When it comes to creating a womenswear collection, it’s important to think about the key pieces that are stapled to every women’s wardrobe. Making sure you have the basics can give you a great foundation for then including more and more creative styles within your clothing collection.
One of the main aspects of a women’s collection is dresses. With so many different designs out there, it’s crucial that your collection includes a number of different dress styles, ensuring your racks are filled with unique and eye-catching garments. So, to make sure you have the best dress styles in your collection, here are the top 5 to give you some inspiration.
The wrap dress is a style that has become more and more popular throughout SS18 and it has become a staple design that works no matter the length or design of the dress. Flattering thanks to the concept of wrapping a belt around your middle, the wrap dress works for a variety of occasions.
A versatile and stylish dress, you will often see wrap dresses with a decorative print and in varying lengths from mini to maxi. It is a perfect dress whether you’re headed to the beach, for drinks or even to the office thanks to the many different ways you can style it. Make it an integral part of your dress collection.
Button up maxi dress
One of the most stylish dresses for the summer season is a maxi dress. It works perfectly with floaty design in the sunshine and provides a great cover up for the cooler evenings, without compromising on style. You will see maxi dresses emerge every summer without fail, so make sure the ones you stock have something a little different.
A button up maxi dress offers a great daytime style that differs from the usual. With a playful style with buttons down the front, it presents a casual appearance that works across the holiday season.
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There is always room for a classic style amongst your dress collection, so keep an eye out for the perfect cami dress. With thin straps and a simple short length, the cami dress is great for those sunny days or night outs on the town.
There’s no end to the designs you can choose for this style; go wild with a leopard pattern, keep it summery with a floral print or opt for black colour. You should also consider the alternative high neck, 90s style straps to give your collection some variation.
Cold shoulder mini dress
The cold shoulder came into style a while ago and has stuck around, and for good reason! It’s a style that works across nearly every garment and looks particularly sophisticated on a mini dress. Offering a little more coverage, it adds an eye-catching element to even the simplest of mini dresses.
Opt for short or long sleeves with the cold shoulder depending on the look you want to achieve, and even look out for extra detail like ruffle sleeves to ensure your collection stands out from the rest.
Printed shift dress
A shift dress suits every body shape, making it a go-to style for many women. Hanging from the shoulders, it flows down to the knees with no defined waist, moving with your body. It’s a very comfortable style with clean and simple lines. Look for a printed shift dress; abstract or geometric patterns work well with this particular design, as do block colours.
Look for both sleeveless and long sleeve shift dresses, as both can look elegant whether it’s for work or for holiday.
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