Akris draws its strength from adherence to archetypes; starting from simple templates, each piece features discreet but distinctive alterations, creating impressive variation across the collection. Sharp tailoring, precise seams, and double-face wool construction give this dress a signature silhouette, broken up only by a caftan-style slit and sporty front-zip closure.
- Black double-face knit.
- Split jewel neckline; front zip.
- Wide shoulder straps with seamed accent at edges.
- Princess seams contour fitted silhouette.
- Slits ease straight hem above knee.
- Item comes without belt.
- Made in Switzerland.
This family-owned Swiss house is guided by Creative Director Albert Kriemler. His grandmother launched the line in 1922 and drew the name from her own initials (Alice Kriemler Schoch). Today the company has earned a reputation for exceptionally well-tailored dresses, suits and separates, and each piece is still designed and produced in Switzerland. Albert Kriemler of Akris answers our 5 Questions.