What better way to celebrate the summer than with a garden party? From bucolic to chic and everything in between, you can now match any party theme with these amazing dresses! You don’t have to go all out to be beautiful, but for those special occasions so emblematic of the season, you can choose some of our more extravagant models. Take a look at these lovely frocks that are sure to make you the center of attention. With this variety proposed by Burda, you will find something perfect for you!
Natural & Ethnic
Natural materials are always a favorite during summer. They are casual yet retain an undeniable elegance.
Dress 118, Burda Style 06/2022
This stunning cotton dress with an ornamental embroidery creates a fresh, sweet look. Its positively summery cut features a halter top with open back and a full skirt with flounce. A must have for the new season! For tall Individuals (height > 176 cm): Sizes 72-88. Difficulty: 3 stars
Dress 104, Burda Style 07/2020
Linen in warm, terracotta shades flatters your figure as it blends with a gorgeous straight cut, sleeveless bodice, and asymmetrical pleats. The neckline and waist are decorated with a fine, contrasting band. What a chic model for going out or walking around town. Sizes 34-44. Difficulty: 3 stars
Frocks Fit for Frolicking
Who doesn't love a large, full skirt when summer comes? These pieces evoke the stunning style of Dior in the 1950s while having a modern touch.
Dress 121, Burda Style 02/2020
This dress in pretty jacquard brings us back to the era of the Fifties with its short bust and draping at the neck and around the shoulders. It then wraps at the waist to create pleats along the ample skirt. It is a timeless model with a very regal style! Sizes 34-44. Difficulty: 4 stars
Dress 125, Burda Style 06/2020
This model is a bit more discreet, but just as beautiful! Also inspired by the 1950s, the dress has a fitted bodice with darts, cap sleeves so reminiscent of the times, and a V-neck that shows off your throat and collarbones. The full skirt is cut on the bias, making it a truly swinging success. The fine poplin fabric also adds to its stunning appearance. Sizes 44-52. Difficulty: 2 stars
Casual Vintage Looks
There is just something about retro models that give them such a cool, classy air.
Dress 109, Burda Style 05/2020
Light and airy, this is a dress that just comes from the fashion of the 70s. Its open, draping sleeves flutter at the shoulders and its long, tiered skirt with asymmetrical flounces cut on the bias enhance the breezy nature of the model. What’s more: the luxurious silk fabric is perfect for laid-back summer evenings. Sizes 72-88. Difficulty: 2 stars
Dress 123, Burda Style 07/2020
Vintage beauty in all its splendor! A typical model from the 60s, this mini dress with a halter top and dark band at the neckline and hem is such a stunner for all your summer fun. Made from twill and dressed up with sequins, the piece is ideal for those hot summer nights! The details are exquisite and add a modern touch, like the slash pockets at the side of the skirt. Sizes 36-44. Difficulty: 4 stars
Dress 128, Burda Style 06/2019
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Classic models are classics because we love them! This cannot be more evident with these two timeless, elegant pieces.
Dress 128, Burda Style 06/2019
Feminine and sophisticated are two ways to describe this dress inspired by the fashion of the Fifties. The straight bodice comes with a wide, square neckline and three-quarter length raglan sleeves. With the pencil skirt and high, back slit, your figure is placed in the spotlight without any constraints. The stretch cotton also ensures ultimate comfort. This model is perfect for curvy and tall individuals. Sizes 44-52. Difficulty: 3 stars
Dress 107, Burda Style 05/2020
The sheath dress in lace in its purest form. This style has remained a favorite throughout decades of fashion and continues to have us swooning. The lace is doubled at the bodice and skirt while the sleeves have a peek-a-boo effect. The sheath cut with princess seams creates a flattering figure, and a dainty belt around the waist perfectly highlights its posh style. Sizes 34-44. Difficulty: 3 stars
Celebrate with Jacquard
Summer is the moment of the year when ceremonies and special occasions are in full swing. Do you have a wedding or cocktail party to attend? You might need to elevate your look a bit for the celebration.
Dress 121, Burda Style 01/2020
What a charming dress in floral-printed jacquard. Its fitted bodice with princess seams is decorated with a tiny standing collar that is incredibly chic. Two flap pockets with gold buttons adorn the model's drop skirt, which is shaped by rolled pleats for a full, swinging look. This is a piece you don't want to miss out on! Sizes 36-44. Difficulty: 3 stars
Dress 103, Burda Style 04/2020
This model in black jacquard is the epitome of Aubrey Hepburn elegance. The straight bodice features a deep V at the back, and its thin straps can be tied in a bow at the shoulders. The midi skirt has a swinging panel and is lightly flared to create a young, fresh look that is just so sweet. Beautiful! Sizes 36-44. Difficulty: 2 stars
All these models are available as PDF patterns in just one click on our website www.burdastyle.com!