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A guide to buying a wrap around dress

Wrap dresses are commonly seen as the most flattering type of dress for the fuller figured or curvy woman, as well as being the perfect dress to enhance your shape. Suitable for all ages, they can be worn for any occasion and are a wardrobe staple. Read this article which guides you to buying a wrap around dress.

Wrap dresses

Description Wrap dresses are so called because they literally are a wrap over dress; they are usually a long stretch of material with holes in the side that a tie can be fed through and wrap over the front of your body, creating a flattering V-neck shape and hugging your curves. As they are a tie-back, they can last for years and be worn even if your size changes, as the size is adjustable, making them a crucial item in any wardrobe. The black wrap dress The black wrap dress is the most typical type of wrap dress; as black is seen as a versatile colour which flatters all ages and shapes, when combined with the wrap dress it makes a near unstoppable combination. Effortlessly sexy and chic, this dress is a must have. It is becoming more common to wear a black summer dress too and this can be an ideal choice as it is not too constricting. Red wrap dresses are also a popular choice due to the bold colour.

What to look for when buying a wrap dress

Buying wrap around dresses When buying wrap around dresses, it is important to try them on to check that they cover the necessary parts. As they wrap over your body, if they are not wide enough to wrap around your entire body with excess left over, then they can be prone to flashing a large expanse of leg should you move quickly or sit down without adjusting. If you are well-endowed in the bust area, it is also worth making sure that there is enough fabric at the top to cover your assets. Some dresses can be fairly ill-fitting for the busty lady and require a vest top to be worn underneath to prevent any mishaps. If you experience either or both of these problems when looking for a wrap dress, then a plus size wrap dress may be better choice to flatter your curvy figure.

Vintage wrap dresses

Wrap dresses have been a staple of fashion for many years and as a result, there are a number of vintage wrap dresses on the market. These were highly popular during the 1970s and are combined with lurid prints for that retro feel. A Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress is the most popular choice when shopping for a style staple; a little pricey but built to last.

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