The limelight of the petticoat dress.

Back in fashion for this summer the slip, must have of the nineties. This lingerie was born in Paris in the 30’s from a vision of the couturière Madeleine Vionnet and immediately liked the great costumers of the Golden Age of Hollywood that the readjust in glamor version. In that decade this set was used exclusively as a night dress, no one would have thought of wearing it outside the bedroom until the 90’s when it is brought on the catwalk even as a day dress. In the spring-summer 2018 collections, many stylists have decided to revisit this atypical dress.

The dresses presented on the catwalks are extremely elegant and sensual, without ever falling into the vernacular. The models are mainly made of silk or velvet, considered as the protagonist fabric of this year, and enriched with satin and lace decorations, they have thin straps and a fluid shape. While the length may vary from above the knees up to the ankles. Most of the dresses are made in solid colors with contrasting details but there are those made with unusual and multicolored prints like those of Versace and Polo Ralph Lauren. You can find them in pastel shades such as powder pink, which recalls a retro style, like those from the Alexander Wang collection; in bold colors ranging from orange to green like those presented by Adam Selman, who approach a pop style, and to finish in the classic black tone that recalls a timeless sensuality typical of the 90s celeb like Kate Moss and Cindy Crawford. Perfect for a night out in a more elegant setting, combined with a high heel and bright accessories, or for an afternoon out with a t-shirt and sneakers underneath. Not only in high fashion but you can find this garment, even on a budget companies like H & H and Zara have proposed it, obviously at a more affordable price for everyone! So today this garment is no longer hidden, but raised like an elegant dress.

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