Dress Crimes: the unravelling bandage dress

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Seeing as the tone has already been well and truly lowered around here today with the cup-free bras and the crocheted bikini, we thought we may as well throw caution to the wind and lower it that little bit further with our current pet hate from the world of formal dresses: a little something we think of as "The Unravelling Bandage Dress".

What’s the deal with this trend? We’ve been seeing this style of dress a lot recently as we diligently police the world of online fashion, and it never fails to amaze us. Seriously, can you ever imagine feeling comfortable in a dress like this? With special cut-outs for your love handles (if you have them) to pop out of, and room for a bit of boob underhang? We can’t. We’d be walking around with our arms crossed firmly over our chests all day long in this baby, but if you’d wear it with pride, you’ll find it at eDressMe, where it’s $298.

5 Comments

  • August 25, 2008

    Amanda

    I cannot stand the bandage dress. What was it inspired by? Decomposing mummies? Burn victims? Injured gymnasts? I’ve seen these on celebs with the hottest bods in the business, and even they look awkward and lumpy.

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  • August 26, 2008

    helen

    At first I totally dismissed this as a crime of fashion, but i kept looking back at it. I enjoy the lines and the wrapping in the dress. the only thing I don’t like is the gaps were the skin shows. Perhaps with some sort of under dress underneath? It also occurs to me the the dress would work a little better if it were floor length. hmmm…

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  • August 26, 2008

    Jackie

    haha. i actually think it matches the open cup bra which frames the boobs. hehehe

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  • August 26, 2008

    Anna

    I’m agreeing with Helen. The dress as it is right now is really unfortunate, but maybe if it was a little less formal it would be cute with a contrasting cami under it…

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  • November 29, 2008

    Lai-Lai

    I like it, but it’s more for dancing.

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