Winter is the season of sensational soirees, fabulous and polished parties. From cocktail frocks to ball gowns one can easily move from one event to the next in the perfect dresses. Trends in Dresses on the runway this season made one of the strongest impressions of fashion industry. When the temperature is low, the tendency is to reach for dark colors. The following are some trends that are followed this season in fashion: Trends in Winter Dresses • Choose weather appropriate clothes such as chunky knits, heavier materials and designs that make sense in winter season. • Something about wearing a classic little black dress always feels right. This is the right time for an exquisite LBD party dress for the holiday season. • For planning ahead for a tropical, mid-winter getaway keep in mind the maxi dress that is perfect for winter. Celebrate the holidays with your pick of festive dresses. Explore women’s dresses that have a fabulous edge and gear up for school, work or hanging out. • Captivate in stunning cocktail dresses with gorgeous, sexy details in thick materials like wool that are perfect for the season. • There’s nothing quite as easy or satisfying as pulling on the perfect dress in the morning and heading out the door, especially in the dead of winter, when you’re likely to be getting ready while it’s still dark and cold outside. Velvet is a rich, luxurious fabric and a perfect material to layer around for the holidays that instantly elevates the elegance of any type of dress. • Transformed from hippie to elegant, fringe is the embellishment of choice for the 2013 holiday season. Whether seen swishing all over a shift dress or swinging back across the hems of kimono style cover-ups, one can’t go wrong when investing in fringe this winter. • Leather shows up for the holiday season in unexpected ways. All-leather fashion staples and embellishments are seen on collars, blouses and dresses not just in black, but deep blue and burgundy as well. • Chunky knits or brushing against denim, leather and lace is the perfect counterpoint to the dresses for the 2013 holidays. Lace makes any look more luxurious and adds a sensual, feminine touch to every outfit. • While digitalized patterns were the trends for the past two seasons, designers have returned to classic prints, such as plaid, floral, tweed and checks, for winter. Cozy leopard print sweaters and floral brocade dresses add a pattern punch to holiday fashion.