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Show some skin wearing designer mini dresses from thredUP. With big discounts of up to 90%, you can afford to add more of these high-end party dresses to your collection.
Deciding Whether to Buy a Designer Mini Dress
Wearing a mini dress isn't for everybody. These short dresses are very revealing, so you need to feel confident in your own skin to pull one off. If you agonize over your problem areas, you're likely to feel self-conscious in a mini dress, even one from a famous fashion house.
Even if you love your body, a mini dress won't necessarily love you. If you're tall, the short hemline of a mini dress will sit even higher on you. You'll look much better in designer midi skirts and blouses or midi dresses.
That doesn't mean you need a flawless body to rock a mini dress. Sleeved mini dresses can cover untoned arms, while loose-fitting baby doll mini dresses can hide extra weight around your middle.
Pay attention to the neckline. A mini dress with a heart-shaped neckline is a willowy woman's best friend, while a round neckline will enhance bigger curves without showing too much.
Style Your Designer Mini Dress Right
Mini dresses are easier to style than designer mini skirts because you don't need to choose matching tops. Selecting the right footwear is your most important concern. Most mini dresses look more dressed up than sundresses or designer casual skirts, so formal shoes like heels and wedge sandals are a natural choice. If you want to dress your mini dress down, for a party with friends for example, then slip on some flat sandals or pumps.
For extra warmth, tailored coats and jackets look elegant with cocktail mini dresses. Denim jackets complement more casual mini dresses.
Mini Dresses From Fashion's Leading Designers at thredUP
You'll find mini dresses from some of fashion's most celebrated design houses, including BCBGMAXAZRIA and Free People, discounted by up to 90% at thredUP.
BCBGMAXAZRIA, the more affordable, youthful line from Tunisian-born designer Max Azria, offers a variety of mini dresses. Most BCBGMAXAZRIA mini dresses are formal dresses made for cocktail parties. They're usually made of superior materials in classic block colors like red, black, and blue. Clever design details like ruching and sleeves help make many BCBGMAXAZRIA dresses more figure-flattering. BCBGMAXAZRIA also offers a small selection of patterned mini dresses for casual occasions like picnics and backyard barbecues.
Free People also has casual dresses which embody the designer's bohemian spirit. With cotton and lace finishes, these relaxed mini dresses are perfect for your next music festival or coastal getaway. Pair these cute short dresses with sandals or espadrilles for a stylish boho-chic look.
Since many designer mini dresses are only worn for special occasions, pre-loved mini dresses don't tend to see a lot of wear. In many cases, when you buy a second-hand mini dress from a consignment store like thredUP, it's almost like buying brand new. You'll turn heads when you choose a designer mini dress from thredUP.