Orig $6000/Rent $1190
Special pieces for special occasions are what Marchesa Notte does best, like this simply sumptuous cocktail dress in stunning metallic brocade. A lace back panel brings a cool mixed-media feel to the piece. Lace trim
Mini-dress cut. Crew neck. Long sleeves. Hidden zip at back. Lined.
Shell: 50% acetate/30% polyester/20% polyamide
Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig met early on at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. Georgina began her career as a costume designer while Karen focused on print and embroidery design. When they created Marchesa in 2004, they were already well-versed in the artistry of couture. Named for eccentric socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati, Marchesa Notte features the duo's signature beautiful detailing and expert design.