Kids generally have strong likes and dislikes and so it is best to take their opinions before buying a dress. When you buy dresses for kids, make sure that they are comfortable to wear and the finish of the closures are well made and sewn.
Metallic zippers and closures of low quality can cause allergic reactions on their delicate skin. As far as possible choose bright cheerful colors for dresses. Sober and more sophisticated colors can be worn once they grow up.
Designs and Styles of Dresses for Kids
You can choose either a sleeveless design or a ruffle dress with flutter sleeves. Short ruffle dresses in fabrics like cotton, linen and cotton blends are great options for the summer. If you are looking for something more dressy, then go for a short ruffle dress with lace and metallic embellishments at the bodice.
A knee length or mid thigh length halter dress with elasticized tie ups at the neck and tiered double ruffles at the skirt is a good option for casual dresses. Choose such girls clothing in fabrics like cotton voile and linen for a comfortable fit.
Patterns like small stars and seashells looks very fetching in such dresses. While selecting a sleeveless dress for your little girl, make sure that the elasticized tie ups are not too tight as they might dig into the skin and cause rashes.
A racer back tank dress is essentially an A-line dress without sleeves with a racerback. Choose fabrics like jersey or cotton blend for a comfortable fit. These type of dresses are available in many designs and patterns with nautical stripes and ditsy floral prints being the most popular.
It is simple dress with a fitted bodice and three to four tiers at the skirt. For a special occasion like a birthday or party, you can choose from tiered dresses made in fabrics like organza, silk and chiffon.
Pastel colors like lavender, butterscotch, peach and baby pink will look gorgeous in such dresses. Tiered dresses with piping on the skirt and rosettes on the bodice are also great choices for special occasion dresses for kids.
Drop Waist Dress
A drop waist dress is a dress that has a longer bodice and a shorter skirt. Drop waist dresses are very popular among young girls and they look quite charming too.
Drop waist dresses in fabrics like cotton and linen are good choices for the summer. These type of dresses are also available in fancier versions with lace trimmings and sequin details as well as self tie and side pockets.
Select dresses for kids that have a modern design and which is comfortable to wear. You can even sew such dresses at home, if you have good sewing skills.