There's no denying that 2018 was blessed with many a brilliant dress, but this year is shaping up to be even better on the frock front, thanks in no small part to these contemporary dress brands.
Some of them you'll already have heard of. Ganni, Rixo, Self-Portrait and Réalisation Par are just some of the labels that have made dresses all the more covetable over recent years, and they'll continue to well into the future. In addition, though, there are so many untapped brands that produce equally beautiful designs—so we thought it was high time we archived them in one easy-to-shop place.
Lucy Williams wearing a Rixo dress.
Below you'll find a comprehensive guide to all the dress brands, old and new, that are deserving of your consideration. Whether you're looking for the dress that'll ensure you stand out at all those springtime weddings, or you just fancy treating yourself to something special, keep scrolling to discover the contemporary dress brands that'll make your wardrobe a more stylish place.
Eni wearing a Finery dress.
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Wear one of Three Graces London's dresses and you'll feel as if you've been transported to an exotic getaway. Made with luxurious but lightweight fabrics, these dresses will serve you just as well on the beach as they will summer in the city.
With the brand's strongest collection to date, 2018 was certainly Ghost's year, and it became an Instagram regular. This year looks set to be just as stylish, too, as the brand has already released countless gorgeous midi dresses for the new season. We'll take one of each.
Last but certainly not least, we have Self-Portrait. The brand has enjoyed many a sellout frock, and its 2019 collection is already looking to be as in-demand as its predecessors. Invest now to avoid inevitable disappointment.