7 types of dresses every girl needs

1 . Bodycon dresses

A Bodycon Dresses is a one-piece figure hugging garment that clings tightly to the body from the bust to the lower hem. It typically has three lengths: upper thigh, mid thigh or knee. Bodycon dresses are usually made of a lycra and polyester blend, to give them enough elasticity to hug the figure smoothly. These tight fitting dresses are popular as evening wear, but are increasingly worn as day wear when correctly and creatively accessorised. Bodycon dresses have evolved from a simple style and now can appear in various guises. Some bodycon dresses are strapless, while others have wide straps or sleeves. The neckline is typically low, showing a considerable amount of cleavage. Many bodycon dresses have cut away sections and peepholes running down the sides of the dresses, and others are backless.



2 . Maxi/long Dresses

A maxi dress is a floor or ankle length informal dress. Maxi dresses are formfitting at the top and loose flowing at the bottom, cut to flow over the body. They are usually made out of cotton or polyester and come in a variety of necklines, colors and patterns.

Yes, everyone can wear a Maxi Dress but there are some things you need to think about to look your best in that Maxi Dress.



3 . Backless dresses

A backless dress can be held up in a number of ways. The most common is by a single piece of cloth or strap which passes behind the wearer’s neck halterneck-style. The neck strap can itself be covered by the wearer’s hair, leaving the impression from behind that nothing is holding the dress up. Alternatively, the dress may be held up by short sleeves or by a single or two spaghetti straps which hold the dress up at the shoulders. A stick-on dress or nude netting are other ways that a dress can be held up.

The amount of the back exposed by a backless dress can also vary, with some styles leaving the upper or upper and middle back uncovered, and exposing the shoulder blades. Some backless dresses plunge nearly to the buttocks and some start modestly from the armhole depth, usually with a zipper opening and some sport a halter.




4 . Kaftan Dresses

A kaftan or caftan is a variant of the robe or tunic, versions of which have been worn by several cultures around the world for thousands of years. The kaftan is often worn as a coat or overdress, usually reaching to the ankles, with long sleeves. It can be made of wool, cashmere, silk, or cotton, and may be worn with a sash. The caftan is of ancient Mesopotamian origin, and was worn by many middle-eastern ethnic groups.

Through its dissemination and evolution, the kaftan has acquired different styles, purposes, and names depending on the culture. In many regions with a warm climate, the kaftan is worn as a light-weight, loose-fitting garment. The kaftan has served as a symbol of royalty in some cultures.



5. Tunic dresses

The tunic is a garment that has been worn by men and women since ancient times. The style and appearance of the tunic has changed dramatically from the time it originated to how it appears today. While the tunic is not worn nearly as much as it was several thousand years ago, the style is still popular for some types of clothes. To fully understand what a tunic is, buyers should learn about the origin of the tunic, the different types of tunics, and how they have evolved and changed over the centuries. Shoppers who are interested in adding a tunic to their wardrobe can find several tops and dresses that mimic this ancient style.


6 . Wrap dresses

A wrap dresses is a dress with a front closure formed by wrapping one side across the other, and knotting the attached ties that wrap around the back at the waist or fastening buttons. This forms a V-shaped neckline and hugs the wearer’s curves. A faux wrap dresses resembles this design, except that it comes already fastened together with no opening in front, but instead is slipped on over the head.A wrap top is a top cut and constructed in the same way as a wrap dress, but without a skirt.



7 . A-line dresses

An A-line skirt or dress can be long or short. Some have a mod mini length while others extend to the midi or mid-calf length. (If the skirt goes all the way to the ground, it is then classified as a maxi dress or gown, depending on how dressy it is Because of their forgiving skirts and varying lengths, an A-line skirt or dress can actually be flattering on a variety of body types. Those who have a more bottom-heavy silhouette may find them especially forgiving and flattering, but mini lengths can make petite women look taller, and those with boyish figures will love the illusion of curves.





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