Recently we discussed fit and flare dresses and looked at some suggestions. Today we are on the same topic, but with a twist, these are drop waist fit and flare dresses.
To shortly explain what these terms stand for, a fit and flare dress is one with an A-line cut and wide skirt. While the drop waist one means exactly that, a dress with a waist that is dropped, usually at the hips.
What’s great about them is that they usually have a wider cut than a typical fit and flare dress and the dropped skirt takes attention away from the hips. This makes them suitable and flattering for plus size women, too. Especially if you are chubbier on the upper body.
Plus, we need some spring and summer vibes in here to get us through the remaining days of winter.
We have included 8 options, as you will see, with the very last one being a tad special as compared to the rest. Let’s get right into it!
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Anne Klein Drop-Waist Fit-and-Flare Dress
We’re starting off in style, with a vintage-inspired dress by Anne Klein, the Dotted Jacquard design.
It is made of Viscose and Polyester, with a small percentage of Elastane for a more comfortable wear.
This is a knee-length dress and sleeveless, with wide straps and a boat-neck design. It comes with two side pockets that really reinforce the vintage look it is going for.
The dotting is also super adorable and adds a youthfulness to it. This is a dress that looks beautiful with high heels and flats alike.
There are 2 colors to choose from: Lemon and Daylily, both with white dots.
Lark & Ro Ruffle Bottom Dress
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Casual and very refined, for those of you who love stripped dresses, you are surely going to enjoy Lark & Ro‘s design.
It is made of Rayon, Polyester and Spandex, making it rest beautifully on the body and also being very comfortable. The sleeves are in a cap design and with a round collar.
This is a design you can wear out in the town for a stroll or casual outing, all depending on the shoes. Keep it sensual with a pair of heels or relaxed with flats and even sneakers.
The striping on the top is horizontal while it is arched on the skirt, creating an interesting visual when you look at it.
It comes with a back zipper and it is thigh-length. There are 2 colors available: Navy/White and Black, which is without stripes.
Jessica Simpson Drop Waist Fit-and-Flare Dress
A lovely Ivory dress by Jessica Simpson, the famous singer, this next design is a sleeveless dress with a round collar and made of 100% Polyester.
It closes in the back with a zipper and is quite short, which adds to its cuteness.
What really set it apart are the tonal daisies all over the dress. They go great with the youthful and playful design of the dress.
It can be worn with both heels and flats, depending on how you want to present yourself. If you want a more feminine and “womanly” look, heels are the way to go. On the other hand, if you want to look more girly, then ballerina flats would look adorable.
Maggy London Drop Waist Dress
By Maggy London comes the Circle cut dress in the color White.
It is made of Polyester and Nylon and it is a great summer dress. It is short, with a ruffled skirt and a closed round collar, which make it look very girly.
There are no sleeves and the back is opened on the upper part. This is a patterned dress with a floral design that is subtle and visible up close. The collar and sleeves are very cute, with a dots all around.
A pair of sandals would look great with this design, especially when paired with a clutch bag.
Ark & Co Jacquard Cocktail Dress
Next it’s Ark & Co.’s Sleeveless Jacquard dress, made of Polyester and Cotton. It is light, pleated and with a deep, split V-neck.
This is a feminine design that shows just the right amount of skin for a very elegant appearance. The back is also in a V shape and it closes up by a concealed zipper.
The waist is not as low as the previous designs and not as wide either. This creates a classy look that shines when paired with a beautiful pair of stilettos.
The floral pattern is also quite refined and goes perfectly with the style of the dress. Oh, and as a final touch, it comes in the color Gold.
CeCe by Cynthia Steffe Vika Drop Waist Dress
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Vika is also a sleeveless dress and it is designed by CeCe by Cynthia Steffe.
It is made of Cotton, Nylon and Rayon, so it lays very well on the body and holds its bell-like shape.
The top is cut quite slim, while the skirt creates pleats and is short. This is a dress to wear both casually or for a formal occasion as it can pull off both looks. This, of course, depending on the shoes and accessories.
It is sleeveless and has a rounded collar. It comes in the color Pink Glo.
Eliza J Plus Size Drop Waist Dress
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Of course, we couldn’t leave out the plus size ladies and this adorable dress by Eliza J is a must-have.
It is a cocktail dress with a high-low skirt hem and wide cut that doesn’t particularly emphasize your curves. This creates a slimmer and more elegant silhouette, especially if you will be wearing it to formal events.
The fabric is a blend of Polyester and spandex and it comes with a fold over collar and without sleeves.
The skirt is pleated and it has a keyhole back opening. It comes in the color Baby blue.
Orifashion Drop Waist Fit and Flare Wedding Dress
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Now, as you can see, this last dress is quite special as it is a wedding dress.
This design is by Orifashion and it comes with a Chapel length train. The top is strapless and comes with a belt at the waist that is quite an elegant touch.
It is laced on the back so it fits comfortable on a variety of sizes and the drop waist rests at the hips.
Of course, being a wedding dress, it is decorated with lace all over and the main fabric is a blend of polyester and satin.
Both the top and train are decorated with a floral pattern and different details. Obviously, it comes in the color White.
That’s it for today! We covered everything, from casual to the most formal of them all, a wedding dress. We hope you enjoyed it! See you in the next one.