Before you all start shouting "too soon!," just hold your horses because we're not about to bring back the trapeze shape. With a drop waist and a full skirt, this new doll dress shape is not the tent-like babydoll dress of the mid '00s. Much more figure-flattering and less likely to garner the question "So, when are you due?" this new silhouette is youthful, whimsical, and not at all sloppy-looking. Designers have been dabbling with this dress style for the past couple seasons, and we think it's high-time we start embracing this as a springtime alternative to the tea dress. Ahead, seven examples of the new doll dress shape to inspire you in your springtime dress search.
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