Styles and models of dresses

Flounced dress - a playful and romantic look

Flounced dress - a playful and romantic look
  1. Peculiarities
  2. Who is it suitable for?
  3. Popular colors
  4. Fabrics
  5. Types of shuttlecocks
  6. Wedding dresses with ruffles
  7. Fashion trends
  8. What to wear with?
  9. Shoes
  10. Accessories

With the help of a dress decorated with flounces, any girl can create a romantic and delicate image. Flounces transform short summer dresses, cocktail dresses, and long evening models. Such a piece of clothing helps to emphasize elegance and femininity.


With flounces, the dress takes on an interesting and original look. At the same time, the options for outfits with flounces are very diverse.

Short dress with straps with chiffon ruffles on the skirt

Such wavy cut details differ in their volume, position, color and size. Dresses of this style, due to the presence of flounces, look lush. Using a piece like this in the right place helps to add volume.

Who is it suitable for?

Dresses with flounces in the decoration are not suitable for all women. Lush elements in the thigh area will add volume, so such models should only be worn by slender beauties. Conversely, if the girl's figure is similar to an inverted triangle, the flounces on the skirt will help balance the silhouette.

Blue dress with ruffles on the skirt

Also, dresses with flounces on the skirt are recommended for women with a rectangular figure, since in such an outfit the hips will look wider and the appearance of a thin waist will appear.

Fitted flounce dress

Models whose skirt is trimmed with flounces are categorically contraindicated for girls with a figure resembling a pear or apple. An exception may be a dress with a long skirt, in which one flounce is sewn to the hem.

Dress with one flounce at the hem

Popular colors


In snow-white outfits with flounces, the girl looks gentle and attractive. These dresses help to set off the golden tan, so they are especially in demand in the summer.

Batiste dresses, trimmed with horizontal or vertical ruffles, are distinguished by their graceful texture and vintage charm.

White cambric dress with ruffles


Models with ruffles in black can serve as a good basis for an evening look if complemented by expressive accessories. Most often these are dresses with a short length. Shuttlecocks in them can be located on the chest or on the hem.

Black products with an abundance of horizontal flounces along the entire length also look attractive.

Black short dress with horizontal flounces


Models with flounces of this color look restrained and elegant. A flounce in such dresses may be the only one, for example, on the shoulder or at the hem. Navy blue silk short dresses look very festive.

In soft blue dresses of this style, the girl looks very gentle and romantic.

Blue dress with ruffles on the shoulders and chest


Such a bright outfit with flounced trim looks spectacular and eye-catching. He is chosen by confident women who value themselves and love attention.

In such a dress of any length, one cannot go unnoticed.

Red dress with one verlical flounce


For light dresses with an abundance of flounces, chiffon is ideal. Such fabric flows perfectly and makes the outfit airy. For models of medium length, cotton, silk, cambric are often chosen.

Elegant dresses can be combined with chiffon, guipure, organza and similar fabrics.

Asymmetric denim dress with chiffon ruffles on one shoulder

Types of shuttlecocks

On the shoulder

This cut looks very original, so the model is suitable for a festive event. The shuttlecock width can be from five centimeters or more. Only slender girls are advised to wear such a dress model.

On the skirt

Flounces can decorate both long and short skirts. Moreover, most often they are located on the skirt in parallel rows. Also common are models in which the shuttlecocks are sewn asymmetrically.

Down the bottom

Outfits finished with drapery along the hem can be worn both for a holiday and for a summer walk. It all depends on the fabric, color and decor of the product.

Dress with ruffles along the bottom of the skirt

On the chest

One or more flounces on the neckline will help draw attention to the bust and add some volume to it. Models of outfits with this finish come in different lengths and different styles.

On one shoulder

This variant of the flounce arrangement makes the dress the most feminine and sophisticated. The model turns out to be asymmetrical and looks very unusual. Most often, such dresses are represented by products in red, white or blue. Lace is often used to decorate such outfits, which adds romance to the dress.

Wedding dresses with ruffles

A wedding dress with a lot of frills looks gentle and majestic. Wedding dresses with flounces combine different materials, and flounces can have different sizes and different arrangements.

Wedding dress with a skirt made of flounces with a train

A newlywed in a similar outfit looks like a flower. Depending on the wishes, the bride can choose a dress of this style in white or ivory, as well as in a more original color (red or black).

Fashion trends

Dresses trimmed with flounces of various sizes and shapes are very popular now and are often found on the catwalks. The collections of designers include a variety of elegant dresses for weddings and other celebrations, as well as cute models for everyday use.

The most common are short models with delicate colors. Such dresses are in demand among young girls with slender legs. Dresses with knee-length flounces can be called more strict and restrained. Such models are often referred to as cocktail dresses. Flounces in them can be located on the chest, as well as on the waist, like a dress with a peplum.

Long evening dresses with an abundance of flounces are also offered by fashion designers in a large assortment. In some models, the ruffles differ in their color or shape. They are often asymmetrical. All such dresses have an expensive and chic look, so they are selected mainly for a festive celebration.

What to wear with?

Additional things that are matched to along with shuttlecocks should not interfere with the feeling of lightness and weightlessness. For this reason, it is worth complementing the image with transparent elements and airy fabrics. Summer products with flounces can be worn with a wide-brimmed hat or scarf.In cool weather, you can put on a soft jacket, leather jacket or cardigan over your shoulders.


It is recommended to choose simple and laconic shoes for a dress with flounces, which will not attract too much attention.

Stiletto sandals for a dress with ruffles on the chest

The best addition to this style of dress will be classic shoes and flat sandals. You can also wear lace-up ankle boots and platform boots with a similar dress.


  • Choosing costume jewelry for this style, they adhere to minimalism. For example, a dress with flounces on a skirt can be complemented with simple earrings, one string of beads and a thin bracelet.
  • If the dress is summer, you can wear a few small bracelets.
  • Some flounced dress models look good with a narrow belt or sash.
  • A simple bag is chosen for a dress decorated with flounces. It can be leather or textile.
  • Large beads, bulky bags and large bracelets with dresses of this style are not combined well.

The hem with a flounce in a short skirt is a bit like a year)

Elizabeth 19.02.2016 22:52

Now I wanted a dress with a flounce on the shoulder!

I really like dresses with flounces on the skirt. It creates a playful look and adds volume to the thighs, which makes my figure more beautiful.


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