XS to XL: Airy, light fabrics: That's why linen dresses are a must-have in 2024

While linen used to have the reputation of being worn by alternative "eco freaks", the natural fiber is enjoying growing popularity (with the increasing importance of sustainable textiles).

XS to XL: Airy, light fabrics: That's why linen dresses are a must-have in 2024

While linen used to have the reputation of being worn by alternative "eco freaks", the natural fiber is enjoying growing popularity (with the increasing importance of sustainable textiles). Not only in the fashion industry, but also on the catwalks around the world: whether Dior or Alexander McQueen, Rejina Pyo or Simon Porte Jacquemus - many major designers have already used the natural material in their spring and summer collections. And linen dresses are very trendy again this year. Read below to find out why this is the case and what makes the material so special.

Linen is a natural fiber that is obtained from annual flax plants - more precisely, their stems. These prefer a maritime climate, which is why cultivation takes place near the coast throughout Europe. After the harvest, the plants are left in the field to dry before the fibers exposed by bacteria and fungi are further processed in production (carded, drawn and combed). The natural fibers must then be spun into yarn and woven into linen fabric. Depending on your needs, this can be given a little more color: In addition to bright tones such as red, yellow or green, light shades are also among the 2024 linen dress trends.

Audrey Hepburn, a real fashion style icon, wore a white linen blouse in "A Heart and a Crown" (1953) in 1953 - and a Givenchy white linen ensemble for Vogue in 1964. So it's no wonder that the trend has never completely disappeared from the scene. Quite the opposite: This summer, linen dresses are more popular than ever. Below we introduce you to different styles:

Of course, white linen dresses are at the forefront again: plain and simple, but kept modern, light tones will be very trendy again in 2024.

Also at the forefront are playful cuts such as a linen shirt dress or this mini sheath dress with puffed sleeves.

Maritime styles, blue and white striped linen dresses or even large sizes in muted colors such as navy blue are a must-have this summer.

Bright colors are a real eye-catcher, and this also applies to linen dresses: whether green, red or yellow - there is something suitable for every size.

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