New York-based brand Thom Browne debuted its first womenswear collection in 2003. The label is well known for its modern styling, playing with various shapes and proportions to create directional looks that are cutting edge and filled with theatrical flair. The line of dresses from Thom Browne includes numerous statement looks, from striped metallic dresses through to silk-blend dresses. There are distinctive shift dresses, paneled ribbon dresses, tweed and organza styles, as well as flared dresses with multicoloured hem tipping. Unique looks such as velvet ribbon-paneled dresses, jacquard coats, re-embroidered lace dresses and cotton and tweed mini shirt dresses are also part of the range.