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Everyone loves the beautiful and glamorous gowns that Mark Badgley and James Mischka design each year. The dresses in this collection were, as usual, absolutely divine.

The spring collection was inspired by Max Reinhardt’s 1935 film “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a black and white film. Mark and James said they are “constantly inspired by Old Hollywood movies,” specifically ones from the ‘30s and ‘40s. The designers created this collection with a very specific woman in mind. “We like women that appreciate glamour, and so many of our friends dress almost like a man by day–like so practical with their jeans and t-shirts–and we find that when they go to something special they want to find something that really transforms them, and that’s why the fantasy of evening dresses is so fun.”The designers interpreted it with beautiful Chantilly lace and re-embroidered tulle gowns, such as a strapless bustier version with side ruffles.  This collection followed that memo, but in sophisticated separates that would take a more mature woman from office to dinner party in style. 

Badgley Mischka is synonymous with fantastical allure and dresses that repeatedly wow on red carpets by celebrating the feminine figure and dazzling with sequins and exquisite tailoring.