Tent dresses might be an even better complement to spring than florals

Spring is, of course, synonymous with florals. But it's hardly groundbreaking. Recently, Oslo Fashion Week in particular gave us tent dresses. Think wide frocks, with lots of room, fabric and comfort. Styled differently by everyone, you can make this look your own. 

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The love affair with satin is so real right now. Usually avoided for showing every lump and bump, we have all now embraced this fabric for its light and fresh look. In tent dress form it also won't cling to the body. Love how these gals wore theirs with loafers. 

Women wearing satin dresses.


Go for bolder sleeves and ruffles when opting for a tent dress in a solid colour. Wear it with sneakers for some added comfort. 

Ruffled sleeves.
Pretty ruffle detailing.

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Bold prints

Bold prints like this spring refresher in blue in white are ideal for now. Wear them with boots to up the oomph of the look, adding a cute tiny handbag in a dark colour for a bit of juxtaposition. 

Printed dress.

Prairie gal

We love a white frock made of linen worn with chunky white sneakers. This playful look is spring personified. 

White dress.

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Rainy and chilly days are still possible. Wear tent-like coats for volume and warmth. 

Women walking.

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Keen to try this super laid-back look? We love it and are shopping some of these beautiful dresses in store and online now.


Asymetric back cut out midi dress at Superbalist, R379

Tie dye dress at Mr Price, R129.99

Molly floral wrap dress at Superbalist, R449

Floral off the shoulder dress at Mr Price, R189.99

Cupro-blend dress at H&M, R749

Embroidered dress at H&M, R1 099

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