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Invest In a Voluminous Baby Doll Dress for Spring and Summer

So easy. So chic.

Street Style - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020 : Day Seven
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One of my favorite trends of 2020: Statement, voluminous baby doll dresses, a dreamy combination of chic and effortless. Slipping on a baby doll dress instantly gives you a relaxed vibe, thanks to the outfit's voluminous silhouette, puffed sleeves, and/or tiered skirts. With this spring/summer trend, ease is key, and honestly—that's music to my ears. Designers like Molly Goddard, Simone Rocha and Cecilie Banhsen have been sending these kind of dresses, a mix of femininity and billowing silhouettes, down the runway season after season. Now, editors and influencers galore are hitting the sidewalks of the city to put their own twist on this spring trend. Here's how to make it work for you.

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1 Little Miss Sunshine
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Cecilie Bahnsen's pieces are beloved for their voluminous silhouettes, and this oversized buttercup yellow Effie dress exudes a feminine, chic and effortless feel. This dress is made from linen-blend cloqué with puffed sleeves and a tiered skirt. Opt for a whimsical pair of Teva sandals and JW PEI brown croc shoulder bag.

SHOP THE OUTFIT: 1. Cecilie Bahnsen Dress $1,509; 2. Ray-Ban Sunglasses $170; 3. JW PEI Bag $44; 4. Teva Sandals $85

2 Thank You, Next
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A simple but stunning babydoll dress with flattering puffed sleeved that feels both fun and flirty. Give the look a little edge with these Ann Demeulemeester over-the-knee leather boots and Alexander Wang's rhinestone mini tote.

SHOP THE OUTFIT: 1. Alice + Olivia Dress $375; 2. Jennifer Fisher Hoops $165; 3. Alexander Wang Bag $1,695; 4. Ann Demeulemeester Boots $867

3 Florals? Groundbreaking.
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This voluminous Nackiyé dress is the perfect "frou frou" dress to launch you into spring. The patterned florals, dramatic neckline and short hemline pair perfectly with the matching Roxanne Assouline Daisy bracelets, Shop-Pêche ballet flats and Lack of Color western hat.

SHOP THE OUTFIT: 1. Nackiyé Dress $705; 2. Lack of Color Hat $149.00; 3. Roxanna Assoulin Bracelet $95; 4. Shop-Pêche Shoes $85

    4 Bootlicious
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    The voluminous baby doll trend can be attained at any budget, and this ZARA voluminous mini dress proves it. Pair this puff sleeve lapel collar mini with these perfect Ranch Road Boots, a Lack of Color boater hat, and this plush Dries Van Noten velvet bag.

    SHOP THE OUTFIT: 1. ZARA Dress $49.90; 2. Lack of Color Hat $89; 3. Dries Van Noten Bag $585; 4. Ranch Roads Boots $498

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        5 Millennial Pink
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        Aje's fuchsia colored voluminous mini dress has a deep-V neckline and drawstring tie details across the bodice and neckline. Its girly and sexy feel is effortless. Opt for these silk Comme Si socks with matching pink suede Church's sandals.

        SHOP THE OUTFIT: 1. Aje Dress $375; 2. Maslo Jewelry Earrings $48; Studio 33 Bag $98; Comme Si Socks $52; Church's Sandals $550

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