Paisley Dresses…For Lovers Of The Iconic 70’s Print

In the 70’s, it was all about floppy hats, platform shoes, bell bottoms and paisley dresses. Every so often, one of these trends makes a welcome comeback and appears in stores with a fabulous modern edge. Currently it’s the turn of the paisley dress and there’s definitely plenty of styles to choose from. This incredibly bold, instantly recognisable pattern certainly makes a statement, showing that the wearer isn’t afraid to take risks. Slip in to any dress from this amazing edit and instantly relive the feel good decade.

Surprisingly Seductive Paisley Dresses

If we think of a particularly seductive outfit, it’s unlikely that paisley dresses would be first to spring to mind. We would normally find a bodycon style or fitted lace dress much more alluring than a print. That being said, these paisley options have completely changed our opinion and are most definitely a top date night option. Saint Laurent’s paisley, silk blend fil Coupé dress is absolutely beautiful and almost magnetic in it’s appeal. The soft silk fabric, pussy bow neck and cropped hemline are the ideal base for this iconic print. Designing this dress in black and white also keeps the vintage inspired paisley, wonderfully fresh and modern.

If you prefer to inject more colour in to your look, try the high neck satin skater dress by Missguided. The deep green base colour with the pink and blue paisley print is brilliantly playful and looks just beautiful. A high neckline ensures this dress remains classic and stylish whilst the short hemline keeps its youthful and exciting. Style this dress with heels on an evening out for an unexpected, fashion forward look.

Paisley Dresses As An Autumn & Winter Staple

In summer time we expect sweet floral sundresses, for autumn and winter however, paisley dresses are out new go-to. They make wonderful day to night wear and the prints are so enticing it’s difficult to choose between them. The ETRO Paisley devoré velvet Midi dress is absolutely perfect for the coming season. The dark crimson colour is perfectly autumnal whilst the velvet overlay and midi length are perfect for colder weather.

The paisley print, burgundy mini dress by Balenciaga is ideal for the office and any post work commitments. Alternative design features such as the twisted neckline and asymmetric, draped hem keep this dress modern and new. The delicate, white paisley print is the perfect finishing touch to the sumptuous shade of burgundy.