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The bandage dress is definitely aptly named. Made out of tons of stretchy strips, the bandage dress is like a body shaper built into your dress. The incredibly trendy dress has lots of fans. From celebs such as Katy Perry and Taraji P. Henson to Jennifer Lopez, the bandage is definitely one hot little number. So get ready to up the va-va-voom factor and try one on for yourself.
If you're a fan of the bandage dress you've probably heard of Hervé Leger. The brand is famous for its fashion-forward and sexy bandage dress styles. Hervé Leger, created by designer Hervé L. Leroux, was the first brand to produce the bandage dress. Leroux used materials that were super stretchy to mold to the female shape, making the dresses incredibly sultry and figure flattering.
Why it Works
The bandage dress is basically made up of separate strips of thick stretchy fabric sewn together to create a dress. Not only do bandage dresses suck you in, but they smooth out your shape, which is why they're so incredibly popular. If you don't believe it, head over to a store that sells bandage dresses and slip one on. Every woman wants a dress that'll make them look better, and the bandage dress definitely does the trick.
How to Wear it
Just because the bandage dress is inherently flattering doesn't mean you can't mess up the trend. Since these dresses are tight, you'll want to make sure you're wearing the right size. Get one too small and you run the risk of looking like a stuffed sausage. One too big totally ruins the figure-flattering effect of the dress. If you're not sure which size is best for you, take a friend with you or ask a salesperson.
If the bandage dress is too much for you, start out slowly with a bandage skirt. They're exactly the same as bandage dresses except they're, well ... skirts. Pair yours with a fitted top to go full-on sultry or tone it down a little bit and throw on an over-sized tee for an understated sexy look.