Do you own a smock dress? Well, it is a dress for both women and girls that is gathered at the chest and loosely fitting at the lower part. They are of different sizes, shapes and colors depending on the lady’s preference. These dresses are decent and are fit for any occasion.
Smock dresses are in different parts of the world. In the past around the 16th and 18th centuries, the smock dresses were used as loose undergarments for the women. They have since evolved to being worn as outer garments.
The smock dress in Ghana is made of original fabric from Tamale and gonja. They are also made in different colors that are meant to meet your taste. They are neatly designed with a blend of the foreign and traditional. They come in handy when one is attending occasions such as Weddings, Baby dedication and Birthdays.
There are five ways in which the Ghanaian smock dress can be worn to give a lady that stunning look that will leave men tripping and drooling.
One way you can do a stunning look with the smock dress Ghana is by wearing a short sleeve dress which is a little bit long few meters below or above the knee and it is wrapped with a belt to the waist. It will have a finishing touch by wearing heels. It can be worn when going for a wedding or birthday.
The other way you can rock this style is wearing the smock dress top with a pair of jeans or tights and finish the look with the length of heels the lady can prefer. It is worn when one is going for a wedding, date or night out with the girls.
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If you are one who loves taking a walk at the beach, there is no need to worry. You can wear a short sleeve smock dress which the length is slightly above the knee. Since the weather at the beach is usually hot you can add the traditional caps to give you that gorgeous look you want.
If you are in a cold environment the smock dress got you covered. You can put on a long sleeve top inside the smock dress top with a pair of jeans plus heels or sandals to complete the look.
The smock dress pattern has changed from century to century. During the vintage days in the 1970s there was the smock style shirt dress pattern. The other pattern was of the silk short sleeved smock dress pattern which is available in blue and green colors. There is also the 1960s simplicity smock dress and shorts sewing dressmaking pattern.
How to wear a smock dress
It can be worn by tall and thin models to give that flattering and classic look. The silhouette of the dress enables us to focus on the slender limbs of the models.
It can also be worn bare legs or with tights, leggings or pants to suit the weather depending on the climate of region you are in.
It can also be worn by pregnant ladies since it is sometimes referred to as a dress style suited for pregnant ladies. Like a baby doll dress, it does not cling to the tummy.
It is also suitable for the hot weather as one can make it naturally a great dress to wear on a hot season.
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