Today, I am going to talk about the drop waist dress. For those of you who don’t already know what it is, it is basically a skater dress or flared mini dress that has the waistline dropped below your belly button. The first question you may have is that doesn’t moving your waistline down make you look shorter. The answer is that the flared cutting and the short length of the dress does compensate for the drop waist design. The result is a very laid back and breezy looking dress. To better show you how to style it, I have put together a list of some really good drop waist dress outfit ideas for you. Let’s check it out.
White Sleeveless Floral Printed Drop Waist Dress
To start off the list, let me show you how a drop waist dress can make you look so breezy and refreshing. This dress is a white sleeveless floral printed drop waist dress. As you can see, a nice advantage of wearing such dress is that you don’t have to be in your best shape to look good. For the shoes, wear great suede slip on open toe shoes to add a feminine and refreshing touch to the outfit.
White Sleeveless Mini Drop Waist Dress
This is very typical drop waist dress with that signature mini flared cutting. In details, it is a white sleeveless mini drop waist dress. You can simply pair it with pale pink pointed toe heels and a pink leather purse to look ladylike and lovely.
Grey Long Sleeve Drop Waist Dress with Boots
For a more casual and stylish look, you may want to try this outfit that is pretty easy to pull off. To achieve this look, you can wear a grey long sleeve drop waist dress. Pair it with a stylish long necklace, a pair of black and grey suede short boots and a brown leather clutch bag to add some style to the outfit.
Dark Grey Ribbed Sleeveless Drop Waist Dress
Now, let’s take at a look at this dress with some subtle ribbed details. It is a very elegant dark grey sleeveless drop waist sweater dress. To look more artistic and playful, you can pair the dress with a black floppy hat. For the shoes, wear a pair of light grey suede ankle boots to look more elegant and feminine.
Grey Plaid Drop Waist Mini Dress
Instead of a solid-colored dress, you can choose a patterned dress that look just a little more sophisticated. For example, you can wear this grey drop waist dress that comes with some very small and subtle plaid patterns. To complete this outfit casually, you can simply pair the dress with white sneakers.
Heather Grey Dress with Boho Style Long Necklace
One very simple way to form a boho style outfit is to wear a long boho style necklace with a very simple dress. For example, you can wear a boho necklace with this heather grey drop waist dress to look relaxed and beautiful. Pair these pieces with nude strappy sandals to keep the boho theme consistent.
Black and White Striped Drop Waist Dress
For a girly and youthful look, you can wear a black and white striped drop waist dress. Simply pair the dress with white sneakers or black and white low top converse to complete the casual look. Or if you want to look more chic, you can wear pink pointed toe heels instead.
Black Tank Drop Waist Mini Skater Dress with Felt Hat
In a way, a drop waist dress is like a version of shift dress that comes with a flared cutting at the hem. It is not difficult to explain why the drop waist dress looks so casual and breezy. For example, this black tank drop waist dress like very much like a black shift dress. Simply pair it with a black felt hat and black ballet flats to complete the outfit.
Pink Long Sleeve Mini Drop Waist Dress
To achieve a ladylike look that you can actually wear to the office, you can wear a pink long sleeve drop waist dress. To make yourself look more professional and smarter, you may want to wear a pale pink leather clutch bag. For the shoes, a pair of pale pink open toe heels should match with the rest of the outfit perfectly.
Black and White Polka Dot Mini Dress
To achieve an absolutely lovely girl-next-door look, you may want to choose a cute looking dress like this black and white polka dot drop waist dress. Pair the dress with a mini light grey leather backpack and a pair of pink and white sneakers to complete this adorable and youthful look.
Green and Navy Tribal Printed Collar Drop Waist Dress
For a more mature look that looks deeper and more professional, you can wear this green tribal printed drop waist dress that comes with a collar. To complete this outfit in an elegant way, you can simply wear black ankle strap open toe heels. For more outfit ideas of similar shoes, you may want to take a look at our blog post on how to style black ankle strap heels.
Grey and White Striped Mini Dress with Statement Necklace
This outfit is a perfect demonstration on how a statement necklace can make a huge impact on an entire outfit. For example, this grey and white striped drop waist dress is a simple and breezy dress. You can pair it with pale pink heels to complete a minimal look. Yet, to make this outfit more eye catching, you can wear a silver statement necklace to do just that.
Neon Pink Long Sleeve Mini Dress with Grey Boots
Specking of being eye catching, one of the best and easiest ways to do that is to wear something neon pink as part of your outfit. For example, you can wear this neon pink drop waist dress with a pair of light grey suede heeled ankle boots. Wear a leopard print clutch bag to add a elegant touch to the overall look.
Black Tank Velvet Drop Waist Dress
If you want to have a dress that looks deeper and more elegant, you may want to choose one that is made of velvet. For example, here is a black velvet sleeveless drop waist dress that looks both relatively more elegant. Pair them with black ballet heels to keep the elegant feel consistent.
Red Asymmetrical Long Sleeve Drop Waist Dress
Here is a playful and sharp dress. It is a red long sleeve drop waist dress that has a high low waistline design, with the waistline on the left side a little higher than the right side. Simply pair it with pale pink pointed toe heels to complete this adorable and attractive outfit.
Here are some of the best drop waist dress outfit ideas that I have just shared with you. For those of you who haven’t tried wearing the drop waist dress before, go ahead and give it a try. As you can see from the above examples, they are really easy to pull off.