When building the highly coveted ‘capsule wardrobe’, there’s a few items that are a non-negotiable for every fashionista – think a good denim jacket, a quality pair of leather boots or a staple white t-shirt. But when it comes to dresses, we’re willing to stray slightly from the less is more approach and incorporate a few timeless styles that will see us through multiple seasons and ensure we’re never left in a last minute panic with ‘nothing to wear’! Here are some amazing dress styles for women.
We’ve rounded up our favorite staple styles, worthy of a place in even the most minimalistic wardrobes. Keep reading to find out which pieces made the cut.
Dress Styles For Women
Whether you’re jetting off on a tropical island vacation or heading out for a sun soaked afternoon picnic, a comfortable yet cute summer dress is the perfect fit. Look for a lightweight, flowing fabric that will keep you cool in the warmer months and opt for light, pastel tones and delicate patterns. Asymmetric silhouettes and off the shoulder or bustier styles add a touch of femininity and elegance. For an effortless daytime look, add some tan sandals and a pair of sunglasses or accessorise with gold hoop earrings and tousled waves for your summer evening plans.
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From sun kissed beach walks to a romantic sunset dinner, a feminine summer dress is a must have. Pictured left to right is the Evie Dress, Paisley Midi Dress and Rita Dress.
When a dress code calls for cocktail attire, you’ll find us dusting off our heels and polishing our favourite diamante earrings in eager anticipation. We love any excuse to get dressed up and feel a million dollars, and a cocktail theme is the perfect opportunity to do just that. Keeping a well-fitting, high quality cocktail dress in your wardrobe will be your saviour for those last minute invitations or when you just want to play it safe in your go-to gown. A classic number in black, deep red or a soft nude hue makes for the ultimate transeasonal piece. Pair it with different heels and accessories to change up the look each time you wear it.
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Choose a colour palette that will compliment your complexion all year round. For a daytime cocktail affair, add a black felt boater hat and statement earrings, as pictured with the Denise Gown (centre).
Little Black Dress (LBD)
Although it goes without saying, no wardrobe is complete without a classic black dress. The fact that the little black dress (LBD) has its own universally recognised acronym – is more than enough to convince us that it deserves a spot in our capsule closet. This humble piece will see you dressed to impress no matter the demands of your social calendar. For ultimate versatility, we recommend a midi length in a timeless cut, such as an A-line skirt or figure hugging silhouette. Complete the look with some statement earrings and a contrasting clutch.
The lace fabric Manon Dress (left) adds a touch of vintage elegance to this timeless A-line cut. The figure hugging form of the Claude Dress is a cut that will be on trend season after season.
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With its elongating silhouette and endless combination of flattering styles, colours and fabrics, there’s always room in our wardrobe for a maxi dress (or two). Although the bright colours and whimsical prints of most maxis have us dreaming of long summer afternoons, a denim jacket over the top will see you through the cooler months. Keep it casual with a pair of white sneakers and neutral cross body bag or add some glam with heeled sandals for a long lunch or afternoon drinks.
The vibrant hue of the Galina Dress will see you through spring, summer and autumn. Dress up the Dara Dress with white strappy heels or keep it lowkey with a pair of fresh white sneakers.
Equipped with a slinky sundress, an elegant cocktail number, the classic LBD and a flowing maxi, you can forget the last minute panic buy or turning down an invitation because you simply have nothing to wear and step out in style.
Conclusion on Dress Styles For Women
I must say these easy and beautiful dress styles for women are a must staple for the quintessential fashionista. From the little black dress to the maxi, you can never get it wrong.
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