One of spring’s hottest dress trends is the wrap dress. Year after year, this dress remains a popular piece amongst women. The wrap dress was first introduced by the iconic designer Diane von Furstenberg in 1974. This timeless piece is extremely versatile. It is usually made in lightweight fabrics making it ideal for warmer seasons. One of the most noted features of this silhouette is that it fits and looks good on all body types. It is comfortable, fun yet elegant and frames the waistline, allowing us as women to show off our beautiful physique.
Since 1974, the dress has evolved. We still see the classic silhouette, however the new updated version of the dress has become a hit with fashionistas everywhere. I am also obsessed with the new silhouette as it is just as flattering and sexy as the original. Unlike the original wrap dress, the updated version doesn’t necessarily open up and completely wrap around the body, instead it wraps in front with a wider belt. Brands and designers like Tibi, & Other Stories, J.Crew etc have all introduced the new wrap to their assortment. I love the classy yet flirty feel of the wrap dress.
Wear your wrap dress everywhereThe best thing about the new and old versions of the wrap dress is how versatile it is. This dress is one of the few that you can actually wear for every occasion. There aren't too many dresses that work for church, work, brunch, and play making this dress unique. This dress transitions from work by day and play at night seamlessly. With wedding season picking up, it’s a perfect choice for an indoor or outdoor wedding. It is also a great option for Mother's day brunch. When it comes to wrap dresses, the wonderful thing is there are many ways to change up your look to fit any occasion.
Shoe tips for styling your wrap dressSo how do you style the wrap dress to work from day to night or from elegant to casual? Transitioning your wrap dress from day to night, casual to informal is a lot easier than you think. By simply changing shoes you can style this dress for every occasion. Here are three easy tips to doing just that.
1.Strapy sandals for a wedding
2.Booties for a casual-cool vibe
3.Pumps for work.
Like I said, pulling off the looks is super easy. Nothing beats a dress that is timeless, figure-flattering and never goes out of style! Trust me, if you don't have a wrap already, once you get one there is no turning back!