Summer 2012 Trend: Skater Dresses

June 19, 2012 • Fashion Blog, Trends

Here we have a re-trend. If you remember Dorothy Hamill or had her haircut then you are certainly familiar with the skater dress. It made a fashion reappearance in the 80’s. Think fitted bodice with a circle skirt and you have the idea. The length can vary although the mini (mid-thigh) version is more prevalent. Not to worry, if you are wary of a mini (I am) you can find a midi skirt length if you search. The beauty of the skater dress is that it is flattering on almost everyone and is simple to wear. You can chose a solid or a pattern and just add some stilettos and you are good to go. No ice skates needed. But we won’t tell anyone if you feel the need to twirl! Here are 10 skater dresses we adore now:

1. ASOS Skater Dress With Cut Out Shoulder, $23.20

2. ASOS Full Circle Botanical Print Fit & Flare Dress, $149.13

3. Miss Selfridge Nude Sleevless Skater Dress, $74

4. Choolips Skater Dress In Tropical Flower Print, $86.99

5. Boy. by Band of Outsiders Sleeveless Dress with Ruffles, $925

6. Ted Baker Fit & Flare Dress In Stripe Print, $263.46

7. TOPSHOP Scuba Skater Dress, $92

8. ASOS Rare Chiffon One Shoulder Midi Skater Dress, $63.79

9. Mulberry Metallic Jacquard Dress, $310

10. Aqua Floyd Dress Structured Skater with Metal Section Belt, $190.56

– Lauren Dimet Waters

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