5 Designers Who Brought Body-Con Back This Season


Strutting their stuff on a very body-conscious catwalk, the models working the spring and summer collections of Hervé Léger, Emilio Pucci, Mara Hoffman, Tom Ford, and Just Cavalli showed us how skintight can be sophisticated. The streamlined silhouettes of their hip-hugging frocks weren’t the type of body-con styles out of the club but rather detailed dresses boasting elegance with an edge. Also referred to as the bandage dress and largely popularized by Hervé Léger in the past few years, body-con creations come in a multitude of designs, but the basics remain the same—skintight, curve-boasting, and classically cut.