Style Sunday: Wrap-Tastic

Style Sunday: Wrap-Tastic

Style Sunday: Wrap-Tastic

February 2, 2014 | Style | 1 Comment

With a series of important and exciting events looming close on my schedule, I’ve been seeking out some suitable, smart work wear.

I’m not the kind of gal that can rock a business suit, so I find myself turning to the trusty wrap dress! It’s easy to wear, flattering in all the right places and not only does it look crisp enough for business meetings that require snappy dressing, it is versatile enough to switch in a few accessories to make the smooth transition from day to evening. Me, I’m sold on the Wrap Dress, so here are some of my favourites for making your own versions of this High Street staple!
Style Sunday: Wrap-TasticThe Gemma Chain Print Wrap Dress sizes XS – XL  £65  Banana Republic

The Patterns:
Burda B1787 Sizes 10 – 20, £5.85 SimplicityNewlook
The wraparound dress is a favorite classic, flattering designs with an elegant. Select design D for the simple straight neckline.

Burda B6946 Sizes 18 – 30, £5.85 SimplicityNewlook
This wrapped jersey design flatter the figure and truly feminine. Shape and side zip fastening assure a perfect fit. Select design A for the short sleeve version.

Isabella Oliver Wrap Dress  sizes 6 – 16 £95  Asos

The Pattern
Burda B6957 sizes 8-20, £5.85 SimplicityNewlook
This maternity design wrap dress is light and feminine, with striking diagonal folds. The tie band conceals the seam. Select design A for the three quarter length seams.

So many great designs to choose from – which is your favourite?


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    Julie

    February 2, 2014

    oh, the classic wrap dress! I immediately think of Kate Middleton in that killer sapphire blue wrap dress, or Diane von Fustenburg in pretty much anything. You can’t go wrong with a wrap dress that has a simple neckline and ends at the knee!


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