Today I am going to talk about the drop waist dress. For those of you who don’t already know what it is, it’s basically a skater dress or a flared mini dress with the waist falling below your belly button. The first question you might have is that if you don’t move your waist down, you won’t look shorter. The answer is that the flared cut and short length of the dress balances the dropped waist design. The result is a very loose and airy looking dress. To better show you how to style it, I have compiled a list of really great drop waist dress outfit ideas for you. let’s check it out
White floral print sleeveless dress with dropped waist
First, let me show you how a drop waist dress can make you look so breezy and refreshing. This dress is a white sleeveless floral dress with a dropped waist. As you can see, one nice benefit of wearing a dress like this is that you don’t have to be in your best shape to look your best. For the shoes, wear a great suede slip on open toe shoes to add a feminine and refreshing touch to the outfit.
White sleeveless mini waist dress
This is a very typical drop waist dress with the typical mini neckline. In detail, it is a white sleeveless mini dress with a dropped waist. You can easily pair it with light pink pointed toe heels and pink leather handbag to look ladylike and pretty.
Gray long sleeve waist dress with boots
For a more casual and stylish look, you might want to try this outfit that is easy to take off. To achieve this look, you can wear a gray dress that has long sleeves and a low waist. Pair it with an elegant long necklace, short black and gray suede boots and a brown leather handbag to add style to the outfit.
Dark gray sleeveless ribbed drop waist dress
Now let’s look at this dress with some subtle ribbed detailing. It is a very elegant dark gray sleeveless drop waist sweater dress. To look more artistic and playful, you can pair the dress with a black floppy hat. For the shoes, wear a pair of light gray suede ankle boots to look more elegant and feminine.
Gray checked mini dress with dropped waist
Instead of a solid color dress, you can also choose a patterned dress that looks a little more sophisticated. For example, you can wear this gray dropped waist dress that features some very small and subtle plaids. To complete this outfit in a casual way, you can simply combine the dress with white sneakers.
Gray dress from Heather with a long boho-style necklace
A very easy way to create a boho style outfit is to wear a long boho style necklace with a very simple dress. For example, you can wear a boho necklace with this heather gray waist dress to look relaxed and beautiful. Pair these pieces with nude strappy sandals to keep the boho theme consistent.
Black and white striped waist dress
For a girly and youthful look, you can wear a black and white striped drop waist dress. Simply pair the dress with white sneakers or a black and white conversation to complete the casual look. Or if you want to look more chic, you can wear pink pointed toe heels instead.
Black mini skater dress with dropped waist and felt hat
In a way, a drop waist dress is like a version of a shift dress with a flared hemline. It’s not hard to explain why the drop waist dress looks so casual and breezy. For example, this black tank drop waist dress resembles a black shift dress. Wear it with a black felt hat and black ballet flats to complete the look.
Pink long sleeve mini waist dress
To achieve a ladylike look that you can actually wear to the office, you can wear a pink dress with long sleeves and a dropped waist. To look more professional and smart, consider wearing a light pink leather handbag. For the shoes, a pair of light pink open heels should go perfectly with the rest of the outfit.
Black and white polka dot mini dress
To achieve an absolutely gorgeous look for the girl next door, choose a cute looking dress like this black and white polka dot polka dot dress. Pair the dress with a light gray leather mini backpack and a pair of pink and white sneakers to complete this adorable and youthful look.
Green and Navy Tribal Printed Collar Drop Waist Dress
For a more mature look that looks deeper and more professional, you can wear this green tribal print dress with a dropped waist and collar. To complete this outfit in an elegant way, you can simply wear black ankle straps with open toes. For more outfit ideas for similar shoes, check out our blog post on styling black heels with ankle straps.
Gray and white striped mini dress with a statement necklace
This outfit is a perfect demonstration of how a statement necklace can make a huge impact on an entire outfit. For example, this gray and white striped dress with a dropped waist is a simple and airy dress. You can pair it with light pink heels to complete a minimal look. To make this outfit even more eye-catching, you can wear it with a statement silver necklace.
Neon pink long sleeve mini dress with gray boots
One of the best and easiest ways to do this is by wearing neon pink as part of your outfit. For example, you can wear this neon pink dropped waist dress with a pair of light gray suede ankle boots. Wear a leopard print clutch to add an elegant touch to the overall look.
Black tank velvet drop waist dress
If you are looking for a dress that looks deeper and more elegant, you can choose one made of velvet. For example, here is a black velvet sleeveless waist dress, both of which look relatively elegant. Pair them with black ballet flats for a classy feel.
Red asymmetric dress with long sleeves
Here is a playful and sharp dress. It is a long-sleeved, low-waisted, high-low-waisted red dress. The waist on the left is slightly higher than on the right. Just pair it with light pink pointed toe heels to complete this adorable and attractive outfit.
Here are some of the best drop waist dress outfit ideas I just shared with you. For those of you who have never tried wearing the drop waist dress, give it a try. As you can see from the examples above, they peel off very easily.