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Dress straight silhouette - for fans of classic and minimalism

Dress straight silhouette - for fans of classic and minimalism

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  1. Features
  2. Who is suitable?
  3. Styles and models
  4. Length
  5. Is it complete?
  6. What to wear?

The dress, which is shaped like a rectangle, is one of the most sought-after dresses in the wardrobe of fashionistas. Similar dresses to the liking and those who love classic clothes, and fans of minimalism. But, before you buy such a dress for yourself, it is worth figuring out what attracts the clothes of such style, to whom they go and what they usually wear.


Straight dress is a universal subject of women's wardrobe, because it emphasizes the femininity of the figure and is suitable for any occasion. Such an attractive and elegant model can be purchased instead of the classic sheath dress.

For the manufacture of straight dresses used a variety of fabrics. For example, for sewing summer models choose air and light materials, for winter clothes - costume fabric, wool, gabardine or knitwear. Chiffon, lace, brocade, satin, silk and similar expensive fabrics are chosen to create evening dresses of this style.

Color variations of straight dresses are also very diverse. Models are decorated with drawings, embroidered elements, sequins, beads, lace inserts and other decor. Among summer dresses, direct dresses with animal motifs or floral print are very popular.

Who is suitable?

This style will suit a woman of any height - both tall (in this case he will emphasize a slim figure) and low (this dress will visually add a few centimeters). But regarding the type of figure in a straight dress has its own requirements. Best of all, this type of dress looks on girls whose figure looks like an hourglass or a rectangle. In the second case, the waist is usually emphasized with a thin strap.

Girls with a figure similar to an inverted triangle, an apple or a pear, it is not worth wearing a straight silhouette dress. This style will further emphasize the broad shoulders, full hips or the presence of the abdomen. If you really want to choose a straight dress, you should look for a model with dark vertical side inserts.

Styles and models

Traditionally, a dress of this cut has a square or round neck and has a sleeve of different lengths. At the same time, modern models are more diverse. Knitted straight dresses belong to the sporty style, and fitting models of muted colors - to the office. Some dresses have a straight silhouette asymmetrical hem or trim with flounces. An interesting variation of the cut straight dress can be called sharp shoulders.

With sleeves

Many straight dresses have a sleeve that can be either long or short. At the same time, the color of the sleeve can be in tune with the dress itself or contrast. Interestingly look and models with one sleeve.

Without sleeves

You can meet straight dresses on the straps and one shoulder. In addition, there are models of "pipe", in which the straps are missing. Long straight dresses may also have an American armhole.


Long to the floor

Such dresses of direct cut are most often chosen for a festive event, since this style has the ability to visually stretch the silhouette, adding to the woman grace and slimness.


Straight dress with knee-length is often chosen to create a business bow. In such a dress, a woman looks elegant and restrained, so this dress fits well with the dress code. In this case, black, navy, brown or gray dresses are most in demand.The decor for such models is used to a minimum, for example, it can only be a white lace collar.


A straight mini dress will be a good choice for an anniversary, party or corporate event. With such a dress, bright jewelry, a hairpin and a small handbag look good.

Is it complete?

Girls with very large hips or big belly straight dresses are advised to avoid. But with a small completeness, such outfits are quite appropriate in the wardrobe, especially if you choose a model with a vertical print or with inserts of dark color on the sides.

In addition, with the help of color accents you can divert attention from problem areas, for example, choose a model with bright colors in the chest area or buy a dress in which color combinations create the effect of low waist.

What to wear?

  • Having added a dress of a direct silhouette with a jacket, you receive elegant and elegant ensemble. Especially often this combination is chosen for models worn in the office.
  • Under a short straight dress, you can wear tight black or bodily tights that have no pattern.
  • A good addition to the direct dress can be called a scarf.


It is important to choose accessories that will look harmoniously in a general ensemble for a dress of straight cut. The most common variant of jewelry to such a combination is called pendant earrings and a volumetric necklace. An interesting bright ornament of a direct modest dress will be a flower on a shoulder or a massive necklace. If the sleeves of the dress are shortened, a bracelet will be the appropriate decoration.

As for the suitable bag, then pick up a small clutch bag for the evening alongside the straight cut, and a suitcase bag to match the product will suit the office style dress. Also with a short straight dress you can wear a rectangular volumetric bag.


  • The best shoes for an evening straight dress are studs.
  • Strict office dress straight cut worn with boats.
  • A short straight dress made of thick fabric looks good with high boots that have thick heels or a platform.
  • Sandals or ankle boots can be worn to a straight dress with a bright print.
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