The Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh Dress Buying Guide
Say goodbye to “normal” with the women’s Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh dresses collection. Known for his use of the quotation mark in his streetwear brand, fashion designer/DJ Virgil Abloh has defined the new generation of fashion. Shop our edit below for party dresses, casual styles, long-sleeve design, maxi dresses and other edgy pieces to add to your wardrobe.
Designed with a distinct street-meets-sport influence, Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh creates luxury wear that’s anything but understated. The streetwear brand has made big waves for a generation by repurposing the quotation mark. This idea is visible in the aesthetic elements in the designs, which often take familiar concepts and interpret them in new ways. The cult fashion label range includes everything from hooded minis with the brand's signature crossed arrows at the front, to dresses with the infamous tongue-in-cheek quotations. Read on for our Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh dress buying guide, which will help you work out the designs that suit you best, as well as the size to go for.
The Most Wanted Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh Dresses
Off-White Intarsia T-Shirt Dresses
The Off-White Pleated Hem T-Shirt Dress combines the athleisure wear on top with a muted print pleated skirt, giving an effortlessly refined casual look. The top features a crew neck, dropped shoulders and short sleeves with a contrasting geometrical print that runs on the back and the front. The “Off” logo sits in the top centre of the top, while the pleated skirt features a discreet print for added femininity.
Off-White Racerback Dresses
The Off-White Racerback Dress gives a big nod to the label’s luxury streetwear line. The simplicity of the dress is the big talking point giving comfort and style together. The fitted dress features a round neck at the front and a racerback, and a short length. The “Off” logo sits front and centre of the dress, which is sleeveless making it perfect for a chic athletic look.
Off-White Gathered Mini Dresses
The Off-White Gathered Mini Dress shows off the label's tongue-in-cheek statements in quotation marks with the words, “Dress” printed down the side split. The satin dress is designed to sit close to your body, with gathered sides to show off the silhouette. The long sleeves and low v-neck make this dress evening worthy with a dramatic statement.
The Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh Dress Sizing Guide
Being crafted in Italy, Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh dresses are usually sized in Italian (same as European) sizing. The dresses are true to size so it’s recommended to buy your regular size.
The sizing chart below helps to show how Italian sizing correlates to French, US and UK sizing. For example, a size 44 in Italian sizing correlates to 40 in French, 8 in US and 12 in UK sizing.
|Standard||OFF-WHITE ITALY (IT)||OFF-WHITE FRANCE (FR)||OFF-WHITE US (US)||OFF-WHITE EUROPE (EU)|
How To Care For Your Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh Dress
The Off-White collection is crafted from premium materials and is designed to last for many wears. For most Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh dresses, dry clean only is advised however it’s important to take note of the care instructions for each individual piece.
To maintain shape and quality of the material, it’s advised to store in a well ventilated wardrobe and kept on a clothes hanger.
- How popular are Off-White dresses?
Off-White is one of the most popular luxury labels amongst millennials, which has developed a cult following since its inception in 2012. It often ranks at the top of leaderboards in the most searched clothing brands on internet searches.
With big name celebrities such as Rihanna, Kanye West and A$AP Rocky wearing the streetwear brand, it’s become a statement label in its own right with irony and quotation marks being its main distinguishing feature.
- How do Off-White Dresses fit?
Off-White dresses fit true to size so it’s recommended to buy your regular size. As most dresses use the label’s native numerical Italian sizing, the chart above shows how the sizes correlate to French, US and UK sizing for women.
It is worth noting how the dresses are intended to fit however, should you want a relaxed fit to sit closer to your body. In this case it might be worth choosing a size smaller than your usual.
- Are Off-White dresses worth the investment?
Off-White dresses have now become a cult item for the huge following the label has garnered since it was first created. The brand’s iconic use of quotation marks and tongue-in-cheek prints make the dresses standout fashion pieces.
The label prides itself on its high standards for premium fabrics, fit and fabrication meaning that the designs are well considered to feel luxurious and to last with all features having a neat finish. Off-White dresses are worth the investment for their longevity alone.