May 1, 2014

GREEK INSPIRED DRESSES - A SPRING / SUMMER TREND STYLE FOR WOMEN

Now updated for the 2014 Spring/Summer season. Originally published on 1/13/11.





ALL - LONG DRESSES - PLUS SIZE - SANDALS - SHORT DRESSES - MORE

This spring-summer trend gets its inspiration from the ancient Greece and Roman civilizations. The result will be seen in the form of folds and draped blouses, dresses, and skirts.

With this trend, you should not care for the clothing design itself; the goal here is to add draped details, folds and colors like sand, earth, black and white in your outfit to be in style.

These are examples to guide you through this trend of greek inspired dresses.



SHORT DRESSES



Pleated Bejeweled Dress by bebe. Color: Gray Morn. Silk and spandex.

This dress is Sold Out but a similar design is available for $38.99 at:
Amazon.com

If the above dress is sold out or not available, you might also consider these options:

- From Hollywood - $19.99

And these ones in a variety of colors:

- From Hollywood - $22.99
- From Hollywood - $24.99
- From Hollywood - $38.99
- From Hollywood - $39.99



Mango Women's Draped Dress

Details: Color: ICE. 75% acetate,19% polyamide,6% elastane. Lining: 100% polyester.

This beautiful design is sold out, but here are new options for you:

- From Hollywood - $38.99
- Dearta Women's Sheath Strapless Short Charmeuse Dress - $119.00
- VILAVI Women's Sheath Column Tube-Top Short Mini Side-draped Cocktail Dresses. $129.99 - $138.99



Spare Papillon Dress

Laced with vintage inspiration. Draped polyester chiffon dress features an embroidered neckline, self tie at waist, and pin tuck detailing. 100% polyester chiffon satin. Spare. Model pictured is 5'8" and is wearing a size small.

This piece is sold out, but here are similar designs in different colors:

- BCBGMAXAZRIA - $156.99
- HALSTON HERITAGE Women's Silk Floral Border Asymetrical Draped Sleeve Dress - $295.00
- Laundry by Shelli Segal Women's All Over Beading One Shoulder Dress. $74.97 - $395.00
- DHStyles Women's Romantic Long Sleeve One Shoulder Studded Chiffon Dress - $29.99



Alice + Olivia Vivian lace bodice drape silk dress in 'Antique' color.

It's sold out or not available, but here are some options that you should consider:

- From Hollywood - $38.99
- Paper Crown Women's Lennox Dress - $104.88
- BCBGeneration Women's Drape Pocket Dress - $108.00
- HALSTON HERITAGE Women's Ruffle Drape Dress - $175.00



Armani Exchange, Draped Wrap Dress. Dark Blush. Plunge neckline & back. Drapery details. Ruched bottom.

This dress is Sold Out but here are other options:

- Donna Morgan - $140.00
- Heather Women's Drape Mini Dress - $128.00
- BCBGeneration Women's Drape Pocket Dress - $108.00
- BCBGeneration Women's Convertible Drape Dress. $55.99 - $88.00
- Trina Trina Turk Women's Branford Solid-Jersey Sleeveless Dress - $118.00




Draped knit sleeveless dress. The front gets a dramatic drape from one sleeve down to the waist while a chic wrap-like detail flows from the skirt. Drape neck with high back.

This one is no longer available, but find next some new options to replace it:

- Jones New York Women's Rosette Side-Drape Dress. $30.85 - $55.59
- BCBGeneration Women's Convertible Drape Dress. $55.99 - $88.00
- Adrianna Papell Women's Cowl Neck Asymmetrical Drape Dress - $98.00
- Pandella Women's Business Casual Drape Neck Dress -Beige, Navy Blue, Orange - $44.99



bebe Beaded Crochet Cowl Dress

Color: India Ink. 92% acetate and 8% spandex. Dry clean only.

This dress is Sold Out, but here are new options from:

- Adrianna Papell Women's Cowl Neck Asymmetrical Drape Dress - $98.00
- Jessica Simpson Women's Sleeveless Asymmetrical Cowl Drape Blouson Dress - $88.50
- Pandella Women's Business Casual Drape Neck Dress - $44.99



Jones New York Women's Matte Jersey Rosette Dress

Details Color: Crimson. 95% Polyester / 5% Spandex. Dry Clean Only. Rosette side draped.

This piece is no longer available, but here are the replacements we found for you:

- Donna Morgan Women's Side Draped Extended Shoulder Dress With Hanging Drape. $49.00 - $82.97
- Jones New York Women's Crepe Jersey Center Wrapped Dress - $42.12
- Jax Women's Satin Drape Front Dress. $89.97 - $98.97



BCBGMAXAZRIA Women's Leather Contrast Black Dress

Round neck sleeveless faux-leather bodice with contrast jersey skirt. Mesh detail at neckline bustier-style bodice crossover draping at skirt exposed center back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. 69% acetate, 23% nylon, 8% spandex. Dry clean.

