Draped Dresses: How and When to Take Them

The draped effect It is so appealing and refined as something complicated. Paul Poiret He made it his flagship and decorated the silhouette of the woman with sumptuous fabrics using this technique directly on the models instead of cutting and sewing the pieces as he had so far.

Applied in bustiers or Bras (which no corsets, precisely he delivered to his tie waist up woman), skirts, and dresses, giving the feminine garment a precious touch of Orientalism y Greco-Roman flavour, and today many are those who have followed its trail.

As I said is not a silhouette that is easy to take since the disposition of the fabric in pleats, does this take much volume and depends on where it is placed, where begins the fall or bias, the body that picks up the fabric is heavy and tends to widen.

It is a perfect structure for short dresses, to mid-calf or longer, and serve the same day that night although it may seem that you being something quite elaborate is not suitable if you want to get a casual look. Perfect is applied to dresses crossed, open or with slight blistering shirt type. And if bias starts at the height of the waist, it tends to hide the hips.

A Katie Holmes usually you feel well and that she is just a pretty rough complexion woman, certainly if you have much chest or you’re wide back, it is best to avoid the draping on the bustier, and if you are very thin build and flat bust, the opposite: apply it without fear at your highest.

Another way to take it is to small doses in type dresses t-shirt, rather straight cut, like this that looks Michelle Williams, or this one more down in grey. The color is the least because works in all shades.

Prom dresses is where more triumphs this technique, especially in dresses with neckline honor, asymmetrical sleeve, of unequal length or side opening, but attention, if the effect is too exaggerated on the front, the folds can make a dent back and bulk too.

The key is to apply properly.

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