Paris-bred, NYC-based designer Gilles Mendel is the fifth-generation designer behind the family brand J. Mendel. He was inducted into the CFDA in 2003, following the launch of his ready-to-wear collection. Historically known for its work with fur, J. Mendel also creates luxurious garments from fine fabrics including silk chiffon and woolen tweeds. J. Mendel's sumptuous gowns have been worn on the red carpet by A-listers such as Iman, Hilary Swank, and Mila Kunis.
Past Sales Featuring J.Mendel
The Ultimate Dress Shop: Work to CocktailsHeading straight from your desk to drinks? A quick flip of accessories and a few smart styling tricks will make your 9-to-5 wardrobe look instantly ready for a 5-to-9 fête. Start with a simple, well-tailored dress, then accessorize to the hilt. Check out more of my tips to go from work to cocktails in a flash, then shop the sale below to bring new definition to the term "work it." Even more exciting? Gilt will donate $5 per dress for the first 2,000 dresses sold to Dress for Success Worldwide.
—TRACEY LOMRANTZ LESTER, Editorial Director
Designer SaleAdd some high-end edge to your wardrobe with this huge selection of glamorous dresses, evening gowns, and polished separates from a formidable group of world-class designer names. Isn’t it time you invested in something that really wows?
Red-Carpet StyleDoes Oscar night have you craving a glam moment of your own? Take your pick from this Hollywood-worthy lineup when dressing up for your next special occasion. You’re sure to send the flashbulbs into a frenzy with these captivating gowns and cocktail numbers, boasting everything from printed chiffon and tiered flutter panels to ornate jeweled beading. With confections from fabulous designer names like Vera Wang, Zac Posen, and Reem Acra, you’ll have the Best Dressed List on lock.
Designer SaleAdd some elegance your wardrobe with this huge selection of glamorous dresses, wool suiting, and polished separates from a formidable group of world-class designer names. Make these investment pieces yours, from trimmed tweed blazers and pleated cashmere sweaters to taffeta cocktail dresses and metallic silk gowns.
Pretty in PleatsLadylike style is having a big moment, and we’ve gathered up some of our favorites — with a spotlight on always-classy pleats. Names like Vera Wang, Walter, Hunter Dixon, and Geren Ford provide the must-haves in this charming collection, with pleats taking over sheath dresses, jersey gowns, silk trousers, A-line skirts, and more. Welcome to the fold!
Designer SaleAdd some elegance to your wardrobe with this huge selection of glamorous dresses, wool suiting, and polished separates from a formidable group of world-class designer names. Make these investment pieces yours, from printed trench coats and pinstriped blazers to ruffled bustier frocks and beaded silk gowns.
More Styles by J.Mendel
- Women's blouses & tops
- Women's casual & dress pants
- Women's clutches
- Women's cocktail & party dresses
- Women's evening & bridal dresses
- Women's hobo bags, totes & other styles
- Women's leather, suede & canvas belts
- Women's light jackets & blazers
- Women's parkas, ski jackets & winter coats
- Women's satchel bags
- Women's sheath, A-line & other dresses
- Women's shift & day dresses
- Women's skirts
- Women's trench coats
- Women's vests & other tops