This dress is sold out but here are new options:

- Jump Juniors Chevron Sequin Hi/Low Strapless Dress - $25.50
- BCBGMAXAZRIA Women's Leandra Bustier Drape Dress - $185.36
- Bailey 44 Women's Rag Doll Jersey Combo Asymetrical Drape Short Sleeve Dress - $149.50
- BCBGMAXAZRIA Women's Sophiana Round Neck Dress with A-Line - $89.42



Women's Draped Skirt Mini Dress With Lapel Ruffle

Details: polyester. Dry clean. Mini skirt. Ruffle front.

From Jessica Simpson - $128.00

If this design is no longer available, try these options:

- bebe Luxurious SILK Cowl Neck Honey Dew Drape Dress - $159.00
- BCBGeneration Women's Drape Pocket Dress
- From Hollywood - $38.99



Women's Chain Slit Sleeve Dress

100% Silk Charmeuse. Dry Clean Only. Chain neck detail. Poet Sleeve. Elastic Waist. Color: Black

From Parker - $253.00

If this design is no longer available, then consider these options:

- Adrianna Papell Women's Drape Overlay Shutter Dress - $48.00
- KAMALIKULTURE Women's Long Sleeve Sweetheart Draped Dress - $96.00
- DKNYC Women's Long Sleeve Dress with Ponte Shirt and Herringbone Sequin Front. $36.21 - $40.23



Women's Mat Dress

Color: Truffle. 92% Modal / 8% Spandex. Dry Clean Only. Can be worn off the shoulder. A poet sleeve with elastic at wrist. Made in USA.

From Rachel Pally - $211.00



Anglomania Women's New Drape Dress

Short sleeved dress with draped neckline and asymmetrical hemline. Color: Fuschia/orange. 94% Viscose/6% Spandex. Soft lush fabric. Unique patterns. Made in Italy.

From Vivienne Westwood - $154.97



LONG DRESSES



Maxi dress featuring a gathered neckline, spaghetti straps and D-ring details. By Nicholas K.

This beautiful piece is no longer available and is very hard to replace, but check this one from VILAVI Women's Sheath Column Chiffon Halter Floor-length Evening Dresses. $112.59 - $121.59



Women's Asymmetric Draped Jersey Maxi Dress

Hit the town looking and feeling like a Greek goddess in this statuesque draped one-shoulder jersey evening dress. Draped diagonal asymmetric overlay from shoulder to ankle. Ruching at shoulder for added drape. Details: Color: Acai berry. 93%polyester/7%spandex. Machine wash.

From Halston Heritage - $298.53



Draped Chiffon Gown. Color: Black.

From Tony Bowls - $498.00



Women's Elysa One Shoulder Drape Dress

This gown features an asymmetrical neckline with floral detail. Color: Rio Red. 73% Acetate/20% Nylon/7% Spandex. Draped from the waist down. Fitted top.

From BCBGMAXAZRIA - $206.44




PLUS SIZE GREEK ROMAN STYLE DRESSES



Avenue Plus Size Lace Cowl Drape Dress

Lace detailing at the front and back bodice and a cascading ruffle creates a slimming look for this plus size cocktail dress. Sleeveless dress with cap sleeves. Faux wrap dress with ruching at left hip for a slimming look. Polyester / Spandex. Fully lined.

This one is sold out but here are new options to consider:

- City Chic Women's Plus Size Drape Goddess Dress - $98.00
- VILAVI Women's A-line Tulle Round Brought Short Mini Prom Cocktail Dresses. $129.99 - $138.99



Dress In Soft Knit With Applique Of Rosettes in Tulip Pink

A gorgeous stretch knit fabric makes this gown comfortable to wear and the details make it fashionable. The gathers drape beautifully over your curves and flatter your silhouette. Applique of gathered fabric rosettes make a floral corsage optional. Flounces create a ruffle accent in front that is becoming to your figure. Seamed waist allows for a fuller, more comfortable skirt. Gathers at shoulder and bodice drape well over your curves. Shirring at shoulder. Wide boat neck visually reduces the waist. Straight hem. Slight cap sleeves. Flattering length: 42" long. Soft, washable 95% polyester/5% spandex matte jersey; lining 100% polyester jersey.

