Get the classic, retro-inspired look with our slimming, retro-inspired wiggle dresses. Also known as the pencil dress, wiggle dresses came to the fore in the 1950s as part of Christian Dior’s New Look. A style of dress that is very closely fitted to the body. It literally puts a ‘wiggle’ in your walk! Popular with the pinup girl fashion movement and worn by style icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page, it's an essential item in any girl's dress collection. Explore our great range of wiggle dresses from brands such as Voodoo Vixen , Steady Clothing and Collectif.