Dresses Fall-Winter 2016-2017

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This year, femininity is leading the fashion world: this trend is very much reflected in all collections without exception. Certainly could not miss dresses with completely bared breasts but the general mood of autumn-winter 2016-2017 season is femininity, elegance and office style.

Designers focused on color, simple geometric prints, fur and ethnic motifs. Some have tried to dilute the collection with lace and lightweight fabrics uncharacteristic for fall season.

Classic shades of black, white and red

A long or a little below the knee dress, black with laconic cut, is a clothing item suitable for any season. The most beautiful collection for the 2016-2017 autumn-winter season executed in black, undoubtedly belongs to Dolce & Gabbana and Jil Sander. Light and delicate fabrics, romantically covering a slim body, give an allure to the evening fashion.

Classic black dress

Usually, the white color is present either in spring-summer or autumn-winter collections, but in graphic combination with black. Now, total white look occupy senior positions in Loewe, Salvatore Ferragamo, Joseph, Derek Lam, Barbara Casasola, Hugo Boss looks.

white evening

The most passionate color filled the fashion catwalks, thus red becomes the new black. To understand how and when to wear a red dress, we recommend you to pay attention to the collections of DKNY, Simone Rocha, Proenza Schouler and Nina Ricci.

red elegant

Sparkling dresses

It seems that designers are again passionate about everything that sparkles as the faded palette characteristic for the fall-winter season is replaced by clothes made of sparkling fabrics. These dresses designs have nothing in common with disco era, they now occupied a place near sweaters and other casual clothes.

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Using metallic textures, glitter and sequins designers swings to the limit of evening and day fashion. The rule is one: to wear bright clothes from head to toe, like in disco times, only that dress’s silhouette has to be very simple and laconic.

shining evening

Ethnic Motifs

Summer fashion trend penetrated the fall-winter Givenchy, Valentino, Anna Sui collections. Exotic prints, national prints, ethnic prints and bright shades – designers have created a full line of dresses in original floral and ornamental palette.

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Modern Hippie

The adored by everyone Hippie style again leads in dresses from Anna Sui, Altuzarra, Elie Saab, Custo Barcelona. Natural fabrics and simple silhouette were supplemented by soft applications and simple decor.

Fall 2016 Dresses

Animal Print

Summer vegetable prints were replaced by leopard and reptiles shades. In 2016-2017 fall-winter season the predatory animals print come closer than natural shades.

Fashion dresses for women

On par with leopard print the new trend of the season are images of domestic animals, stylized by predatory animals shade.

fashion print

Geometric Print

If at school your geometry grades were not so positive, relax, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Delpozo, Marni will solve any problem by using optical illusions on outfits. Plaid, broken lines, complicated geometric prints look ideal on both floor length evening dresses, as well as on more office designs.

Short dresses fall winter 2016 2017

Leather Dresses 2016-2017

This material does not leave the fashion catwalks. The length and color of dresses varies: from short waisted designs to soft midi dresses. Fabrics and textures are also very different: matte, glossy leather with reptile skin imitation or perforations.

elegant leather designs

This trend can be easily noted in the collections of Mugler, Oscar de la Renta, Barbara Bui, Philipp Plein.

leather stylish

Velvet Dresses

Clothes of this material are again extremely popular. Velvet was customary in previous presentations being present in absolutely any type of clothing: starting with dresses and ending with shoes and accessories. Thus, velvet became the main trend of the season.

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If you still feel like velvet dress is suitable only for festive events, it is time to no longer do that. Designers urge us to wear velvet not only on special occasions.

Casual velvet designs

Fur trimming

Fur, the most actual material of the season, arrived in dresses as well. Fur was used both to decorate the collar or hems, and also in sewing entire dresses. These look a little extravagant, but very interesting.

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This trend can be seen in Blumarine, Balmain, Alberta Ferretti collections.

long elegant

Voluminous Sleeves

The silhouettes of the new season are executed in various ways. In the spotlight are the 80’s, and broad shoulders and voluminous sleeves.


Delpozo, Dolce&Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Fendi, Gucci, Lanvin created many dresses with voluminous sleeves on shoulders area, as well as on the entire length.

Laced Dresses

Lately popular lace and guipure in 2016-2017 autumn-winter season remain to be a must have of the season. Just as now lace dresses have become casual, not evening. Some outfits are perfect even for everyday looks.
lace designs 2017

Chiffon Dresses

It seems that European fashion is far from fierce winds and low temperatures. Designers have fully exploited semitransparent chiffon clothes, giving them color and length. The result is fresh, delicate and a little cool.

Chiffon dresses

Bare Shoulders

This is another trend of the 2016-2017 autumn-winter season, which started this spring and is bare shoulders. Designers recommend us to do everything conversely, if in warm weather they recommend us to wear warm jackets and sweaters that lay bare shoulders, then in cold weather we are advised to wear dresses with deep cuts in the shoulder area.

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Frilled Dresses

Designers Passion for frills reached the highest point. Frills are everywhere: starting at the collar and cuffs area of dresses to footwear and accessories.


Floral Print

Although it is fall, designers are in no hurry to give up the floral theme. Favorite is the total floral looks when from head to toe are present buttons of roses, filled with blossom poppies, exotic orchids, etc. Thus, each dress is transformed into a flourishing summer garden.

Evening dresses 2016 2017

Gothic Style Dress

Using all the inspiration, designers have gone back to “the dark side”, falling in love for the Gothic look yet a year ago. Inspired by it, they released new designs of sad silk, velvet and lace dresses. Only now, the lines have become softer and utopian, giving rise to the new gothic-romantic style.

Gothic style dresses

Analyzing fall winter 2016-2017 dresses, we conclude that the basis of all trends is femininity and originality with the help of which you can create really current and harmonious looks.

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