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The term "vintage" can mean a few different things when women's fashion is concerned. In terms of this article, we are going to discuss vintage dress styles in terms of the fashion dresses that have made a comeback over the years. The three dresses we would like you to be aware of include the maxi dress, the bubble dress and the mini dress. Each of these dresses have been in our fashion history and today modern designers such as Elan International have taken these styles and included them in our current women's fashion line.
The maxi dress is a very basic style that women everywhere are jumping on board with. The long flowing style of this dress is definitely timeless and any woman of any age can take advantage of it. The traditional maxi is of floor length and made of comfortable fabrics including polyester and cotton blends.
In terms of the overall style of this dress you can find spaghetti straps, scoop necklines, halter top style and of course the racer back for those incredible casual days on your calendar. Although the maxi dress is a very comfortable summer dress option it does still offer somewhat of a fit. It is not form fitting but it most definitely hugs your physique. This simple style factor can make even plus size women look smaller and feel confident in this dress.
The Bubble Style
The Elan dress line includes a variety of bubble dresses in a number of different colors. Let's first outline the basic style of this vintage dress. The bubble dress can be strapless, halter or spaghetti straps in terms of the upper body style. As for the lower half of this dress the "bubble" description comes from the banded hem of this dress.
There is an elastic band at the bottom of this dress that allows it to fall over the band creating a type of bubble. These Elan casual dresses are most commonly found to be knee length which for most women is the perfect length. This style can be both casual and formal depending on the accessories you choose to pair with it.
A blast from the '70s brings us the mini. It has been a part of the women's fashion industry for a few years but only recently are women beginning to warm up to this risky fashion trend. The mini dress is a good 4-5inches above your knee which is most definitely considered a risk compared to the lengths we are used to.
Mini dresses can be found in strapless styles, sleeveless as well as halter styles to name a few of the most popular summer versions of this dress. There is nothing trashy about the mini dress and the Elan International clothing line has proven this through their development of this vintage dress.
Vintage dresses such as the ones listed above can really add something new to your current wardrobe. If you are ready to take a step back in history to look great today, consider the bubble dress, the maxi dress or the mini dress for a fresh look.
Are you wondering what fashions and trends are coming up for spring 2011? J.Delrue is the fashion blogger who can help you with this. Whether you're interested in casual wear for women or vintage dress styles in particular, she knows what's hot and what's not this year!
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