Let’s talk about one of my absolute wardrobe must-haves: the fabulous wrap dress. Oh, the wonders of this versatile and easy-to-wear piece! You see, wrap dresses are like magic—they effortlessly flatter every body shape and offer endless styling possibilities.
Wrap dresses are the epitome of adjustability. Need a lower neckline? Simply tighten or loosen the wrap to your liking. Want to show a bit more leg or keep it demure? Adjust the wrap’s positioning to achieve the perfect split. It’s like having a dress tailor-made just for you, without the actual tailoring.
But let’s take a moment to appreciate the rich history of the wrap dress. This iconic style was popularised by Diane von Furstenberg in the 1970s, becoming a symbol of women’s liberation and empowerment. Its timeless design continues to grace runways and closets worldwide, transcending generations and trends.
How to tie a wrap dress
We’ve created hacks to help you tie your favourite wrap dresses.
Here’s how you can adjust the neckline and the split to your preference.
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Now, let me introduce you to some stunning wrap dress options that will elevate your wardrobe game:
Floral wrap dresses
We love love love floral wrap dresses here at SilkFred. They are very popular and it’s not hard to see why!
Floral Wrap Midi Dress in White by D.Anna: Effortlessly chic, this white floral wrap dress is a summer staple. Its lightweight fabric and adjustable wrap design make it a breeze to wear, while the timeless floral print adds a touch of femininity to any look.
Pink Floral Frill Hem Wrap Front Midi Dress by Joe Browns: This charming pink floral wrap dress is a versatile option that effortlessly transitions from day to night. The frill hem and wrap front detailing add a playful flair, while the flattering silhouette ensures comfort and style.
Midi wrap dresses
A midi wrap dress can be one of the hardest workers in your wardrobe. This is the easiest to wear variety of all the wrap dresses. Why? Because it handles the casual and more formal events.
FS Collection’s Frill Shoulder Sleeve Floral Midi Wrap Dress in Navy: With its frill shoulder sleeves and eye-catching floral pattern, this navy midi wrap dress exudes both elegance and ease. The adjustable wrap feature allows for a customisable fit, making it a go-to choice for lots of different types of occasions.
Black and Beige Leopard Print Midi Wrap Dress with Belt Fastening by D.Anna: I love this bold leopard print wrap dress. The belt fastening cinches the waist, creating a flattering silhouette, while the versatile colour palette ensures effortless pairing with different accessories for a variety of looks.
Maxi wrap dresses
Maxi wrap dresses are a touch more dramatic than the midis. They’re great for holidays and for when you’re looking for your outfit to have more impact.
Lilac Floral Wrap Pleated Maxi Dress by Izabel London: This lilac floral wrap dress exudes effortless elegance. The wrap style allows for a customizable fit, while the pleated maxi length adds a touch of sophistication. Perfect for both daytime and evening events, it effortlessly combines comfort and style.
Midi Jersey Wrap Dress in Black by Object: A classic black wrap dress is a wardrobe essential, and this midi jersey version is no exception. Its soft and stretchy fabric ensures comfort, while the timeless design makes it a versatile piece that can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
Geometric print wrap dresses
If florals aren’t your thing, try a fresh modern look with geometric prints.
Navy Striped Wrap Front Midi Dress by Izabel London: Embrace the bold and modern with this geometric print wrap dress in navy stripes. The wrap front design adds a flattering touch, while the midi length offers versatility. Whether you’re heading to a casual outing or a social event, this dress effortlessly combines style and comfort.
Mustard Printed Wrap Front Midi Dress by Izabel London: Make a statement with this mustard printed wrap dress. The vibrant colour and eye-catching print create a playful and stylish look. The wrap front silhouette and midi length make it a versatile piece that can be dressed up with heels or down with sandals for various occasions.
Animal print wrap dresses
Since animal print is now practically a neutral, an animal print wrap dress can be the new hero in your wardrobe.
Jolie Moi’s Long Animal Print Jersey Maxi Dress in Leopard Multi: Embrace your wild side with this long animal print jersey maxi dress. The wrap style allows for an adjustable fit, while the leopard print adds a touch of fierceness. Perfect for both casual and dressier occasions, this dress effortlessly combines comfort and style.
D.Anna’s Black/Slash Cream Leopard Print Wrap Dress with Midi Sleeves: This black and cream leopard print wrap dress with midi sleeves is a stylish and versatile option. The wrap design provides a flattering silhouette, while the leopard print adds a trendy touch. Whether you’re going for a daytime look or dressing up for an evening event, this dress is a versatile choice.
Tenki London’s Ruffle Sleeve Leopard Print Wrap Dress in Brown: Add a touch of playfulness to your wardrobe with this ruffle sleeve leopard print wrap dress in brown. The ruffle sleeves add a feminine flair, while the wrap style ensures a comfortable and adjustable fit. Perfect for a variety of occasions, this dress effortlessly combines style and comfort.
Mix print wrap dresses
Mix prints burst onto the scene a few years ago and have been a constant fave ever since. They’re a slightly edgier take on the tried and tested feminine prints.
Dancing Leopard’s Jagger Maxi Print Mix: Make a statement with this Jagger Maxi Print Mix dress from Dancing Leopard. With its long sleeves and vibrant print, this dress effortlessly combines comfort and style. The wrap design allows for a customizable fit, making it a versatile choice for various occasions.
Jenerique’s Lora Wrap Maxi Dress in Navy Floral Leopard Print: Embrace a bold and elegant look with Jenerique’s Lora Wrap Maxi Dress in Navy Floral Leopard Print. The long sleeves and wrap style provide a flattering fit, while the combination of floral and leopard prints adds a unique touch. Perfect for special occasions or a stylish everyday ensemble, this dress offers both comfort and versatility.
Wrap dresses you don’t have to tie
If you like how a wrap dress looks but don’t want to fuss with the tie, here are some “wrap style” dresses that look like wrap dresses but you don’t have to tie them.
Double Second’s Dark Green Chiffon Wrap Dress with Tea Sleeve: Effortlessly elegant, this Dark Green Chiffon Wrap Dress by Double Second is a versatile addition to your wardrobe. The wrap style and tea-length sleeves create a flattering and feminine silhouette, while the dark green color adds a touch of sophistication. Whether you’re attending a special event or enjoying a casual outing, this dress is an easy-to-wear and stylish choice.
FS Collection’s White Little Flower Print Short Sleeve Wrap-Style Midi Dress in Blue: Embrace a fresh and feminine look with FS Collection’s White Little Flower Print Wrap-Style Midi Dress. The blue floral print and wrap design exude charm and versatility. With its short sleeves and midi length, this dress is perfect for both daytime and evening occasions. Pair it with sandals for a casual vibe or dress it up with heels for a more polished ensemble.
So, go ahead and wrap yourself in the confidence and elegance of these fabulous pieces. Trust me, you won’t regret it!. Happy wrapping, my fashion-forward friends!