The New Version of This Bestseller Is the Coziest Date Night Dress Ever

Surplice Dress
 Nordstrom

Let Us introduce everyone to our most trustworthy friend: ruching. Ruching is ever-reliable and always knows just how to pick us up when we’re feeling down. It helps us look our best even on our off-days, turning them into on-days instantaneously. Ruching is the best, but don’t worry — we may be BFFs, but we’re willing to share!

The Leith Surplice Ruched Bodycon Dress is new version of an older, bestselling favorite, the Ruched Bodycon Tank Dress. With both of them in our closet, we’ll be unstoppable! The tank version has amassed nearly 3,000 reviews, and we expect this new surplice version to catch up quickly!

Teal Surplice Dress
Nordstrom

See it: Get the Leith Surplice Ruched Bodycon Dress for just $49 exclusively at Nordstrom!

This dress is fitted, but don’t let that send you running in the other direction. We firmly believe that anyone can rock a fitted dress, and the front ruching is there to make sure of it. This ruching is so flattering, helping to camouflage and conceal any insecurities all the while adding a fashionable accent! We’re seriously not going to be able to stop looking (and smiling) in the mirror.

Also ensuring that we’ll feel endlessly comfortable in this dress is the soft, cotton blend fabric, which is super stretchy! Bodycon dresses sometimes feel like wearing a corset, especially if we’re wearing shaping garments underneath. We’re not wearing huge Victorian-era dress here, though, so we can kiss that shape-wear and corset feeling goodbye!

This lightweight dress has short cap sleeves and a surplice neckline, the overlapping fabric forming a V. Its straight hem hits around mid-thigh. It’s a minidress, but we don’t really think of it like that. It’s flirty and alluring, making it a go-to for date night, but it’s so cozy that it basically feels like pajamas!

Blue Surplice Dress
Nordstrom

See it: Get the Leith Surplice Ruched Bodycon Dress for just $49 exclusively at Nordstrom!

This dress is currently available in two colors, both of which have a heather effect. First, we have Navy Peacoat Heather, a deep blue shade that looks like the ocean under moonlight, with the ruching as waves and the heathering as the cool natural light reflecting off the ripples.

The other color is Teal Cyrus Heather, a gorgeous blend of blue and green. It’s a pop of color, but not one that requires sunglasses. It’s soft and easy to wear and pair. In fact, all of Leith’s pieces are made to be “mixed and matched” with other pieces!

If we’re looking to wear this dress to date night, we recommend a pair of heels, for sure. With that high hem, our legs will go on for miles! If it’s chilly, we can drape a flowy pashmina over our shoulders for an effortless effect. Either color of this dress would also look amazing with any lip shade, from vampy red, to rosy pink, to even a purply brown!

For a more casual look, we can trade the heels for slip-on sneakers and the pashmina for a denim jacket or cropped vest. Tie hair up into a messy bun and our street style will be the talk of the town! No paparazzi, please!

We really thought it couldn’t get any better when we saw the tank version of this dress, but the new surplice silhouette has captured our heart all over again. That ruching always pulls through!

See it: Get the Leith Surplice Ruched Bodycon Dress for just $49 exclusively at Nordstrom!

Not your style? Check out more from Leith here and other dresses available at Nordstrom here!

 

Check out more of our picks and deals here!

This post is brought to you by Us Weekly’s Shop With Us team. The Shop With Us team aims to highlight products and services our readers might find interesting and useful. Product and service selection, however, is in no way intended to constitute an endorsement by either Us Weekly or of any celebrity mentioned in the post.

The Shop With Us team may receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. In addition, Us Weekly receives compensation from the manufacturer of the products we write about when you click on a link and then purchase the product featured in an article. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product or service is featured or recommended. Shop With Us operates independently from advertising sales team. We welcome your feedback at ShopWithUs@usmagazine.com. Happy shopping!

Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!

Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? Download the Us Weekly iPhone app now!

Close popup

Welcome to In Motion

Bring photos to life with Us Weekly's exciting new mobile experience!

What's In Motion? Tell me more

What's In Motion?

Go back

How to Use In Motion

What's In Motion? Tell me more