Last updated on May 9th, 2019 at 06:10 am

Bandage dress is a modern female outfit introduced by the famous fashion brand, Herve Leger. It is also known as – body-con the short form of body conscious dress. Since its origin in the late 20th century, it has continuously been gaining popularity and preferences from ladies around the world. A bandage dress is made of stretchable bandage strips that stick to the body quite firmly.

Bandage Dress

As the years passed, designers tested and applied different patterns to this specific form of outfit to make it more fashionable and in line with the latest trends.

In the past few years, bandage dress has literally become a must-have item in everyone’s closets. Below are the reasons why your wardrobe should have this costume:

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1.  Flattering for a Curvy Figure

Bandage dresses are usually considered most suitable for curvy figures. The reason is, this outfit expresses the physical magnificence of a lady. Generally, bandage dresses aren’t recommended for the ladies who do not have a good physique. I would rather disagree with it. A bandage dress not only blesses an exposure to your stunning physical structure, but also helps in further enhancing it.

Moderate use of bandage dresses can be effective in reducing fat as well. For this, you will have to alter the dress by pulling the bandage strips from specific areas. Even though you might not feel comfortable initially, you’ll get used to it after a while.

2.  Always in the Trend

Since its introduction, the bandage dress has always been in the trend. Initially, these were stitched explicitly for an individual with specific measurements. However, now, an average sized bandage dress or body-con would fit in on most of the ladies.

All that have changed about the bandage dress over the years are its colors and patterns. Meanwhile, designers created different variants including Strapless, V-Neck, One Shoulder, Mini, A-Line, Sleeveless, Gown and Short Sleeve.

The trend of bandage dress began in Paris and flourished in the western regions like a wild fire. It is also being appreciated in the East now.

3.  Comfortable to Wear

Though bandage dresses are tight and sticky, they give an ultimate feel of comfort. It is easy to get in to such type of dress and one can even wear it with a period underwear. So, if you are in a rush and getting late for a party, spend just a few minutes to put on this dress, and there you go! Besides, the dress has a tendency to match with a range of jewels, footwear and other accessories.

Bandage dresses are there for almost three decades now.The best way to find latest dresses is to go online and shop around. You will be amazed to see the variety of dresses available in all types of colors and styles. They are also available in fashionable designs, that’s why you see many celebrities wearing them.

So, what do you think? Are you getting one for yourself? Tell us in the comments section.


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