Best Affordable Evening Gowns, February 2007
Attempting a red-carpet moment with a red-tag-sale dress will only result in a red face. You have to shell out a little for a drop-dead ensemble, and Decadestwo is the best place to do it. An Alessandro Dell’Acqua strapless lace gown, for instance, was recently marked down to $858 but still bore its original $1,628 price tag. This is a resale shop unlike any other: The Dell’Acqua was one of the brand-new items the shop often gets in but sells at “used” prices, and it hung among barely worn Guccis, Chloés, and Chanels in a clean space. A store expansion this summer doubled the offerings.