The straight silhouette was marked at the end of the 60s, when women abandoned the flared dresses that marked the waist, to invest in a wider and shorter shape. More precisely in 1965, in France, the stylist André Courrèges revolutionized the fashion world with his collection known as “moon girls”, of space clothes with straight lines, miniskirts, white and metallic boots.
After the fever of super tight dresses, the female silhouette is lighter and more comfortable. In addition to being a joker piece, the straight dress is suitable for any body type, as it does not show any specific curve. A relief for the ladies isn’t it? After all, no one deserves to go without eating a little chocolate just to wear a bandage dress. With a few tips it is possible to create elegant looks for different occasions using the straight cut dress. Check out:
who does it work for
Because it is a straight and short cut dress, this model works for all women, as long as it is combined with the correct shoes and accessories. It is necessary to remember that the length of the dress must end above or at the height of the knees so as not to leave the silhouette flat.
For women who are overweight, or who want to hide their fat, the tip is to layer the straight dress with a fitted blazer. Drawing attention to the cleavage or neckline of the dress using scarves and maxi necklaces is also a great way to enhance fuller women.
For skinny women or women with a small bust, a straight dress can be a good way to make the body more voluminous. Already the short ones who want to elongate the silhouette should invest in nude heels. And for the taller ones, a shoe that contrasts with the color of the skin and dress.
How to create looks using straight dress
Are you in doubt or don’t know how to combine pieces to create a look using a straight dress? So check out 4 inspirations for you to assemble yours.
For work, the straight dress can be worn in many ways. If your job is more formal, opt for classic shoes, such as black pumps and pair them with neutral accessories. If you can invest in more comfortable pieces, opt for sneakers and combine with a large bag with a handkerchief tied.
White, black and blue straight dress – Mandi for R$207.29 at Loja OQvestir, black pumps – Schutz for R$300 at Loja OQvestir and graphite knot necklace – Mônica Di Credd for R$319 at Loja Dafiti.
The term “less is more” fits perfectly for straight-cut dresses. If the chosen occasion is a party or formal dinner, even better. As the dress has a classic and elegant cut, just combine it with a heeled sandal and a powerful accessory, such as an earring with stones, for example.
Straight coral dress – MNG Barcelona for R$126 at Loja Dafiti, stone earring – Raphael Falci for R$198 at Loja OQvestir and sandal – Schutz for R$200 at Loja OQvestir.
For day-to-day, the look has to be practical and comfortable, right? So, bet on light fabrics and prints to create a fun and cozy look. To match, a small box-style bag and flats are great options.
Straight leopard print dress – Pink Connection for R$95 at Loja Dafiti, gold chain flats – Market 33 for R$159 at Loja OQvestir and box bag – Five Blu for R$90 at Loja Dafiti.
And finally, if the occasion chosen to wear the straight dress is for a night out, be sure to accessorize. Choose a dress in a neutral color and add accessories with sparkles and stones, like the sandal and clutch chosen above.
Off-white and black straight dress – 3:AM for R$699 at the Farfetch Store, clucth with stones – Alix Shop for R$287.50 at the Farfetch Store and black sandals – Schutz for R$259 at the OQvestir Store.
Who wears a straight dress
Several celebrities and successful personalities in the fashion world have already joined the straight cut dress. Check out who they are:
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