Diane von Furstenberg, Emporio Armani, Emanuel Ungaro, Oscar De La Renta, Giorgio Armani, Etro
Short sundresses of straight, close fitting and trapezoidal cut are in fashion, relevant styles are «baby doll» and models with a flared skirt. For the top of the sundresses designers often choose American armhole or simple solution with straps with square or semi-circular neckline. Also sundresses with straps on one shoulder can be found in the collections.
Diane von Furstenberg (1,2), Badgley Mischka, Carolina Herrera, Elie Saab (5,6)
Among the trendy maxi length sundresses there are – models of fitted silhouette with and without straps, as well as straight and trapeze sundresses with simple or American armhole. Actual combination of bodice and skirt with drapery, crossing of front straps and an open back.
Mara Hoffman, Dolce & Gabbana, Max Mara, DKNY, Roberto Cavalli, Alexander Wang
One of the main trends of the season are slip-sundresses on spaghetti straps. Basically, designers offer concise one-piece models of straight silhouette, but more sophisticated lingerie cut is also relevant, including flirty shorter «baby doll».
Fendi, Giles, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Guy Laroche, Chalayan
Sundresses-skirts are still very popular, most designers offer shortened models, which does not exclude the maximum length. Besides the simple straight and trapezoidal cut, sundresses-skirts on the gather and pleated models are found in the collections.
Isabel Marant, Emporio Armani, Betsey Johnson, Bottega Veneta, Chalayan, Guy Laroche
Frills, flounces and fringe are – one of the most popular design elements of the sundresses in the new season. Actual model may consist entirely of flounces or fringe. Except the traditional solutions, designers use pleated fabrics and original fringe resembling pieces of paper from shredder.
Michael Kors, Reem Acra, Versace, Mara Hoffman, Christopher Kane, Akris
Original cut-outs on the chest, waist and abdomen are still relevant for sundresses of the summer 2014, mainly designers place their symmetrically. Materials with curly laser cutting and translucent pattern are very popular.
Naeem Khan, Fendi, Emporio Armani, Custo Barcelona, Elie Saab, Diesel Black Gold
Translucent fabrics are in fashion such as – chiffon, mesh, lace, organza, fabrics with sequins and pleating. Very relevant are layering and bright decor of embroidery, lace, crystals and beads, asymmetric cut of hem is quite common.
DKNY, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Gucci, Naeem Khan, Just Cavalli
The most popular monophonic solutions are – sundresses of white and beige colors, pink is also in fashion, all shades of blue, bright red, coral, orange, navy blue and purple. Bright prints have become one of the leading trends of the season, new collections include sundresses in check, polka dots, stripes, with a floral pattern and ethnic ornament, seascapes and mixed prints.