier J. Mendel, established in St. Petersberg in 1870, and dressing such nobility as the ruling Romanov family. Drawing upon that rich history to draft this exquisite deep marine gown, light silk chiffon traces the lines of the body with a wide boat neck and slender balloon cuff sleeves. All-over embellishments stipple the body with a foliage sequin embroidery, bordering the fitted waist, and falling to the floor with a gentle flare. To the rear, left plain, cuts clean lines with a deep draped back, offsetting the cloaked intricacy of the front with an elegant emphasis on the shoulder blades.