After body-con’s years-long reign, we’re beyond relieved to see (way) more relaxed silhouettes gain traction in the retail sphere. Curve-clinging tank dresses may still have paparazzi appeal
, but we’re fully taking advantage of the sack dress’ moment in the sun, stuffing our closets with the ultimate low-maintenance style. (Real talk: A bandaged column will always
be too restrictive for a serious brunch situation.)
As much as we love the freedom of looser frocks, we know what it's like to scrunch your nose at a shapeless reflection while donned in something at this end of the slinkiness spectrum. While a belt might obliterate the look you’re going for, this ridiculously simple hack subtly indicates that you actually have a waist and makes the dress itself look better, too.
See fashion features editor Connie Wang demonstrate on a bead-embellished number from Simon Premium Outlets
above, then go order pancakes — full stack or bust.