The Wrap Dress

The Famous Wrap Dress

There are a few styles of clothing that every woman should have in her wardrobe from season to season. While it is important to update your wardrobe by adding a few on-trend pieces to your closet each year, the fact is that trends come and go. If you invest in a few well-made, classic and timeless basics, you will have a solid wardrobe foundation filled with go-to pieces you can always reach for; these pieces will work with your transitional, seasonal and trendy pieces effortlessly. TheĀ Womens Clothes Leonard Street is a style that flatters every woman’s figure and can be worn year round.

A wrap dress features a surplice neckline and an empire waist that flatters all women. It will typically have a fit-and-flare silhouette and sometimes have a tie belt or feature a stitched mock wrap style. The empire-waist stitching falls right below the bust, giving women the illusion of a small waist. The surplice neckline draws the eye and focus up to a woman’s neck and face.

A wrap dress can come in a multitude of fabric blends and sleeve lengths. A stretchy and slinky wrap dress is ideal for the warmer months, and a ponte-knit wrap dress is a a great choice for winter. In the warm months of summer, you can pair a wrap dress with some fun espadrille wedges or flat sandals and a statement-making necklace. As the weather cools, wrap dresses can be layered under long duster cardigans and paired with tall-shaft boots and warm blanket scarves.

Wrap dresses are also ideal for business-casual office environments. They look smart, sophisticated and professional when paired with a cardigan, some pumps and some subtle jewelry. If your office has more of strict dress code, wrap dresses can also be layered over a silk shell and worn under a blazer for a polished look.

Famed clothing designer Diane Von Furstenberg launched her career in the 1970s on the backbone of her famous wrap dress style. To this day, this signature dress is still a top-seller in her collection. Made from a slinky material, it has cropped sleeves and comes in bold patterns and colors that flatter every woman’s figure.

For a fun and unexpected look, pair your favorite wrap dresses with bomber or moto jackets and low-top athletic wear for an urban style. Jean jackets and ballet flats can make the wrap dress by Leonard Street feel more casual and laid back.

Whether you enjoy bold prints and vivid colors in your wardrobe or prefer a more monochromatic look and gravitate towards solid colors, a wrap dress is a wardrobe staple. Layer it over or under your other favorite pieces in your closet to create a plethora of fun looks.

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