Can you believe that the above shots are of the same red twill circle dress by Jasmin Shokrian for her line, Draft No. 17? As far as I'm concerned- that shade is the perfect red I've been chasing in my dreams.
I had a chance to meet the lovely, Art Institute of Chicago educated designer in her LA studio last year, and connected with her design aesthetic right away- minimalist, avant-garde with a quivering emotional core (no wonder the First Lady is a fan).
It's so true what they say about women designers who work in this genre: they are kind to women's bodies, and will not forsake a flattering drape in the interest of executing an intellectual exercise. You can learn more about the designer here.