The New Dress Micro-Trend No One Knows About Yet

The dress trend I'm about to share with you is on the brink of fame. While still micro in stature, there is no doubt in my mind that, within just a few months, this is the dress trend you'll be seeing everywhere from summer through fall. The trend is actually more of a detail, and as previously mentioned, it's definitely still bubbling. It has to do with the shape of the bodice on the dress either coming to a sharp V-shape or being wider with seams that just graze the inside of the hip bone. After taking a look at the detail on the dresses and imagery below, you'll likely be reminded of a princess's dress or a ballerina's tutu. If that's what you see, you're not far off. One of the dresses below from Sleeper is actually named the Belle Dress for that very reason.   

The elongated front bodice makes for such an intriguing shape and instantly elevates any dress no matter the material or design. Scroll through the assortment of frocks here, and you'll find everything from casual day dresses to formal gowns that each feature this stunning new micro-trend. So far, only certain dresses that embody this trend have begun to pick up steam, but it's only a matter of time before the detail is officially everywhere, including your closet. Below, shop the new dress micro-trend we're backing and get ready to fall in love with this oddly beautiful new detail. 

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@emmanuellek_

Sleeper's Belle Dress is something I contemplate buying in every color available. This pink gingham, however, is a clear standout among the rest. 

This dress proves that this subtle detail can make a world of a difference. While this particular frock is fun and formal, all the daytime versions will make your casual wardrobe assortment 10 times better as well.

I bet you never knew you needed a navy summer dress so badly until you saw this one. 

Black bows, silky satin, and this new dress micro-trend are all you need to be the best-dressed person at your next event. 

Can you tell I'm partial to this dress? I love it, and I have no shame. 

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