4 Ways to Wear a Ruched Dress | Summer to Fall



This ruched dress is a wardrobe staple for me and I’m excited to show you 4 ways to wear it. The ruching not only adds a fun detail, but it camouflages your midsection and makes it super flattering on every body type. I also love the tulip hem. It comes in multiple colors and also comes in a long-sleeve version. For me, the sleeveless was a more versatile option since I can add layers in the fall and winter months. Today I wanted to show you 4 ways to wear a ruched dress with pieces you probably already have in your closet that transition from summer to fall. 


Ruched Dress | Casual Summer Outfit

Even though the temps are high, it’s always freezing indoors with air conditioning. I created a sporty outfit by wrapping a light cardigan around my waist and then adding a baseball hat and sneaker. This outfit is ideal for running errands, going to the farmer’s market, or a summer festival.


How to Style a Ruched Dress

Dress | Cardigan | Baseball Hat | Earrings | Necklace | Sneakers

How to Wear a Ruched Dress


Ruched Dress | Dressy Summer Outfit

Adding a flowy kimono takes this outfit up a notch and adds a breezy vibe. I added some gold accessories and lace-up sandals to complete the look. This outfit is perfect for a shower, girls night, or date night.


Easy Way to Style a Ruched Dress

 Dress | Kimono | Necklace | Earrings | Sandals (similar)

Easy Way to Wear a Ruched Dress

Ruched Dress | Casual Fall Outfit

Camo goes with virtually everything and adds a fun element. If you don’t have a camo jacket, any utility jacket will do. I accessorized with neutral jewelry and my favorite Van’s slides.


How to Wear a Ruched Dress Fall

 Dress | Jacket (similar) | Earrings | Necklace | Slip-on’s

How to Style a Ruched Dress in Fall

Ruched Dress | Dressy Fall Outfit

Colder months and layers go hand in hand, and this ruched dress is a perfect base for creating a layered look. Adding a cardigan and booties is a simple way to transition an outfit from summer to fall. This outfit would work well for a casual office environment too!


Easy Ruched Dress Outfit

  Dress | Cardigan | Necklace | Earrings | Booties (similar)


Easy Ruched Dress Outfit


Which outfit is your favorite? I hope these 4 ways to wear a ruched dress gave you some inspiration on how to wear yours!



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Thanks for visiting Doused in Pink, a Chicago style blog. I am here to bring simple style tips and outfit inspiration to help you elevate your everyday style. You will also find posts on the best beauty products, wellness, DIY projects and decorating ideas. My goal is that you leave feeling like you learned something new that helps you feel confident when you walk out the door.

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