5 Ways to Style Up Dresses

Dresses are one of the top essentials in every women’s wardrobe. They are easy to wear, without having to fuss over a matching half, hence taking up less space in the wardrobe! However, as it is a style on its own, there are limited looks you can achieve. Rather than owning multiple dress styles for different looks, we are going to show you 5 ways how you can style up dresses.


1. Wear a belt

One of the ways to look stylish, is to wear quality fitting dresses. Dresses that flatter your bodyshape would help to enhance your silhouette, making you look slimmer and taller. If you have a defined waist, choose to wear a belt (various thickness) with the dress.  

style with belt


2. Add a statement necklace or scarf

Wearing a statement necklace or scarf to a dress, can totally change the refinement look of the dress. A sparkling necklace, could look sophisticated and elegant. With a change to wooden beaded necklace, it could look casual and fun. Have a choice of different colours of necklaces or scarves to go with the dresses in your wardrobe!

style with necklace


3. Wear with an outer layer

With different dress styles, use a cardigan, outer jacket, denim layer or even shawl to create different look for different occasions.

style with outer layer

4. Change up the shoes

Shoes makes a great statement to the refinement look of our outfit. In colder weathers, style up with boots and tights. A casual look could be complemented with sporty shoes and wear heels for more formal occasions. For outfit with delicate and soft fabrics, pair it with lighter, strappier and more delicate shoes.

style with shoes


5. Wear dresses on its own

Keep the original style look and wear it according to your style personality. When choosing the dress that suits you, ensure that it flatters the curves of your bodyshape. The longer the dress hem ends, the higher shoe heels should be worn.

style up


So the next time if you are thinking of ways how to wear the same dress in different ways, you can adopt these few tips into styling.


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2 thoughts on “5 Ways to Style Up Dresses”

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  2. Thanks, curiously I ofter read that the longer the dress the, lower the heel or flatter the shoe, because less of the leg is visible, to emphasize the visible ankle.

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