Think a flattering, nipped-in waistband that's actually comfortable is a bit of a stretch? Think again
A defined silhouette is always a good look and, if the popularity of our smocked-waist dresses and jumpsuits is anything to go by, you agree. Offering all the allure of an hour-glass figure with none of the restriction, the elasticated ruching gently shapes without getting in the way of your day. Whether you’re a dress devotee or have recently signed up to the jumpsuit fan club, there are plenty of designs to choose from. Take these two floral-print numbers – with their flowing fabric and effortless versatility, they’ll look just as good dressed down with trainers later in the season as they will with sandals now. Effortless style? It’s a cinch.
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