When the temperatures start to drop, most of us prioritize comfort over style. We dress in trousers and a sweater, the main thing is to be warm. However, did you know that it was possible to remain feminine and stylish in a dress, despite the cold? It is absolutely possible. You just need to know how to choose your winter dresses to be stylish, comfortable and warm at the same time. In this article, we are going to reveal our tips for dressing in a dress in winter .
Why do you have to wear dresses?
The dress is simply a garment that can enhance any woman. However, to highlight yourself with dresses, you will need to know how to choose the material and the shape of the dress adapted to your morphology. Do not neglect also to choose a dress that will match your personality.
What materials to choose for your dresses in winter?
It is possible to wear the materials of your summer dresses in winter. However, the most chilly should prefer warmer materials, such as:
Wool : there are dresses in the form of sweaters, in woolen knits or in woolen cloth fabric. Among these dresses, the most popular woolen dress is thesweater dress. Before you buy it, you have to try it on to avoid ending up at home with an itchy dress. The wool broadcloth dress usually has a nice structured fit, but it is not stretchy. Thus, by trying it, you will know exactly if it suits you or not. Be sure to strictly follow the care code for it, as it may shrink or deform after washing.
Cotton knit : for a breathable and stretchy material. Disadvantage, this material will not keep you too warm.
The silk : it is a thermoregulating material , which will protect you from the cold. A very silky, fluid and elegant material that will keep you warm.
The leather : this material preserves the heat emitted by your body and has a windproof effect. It is an excellent material for winter, but very expensive. To wear a leather dress, you will need to wear cotton materials underneath. You can also turn to second-hand, to find more reasonable prices.
Viscose : this is a very fluid material. It exists in a warm version or not. It is a very pleasant and easy-care material. Perfect for sensitive skin.
Polyester : very easy to maintain without risk of deformation, this material generally does not require ironing. It will keep you warm by retaining the heat generated by your body while wicking away perspiration naturally. The life of your dress will be longer while keeping the same look as when you first purchased it.
On AMASOS , our dresses are lined with thin but also thick materials. In addition, they are made from medium and high quality materials and are easy to maintain. Are you looking for dresses with warm and thick fabrics? Take a look at our Dresses to personalize category or look at the ” Dresses fabrics ” section.
Which cut of dress to choose?
All dress cuts can be worn in winter. Whether it’s the mini dress or the long dress, you just need to know how to wear it well to stay warm. However, you can favor dresses with long sleeves or ¾ sleeves. You can’t find more and more of them on the market. At AMASOS , you will be able to choose the type of sleeves you want to add to your chosen dress.
What type of dress to favor in winter?
The structured dress : this dress is generally cut close to the body.
The sweater dress : it is preferable to favor loose or oversized sweater dresses when you choose large knits, because when they are tight, they do not flatter the silhouette. If you want it close to the body, it is better to go for a finer knit like a jersey.
The fluid dress : this dress will accompany your body with fluidity. It is easy to wear and you can easily accessorize it.
The unstructured dress : it is not easy to wear and you will have to accessorize it a lot to give style to your overall look.
What shape of winter dress to choose?
Morphologies X and 8 : if you are of this morphology, you can wear the wrap dress and the dress fitted and close to the body.
Morphology A : the most suitable dress for you is the trapeze dress. However, if you have just given birth, you can opt for the empire dress.
Morphology H : you can wear the straight dress, the structured dress.
V morphology : if you have this morphology, you can wear dresses with a V-neckline, straight or dresses with long, slightly flared sleeves.
Morphology O : if you are of this morphology, prefer dresses buttoned on the front or an empire cut.
Here are some dress shapes that you can wear in winter depending on your body type . For more information click here .
How to layer a dress with other clothes to look stylish and keep you warm in winter?
To wear your winter dress well , you must know how to choose your tops and bottoms. You can opt for a knit or other undershirt under your dress if you are chilly. How about a short-sleeved t-shirt? To give a more offbeat side to your look, it will work if you have a sleeveless dress of course ! It will bring style to your look. Do not hesitate to play with contrasts in materials, prints, such as lurex, lace, guipure or even plain. Everything is possible.
What to put over a dress?
If you have a low-cut, short-sleeved or basic dress, you can dress it up by wearing it with an oversized shirt over it or one that’s closer to the body by tying it at the waist under the bust without fully closing it. A long vest to wear either open or to belt. You can then put on top of the shirt, a sweater in a basic color or a wool or cashmere cardigan, letting the collar of the shirt stand out to bring a “little schoolgirl” touch to your style . It’s very stylish to make layers and it finishes your outfit.
You can also wear your dress with a round neck sweater over it. This type of sweater goes easily with all types of dress collars: round neck, boat neck, Claudine collar (to stand out on the dress) and others. For this assembly, it is necessary to choose a warm and not very tight knitted sweater in a neutral color.
Choose the coat to complete your look
The coat is one of the essential garments for the cold seasons and winter in particular. It is the strongest piece. So how do you choose the coat that will go well with your winter dress? Follow our few tips to be able to highlight your silhouette.
For a short dress
If you have opted for a short dress, you can wear it with either a short coat that will arrive at waist level or a few centimeters lower than your dress . This type of coat will reveal the bottom of your dress and highlight your legs and your figure.
Would you rather wear a long coat with your short dress? It is absolutely possible! You can wear a short dress with a long and even extra-long coat . Choose a long bathrobe coat that you can, for example, put together with a tight evening dress.
However, if you wear an A-line dress, you can opt for a flared coat . A short straight dress will go easily with an extra-long straight coat .
For a long dress
In winter, most people tend to wear long dresses. It is generally difficult to assemble a long dress with a coat, because the dress remains visible under the coat. In addition, there are coats with which long dresses combine perfectly.
If you prefer long dresses in winter, you should favor long or short coats that stop at the waist, such as a leather jacket . This type of coat will highlight your long dress. However, the preferred long coats are.
On the other hand, if you wear an airy dress with fluid fabric, you can put it together with a short coat or a mid-length coat . .