Sienna Miller heralds the return of the see-through ruffle dress from the 1920s

    (Getty Images for the National Council)

(Getty Images for the National Council)

She’s been leading the best-dressed lists for nearly two decades, but Sienna Miller’s boho chic era of the early 2000s was arguably her best.

And last night in New York, Anatomy of a scandal The star confirmed that the aesthetic was definitely back on the menu for 2023 when she donned an asymmetric ruffled floral dress to attend The National Board of Review 2023 awards.

Sienna Miller at The National Board of Review 2023 Awards (Getty Images for the National Board)

Sienna Miller at The National Board of Review 2023 Awards (Getty Images for the National Board)

One look at Alessandra Rich’s tight maxi slip and we were transported back to simpler times before social media, pink Motorola flip phones, Jude Law as Alfie and Juicy Couture tracksuits. Just in case further proof of the 20s revival was needed, Miller designed the dress exactly as seen in Alessandra Rich’s 2023 show, with a sparkling diamond chain draped over the hips.

“The diagonal cut follows the shape of the body, and the silk georgette makes it slightly sheer, making it a sexy style,” says Rich, whose SS23 “Let’s Kiss” collection featured several similar maxi dresses with delicate cobwebs and frill detailing. , in everything from black to romantic flowers.

Alessandra Rich SS23 (Imaxtree)

Alessandra Rich SS23 (Imaxtree)

The poster girl was her first red carpet appearance, and her latest red carpet outfit was no different from the sheer Alexander McQueen maxi dress she wore to the 2005 British Academy Film Awards. The night look seemed modest and modern, her only jewelry being elegant diamond earrings.

Sienna Miller arrives at the 2005 Orange British Academy Film and Television Awards (Getty Images)

Sienna Miller arrives at the 2005 Orange British Academy Film and Television Awards (Getty Images)

While drizzle is falling in London, you might think it’s premature to consider summer dresses that are almost nonexistent. But be warned, the ultra-feminine see-through pleated maxi dress is sure to gain iconic status this summer – the sweeter little sister of maxi mania with sparkly mesh pants in 2022.

At the 2023 Victoria Beckham show, silk georgette dresses with sheer panels appeared in shades of Parma purple and powder pink with flared sleeves, Blumarine created a stretchy one-shoulder mini with a ruffled hem, and French designer Ester Manas offered a one-size-fits-all. all crinkled dresses in lime green and lilac.

    (Imaxtree)

(Imaxtree)

Anyone looking to invest now might want to check out the Acne Dafina chiffon midi which is now for £364 on the Matches sale (buy here), an easy and affordable Mango frill maxi in magenta and leopard print, the hot Christmas numbers of Rat & Boa or House of CB which offers some lovely lemon versions on Selfridges.

KNWLS Spring/Summer 2023 (Imaxtree)

KNWLS Spring/Summer 2023 (Imaxtree)

For those who prefer a slightly higher hem, Knwls had an asymmetric blue paisley chiffon mini in her SS23 show, and there is a floral Philosophy di Lorenzo Saffini mini on Farfetch that ticks all the zeros but pretty boxes.

Shop trends:

    (Mango)

(Mango)

Mango asymmetrical ruffle dress, £109.99; shop here

    (Alessandra Rich)

(Alessandra Rich)

Alessandra Rich silk evening gown, £2,320; Shop here

    (self-service)

(self-service)

House of CB pixie ruffled maxi dress, £180; shop here

    (spoof)

(spoof)

Philosophy di Lorenzo Saffini, currently £248; shop here

    (Alessandra Rich)

(Alessandra Rich)

Alessandra Rich evening gown with crystals, £3,555; shop here

    (My Teresa)

(My Teresa)

Jacquemus draped maxi dress, £970; shop here

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