Best summer party dresses
When one thinks of summer, one is usually transported to lazy afternoons by a pool, or an early evening get together at the beach; for those living abroad it is not uncommon to host outdoor barbeques during the summer season. Regardless of the occasion, it is important for a fashion conscious female to look her stunning best, and a pretty summer dress will do the trick by balancing comfort with style. For fancier occasions there are a host of designer and avant garde varieties available, which will surely heat things up even more!
One of the most comfortable summer party dresses in the market is the embellished crepe dress, which, as its name suggests, is a hot weather friendly crepe dress, usually above knee length, which has rhinestones, sequins and other embellishments for added style. This look is best accessorized with a studded sling bag and studded strappy sandals.
Much like its darker cousin, the LWD or Little White Dress is extremely popular for all occasions. For those who like keeping their look simple, a plain, well-tailored LWD adds structure to any body type, and one always has the option to dress it up with accessories and statement jewellery, or to keep it classy and minimal. Heels and a clutch purse will add to the look as will a string of pearls.
Also in this summer season are brightly colored “pop” style party dresses, which channel a fun, hip and vibrant look without going over the top. These dresses are generally cotton or georgette, and are popular for afternoon gatherings and poolside parties. An interesting current trend comes in the form of peek-a-boo style summer dresses in pop color tones which are great for those who want to reveal a little skin without going over the top. A funky pendant necklace and platform wedges would look appealing with this style of dress.
Polka dots and other prints are also found on this season’s most popular summer party dresses. Given how much of the runway trends for 2013 are borrowing from the vintage period, it is not unusual to find houndstooth, stripes, monochrome and other classic styles making a comeback. One has their pick therefore, from a wide range of these patterns and styles, all of which are fit for a party. A simple sleeveless polka dotted dress is great for an informal evening get together with friends; sandals or kitten heels are a great addition to this look.
Racer front summer party dresses are unusual and appropriate for semi-formal events, while silk print summer dresses are ideal for more formal occasions. The best part about the aforementioned summer party dresses is that their high comfort factor. A little accessorizing and the right kind of shoes will do wonders to accentuate the summer look and will make you the highlight of your social event. Choose wisely, and ensure that the style of dress is suited to your specific body shape and height. Usually a summer dress will reach a little above knee length, and will be flared at the bottom. The options are endless!