Does your style tend to be a little romantic? Do you like little ruffles, pin tuck details, silk fabric, and sashes? If so, take a look at the sweet and pretty dresses I’ve gathered below. Each dress has a romantic little detail, whether it’s a peplum at the waist or a ruffle at the neckline. And, no worries! There’s not a bit of frou frou involved. These dresses are fresh, modern and understated too!
Dotted Dress 1 of 10This sweet, silky number features a tie front top with a bit of ruffle. Dotted in an understated way, with tan fabric. Pair with heels for work or parties.
$85 at Dear Creatures.
Silk Dress 2 of 10This 100% silk dress has an easy fit and an understated take on a nautical style, for fall. Available in black.
$290 at Dace.
Zelda Dress 3 of 10This season's ultimate party dress features cut-out lace sewn onto mesh. For those who are seeking a special party dress with more coverage, this is the perfect solution. Plus, who doesn't want to channel some Gatsby style at this year's holiday parties!
$554.73 at Plumo.
Calico Dress 4 of 10Designer, Lauren Moffatt, can do no wrong in my book. This dress features a yellow knit top, with a calico skirt and the sweetest little peplum in the front!
More information at Lauren Moffatt.
Strappy Dress 5 of 10Samantha Pleet makes this adorable spaghetti strap dress that has a flattering, fitted bodice. Pair it with blazers and cardis for fall.
More information at Samantha Pleet.
40’s Inspired Dress 6 of 10For a fresh take on your grandmother's 1940's wardrobe, wear this sweet straight dress with a peplum, made from pretty, navy printed fabric. The V-neck, fitted bodice, and straight skirt or ultra flattering.
$86.23 at ASOS.
Winter Moon Dress 7 of 10This 100% silk dress features a pin tuck neckline and a sweet keyhole closure in the back. The 60's inspired shift style looks stunning with boots or heels.
250 GBP at YMC.
Organza Dress 8 of 10The fabric alone is enough to give put this dress in the romantic category. Made of a silkl/wool blend, organza, the fabric shines in a simple sheath design.
$298 at J.Crew.
Vintage Crocheted Dress 9 of 10This sweet 1930's crochet dress is so cozy for fall and winter layered with black tights!
$258 at Dear Golden.
Scallop Party Dress 10 of 10Made of yellow silk, this adorable 1950's party dress is a very special piece!
$174 at Allen Co.
Top photo: YMC. All other photos from respective sources.
Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!