I Don't Mean to Brag, But I've Just Found Spring's #1 Dress

We’re only a third of the way through the year, and already so many It dresses have emerged. First, there was leopard print, which, after taking over skirts and coats, is setting its sights on dominating the frock scene. Then things got brand-specific when a host of top influencers wore M.92’s smock dress.

Throw in the Self-Portrait maxi both Jessie Bush and Aimee Song bestowed with their seal of approval, and there’s no denying that 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the dress. As such, we’ve spotted yet another dress trend that’s proving to be just as prolific on the high street as it is in designer circles.

Usually associated with ’80s bridesmaid gowns, satin dresses have undergone a reinvention of late. Instead of the heavy duchess satin most commonly found on bad prom dresses, the fabric is gradually become thinner and lightweight, making its overall vibe sultry as opposed to frumpy.

With dresses so fancy, we suggest wearing them with a pair of refined shoes. Speaking of which, here’s our edit of this season’s best flats