The weather might still be a little chilly, but the same can’t be said about this
season’s summer dresses! If you want to revamp your summer wardrobe, or are
going shopping for a holiday and are unsure of what to buy, there are a few basic
styles you should be aware of.
Black and white
It’s never long before black and white fashion, in one form or other, rears its head.
In summer 2012, this timeless fashion trend is back with a vengeance. Whether you
opt for a bold mesh of black and white stripes, classic polka dots, or a more subtle
structured black dress with a contrasting white belt, make sure a black and white
number features in your wardrobe this summer.
Airy maxi dresses made from taffeta, chiffon, organza and other delicate fabrics
have found their way from the catwalk and Vogue onto the high street. Colourful
prints, multi-layered dresses, florals and scarf-inspired prints that combine and
contrast colours are particularly visible in maxi dress lines. From scoop neck dresses
to shorter styles, French Connection is just one brand with a comprehensive range
of stunning dresses this summer. Whatever your style, there’s sure to be a perfect
French Connection dress for you.
In reinventing the mullet dress – a hot trend of winter 2012 – designers are
bringing asymmetrical hemlines back into the world of fashion this summer.
Dresses of all lengths, prints, fabrics, and colours go – as long as their hemline is
vastly asymmetrical. And the lop-sized look doesn’t stop at dresses. This summer,
asymmetry is being extended beyond dresses and is finding its way to tops and even
Summer 2012 is all about glamour, and what could be more glamorous than glitter?
Glitter dresses of gold, silver and bold colours such as red, green and blue are
guaranteed to get you noticed. If you’re interested in eye-catching fashion, these
fantastic sequined gowns will be right up your street.
The beauty of mid-length dresses is that they suit women of all ages and can look
great at many different events. Whether you’re going to the office, to a restaurant,