How To Dress A Dress - 5 Must Have Looks For 2020
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How To Dress A Dress - 5 Must Have Looks For 2020

Dresses are everywhere and women are embracing them for their beauty and easy to wear style. Hemlines are long, short and everywhere in between. Some are even, uneven! Fabrics are fresh, comfortable and delightful. Designers are embracing the vintage appeal of the 70's, 80's and 90's offering an edgy, yet feminine look, while others are staying true to the classics that never go out of style. So whether you dress it up or dress it down, wear it well. Take a look at these on-trend fashions.

Mad for Plaid

Plaid is everywhere and for good reason. It's classic, stylish and perfect for any occasion. Thanks to Prince Harry's royal wedding, checks in all sizes, shapes colors and forms are taking center stage. A classic yes, plaid appeals to the tried and true, but look out, designers are adding some vintage vibes and eye-catching accents that are sure to stand out in this awesome checkered crowd.

Sleek, Sexy Satin

What used to be reserved for special occasions has now been promoted to every day, everywhere status. It's a brand new day for luscious satin and for good reason. It feels as good on the skin as it looks. 

Satin dresses, many fashionistas refer to as liquid dresses almost take on a fanciful life of their own. And we'd be remiss not to mention that the color palettes are as vivid as the personalities of the women wearing them.

Dress over Pants

Street styling is how some refer to the wearing a dress over pants trend. Yes, it is a way to get more bang for your wardrobe buck and yes, it hasn't been accepted in every fashion circle, but one thing is for sure. This trend is a keeper, for now. 

Try teaming a dress with a high slit over a pair of tattered jeans or a sheer bottomed maxi with a pair of leather pantsNot sure how to pair the two on your own? Designers are taking care of it for you so no worries about creating a fashion don't!

Statement Sleeves 

Hello beautiful sleeves. Big ruffles, satin ties, fringy, lacy and wavy, sleeves are as important as wearing just the right accessories. Look for dresses with artistic sleeves that stand out and demand to be noticed. This isn't a flash in the pan, one season trend as you may think. Some designers believe statement sleeves are becoming a new classic.

Crazy For Corduroy

This amazing fabric has come a long way baby. Yes, corduroy has a retro feel, but that's what makes it a stand out wardrobe staple. Corduroy dresses come in a variety of lengths and styles so it is easy to find one that fits your individual style and occasion. 

Here's a tip. Don't overdo it. A little corduroy goes a long, long way and one you will fall in love with over and over again.

AlexaChung Corduroy minidress -30%

AlexaChung Corduroy minidress

£290 £203.00
New Look Burgundy Corduroy Button Pinafore Dress

New Look Burgundy Corduroy Button Pinafore Dress

£11.00
Other Stories Corduroy O-Ring Zip Dress - Black

Other Stories Corduroy O-Ring Zip Dress - Black

£65.00
Other Stories Corduroy Button Up Mini Dress - Green -20%

Other Stories Corduroy Button Up Mini Dress - Green

£65 £52.00
Other Stories Corduroy Workwear Mini Dress - Beige -69%

Other Stories Corduroy Workwear Mini Dress - Beige

£59 £18.00
Miss Selfridge Womens Burgundy Zip Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress, RED

Miss Selfridge Womens Burgundy Zip Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress, RED

£10.00
Miss Selfridge Womens Petite Camel Pinafore Corduroy Dress, CAMEL

Miss Selfridge Womens Petite Camel Pinafore Corduroy Dress, CAMEL

£10.00
New Look Black Corduroy Mini Dress

New Look Black Corduroy Mini Dress

£10.00
Other Stories Corduroy Utility Mini Dress - Blue

Other Stories Corduroy Utility Mini Dress - Blue

£75.00
Other Stories Corduroy Workwear Mini Dress - Black

Other Stories Corduroy Workwear Mini Dress - Black

£59.00
Other Stories Long Sleeve Corduroy Midi Dress - Beige

Other Stories Long Sleeve Corduroy Midi Dress - Beige

£59.00
Miss Selfridge Womens Camel Zip Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress, BROWN

Miss Selfridge Womens Camel Zip Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress, BROWN

£15.00
New Look Mustard Button Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress

New Look Mustard Button Front Corduroy Pinafore Dress

£10.00

Fabulous Floral Midi

Gorgeous gardens are celebrated in a bright delightful way. Big floral patterns in vibrant, cheerful colors express a casual, expressive style. These day to night midi dresses are truly wearable art, to be lived in and loved on.

Lace Accents

 Dresses with lace accents are hotter than ever. Necklines, hemlines, sleeve accents, as well as entire dresses made of lace, are ruling the catwalks and sidewalks everywhere. Today's lace is colorful, soft and easy wear so watch for even more lace to adorn dresses in 2019.

Simply Simple Shirtdress

The easy to wear shirtdress should be a staple in every woman's wardrobe. It's the go-to dress that is simple to wear and simply gorgeous on all shapes and sizes. Just like a little black dress, the classic shirtdress was a favorite of many Hollywood icons and has lasted the test of time.

Christopher Kane Cotton T-shirt dress -30%

Christopher Kane Cotton T-shirt dress

£395 £276.00
Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - White

Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - White

£49.00
Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - Black

Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - Black

£45.00
Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - Blue

Other Stories T-Shirt Dress - Blue

£49.00
Saint Laurent Cotton T-shirt Dress

Saint Laurent Cotton T-shirt Dress

£310.00
Other Stories Waisted T-shirt Dress - Black

Other Stories Waisted T-shirt Dress - Black

£55.00
Other Stories Oversized T-Shirt Dress - Black -69%

Other Stories Oversized T-Shirt Dress - Black

£59 £18.00
Public Desire Contrast Stitch Shirt Dress, Black -64%

Public Desire Contrast Stitch Shirt Dress, Black

£27 £10.00
SOLID & STRIPED 'Safari' crochet knit shirt dress

SOLID & STRIPED 'Safari' crochet knit shirt dress

£185.00
Burberry Embroidered tulle T-shirt dress -30%

Burberry Embroidered tulle T-shirt dress

£1495 £1,046.00
ACNE STUDIOS Patchwork denim T-shirt dress

ACNE STUDIOS Patchwork denim T-shirt dress

£390.00
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