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Trend Alert! The 80s' Ruched Dress is Back in Style in 201923-MAY-2019

If you have not noticed or been bombarded by your Instagram feed, another major trend from the 80s that came back to the SS19 runway is the ruched dress. This might be something you have been avoiding as you may have a bad experience with the ruched dress at a younger age and still can’t shake off that awkward feeling. But that stops here!

With ruched dresses taking over the spotlight on the runway including House of Holland, Rejina Pyo, Ports 1961 and Preen, suddenly this renovated style became suitable for everybody.  

Ruched Dress on the SS19 Runway

Although ruching has been a longtime designer darling, only in recent years we are seeing more versatility in this style. With different silhouettes and fabrics, from everyday wear to evening wear, no matter your body type, there is always one dress for you that will work the magic. Let’s get some ideas and inspirations from celebrities’ tried and true ruched dress looks.

Ruched Dress is Back in Style in 2019

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How celebrities style ruched dress

American Supermodel Kendall Jenner wearing an off-shoulder ruched mini dress in refreshing lake blue with a pair of green ankle boots. Her look is sweet and summery, perfect for an event or a Sunday afternoon picnic.

Ruched Dress - Kendall Jenner

There is nothing more feminine and romantic than a ruched cocktail dress. British actress Emma Roberts attended an evening event with this gorgeous champagne colored dress.

Ruched Dress - Emma Roberts

From Monday to Sunday, from dates to casual events, nothing a beautifully ruched dress can’t hold. Check out Kylie Jenner’s body-hugging ruched dress. Style it up with heels and style it down with sneakers and a leather jacket. No matter you are on the street or at a party, you are guaranteed to be noticed. If your body is as curvey as Kylie, you will definitely appreciate the flexibility a stretchy ruched dress can provide.

Ruched Dress - Kylie Jenner

According to Pinterest, ruching searches are up 108 percent, that speaks volume. If you feel bold and want to be social media ready, take note from this stunning eye-catching mixed plaid ruched dress Korean star Jo Bo-ah wore. With a strong vintage reference, this dress is no doubt a statement-making piece.  

Ruched Dress - Jo Bo-ah

Check out Jo Bo-ah's look here

For the nights to remember, Korean singer Rosé (Blackpink) featured a sexy and edgy green ruched mini dress. The slip on and body-hugging silhouette with the ruched detailing at the waist area made this dress capable of standing out of the crowd effortlessly.  

Ruched Dress - Blackpink Rose-2

Check out Rosé's look here

When you see your favorite celebrity wears the same trend multiple times, you know it is about high time for you to jump in! Rosé’s sexy ruched mini dress caught our eye, especially with the heavy-duty hiking boots. Her look screams youth and style and radiates the vibe that she is ready to rock the world.  

Ruched Dress - Blackpink Rose

Check out Rosé's look here


Time to get your own Ruched Dress

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NOT YOUR ROSE Square Lace-Up Dress


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RECTO Ruched V Neck Dress


Stylenanda Floral Print Ruched Sleeveless Dress

STYLENANDA Floral Print Ruched Sleeveless Dress


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STYLENANDA Tie-Dye Pattern Tube Dress


Fashion editors foresaw the booming trend of the ruched dress last fall. Here we are living and breathing this amazing trend and witnessing it blossom. I hope today’s article provided you the right ideas to better equip your wardrobe with this uprising trend.

Which one is your favorite ruched dress this season? DO share your thoughts in comments.

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