A dress is a one piece garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice. It consists of a top piece that covers the torso and hangs down over the legs. A dress can be any one-piece garment which goes below hips.
As the name indicates, they tend to make you think of warm things, such sunlight and heat. Warm colors are made with often said to be hues from red through yellow, browns and tans included and combinations of these and similar colors.