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Add Panache to Your Style Game With These A-line Dress Patterns

A-Line Dress Pattern
The A-line dress pattern has always managed to find its way back into the trends of the time. Ever since they were first created by Christian Dior, they have been a hot favorite among women all over the world.
Rohini Mohan
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017
The quintessential A-Line Dress pattern was introduced by Christian Dior during his spring collection of 1955, though this collection was heavily pleated, which was later redefined in style. The A-line as we know today was redesigned in 1958 by Yves Saint Laurent, who succeeded Dior and his woman's clothing empire.
The new pattern had the distinct design which flared down from the shoulder line. This pattern no longer had plaits or slits, instead it was made to fit around the waist with inner seams or belts. They were a popular 1950s fashion trend and were dominant during the 60s.

The dress, regained popularity during the 1990s and have once again returned to the limelight, with designers trying to create new high fashion patterns for the modern women. It became a favorite bridal wear, and has managed to regain its lost appeal, as more and more to be brides are reverting back to these classy and suave wedding dresses because of the diverse styles they offer.
A-Line Dress Patterns for Women
Vintage A line dress
This is a classic vintage A-line dress pattern, which has returned into the mainstream fashion, this season. This pattern amalgamates the cute with the sensual, and reminds us of Betty Boop, in all her splendor! Combine this dress with peep toe pumps/booties, or other simple heels.
A line maxi dress
This is an example of the ankle length A-line dress, which looks a lot like a Maxi dress, except for the tapered waist. When you are on the hunt for this design, ensure that the dress has some semblance of sleeves and has a well-defined waist. You may wear this dress with gladiator sandals, or wedges. You may also try wearing a belt to enhance the A-line of your dress.
Halter Neck
Halter neck A line pattern dress
A halter neck dress with an A-line pattern is the perfect choice for spring and summer time. You may wear a halter neck for a casual setting or go in for a richer fabric and design, which can be worn for a more formal occasion. Similarly, the halter neck A-line dress may be worn really short, or mid-length. Ankle length dresses are a suitable option for bridesmaid and wedding dresses, especially if they are tapered at the shoulder and waist.
Woman in lace dress
A lace dress is a must-have for every woman. It is the perfect blend of innocence and class, thus making it a quick and convenient option for a midday brunch/date. As you can see in the image given, that the dress has a distinct A-line appeal. You may adapt this pattern in bolder shades of maroon or black.
Strapless Bubble
Bubble pattern dress
The Bubble, and the Tulip patterns, can also be adapted into attractive A-line dresses. Both these patterns, look better on women who are really slender, because the dresses add volume to their frame. You may enhance the tapering of the waist by wearing an appropriate belt. The dresses which have tie-ups at the waist, will aid you in tightening the dress, in order to give it a more A-line appeal.
V neck dress with A line pattern
A well-defined V-neck, when combined with the A-line dress pattern, gives you phenomenally sensual results. There are different types of V-neck patterns available, so make sure you pick up a dress you'll be comfortable in. You may wear it with stockings or leggings, along with simple booties-heels, calf boots, or elegant peep-toes. This pattern can be worn ultra short, or in longish patterns, depending on the shape of your body, and your preference.
A line tunic dress pattern
An extremely cute pattern, which instantly reminds us of Audrey Hepburn and her evergreen fashion quotient! The simple A-line tunic dress looks great with the boat-neck, and the polo-neck pattern as well. You may go in for full-sleeved, gathered, puffed, or even sleeveless patterns. Wear these tunics with or without legging/stockings, and fashionably high heels. Feel free to wear as many chains and beads as you wish, to embellish your dress.
A line dress with off shoulder pattern
A-line dresses with an off-the-shoulder pattern, looks stunning on some women. This pattern compliments women who are petite and are gifted with slender arms, and shoulders. You may wear this pattern in short tunic style dresses, which look really cute when worn with chunky/sleek belts. Another great pattern is the full-length dresses, which are an excellent option for formal events. Avoid wearing chains with this dress pattern, and instead opt for long/chunky earrings.
Sweetheart Neckline
Sweetheart A line pattern
A sweetheart A-line is a fairly common dress pattern, because of its sheer utility. It allows women to be comfortable as well as gracefully dressed. This pattern complements women of all shapes and sizes, which is why it is such a popular option. Since the A-line gives you the freedom to move with ease, you may wear varying degrees of this pattern for casual and leisurely outings.
A line tube dress pattern
This pattern works wonders for formal settings, though you may opt for shorter A-line tube dresses as well. However, in case you do go in for the ankle length variety, you'll need to make sure the fabric cascades in an asymmetrical fashion. You may wear a chunky necklace with this pattern, or go in for chunky earrings. Always wear a bit of heels with this pattern, as flat sandals, will make you look stunted.
The timeless A-line dress pattern shall remain a classic and chic attire for many more years to come. If you want your dresses to personify beauty, that sustains a sharp yet subtle charm, A-line dresses have to be your ultimate choice. Forge ahead and guide some panache into your dressing sense!