A woman’s wardrobe wouldn’t be complete without a dress. Ok, or maybe a few dresses, as all women know, one dress will definitely not suit every occasion
So when it comes to dress shopping, there are six types you should own so you’re never left throwing clothes around the room minutes before leaving – we’ve all been there!
There are six types of dresses that are essential in every woman’s closet, ready to slip into at the right moment. Whether it be an autumn day out, a fancy date night, a classy family wedding, or any other event that calls for something a bit different than your usual jeans and T-shirt – a dress really doesn’t take much work to pull off!
Simply pair with some show-stopping shoes and a complimenting bag – and coat depending on what the weather has in store – and it will appear as if you’ve put a lot of time and effort into the outfit, when secretly you got dressed in a matter of minutes.
The Little Black Dress
The versatile classic is the perfect option for nearly anything. If you’re ever unsure of what to wear, a little black dress is the answer. Pair with a statement clutch and matching shoes for a polished look.
New Look, £19.99
The Maxi Dress
The maxi dress is perfect for every occasion, ranging for a casual but cute option for scorching summer days, or a more delicate choice for a formal affair. This detailed but stunning maxi dress is the perfect piece for an evening extravaganza.
The Day Dress
This cut-out floral is a slightly more detailed option for those days when you simply want a change from your much-loved skinny jeans. With endless options to dress this dainty, day dress up or down, this sophisticated number is an absolute must-have.
The Cocktail Dress
The bodycon dress is sure to make a statement. Whether it be a night out on the town with friends, to parties in the festive season, this cocktail dress is a fun number which will show off your fabulous figure and is sure to turn heads.
Miss Selfridge, £39
The Wedding Guest Dress
Every woman should keep a well fitting dress that they feel comfortable in for weddings. Celebrating such a special event leads to a long day, so comfort is key – you don’t want anything too tight! Remember that you need to keep it fancy, but not too fancy as you don’t want to upstage the bride on her wedding day!
The Formal Dress
Be ready for more formal events such as often forgotten occasions which may be held in places such as a church, where a racy bodycon isn’t acceptable. This simple style is classy but not too revealing and so will tick all the boxes when you need something in a rush for a forgotten event.
Words by Molly Davies