A staple of
, the dress is also one of the most varied elements of a woman’s wardrobe. The best dresses can suit almost any occasion, from a casual get-together to a formal banquet. But while many options look great year-round, knowing which
look best in a given season can help turn heads and showcase your unique style. Keep the following seasonal tips in mind as you browse Groupon’s great deals on casual and formal dresses.
Celebrate Sunshine with a New Spring Dress
If you need a break from everyday winter activities such as shoveling or losing your gloves, prepare for warmer months by shopping for a new criss-cross dress—an essential part of a full
. Lighter colors look great this time of year, and with temperatures rising, you may be able to show off your favorite
without having to bury them under a heavy coat.
Find Your Perfect Summer Dress
After the flowers, the next things to bloom are even more colorful: those beautiful, billowing
. If you’re looking for a lightweight material to help beat the heat, add a rotation of breathable t-shirt dresses to your closet. Finally, look for dresses that feature
bright colors and vibrant patterns
, which look great in the sun and can also complement your skin tone.
Show Off the Vibrant Colors of Fall
When it comes to
, patterns featuring warm, solid colors help coordinate your wardrobe with the beauty of the falling leaves. For
in particular, dark green, red, and brown all give off a natural, fall style that pairs well with simple jewelry of the same color palette.
Stay Warm in Winter Dresses
While frigid temperatures and frequent snowfall may require you to bundle up for half of any given year, remember that form-flattering fall and
can help you stay fashionable at holiday parties and dinners. When choosing a frock (we’d recommend a sleek midi dress with a turtleneck), look for natural colors such as
blues and greens
and avoid vibrant patterns, which are more at home in the spring. Finally, if you’re shopping for casual or professional dresses, remember that long or 3/4-length sleeves can provide extra warmth in cold weather or chilly office buildings.