Just as the name suggests, a bandage dress is made out of stretchable fabric strips that also act as an in built body shaper. Due to its ability to accentuate and shape a woman’s figure, bandage dresses have been gaining much popularity in recent years, slowly but surely making its way as a staple in many ladies’ wardrobes. It is a style that is as popular as the iconic and timeless little black dress. Many popular celebrities have also jumped onto the bandwagon of donning bandage dresses to wear down the red carpet, spurring another fashion wave of wearing bandage dresses for the masses.
This year’s designer fashion options are exciting regardless of whether you are dressing up or dressing down. It does not matter whether you are a fashion newbie or a dyed-in-the-wool fashionista; there is something for everyone this season. Here is a brief look at six of the trends in designer fashion that have emerged in 2013.
Showing Skin is a Trend
Looking for something skin-baring to wear on a date? This year’s fashion trends offer plenty of options. For example, high slit skirts, daring shirt cutouts, peek-a-boo dresses, midriff-baring shirts and clothes made of sheer cloth are all in style this year. In the past, you might have had trouble purchasing these skin-baring items in some of the larger sizes; however, these days you can find these items in all sizes.
What woman wouldn’t like to look cool, stylish and beautiful even in the hot, humid temperatures of summer? Fortunately, looking great doesn’t have to mean either spending a lot for marvelous dresses or being so uncomfortable in stylish fashions that one wishes only for a cool place to sit and refresh. The summer dress line is filled with eye-catching fashion and colors that embolden and demand attention.
Utilizing prints is one of the best ways to add depth, intrigue, and a personal touch to your outfits. If you aren’t sure where to start, stripes and polka dots are the neutrals of the print world. Supremely easy to incorporate into any kind of ensemble—they go with almost everything, including other prints (you can never go wrong mixing polka dots with a floral! Or stripes with polka dots.). For those in need of inspiration, J Crew has some excellent examples of how to wear prints.