Sheath dresses are characterized by a slim, form- fitting silhouette that closely follows the curves of the body.
They feature a fitted construction that is universally flattering. Their design and cut may make you appear closer to the hourglass figure.They feature a slim bodice and a slim skirt. Some sheaths may incorporate darts at the bust area and curve slightly inward at the waist or incorporate empire waist-line to enhance the form and curve of the wearer. They may be done in an A-line or an Empire-line.
They may reach up-to your mid-calf length or may be longer enough to reach up-to the floor.
Some may feature side-slits to ensure comfort and style.Sheath dress are mostly belt-less. However, some may feature belts to highlight the waist for a leaner silhouette.One of them may feature sleeves, or may be completely shoulder-less. The ones done in bateau, V, scoop, sweetheart or jewel neck-lines look flattering and stylish.
Initially, sheath dresses were worn as undergarments or under-dresses. Many of them were made of rich materials like silk were designed to accompany an over dress.
Pair with: Pair Sheaths with a pair of jeans, tights, pants, Leggings, Colored stockings, long cardigans or structured and slim-fitting blazers. Clinch them all with a wide belt.
Sheath dresses are highly versatile. You can wear them at almost all places from office, weddings, cocktail parties, beaches to other casual outings too. Wedding dresses done in Sheath silhouette and mostly feature simple short-sleeves or no sleeves at all.
They are the most popular style for beach weddings or other destination weddings. You can wear them at your cocktail parties or other formal events. Your professional Sheath dress should reach up-to any length that lies just above the knee to mid-calf. Blacks and grays will do for any business meeting.