Women who aspire to a pretty, feminine look should stock their wardrobes with the latest styles in dresses. While dresses are easy to find in any department store, a boutique is often the best place to find high-quality, unique, and trendy clothes. Women who search for “Boutiques near me” will be able to find the following popular dress styles.
Years ago, long dresses were only worn to the most formal events, but these days the casual maxi dress is perfect for almost any informal occasion. Maxi dresses are typically ankle length with a fitted bodice and a long, flowing skirt. Sleeves tend to be long, elbow length, or off the shoulder, and floral patterns are especially popular this season. Ruffles on sleeves and skirts add a romantic touch to a classic style.
Short dresses come in several distinct styles detailed below. In general, hem lines fall anywhere from mid-thigh to just above the knee, and preferred prints include florals, plaids, and wide stripes. Lace is also a popular dress fabric this season.
One of the most popular types of short dresses these days is the wrap dress. This simple style is wrapped across the front and tied at the waist, and it is flattering to almost every body type since it emphasizes the waist and curves. The style has been around since the 1970s, but it’s getting even more attention lately.
For many years, it was thought that pockets would ruin the look of a dress, but nowadays the pocket dress is a popular casual style that offers the best of both worlds in terms of beauty and convenience. Pocket dresses are typically cut in a straight or outward curving line rather than cinching at the waist. Both button-up shirt-front dresses and t-shirt style dresses work well with pockets.
The bridesmaid dress has come a long way over the years. Fortunately, modern styles are more in line with other contemporary fashions, meaning that a bridesmaid dress is more likely than ever to be worn after the wedding. Popular trends include body-con cuts in both short and long lengths, enhanced with sequins or lace.