Yes, we are here to talk about belted dresses, darling! Female fashion trends and what to wear on different occasions can be difficult to keep up with. Luckily, цу have got you covered. Our seasoned experts have weighed in on the biggest fashion trends of the season, covering everything from chilly-weather dressing to summertime chic, from those hard-to-pull-off statement pieces (you know the ones) to all your wardrobe basics.
This season, belted dresses are making an iconic comeback (for the umpteenth time). What was previously only seen on the silver screen (think Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ or Marilyn Monroe in ‘The Seven Year Itch’) has now taken to the streets and we’re obsessed. From shoulder-skimming tops to bodycon minis, here’s how to wear it in 4 easy ways.
1. Classy and Cool.
Comfy and cool is everything this summer, so swap your classic trench for a belted dress that can take you from work to weekend with ease.
1.1. The Bodycon Minidress
Channel your inner Pocahontas in an on-trend off-shoulder dress that’s all about bold color and bodycon fit. A light color adds a boho twist to the classic silhouette, whilst classic length sleeves mean it’s appropriate for any office environment.
1.2. The Midi
A so-smart-it’s-almost-sexy dress that is perfect for a night out is all about comfort and cool. This one features a bodycon fit with a side slit, and is designed in stretch jersey to hug your curves. Wear it with strappy heels or wedges for an all over casual chic look that will look great dressed up or down.
1.3. The Button Down
A button down belted dress offers the best of both worlds without sacrificing on the style factor. The main rule to remember if you’re wearing this one: button down your top every time you don’t want to flash the world your midriff (because hello, fashion emergencies can happen).
1.4. The Off Shoulder
The most ’90s silhouette of the moment is back in a beautiful array of colors, prints and fabrics. Off shoulder dresses are so easy to wear, they can be dressed up and down effortlessly. Wearing yours with your favorite heels or strappy heels will elongate your legs and make you look taller too!
2. Fashionable on Film: How to Style It for Your Next Event
Belted dresses are perfect for the girl who is always on-the-go. Every woman can find a belted dress that’s right for her, whether it’s a statement piece for summer nights or an easy to throw on piece for those 9-to-5 jobs.
2.1. The Flowy Cardigan or blazer
The blazer or a cardigan is super trendy and perfect for incorporating into any outfit to add a bit of extra style to your look this season. It comes with pockets so you have the opportunity to keep your phone or keys close at all times, and it includes an elastic collar if you need to adjust the fit of the top on any occasion.
2.2. The Long Boatneck dress
This dress is perfect for wearing to the office or out on the town this spring. It comes in a range of colors and prints – from leopard to zebra print, it’s perfect to match with anything from flats to high heels. It also comes with an elastic waist so you can adjust the fit if you need to (enthusiasts will love how easy it is).
3. How To Style It On a Budget
Belted dresses are versatile pieces that work for everyone and everywhere – no matter what your budget is. If you have a budget a little on the lower side, just grab this belted dress and pair it with some strappy wedges or a classic pair of black stilettos. You’ll be on trend without spending the earth.
3.1. The Floral Dress
This one will be your go-to when you need to look both dashing and comfortable – it’s got an elasticized waist which gives you adjustable control over the fit, and the frilly neckline adds some fun while keeping the look classic and stylish.
3.2. The Knit Dress
A belted knit dress is perfect for work or for a casual night out. It comes with a relaxed waist, giving you the versatility to wear it when you’re feeling a bit bloated or when you want to show off your waistline with your favorite pair of heels. It also comes in a range of cute colors and pretty prints that you’ll look forward to wearing every day.
3.3. The Bodycon Dress
This gorgeous bodycon dress is available in all shapes and sizes, so no matter what shape and size you are, this dress will fit like it was made for you. You can wear it with your favorite pair of heels or flats, and the tie belt accentuates your waist for a flattering silhouette to show off all year round.
3.4. The Maxi Dress
If you’re looking for a perfect ‘no-fuss’ dress that is incredibly flattering, this belted maxi dress is your go-to find. It comes when you need to look both relaxed and pulled together at the same time and is crafted from soft, stretchy fabric that’s comfortable for all day wear.
4. Fashion Positivity: How to Style It For Your Vacation
Belted dresses are perfect for the beach, vacation or even a night out. These dresses are versatile and versatile, so it’s easy to pack for those occasions you’d usually associate with cocktail dresses. If you’re on the hunt for new things to bring with you on your next adventure, take a look at our favorite belted looks from around the web. This dress is perfect for packing for vacation. It can be dressed up with heels or wedges to wear for a night out, but it’s also cute enough to wear for lunch with your friends. The cutout sides make this dress really flattering and easy to wear, and the tie belt helps to accentuate your waistline.
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