Archive for April, 2012
For a woman looking for convenience, comfort and style, a tank dress could be the perfect answer. Though this garment is not a new idea, there are newer and better ways to wear them all the time as fashion trends develop and change. With a few wardrobe accessories to match, just about any look can be accomplished with ease, making the tank dress the most versatile part of any woman’s wardrobe.
Depending on preference, these types of dresses are usually available short or long, in just about any color of the rainbow and in various prints as well. Typically made of either a jersey fabric or cotton blend ribbed fabric, they are usually wash-and-wear with little to no maintenance need; they are easily packed for trips, cool and comfortable in hot weather, and inexpensive. Popular lengths include mini-skirt length, above the knee, below the knee, mid calf and full length. The skirt styles are endless, spanning from simple, straight fabric all the way to layered tulle, creating a tutu skirt.
Although this flowing, clingy garment can be perceived by some women as unwearable due to their shape or size, the tank dress is actually one of few garments that can look great on anyone. For the figure-conscious woman, there are styles available with a lower, pleated waist and skirt that can provide a fuller, figure-slimming look to disguise lower weight yet accentuate curves above. Even more flattering, pleated layers combined with a basque waistline that begins at the natural waistline on the hip and curves down to a ‘v’ in the center is a popular design. It is a versatile style for any figure, lending curves where needed or providing a longer, slimming illusion for others.