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For those times when you want to show some curves, we have the perfect dress for you, which is the pencil dress. Descending from the pencil skirt, the dress has the same tight figure which allows your silhouette to show and draws all the attention to it. There are a lot of ways to style it and a lot of places to wear a pencil dress and we guarantee that you’ll steal the show!
Different styles of pencil dresses
Usually, the pencil dress is made of a stretchy material, most probably lycra, which allows you to move around and feel comfortable at the same time. This is why most pencil dresses are mini and medium length because a longer fit won’t let you walk and move as you would like. There are a lot of options available for the top part: long sleeves, sleeveless, v-necklines, halter-neck, open back, with cut outs, you name it! The idea is that there is a dress perfect for every taste and silhouette.
Wear the pencil dress with high heel sandals for a polished look
A pencil dress is already a sexy and heavy piece in your outfit, but you can take it to the next level by adding a pair of high heel sandals. They will make you look taller and will elongate your silhouette. You can also wear it with a pair of stilettos or pumps for a neat and put-together effect.
For daywear you can mix the dress with sneakers or flat boots. It will still give you that sexy vibe.
Where to wear a pencil dress
The places where you could wear a pencil dress are endless, due to its versatility. From a day at the office wearing a business pencil dress to a night out in a revealing pencil dress, you have so many options. The secret is to match the occasion with the right pencil dress, and looking into our selection you’ll sure find one for every event!
For casualwear opt for a pencil dress made of cotton or wool and for fancy event go for lace, silk or velvet – precious fabrics.
Killer color combos
If you don’t know exactly what shades to choose for your pencil dress, here are our suggestions: a beige pencil dress works great with nude or ivory footwear, a red pencil dress will be updated instantly by a pair of golden sandals, while a black pencil dress looks great with nude, black or any other color you have in mind. Also, if you love modern pencil dresses you can spot them at brands like: BerryLook, Forever21 and Choies.
To find more about how to style the classy pencil dress read further on our blog – we have some amazing articles that will help you create original outfits!