woman in a red dress

Photo: Ben Goldstein

In her new line for The Limited, French designer Sophie Theallet—who worked for Azzedine Alaïa and Jean Paul Gaultier before launching her label—focuses on one super-flattering dress.

woman in white dress

Photo: Ben Goldstein

How did she create this magic garment? "It looks simple," says Theallet. "But the seams are positioned for the best fit."

woman in a purple dress

Photo: Ben Goldstein

"I created this dress for the holidays, but you can also wear it for a date or a night out," she says.

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