How To Wear Your Pretty Summer Dresses
By Jemi Ekunkunbor
The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get under the sun chic in pretty little dresses. From dainty floral dresses to polka dots, denim dresses, maxisand the popular cold shoulder dresses, there is a wide variety of dresses to choose from.
Get your style fix for the holiday; look gorgeous and make a statement everywhere you go with a classic white dress or go East and make heads turn in cute kimonos.
Whichever dress style you choose, don’t forget it’s summer and it’s all about bright colours. Have fun dressing up, and look chic in the city.
The current trend of off-the-shoulder dresses with a hint of the Bohemian touch about it is so popular, it’s not going anywhere yet. It is versatile and great for summer popular. Don’t forget to get yourself a strapless bra to wear under.
Wear with a pair of cute sandals or sneakers
Summer is here and the denim dress is inescapable. Rock this versatile fashion piece in the way you like it. It can never be boring when you have several ways to wear it. A denims go to accessory is the sneakers!
Add a cute hat for a fun look
Toughen up your look by throwing a jacket over it
If you find it boring, glam your shirt dress up by wearing a long blazer vest and accessorise with fancy accessories.
The little white dress aka LWD is so versatile and very summery. From the flouncy bay doll dress, to the blazer dress or this cute number by Zainab Balogun, you can make your pick from the pack.
Being a base colour, you can accessorise in a number of ways, playing with different other fun colours. Follow Zainab’s inspiration and wear with these pair of blue open toes ankle strap sandals.
The maxi dress is one versatile wardrobe piece that is not only fun to wear but can go from day to night. It can also work for just about any occasion from long day at the beach to work at the office. They offer real comfort and you can style with just about any type of shoes.
When it comes to summer, flats and comfy sneakers are just the direction to look.
The much loved Kimono is basically a wrap dress but with wide sleeves and pretty patterns. This makes it a lot more unique. When dress down and look laid back with a pair of flats or glam it up and look well put together like Nikki Laoye with a pair of lovely sandals.
If there is one trend fashionistas won’t let go yet, it is the cold shoulder trend. Dress or blouse, it is women’s favourite this summer. Like many summer dresses, it can be dressed up or down.
Wear with sneakers for day or follow Genevieve Nnaji’s inspiration for a night out.
The lace trend is still going strong and there are more ways than ever to wear your lace dress. Although it used to be a fabric to night events, it has found its way to day and to summer. Lace is glamorous and great for making a fashion statement.
For a casual look, throw on a jacket with flats. While for evening pair your lace dress with lovely evening sandals or the pointee courts.