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Romantic Reverie: Dress Brands to Fall in Love With

Bonjour, fashion lovers! As the spring season blossoms, the­re's a sense of allure in the air that inspires us to embrace­ our inner hopeless romantic. And what be­tter way to channel that dreamy spirit than through the pe­rfect dress? Here's a curated list of both international and French designers known for their elegant and romantic designs. Indulge in this Romantic Reverie with flowing silhouettes to delicate lace details, these brands capture the essence of romance in every stitch.


Zimmermann, known for its ethereal elegance, intricate lace details, flowing silhouettes, and delicate florals, evokes a sense of romance like no other brand. From whimsical maxi dresses to charming sundresses, Zimmermann's designs are perfect for a romantic summer vacation.

Ulla Johnson

When you think of Ulla Johnson, you imagine bohemian flair intertwined with romantic essence. Johnson's dresses exude femininity with ease. You've got everything from flowing peasant dresses to stunningly embroidered gowns, each piece evoking a sense of wanderlust. Perfect for anyone with a free-spirited, romantic heart who loves embracing new adventures.

Giambattista Valli

A brand synonymous with romance and haute couture, one that can't be missed on this list, is Giambattista Valli. With his exquisite craftsmanship and romantic aesthetic, Valli's dresses are the epitome of red-carpet glamour. From cascading ruffles to delicate floral details, his dresses symbolize romance and elegance.


Founded in 2013 by Han Chong, this London-based brand is renowned for its modern romantic and effortlessly chic charm. Their signature lace designs and contemporary cuts perfectly balance the sweet and sultry. With intricate details and flattering silhouettes, Self-Portrait's dresses are a must-have for any romantic occasion.


Rixo, a London-based label launched in 2015, with its flattering silhouettes and bold designs, has been adding a sense of fun into the world of romantic dressing. From a playful mix of vibrant florals to their retro-inspired details, Rixo's dresses are full of personality and charm.


Sustainability meets style at Reformation. Known for their romantic dresses and vintage-inspired aesthetics, all while being kind to the planet, Reformation offers a range of lovely dresses that flatter any body type. Whether it's a delicate floral dress or a ruffled mini, Reformation pieces are sure to catch all eyes.

AGUA by Agua Bendita

AGUA by Agua Bendita aims to create sophisticated and timeless garments. Their collection features vibrant tropical prints, intricate embroidery, and a rich colour palette; each piece reflects the brand's commitment to sustainability and inclusivity. It represents a blend of style, tradition, and mindful living, redefining summer style with its bold designs and ethical values.


Want to look "like a French girl" with an effortlessly elegant vibe? Look no further than ROUGE. Founded by French fashion icon Jeanne Damas, Rouje is known for its vintage-inspired aesthetic. Their collection features timeless silhouettes, feminine prints, and delicate fabrics that evoke the essence of romance with a modern twist.


Sézane, the Parisian favourite, is known for its romantic and feminine designs. Their collection features flowing silhouettes, delicate lace and vintage-inspired prints, timeless designs, and high-quality craftsmanship with accessible price points, making Sézane a popular choice for the modern romantic. In addition to its commitment to sustainability, Sézane promotes inclusivity by offering a wide range of sizes.


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