Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends

Women’s fashion for Fall-Winter dresses 2017-2018 reflects all trends of the current season. Here you will find velvet and feathers, leather and vinyl, polka dots with an unsinkable classic plaid and checkered print, and a romantic flounces and a very usable denim. A landmark trend is the gradual lengthening of dresses, because this season mini is presented not that massively as before, but midi and maxi dresses appear in all their glory.

Irresistible femininity: velvet dresses

Even after many seasons in the ranking of hot fashion trends, the amount of velvet on the runway is not decreasing, but its functional and stylistic possibilities are expanding. Of course, this is a fabric for evening dresses, but over time designers have learned to make velvet more practical, adapting these dresses to casual style.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Black evening velvet dresses
Cédrick Charlier, Valentino, Christian Dior
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Red velvet dresses
Luisa Beccaria, Zero+Maria Cornejo, Ulla Johnson
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Blue velvet dresses
Self-Portrait, Lacoste, Sonia Rykiel

Fringe dresses

The fringe in clothes has long ceased to be an indicator of only a cowboy or retro-style from the 1920s. The new fringe appears on knitted, gothic, evening and cocktail dresses, decorating both the hem of the skirt and the cuffs. A very long fringe is in vogue as well.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Navy blue fringe dresses
Céline, Nina Ricci, Christian Dior
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Fringe cocktail dresses
Rochas, Marchesa, Michael Kors Collection
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Pink fringe cocktail dresses
Manish Arora, Emilio Pucci, Erin Fetherson

Ballet inspiration: dresses with feathers

Long thick feathers are present in the Fall-Winter season 2017-2018 on the same rights as decorative fur or fringe. All of them make clothes more textured, voluminous, you want to touch and look at it. Dresses with feathers, reminiscent of ballerina tutus or theatrical outfits, these are evening and cocktail apparels.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Evening and cocktail dresses with feathers
Alberta Ferretti, Zuhair Murad, Naeem Khan
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: fringe knee length cocktail dresses
Calvin Klein, J.W.Anderson, Mary Katrantzou

Folk fashion: ethnic dresses

Folk fashion came to the fore, significantly transformed and saturated with colors, compared to the previous season. Now we see on the runway not just ethnic tunics dresses or boho chic style. The mannequins showed off luxurious dresses in ethnic style, combining the features of the Slavic, Eastern, Latin American national costume, interpreted according to the current trends of our time.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Long ethnic dresses
Alexander McQueen, Emilio Pucci, Valentino
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Folk dresses
Sacai, Etro, Stella Jean

From summer to winter: spaghetti strap and sundresses

Another appearance of traditional summer dress in the Fall-Winter fashion. Cute and simple sundresses are worn over blouses and tops with long sleeves, creating modern multi-layered outfits.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Sundresses
Ellery, No.21, R13
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Spagheti strap dresses
Christian Dior, Christopher Kane, Temperley London

Comfy and usable denim dresses

This year dark blue denim is unusually multifaceted, stylish and functional. Thank to this, in the collections of fall and winter we find practical, wear-resistant, extraordinarily comfortable denim dresses.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Navy blue denim dresses
Chloé, Each x Other, Adam Selman
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Cute waisted jeans dresses
Flow, Karen Walker, Warm

Warm knitted dresses

We have become accustomed to the fact that knitted dresses are not only elongated sweaters, shapeless and baggy. Modern knitwear are no less diverse than dresses from other fabrics. They can be both classic cozy, which is typical for this kind of clothes, and exquisite, fancy, daring, ultra-modern, decorated with fringes, appliqués, pleating.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Long knit dresses
Alexander McQueen, Acne Studios, Victoria Beckham
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Warm knit dresses
Bottega Veneta, Loewe, Ulla Johnson

