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Ronen Chen dress worn in a color blocking manner with a sunflower yellow bag, neon yellow pumps, and red bangles

In this post I provide my thoughts on a color blocked designer dress. Read my Ronen Chen jersey dress review.

  1. Ronen Chen – Israel’s leading women’s fashion designer
  2. What I love about Ronen Chen’s clothes …
  3. Fit and cut
  4. How to style this color block dress
  5. A dress great for travel
  6. Fashionista of the week
  7. Wrapping up the Ronen Chen Jersey Dress Review

Disclosure: Ad. This dress is a sample of my choice from Ronen Chen. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it my self, and all opinions are my own and 100% honest.

Ronen Chen – Israel’s leading women’s fashion designer

I am very excited to introduce you to Ronen Chen who is Israel’s leading women’s fashion designer. Ronen Chen opened his first designer store RONEN CHEN 20 years ago. His designer clothes have been such a success that he now has several stores in Israel and Europe. RONEN CHEN launched an e-commerce site a couple of years ago. This means that now also women in the Americas have access to his individual style without having to travel to over the Atlantic to Israel or Europe.

What I love about Ronen Chen’s clothes …

… are the unique aesthetic, high quality, and well structured, clean designs (see first photo of this post). His beautiful clothes are made for real women. They are modern and feel fashion forward and flatter all kind of body shapes and sizes, and women of any age.

Ronen Chen dress details and tag
Top of my new Ronen Chen jersey dress to show the craftsmanship

The jersey dress that I chose and received courtesy to RONEN CHEN is very soft and I would not have guessed that it is 68% viscose, 28% polyester, and 4% elastane when I had not read the label. It feels nearly like silk. Not itchy or scratchy like many non-cotton  jersey pieces felt in the late 70s when I was a child. The fabric is very high quality. The dress is well cut. I also like that this jersey dress is feeling so light on the skin. The seams are all well made and you see RONEN CHEN’s love for details.

midlife woman wearing a straight cut color block designer jersey dress with with pumps

fashion blogger looking chic in a black and royal blue jersey Ronen Chen jersey dress

style blogger in a Ronen Chen jersey dress with pearls and scarf
Outfit details: Jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen paired with own statement bag, strings of pearls, Christian Louboutin patent leather pumps, Hermes collier de chien belt, Hermes collier de chien cuff, Bulova watch, golden bangle (gift from my late Mom), unbranded bag, and white Christian Louboutin patent leather pumps

Fit and cut

The dress has just the right ease for feeling well dressed, able to move, comfortable and office appropriate. The around the knee length makes it feel very fashion forward. The royal blue sleeve and upper chest make the dress interesting. It is not the usual LBD. It is a head-turner. I never got so many compliments before in one day than on the day I wore my RONEN CHEN dress for the first time.

How to style this color block dress

I wore my new RONEN CHEN jersey dress outside on a day with temperatures in the 70s (about 23oC) and it felt very comfortable. No sweating. At the office, the AC was on and I did not feel cold either. The fabric just has the right breath.

older woman in a Ronen Chen two-color jersey dress
Jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen worn in a color blocking manner with own sunflower yellow Longchamp pliage bag, neon yellow Christian Louboutin pumps, Hermes enamel bangles, Seiko watch, vintage Paloma Picasso sunglasses and Hermes collier de chien cuff

My mother always used to say that one can wear dresses only one way. However, Ronen Chen proves the contrary which documents the genius of his designs. This dress – like most of his pieces – is very versatile. This garment is perfect for a summer day at work with pumps and a structured bag or in a very European way, with a scarf and pearls (see above). Another option would be pairing the dress with a belt and cardigan for an informal meeting. On one hand side, you can style it for sightseeing with brogues, for running errands with flat, colored sandals and a bold colored tote. On the other hand, it works for going out (second photo from above) or an informal wedding with a long statement necklace and metallic high heel sandals. In such an outfit, you will stand out of the crowd of LBDs.

A dress great for travel

Since jersey is wrinkle-free you can pack it for a weekend trip or even put it into your beach bag for a stunning outfit for drinks at the beach bar in the evening. Ronen Chen’s design of this dress also reads like an invitation for color blocking with a sunflower yellow bag and neon yellow heels (see below). I will restyle this fabulous dress soon. Thus keep an eye out.

Mature woman in Ronen Chen dress

Midlife woman in posh chic golden trench coat over Ronen Chen color blocked dress
Outfit details: Jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen styled with own Burberry golden leather trench coat (gift from my husband), Liz Claiborne pumps, unbranded statement bag, Tissot stone watch, and a coin necklace designed by my late Dad, and unbranded statement bag

Fashionista of the week

Since I have the dress, I wore it already four times, and I keep getting compliments on the dress every time. The dress made me even a nominee for Fashionista of this week.

over 50 years old blogger wearing a black and blue Ronen Chen jersey dress

style blogger wearing a color block designer dress
Outfit details: Black-blue color block jersey dress c/o Ronen Chen styled with own vintage scarf and a self-made statement belt,  Bulova watch,  D&GM sunglasses, and Ivanka Trump pumps for an office appropriate look

Do you have a piece in your closet that in which you gather compliments whenever you wear it? If so:

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stylist wearing a jersey dress
Zoom in on the upper part of the dress c/o Ronen Chen illustrating the illusion of a top under a strapless dress. Own silk print scarf and Doce &Gabbana Madonna sunglasses.

Here another inspiration on how to style this dress.

mature women wearing a dress with a leather motorcycle jacket
Dress c/o Ronen Chen with own silk scarf that picks up the color of the dress’ top and the pink of the Newport News leather jacket for a commute on a chilly evening. Ivanka Trump pumps. Esprit shoulder bag, Dolce & Gabbana Madonna sunglasses

Wrapping up Ronen Chen Jersey dress review

This jersey dress is very comfortable, wrinkle-free, affordable and versatile to style for various dressing situations.

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Photos: G. Kramm

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