Handkerchief dresses can give you a bohemian look perfect for hanging out with friends, going to the office or having a romantic dinner with your significant other. But, what’s so special about them? Handkerchief dresses come with an asymmetrical cut that gives them a hem with several corners that hang down in different lengths which adds a really flattering drape over the hips to any body type! What’s more interesting about this look is that handkerchief dresses are one of the simplest designs yet is so versatile and flattering it’s a perfect fit for achieving that relaxed and gorgeous look without trying any hard.
This dress trend came back in the 21st century but it was used long before then. Ancient cultures such as Greek and Parisian fashions of the 1920s featured styles including handkerchief dress. Check out these five handkerchief dresses you need to add to your wardrobe ASAP!
1. Embrace the Warmth
A soft knit handkerchief dress with a loose fit is a perfect way to embrace the warmth season. Pair it with high heel sandals and a straw hat for a bohemian look ready for a picnic at the park. Or match the dress with white sneakers to party with your friends.
You can even use this particular type of dress to be reminded of the warm weather during the cold seasons if you pair it with high boots and a denim jacket.
2. Riding Through Sunset
Sometimes we like to be a little more forward with our outfits, if that is your case, you need this handkerchief dress! A midi dress with long and puff sleeves and lace trims in a gorgeous shade of brown all over it to give you that western vibes. Match the dress with a pair of low ankle boots or high ones to get that bohemian country girl look.
You can use this type of handkerchief dress to be the sensation at the family gatherings or turn heads while you stroll down the street looking like the protagonist of a Taylor Swift’s country video!
3. Flowing White
White dresses are not only for weddings! And this lacey bohemian handkerchief dress is going to be the reason you change your mind about white dresses. This transparent dress with a very flattering cut with lace over the chest and sleeves is a Coachella worthy look.
Pair this dress with colorful items full of prints, low sandals or sneakers depending on your mood. Add a bandana or headpiece and gold jewelry to compliment the look and be ready to be treated as an angel.
4. Color Block It and Print It
Handkerchief dresses are also an amazing choice for formal events. And there’s no more formal color than black, but what if we color block it? This long sleeve with a pronounced V neck dress combines a plain black half with a leopard animal print half and bright mustard to give you a classy look. This is perfect to wear to a work party or a charity event!
Match this dress with simple high heels and silver earrings to compliment the look!
5. Red Blossom
This one is definitely a must you should be buying soon. A flowy handkerchief dress with a mixed pattern of red blossoming flowers and bell sleeves is going to make you the bohemian it girl of the season! This dress is so pretty by itself that you don’t really need to accessories it.
Still, you can match this look with open toes high heel shoes, ankle low boots or sneakers, and a simple bracelet. Be sure to wear it at your next brunch event because you are going to be a sensation!
Are you ready to embrace these handkerchief dresses? Let us know in the comments if you are up for the challenge!
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