Without a doubt: this dress didn’t just wrap our fingers yesterday. The one that almost never ends Fashion trend shows up whenever the temperature rises and the dreariness of winter falls. The wrap dress has undergone a real evolution since its invention and will remain with us in spring – but different than expected.
Fashion trend with history: Diane von Furstenberg and the wrap dress
The so-called found its origin wrap dress (or as the French put it so beautifully: wrap dress) around five decades ago. In order to be financially dependent neither on the father nor on the later husband Egon von Furstenberg, developed Diane von Furstenberg their own business model. After the first drafts of brightly printed jersey dresses, the American designer brought the first wrap dress onto the market in the early 1970s. The special thing about it: the dress should help women to regain their self-confidence, especially at the time of the sexual revolution. Instead of constricting and concealing, the wrapped dress falls elegantly around the silhouette and remains comfortable even when moving. A dress for almost every occasion and all body shapes. The first copy is today in Metropolitan Museum of Art issued.
Wrap dress fashion trend: These fashion houses dare to reinterpret them
Forgive the expression, but “the burrito” among the spring dresses with its exciting cut not only stimulates the desire for extravagance, but also our appetite for new colors and patterns within the fashion trend. After all, the same applies to both cuisine and fashion: Always the same thing on the plate becomes boring at some point. In this sense, fashion houses prove how Proenza Schouler, Drome, Fendi and Salvatore Ferragamo the changeability of the classic. What you can expect from the new wrap dresses:
The leather variation
Admittedly, to be able to call this dress your own, you will probably have to wait until late summer. The New York fashion label Proenza Schouler presents a first foretaste of the new season for autumn / winter 2021 with clothes in the usual avant-garde. The unexpected shows itself here as a symbiosis of shirt dress and kimono in luxurious smooth leather. Ideal for late summer when the temperatures drop again.
Tender, but by no means reserved: the Italian fashion house Drome by founder Marianna Rosati shows classics with an unusual accent. For the spring / summer 2021 season, the jacquard midi dress in delicate pastel with expressive Power shoulders Mistake. The successful break from 1980s aesthetics and filigree nature print is a pleasant change and shows the wrap dress from its powerful and strong side.
Fendi grants new insights for the spring / summer 2021 season: the organza dress in midi length appears with a floral motif, crossed V-neckline and tulip sleeves. Model Ashley Graham presents the wrap dress as an ultra-light variant in delicate transparency. Whether worn openly for a casual one daytime look or closed with a narrow belt at the waist as evening wear – the wrap dress can do both and is once again proving itself to be an all-rounder.
The wrap dress with tartan pattern
Inspired by the iconic films made by Alfred Hitchcock Salvatore Ferragamos creative director Paul Andrew has developed a collection for spring / summer 2021 between resilience and beauty that seems made for (film) heroines. With colors such as “Hitchcock Tan” or “Technicolor Yellow”, tribute is paid to the renowned director within the collection. The wrap dress appears at Ferragamo with fine straps, asymmetry and a large plaid. Refined!