Fashion Trends

Hourglass Silhouettes Are The Sultry New Look On The Summer Catwalks

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For fashionistas who have officially embraced their toned new summer bodies, there’s nothing quite like a waist-cinching ensemble to showcase your efforts. For Summer 2016, hourglass silhouettes were de rigueur on the season’s catwalks and made a splash in various forms. From figure-flattering belted frocks to sexy one-piece outfits, here’s how to embrace the trend at work and at play this season.

Casual Chic

For a low key Saturday look, take your sartorial cues from the Balmain runway and strut the streets in a fitted brown jumpsuit. The look of neutral shades, a skintight silhouette and long sleeves lends an effortlessly sexy appeal to your ensemble. Meanwhile, a wide belt helps to accentuate your proportions in the catsuit for a desirable effect. To complete your outfit, add an oversized metallic collar necklace and a pair of strappy brown gladiator sandals.

Work Wear

If you’re heading to an after hours work event, convey both elegance and professionalism in round-necked white sleeveless number (as spotted at Diane von Furstenberg). The look of delicate pleats, textured trim and a nipped-in waist can easily wrap up your style. Try accessorizing your dress with metallic strappy sandals, gold bangles and a floral hair accessory if you’re feeling the summertime vibes.

Evening

As the sunny daytime hours shift into nighttime, look no further than the Etro runway for your sartorial inspiration. Slip into a sleeveless black fit and flare frock with a slightly flowing hemline and dainty embroidered accents. The look of floral accents and a thin belt create a ladylike yet subtly sexy effect for the wee hours, while a thin choker necklace adds visual interest.

Photos: Style.com 



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