Established in St Petersburg in 1870 by Jacques Mendel, this eponymous luxury brand is now based in New York and under the creative direction of fifth-generation designer Gilles Mendel - a member of the CFDA. The beauty of his glamorous collections lies in the details. From hand-pleated gowns to patchwork lace dresses, it’s the ultimate go-to for eveningwear.
Soleil silk-crepe maxi skirt
Pleated silk-chiffon maxi skirt
Paneled lace top
Aurora paneled lace gown
Silk-crepe and pleated silk-chiffon gown
Patent leather-appliquéd silk-organza jacket