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 pants. Not 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!
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.
Topshop Womens Petite Black Corduroy Pinafore Dress - Black, Black
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.