Finding the best modest dresses for women can be daunting – there are so many styles, fits, and measurements to think about! Whether you need your dresses to adhere to strict religious guidelines, meet your child’s school dress codes, or you just want a dress that suits your modest style, we’ve got you covered - literally! Before buying a new modest dress to add to your wardrobe, here are some key features to think about before you start shopping. Let’s go!
Material: We start off by letting you know the materials each dress is made of. This allows you to find the right fabric for your personal preferences, or allow you to choose fabrics that align with your ethical or religious needs.
Size Range: We also made sure to find a variety of modest dresses for women of all sizes! If you’re not sure which size to order, many of the dresses we reviewed have detailed measurements and useful sizing charts to help you!
Length: Knee length dresses are pretty self-explanatory – they hit right at the knee, or just above if you’re tall. Midi and tea-length dresses hit between the knee and ankle. Maxi dresses skim the floor or around the ankle if you’re taller.
Pattern: We’ll let you know dress pattern we reviewed to give you an idea of the style. We’ll also let you know if they come in more colors or patterns, so you can grab a few different styles if you want!
Sleeve Length: We also found dresses that come in a variety of sleeve lengths: short sleeve, half-length, 3/4 length, and long sleeve. This is great to know, especially if you need your dress to align with religious or other modesty rules.
Skirt Type: Finally, we’ll tell you about the skirt style, so you can find a dress that gives you the look you’re after! We found casual maxi dresses with loose, flowing skirts, and beautiful A-line and flared skirts for parties and formal occasions!
Now that you know more about the different features you can look for in a modest dress, let’s find the right dress for you! We found a variety of high-quality modest dresses for teens and adults that will look great at your next church outing, wedding, formal dance, or family barbecue! If you’re short on time, no worries! We started with our Top Pick and Budget Pick, so head there first and come back when you have more time!
Article last updated on:
May 23, 2019