Grecian Goddess Draping: Spring/Summer 2009 Trend

It’s a logical flow-on from the one-shoulder fashion trend; a new breed of draping Grecian Goddess dresses. A notable runway trend for 2009, anything with a Grecian or Romanesque inspiration is a sure hit for the Spring/Summer 2009 season.

Grecian Goddess dress trendRunway looks from Chadwick Bell, James Coviello, Elie Saab, Valentino, and Kenzo.

Who Designed It

Classical one-shoulder draping graced the runways of Elie Saab, Valentino and others, while Kenzo’s dresses had more of a Romanesque tunic feel to them.

How to wear it

Make use of the ongoing gladiator sandals trend of course! Pair a more casual Grecian dress with flat, buckled sandals, or a lush flowing gown with strappy heeled shoes. If the dress is plain, team it up with some exotic statement jewellery to bring it well into 2009.

Celebrities who are wearing the trend

2009 Fashion Trends

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