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14 Women Dress Types You need to Check Out


We’re smack bang in the middle of summer, and it is time to whip out all your favourite type of dresses for the hot weather outside. The season calls for us to get decked up in not just the best of women dresses but also keeping up with the latest fashion trends for women. Today, we take you through the many different types of dresses for women that let you have fun in the sun with maximum comfort. Lifestyle offers you the best of fashion and convenience, all in one place. Without further ado, let’s look at the classic 14 types of women’s dress types to stock up on and put your best foot forward

1. A-Line DressCOLOUR ME Women Embroidered A-Line Dress - Women's Dress Types

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Being a type of frock that is extremely casual, an A-line dress’ skirt forms an A shape, hence the name, and works perfectly in soft fabrics.

2. Midi Type Dress

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Any type of midi dress can be defined by its length—falling a couple of inches below the knees. This length gives the dress a classic, vintage look that you can flaunt as part of many outfit ideas for women.

3. Bodycon Dress

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Types of bodycon dresses, short for “body conscious,” are designed to give you a flattering silhouette. This dress is made of a figure hugging fabric, ensuring that it fits you like a glove and gives you a sensual, curvy look.

4. Fit and Flare Dress

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This is quite a stylish dress with a fitted bodice and a skirt that flares out. The skirt adds a fun look and is often adorned with attractive prints and patterns. These women’s dress types are evergreen and definitely a must-have.

5. Off-Shoulder Dress

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An off-shoulder dress has no sleeves so as to expose the wearer’s shoulders. Sometimes, there are sleeves that fall exactly in line with the neckline, right below your shoulder blades. These women’s dress types have become a popular choice among women of all body types.

6. Shift Dress

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This is a type of a casual dress has a straight silhouette down the shoulders. It is loose fitting and often has a boat neck with darts stitched along the bust.

7. Maxi Dress

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A maxi dress is a type of long dress that is especially popular during the summers for creating a boho look. The hem of this dress falls right above your ankles with a slit that runs up till your mid-thigh.

8. T-Shirt Dress

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Designed as an oversized t-shirt, this is basically a t-shirt in the pattern of a dress. One of the most casual options you could wear in the summers, these dresses go well both with or without different types of bottom wear for women!

9. Tube Dress

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These are among the most popular women’s dress types that have no sleeves at all and, as a result, looks like a tube—hence the name. Often tight fitting and short, this is a fun party option that you can set aside for a summer night event.

10. Sheath Dress

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This is a type of dress is designed in a body-fitting shape, with a straight cut and a defined waistline. Frequently worn for formal occasions, this is one of the best pear shaped body dresses as it accentuates your waist and hips.

11. Wrap Dresses

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This dress is categorised by pieces of overlapping fabric wrapped around your waist and either tied or sewn together. Opt for flowy fabrics and you’re sure to achieve a super chic look with this one!

12. Asymmetrical Dress

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In these women’s dress types, the hemline of this dress is asymmetrical, giving it a very unique look that you can flaunt in the summer. If you’re looking for the best ethnic wear options for the summer, you can also find these in traditional prints.

13. Halter Dress

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This is a very stylish type of neck dress that is designed to give the wearer’s back and neck a flattering look. These women’s dress types usually are backless and have strings that can be tied behind the neck.

14. Empire Waist

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Designed to replicate a royal look, the bodice of this dress ends right below the bustline. The skirt below is long and flowy, giving you a high-waisted look. This dress comes close to a type of ethnic wear with a modern edge.

These women’s dress types will keep you well prepared to serve the best looks this season. Made with the most comfortable fabrics, all types of dresses are available at Lifestyle in soft and light materials. You can shop for these women’s dress types and other clothing options on Lifestyle at unbelievable prices! We offer dresses from top clothing brands in India, so you can rest assured you’re getting the best of the best!


What are different dress types called?

Different types of long dresses and short dresses are called maxi dresses, mini dresses, fit and flare dresses, cocktail dresses, sheath dresses, and many more.

What are women’s dresses called?

There are many new types of dresses that are called bardot dresses, pinafore dresses, sundresses, pencil dresses, blazer dresses, and more.

What’s trending in dresses?

The latest season calls for different types of one-piece dresses that are ideal for the summer. Floral prints, comfortable fabrics like cotton, and a loose fit are trending right now. Other examples include smock dresses, shirt dresses, etc.

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Niddhi Kumar
Niddhi Kumar
10 months ago

Women’s Dress Types are not so complicated when you know how to pair them to get the perfect outfit. I came across this article and it is really informative as it helps you stay in sync with styles.

Avni Singh
Avni Singh
9 months ago

Women’s Dress Types come with a large variety for them to choose from. You can easily find an outfit option for any occasion. And such articles just help you choose right.

Sakshi verma
Sakshi verma
9 months ago

The article not only talks about the Women’s Dress Types but also which one will work the best for you.

Navya Burman
Navya Burman
8 months ago

Being a shopaholic, I like to buy new clothes every day, and then I came across this blog It has so many new women’s dress options along with many designs and patterns. This blog has made my work simple

Payal Rajapara
Payal Rajapara
7 months ago

The blog has stated some of the most flattering Women’s Dress Types that a pear body type needs.

Shubham Sharma
Shubham Sharma
2 months ago

I want to try out different styles and this is the perfect article for beginners in fashion. It has already helped me a lot. All the Women Dress Types are lovely.

Balaji V
Balaji V
2 months ago

I was honestly not aware about most of the Women Dress Types from the list, After reading this I fell in love with Asymmetrical Dress and Sheath Dress. Surely getting my hands on these.