Got an idea for a new holiday? Let us know!
Submit Holiday

National Dress Day

Unleash your fashionista side and join us for National Dress Day! Get creative with your outfit and share your look with the world!
Weekly And Monthly Reports - Techcloud X Webflow Template
When it is?
March 6
Location Icon
United States

Get ready to show off your style on National Dress Day on March 6! This day was first celebrated in 2018 as a way to celebrate fashion, diversity and individuality. Whether you prefer dresses made of leather, lace or silk, this is the perfect occasion for everyone to express themselves through their wardrobe choices. So get creative and have fun with it – there's no wrong way to dress up for National Dress Day!

History of National Dress Day

National Dress Day Dates

National Dress Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Sewing Machine</div><div class='timeline-text'>The industrial revolution made clothing production faster through the invention of the sewing machine, increasing variety in dress styles.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1910s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Couture Fashion</div><div class='timeline-text'>Couture fashion houses in Paris began influencing global dress styles, signalling the birth of the modern fashion industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Flapper" Dress Style Emerges</div><div class='timeline-text'>The iconic "flapper" dress style characterized by dropped waists and raised hemlines took center stage during the Roaring 20s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mod Fashion Peaks</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 1960s marked the peak of Mod fashion, with the mini dress becoming a defining symbol of the era.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fast Fashion Influence</div><div class='timeline-text'>Fast fashion retailers like H&M and Zara began to dominate, enabling fashion trends to change rapidly and cheaply.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Dress Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Dress Day was first celebrated in 2018, inviting people to express their individuality and celebrate diverse dress styles.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Dress Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Wear a dress you've never worn before.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Dig out that dress from the back of your closet that you've been meaning to wear but never quite had the chance.  Now is the time!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a dress themed party.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and family and celebrate National Dress Day with a themed party.  Make sure everyone wears their favorite dress and have fun with it!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go shopping for dresses.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to the mall or browse online stores for new dresses. Buy something special for yourself to wear on National Dress Day and make sure you show it off!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a museum.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Many museums have collections of historic dresses, so take a trip to your local museum or one in another city and check out all the different styles of dresses throughout history.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create an outfit collage.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put together an outfit collage of all your favorite dresses, whether they are currently in your closet or on the wishlist in your head.  Get creative and make something fun!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Dress Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Dresses are stylish</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Dresses are a timeless wardrobe staple that can easily be dressed up or down for any occasion. From the casual t-shirt dress to evening maxis, there is a dress for every situation that is both comfortable and fashionable.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Dresses make you feel confident</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>There's nothing quite like feeling confident and put together - it gives you the extra motivation to tackle your day head on! And wearing a well-fitting dress can help you achieve just that. It allows you to show off your figure while also achieving that effortless chic look.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Dresses are easy to wear</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>We all know how difficult it can be to find something that looks stylish but still feels comfortable at the same time. Dresses offer an easy solution – they require minimal fuss when it comes to styling and provide maximum comfort. All you need to do is slip one on and you're ready to face the world!</p></div></div>

5 Unexpected Dress Day Fashion Facts

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Dress is Derived from Ancient Tunic Styles</h3><p class='facts-content'>The concept of the dress is not new. It derives from ancient tunic styles that were popular in various cultures, signifying its timeless appeal.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Mary Quant Popularized the Mini Dress</h3><p class='facts-content'>British designer Mary Quant is credited with popularizing the mini dress in the 1960s, which became an iconic symbol of the era's fashion breakthroughs.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Most Expensive Dress Was Worn by Marilyn Monroe</h3><p class='facts-content'>The most expensive dress ever sold at auction was the white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe while singing "Happy Birthday" to President JFK. It was sold for over 4.8 million dollars.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Dior's New Look Revolutionized Post-War Fashion</h3><p class='facts-content'>Christian Dior's "New Look" collection in 1947, featuring cinched waists and voluminous skirts, revolutionized women's post-war fashion and brought back an emphasis on femininity and luxury.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Coco Chanel Introduced the Little Black Dress</h3><p class='facts-content'>In the 1920s, Coco Chanel introduced the concept of the "Little Black Dress", a versatile and stylish dress that became an enduring fashion icon.</p></div></div>

National Dress Day FAQs

When is National Dress Day?

National Dress Day is celebrated on March 6 every year. In 2024 National Dress Day will occur on a Wednesday.

National Dress Day Dates



Mar 6



Mar 6



Mar 6



Mar 6



Mar 6


Arts & Entertainment Holidays