For those of you who don’t already know, the ruched dress is actually a thing. It’s so interesting that the ruched design makes a dress look more feminine and eye-catching. However, you need to be very careful when choosing a ruched dress. It is not good to overdo it. Knowing that some of you may not be too familiar with this, I’ve compiled a list of the best ruched dress outfit ideas to give you some styling tips. Now let’s look at the list.
Green gathered, short-sleeved, figure-hugging dress
This green, ruched, short-sleeved, body-hugging dress has a classic and signature design. It’s a good place to start before we look at other more creative designs. To style this beautiful dress, you can wear sandals that are exactly the same color as the dress to create a feminine outfit.
Dark green, gathered, figure-hugging tank dress
A ruched dress is best for cocktail parties and proms. Here’s a simple yet sexy dress that can make you shine at the events. It is a dark green, gathered, figure-hugging midi dress. Pair it with light pink heeled sandals for a sexy and elegant look.
Bodycon mini dress with deep V-neckline and black collar
Let’s keep looking at some gorgeous cocktail dresses that will help you stand out from the crowd. This is a black deep ruched bodycon mini dress with a V neckline. You can just wear it with black open toe ankle straps. To give the outfit a particularly stylish touch, you can wear a black choker necklace.
Light pink, deeply gathered, figure-hugging dress with a V-neckline
As you can see from the previous outfits, a ruched bodycon dress is a feminine and elegant looking dress. If you want to take it to another level, you can choose a pink dress to look even more ladylike. This light pink plunging V-neck dress is a great example. You can pair it with black open toe heels with ankle straps to create a simple yet extremely sexy and feminine outfit.
Light pink dress with a green button-up shirt
If you want a ruched dress to be more casual, say you want to wear it for dating or hangouts, you can tone it down a little by pairing it with the right pieces. For example, you can wear this light pink ruched dress with a green short sleeve shirt as an overlay to make the outfit look more casual and stylish. A pair of nude heeled sandals and a brown leather handbag is the glue that will bring this outfit together.
Black ruffled dress with strappy sandals
For those of you who prefer to be low key at cocktail parties and proms, here is an outfit you might be looking for. The outfit consists of a black, ruffled, figure-hugging dress and black strappy sandals. Even though the outfit seems inconspicuous, it still looks fantastic due to the beautiful details like the strappy sandals and the gathered details.
Blush Pink Ruffle Wrap Maxi Dress
Now let’s look at a more familiar dress with a more creative design. It’s a blushing pink ruffled maxi dress that has a faux warp dress cut. The dress itself is so attractive and beautiful that you really don’t have much to do with it. Just pair it with light pink ankle straps with open toe heels and you will look amazing.
Light pink gathered shirt dress
Here is another very creatively designed dress. This time it’s a pale pink gathered shirt dress. The top half of the dress is like a buttoned shirt worn as a deep V-neck top. The lower half is like a ruched, figure-hugging mini skirt. With the tie-waist design, this dress looks just unique and elegant. Wear the outfit with silver open-toed heels to shine at proms and cocktail parties.
Blush Pink Ruched Waist V-Neck Ruched Dress
Here is a sexy looking dress that doesn’t necessarily require you to show a lot of skin. It’s a blush bodycon dress with a ruched waist and ruched waist that is great for showing off your curves. Wear light pink heels with open toes for the shoes to keep the feminine feel constant.
White Tube Ruffle Bodycon Dress
This is a very iconic design for a ruched dress. It’s a white tubular bodycon dress that looks just gorgeous and timeless. I would recommend that you wear silver open toe ankle straps to match with the dress. If you’d like to see more outfit ideas for similar shoes, check out our blog post on styling silver heels.
Gray flat cap t-shirt dress
It is quite rare for a gathered dress to come in the form of a shirt dress. It just looks casual and unique. You should grab one when you get the chance to really spice up your casual street outfit. Back to that outfit, you can wear this gray ruched t-shirt dress with black ankle strap heels for a casual and feminine look. Wear it with a gray flat cap to make the outfit more unique and stylish.
Burgundy Criss Cross Strap Velvet Dress
Here is an extremely sexy and elegant dress that you can wear for proms and formal events. It is a burgundy red velvet maxi dress with a cross strap. Combine it with gold strappy sandals to create an eye-catching and classy look.
Gold Sequin Bodycon Mini Dress
Here’s a sparkling dress that is almost certain to grab all the attention of a cocktail party, and it’s a bodycon dress with gold sequins. Pair it with white heeled sandals for a striking and shiny look.
Gray bodycon midi dress with sandals
For a spring hangout, here is a feminine and mellow outfit to consider. Wear a gray bodycon mini dress with white sandals to look casual and ladylike.
Blue polka dot skater dress
Here is a beautiful blue polka dot skater dress with subtle ruffle details in the chest area. Combine the beautiful dress with brown, open toe heels to complete a charming outfit.
Hope you enjoy the ruched dress outfit ideas mentioned above. I think the gathered clothes are seriously underestimated. Try to choose an outfit from the list above that you would like to wear for your cocktail party. Look great in a ruched dress before it becomes mainstream.