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Bodycons Are Great, But These Full Skirt Dresses Take The Cake


Don’t have full skirt dresses in your closet do you? Well, gone are the days when showing off your curves meant solely opting for skin-tight bodycons. The new wave of full skirt dresses offers a fresh take on showing off your waist. These dresses feature voluminous skirts that create a stunning contrast with a cinched-in waist. But before you think these mean just tea dresses, think again. Silhouettes like this one effortlessly highlight your curves in a more subtle yet equally captivating manner. The fullness of the skirt adds an air of playfulness, making them ideal for various occasions. From daytime outings to evening soirées, you’ll find that full skirt dresses might just be your new go-to—from Carolina Herrera and beyond.

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CAROLINA HERRERA Sleeveless Scoop Neck Maxi Dress

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AJE Mimosa Cutout Tie-detailed Linen-blend Mini Dress

Full Skirt Dresses Make The Best Impressions


In the ever-evolving world of fashion, like bodycons, full skirts are a trend that come and go. One such trend that has undoubtedly made its mark is the bodycon dress‚ a form-fitting silhouette that has been a go-to for flaunting curves and making a statement. However, as the fashion landscape evolves, so do our preferences. Enter the era of full skirt dresses, where elegance and a more figure-flattering approach take center stage.


While most women wouldn’t pick up the tea silhouette, these top picks might change your mind. For example, the ZIMMERMANN Garden Picnic Linen & Silk Dress might be best for formal occasions, but it sure is elegant. Glamorous full skirt styles like this are a refreshing replacement for bodycons. Not only are they fun to accessorize, but they offer women the chance to embrace a more refined without compromising on fashion-forward flair.

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  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Hollyhocks Print Tie-waist Shirt Dress

  • MAC DUGGAL Short-Sleeve High-Neck Ruffle Midi Dress

  • SALONI Lea Printed Silk-jacquard Midi Dress

  • ENDLESS ROSE Tulle Tiered Midi Dress

  • ZIMMERMANN Tiered Plissé-taffeta Midi Dress


The Bigger The Skirt, The Smaller The Waist


As fashion continually pushes boundaries and explores new dimensions, full skirts are yet again taking the lead. Designers are reimagining classic silhouettes by incorporating voluminous skirts that offer a dramatic flair. This trend doesn’t just cater to those looking to make a statement; it also provides a versatile canvas for self-expression. The full skirt dress trend allows for a seamless fusion of classic and contemporary, providing an opportunity to experiment with various lengths, fabrics, and prints.


For example, the CAROLINA HERRERA Sweetheart Neck Strapless Silk Faille Ballgown doesn’t come around often. And similarly enough, we expect the SAU LEE Adrienne Satin A-Line Gown to sell out quick. Whether you opt for a midi or a maxi, a floral print or a solid hue, the common denominator is the undeniably chic effect that a fuller skirt brings to your ensemble. After all, that’s what full skirt dresses are all about.

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Bodycons Are Great, But These Full Skirt Dresses Take The Cake

SAU LEE Adrienne Satin A-Line Gown

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