It's sold out, but here is a beautiful new option from Adrianna Papell Women's Plus-Size Asymmetrical Drape Dress - $120.00



GREEK ROMAN STYLE SANDALS


Women's Tassel Wedge Sandal. Offers a fresh take on the gladiator trend. The super strappy upper fastens with thin laces topped off with delightful tassel accents. This open-toe shoe adds some punch to any casual look. Color: Mushroom. Synthetic. Man made sole. Heel measures approximately 1". From MIA - $62.10

Women's Twitter Thong Sandal. Multiple skinny straps criss-cross the foot in this fashionable flat sandal from Wanted. Styled with a zippered heel quarter and outfitted on a smooth flat sole, it's a chic addition to your warm weather wardrobe. Color: Bronze. Synthetic. Rubber sole. Material: Faux Leather Upper and Man-Made Outsole. From Wanted Shoes

If this sandal is no longer available, then here are your new options:

- Marc by Marc Jacobs Women's Strappy Flat Sandal. $79.96 - $89.96
- Carlos By Carlos Santana Women's 'Flavia' Sandals. $24.26 - $80.00
- Enzo Angiolini Women's Noticeme Sandal. $15.99 - $71.99
- Bella Vita Women's Tammy Ankle-Wrap Sandal - $39.99
- Corso Como Women's Future Sandal. $82.99 - $124.99
- Guess Shoes Glandoo - Bronze - $89.99

ALDO Correla - Women Flat Sandals

Boost the fashion factor all through the warm season with these stunning multi-strap sandals showcasing vivid colors, snakeskin print, and back counter piece with zip. Material: Synthetic. Sole: Fabric.

This sandal is sold out. Check these new options:

- Breckelles Women's Covina-14 Strappy Buckle Detailed Gladaitor Flat Sandal. $17.63 - $29.99
- MARC by MARC JACOBS Flat Akl Tie Sdl Sandals Shoes Gold - $112.33
- Guess Shoes Glandoo - Bronze - $89.99
- Ellie Shoes Women's. $24.95 - $49.95


Women's Momento Platform Sandal

This sandal is an excellent example of contemporary style. Zip yourself into the cage-like upper with its smooth leather straps, and revel in the way the tall heel and platform enhance your step.

Leather. Man made sole. Shaft measures approximately 5 1/2" from arch. Heel measures approximately 5 1/2". Platform measures approximately 1 1/2". Boot opening measures approximately 8 1/2" around. Leather Upper. Man Made Sole. Heel Height: Over 5 Inch. This shoe fits true to size.

From Chinese Laundry - $79.95

If the above brand is no longer available, then check these options from:

- Jessica Simpson Women's JS-Barbara Sandal. $60.00 - $117.17
- Nine West Women's Elisa Platform Sandal - $99.00
- Vince Camuto Women's Jistil Dress Sandal. $76.49 - $119.99
- BCBGeneration Women's Palazzo Sandal. $35.40 - $119.99


Women's Annika Sandal

Accented with an assortment of faux gems, studs and tiny beads, the Annika is everything that's hot this season and just needs a great outfit to complete the look. Try pairing with a belted tunic mini and a few bangle bracelets, and you'll be right in step with all the Hollywood celebs. Color: Black. Leather. Man made sole. Heel measures approximately 3.75".

From Vince Camuto - $53.00

If this brand is sold out or no longer available, then choose from these options:

- GUESS Women's Beautifi Sandal,Black Leather - $80.00
- Fergie Women's Kaper Too Platform Dress Sandal - $39.99 - $58.19
- L.A.M.B. Women's Dalva Sandal - $296.24
- Vince Camuto Women's Crista Dress Sandal. $50.51 - $129.00

Women's Tandice Platform Sandal

For a gorgeous look for the warm summer nights. A varied series of straps descends from ankle to toe to give you great coverage while keeping things open and interesting. A killer stiletto gives you on-trend lift in this simple stunner. Color: Black. Synthetic. Man made sole. Heel measures approximately 4". Platform measures approximately 0.5".

From Michael Antonio - $48.00

If the above design is sold out, then consider these options from:

- Sam Edelman Women's Alysia Dress Sandal. $129.99 - $130.00
- Michael Antonio Women's Kella Sandal. $36.70 - $49.99
- Aerosoles Women's Gin Rickey Sandal. $18.26 - $69.00
- Breckelle's NATALY-21 Women's Pointy Toe Buckle Ankle Strap Gladiator Sandals. $27.99 - $44.95
- ENZO-61 Strappy High Heel Sandal. $25.38 - $31.59







ALL GREEK INSPIRED DRESSES

In this section you will find all the dresses and sandals that we couldn't display above. The collection is large and sorted by most popular. To find specific colors, brands and descriptions, use the "Search" or "Browse by Category" located at your right >>>



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