Glowing satin dresses

The gentle noble radiance of the satin fabric continues to tempt the minds of fashion designers who repeatedly bring to the runway models, dressed in satin evening and cocktail gowns. Some of them look touching and tender, other apparels look mature and feminine.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Satin dresses
Topshop Unique, Sachin+Babi, Valentino

Plaid and checkered dresses

A fashionable plaid dress is a truly indestructible trend. This is understandable, because the plaid is only a general definition for this print, which contains a lot of patterns, combinations and a variety of colors.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Long plaid dresses
Kenzo, Jenny Packham, Esteban Cortazar
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Black and white checkered dresses
Escada, Duro Olowu, Boss

Vintage-like polka-dot dresses

The print “pea” is less beaten, more unambiguous and yet one-color for fashionable dresses. This is not surprising, because dresses in polka dots are one of the echoes of retro style, returned to the mass fashion just now, and they will have enough time to prove themselves as it was once possible to do the aforementioned cage and strip.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Black and white polka dot dresses
Loewe, Balenciaga, Monse
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Vintage polka dot dresses
Andrew Gn, House of Holland, Giamba

Stylish and warm: long sleeve dresses

Fall and winter is the time for warming up, which is not necessarily limited to knitted dresses with a sleeve down to the wrist. We have already noted how popular one shaded or patterned dresses with long sleeves are. Many famous women perfectly adapted them to their evening looks.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Long sleeve dresses
Dries Van Noten, Saloni, M Missoni
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: long sleeve maxi and midi dresses
Andrew Gn, Hermès, Gabriela Hearst

Weightless tenderness: airy see-through and tulle dresses

Under the transparent tissues of a weightless texture we can see the skin, which fashion designers envelop in single- or multi-layered fluffy draperies. New dresses made of translucent fabrics, including a gentle tulle, become the real style challenge to the Fall-Winter season, which is habitual to the knitwear, fur and leather.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Tulle evening dresses
Carolina Herrera, Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini, Dennis Basso
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Black see-through dresses
Christian Dior, Pamela Rowland, Jason Wu

Texture and volume: multi-tiered dresses

Obviously, the trend for multi-tiered skirts is gradually declining, and this is clearly seen on the runway. But for the current time, the trend is alive, this means we can wear dresses with stunning lush skirts, that look like wedding cakes or incredible rococo ladies’ gowns.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Pink and purple tiered dresses
Delpozo, Balenciaga, Zimmermann
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Long and midi tiered dresses
J Mendel, Mulberry, Daks

Rock and roll style: leather and vinyl dresses

Trendy leather or vinyl dresses are greatly reinterpreted from the past seasons. Now we can wear not only simple pencil dresses, but also pretty cocktail gowns in color block style and soft pastel shades, dresses with pleating and other fancy cuts and designs.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Short leather cocktail dresses
Fendi, David Koma, Saint Laurent
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Black midi leather dresses
Aquilano.Rimondi, Alexander McQueen, Valentino
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Leather and vinyl midi dresses
Akris, Ellery, Vanessa Seward
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Pastel midi leather dresses
Proenza Schouler, Jenny Packham, Ulla Johnson

Feminine wrap dresses

Short and long dresses have long become the sign of a new glamour, the fashion unity of casual style, minimalism, style simplicity and femininity. You can choose both basic versions, and more exquisite wrap dresses, that you can wear as cocktail and evening gowns.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Wrap cocktail dresses
Cing à Sept, Versace, Fendi
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Gray wrap dresses
Laura Siegel, Tomas Maier, Michael Kors

Make a waist: peplum dresses

Beautiful peplum dress is a highly popular fashion trend in 2017-2018. Peplum is an element to make any simple basic dress feminine and expressive. In addition, modern peplum dresses is a great way to bring your figure closer to the ideal shape, making the waistline visually thinner.

Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Evening peplum dresses
Elizabeth Kennedy, Elie Saab, Prabal Gurung
Dresses Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Trends: Short cocktail peplum dresses
J Mendel, Johanna Ortiz, Reem Acra

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