Outfit: A Brief History Of The Wrap Dress


Perhaps few things are more modern and yet classic than the wrap dress, or in the case of this floral dress a faux wrap.
The modern incarnation has only been around since the 1970s (thanks Diane von Furstenberg!) although the basic elements started popping up in American sportswear in the 1930s and 40s. Karina Dresses continues the tradition with American made dresses crafted in Brooklyn. The dresses are easy to fit and easy to wear; they never need ironing, stretch and move perfectly with you--a perfect basic dress to have in your closet. I received this floral dress from Karina Dresses and thought it looked best styled simply; a basic pair of flats, a perfect late summer sun hat, and you're out the door enjoying the last of the warm weather.
details: UV hat, Karina dress c/o, old flats, Bill Skinner bird ring
*all pictures by me* 

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8 comments:

  1. where did you acquire all this knowledge regarding the history of wrap dresses??? anyway, i love all the little flowers on this dress. especially with that hat(: the pictures of you wearing the hat and facing away from the camera are so lovely and mysterious

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  2. Fantastic hat! Love the setting for your pictures too, it's perfect.

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  3. Amei demais seu look, amo a cor do seu cabelo!
    Beijos, Jell e Marcelo
    www.urbanoeretro.com.br

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  4. Lovely pics, and I love that adorable ring!

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  5. I'm in love with your blog! and your hair is gorgeous by the way:)

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  6. I!ve always love the wrap dress, they suit almost every body type and look glamorous.

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  7. Hi Rebecca, I loved your blogue and i would like to follow you on your blogue. Sorry but how can i do this?

    Kisses
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