How and where to buy?
It is a seasonal summer tradition to wear white, a color that evokes feelings of cool breeze on a hot sticky day. This year 2015 heralds another round of white virginal dresses. From flirty casual dresses to more lacy feminine ones, these divine pearly creations are definitely in vogue.
American Eagle, a clothing brand that is geared toward teenagers and young adults, has a large selection of white dresses for the summer. The selection comprises many round-collared dresses with above-the-knee hemlines. The following are a few names and corresponding prices that are available at the moment: AEO Pintucked $49.95/ AEO Layered Embroidered $59.95/ AEO Tiered Babydoll $44.95/ AEO Lace Shift Dress $69.95. Other dresses range between $30 and $60 in price, but are always lower than $100. Similar clothing brands include Charlotte Russe, Papaya, Wet Seal.Abercrombie and Fitch is another clothing brand with the same audience as American Eagle. This year’s summer dresses consist of many high-colored and detailed back white dresses. Maxi and midi dresses continue to be a current trend, with lacy overlay being the newest addition. The following are a few names and corresponding prices that are available at the moment: Lace Swing Dress $54/ Lace Pleated Tier Dress $68/ Asymmetrical Lace Maxi Dress $78. A&F dresses are a bit higher in price range than American Eagle dresses, but are alike in that they’re always under $100.
Zara is a European clothing brand that recently expanded into the U.S. The fresh cuts and bold style reflect that European sensibility. Zara targets young professionals with apparel that tends to be semi-casual to formal.The following are a few names and corresponding prices that are available at the moment: Jacquard Dress $39.90/ Double Layer Dress $49.90/ Mid-length Flounce Dress with Open Back $99.90/ Crochet Cape Sleeve Dress $99.90/ Combined Dress $59.90/ Lace Dress $129. Perhaps reflecting the more mature target audience, the prices of these dresses are significantly higher than those of A&F or American Eagle, ranging from $35 to over $100. Other European brands that are striking a fashion trend in the United States include MANGO, TopShop, and H&M .
DISCLAIMER: Prices ascribed to the various dresses above were found online 5/4/15, and may not reflect the current cost of those items.