The thing is that women almost wear everything that men wear except maybe a jock strap, which is in any case not needed for them. But think about it – women wear shorts, pants, jeans, suspenders, pant suits, Bermuda shorts, or even leather goods to mention just a few of the outfit options for men. Having said that, it is also a given fact that women come into their own and look their charming best when they wear a skirt or a dress. This is because beneath all the new fangled outfit options, the fact remains that there are some things that will always remain very cute and feminine. When it comes to dresses, there are so many choices that picking out what to wear or even deciding what is appropriate can be a difficult decision to make. For instance, beautiful and elegant boat neck dresses may be a big hit on a social occasion, but you may still be on the fence when it comes wearing them for official occasions.
While wearing creative contrast color dress to keep you colorful is a good way to stand out from the crowd, you will find that the cut, the style and the length of the dress will make a big difference. In fact, you will find that the difference between well-dressed to being perfectly dressed comes down to knowing what styles are available and being able to pick out the right one, every time. Sometimes, you will find that having all this information up your sleeve can also make you a very popular person as people will be eager for you to guide them. And when you think about it, that is what fashion and style are all about; knowing what options are there for you and making the right choice and helping others do the same. The more you share your knowledge with others, the more your own store of information and knowledge will grow. Whether it is advising someone to go with simple and stylish solid color dresses or an elaborate multicolored dress, you will find that things fall into place once you have the basics down pat.
The shift dress: Almost like chemise with simple lines and without sleeves
A-line dress: With a bit of curve added at the waist area but very subtly
The sheath dress: A bit generous but faithful to the lines of your shape
Bodycon dress: Clings to every line of your body to show off your shape really well
The tent dress: Starting at the neck, the dress keeps becoming voluminous as it goes down
The Empire style dress: Cinched just below the breasts to become more generous as it cascades down
The strapless dress: Without straps as the name suggests to show off the lines of your shoulder and even part of your back and cleavage
The halter neck dress: This has straps or laces that tie at the back of your neck to leave your back bare and your shoulders partly exposed
The one shoulder dress: Taking a leaf from the Grecian style, this has a sleeve on one side while leaving the other side of the shoulder and arm bare
The apron dress: This one is a deceptively smart dress that emulates the apron to give your body a cute shape
The jumper dress: Somewhat like a pinafore, this one can be worn on its own or with a top underneath
The sun dress: With thin straps to hold it up, it has a nice bodice area that is tailored on the lines of your body to comfortably flare as it moves down
The wrap dress: One part of the bodice of the dress overlaps the other to enable it to tighten or loosen as you prefer
The pouf dress: As the name suggests this dress flares down and often has an elastic at the hem to create the pouf effect
The slip dress: With thin straps and minimal fabric, this resembles the slip you may wear underneath other clothing
Qi pao style dress: A little like mandarin top, it has buttons in a slanting way, a high neck and small collar.
The shirt dress: With buttons running down the length of the dress, the top portion of the dress even has a collar like the shirt it is named after
The maxi dress: Starting from the shoulder, the dress ends at the top of the feet to cover your entire body and can be in many different styles
The Ball gown: With a cinched waist, a deep cut bosom line and a bell like curved skirt, this one is very dramatic.
We are sure by now you are mentally reviewing the clothing you have and sorting dresses mentally as per the categories that we have specified here. In the coming articles, we will also take you through some simple but effective tips and hints to do it all right.