Sequins, bustier, maxi or mini. When it comes to evening dresses , the choices are endless! So how do you choose one that makes you look fabulous, that you love, and that doesn’t break the bank? Read on for some tips and tricks on choosing the best evening dress that will make you look and feel like a fairytale princess or a sophisticated socialite – whichever you prefer!
Find a dress to suit your shape
Long blue evening dress illusion neckline strapless pleated backless jeweled embellished with short sleeve
Long blue evening dress with open back illusion collar and cap sleeve rhinestone embellished waist
Do you know the shape of your body? Do you have a voluptuous hourglass or a more rectangular frame? Are you apple or pear shaped? Small or large? Knowing which category your body shape falls into will help you choose a dress style that will flatter your type and bring out your best features. For example, those with an hourglass figure will do well to wear a mermaid evening dress to show off your curves.
Calculate your budget
Long Champagne Simple Strapless Straight Evening Dress With Flower Embellished Belt
Long champagne evening dress with hand-made flower belt at the waist
You don’t need to buy an overpriced dress for just one night. Instead, pay off the amount you have for your purchase before you start pret wear shopping. Knowing your budget, you can narrow down your choice and choose an evening dress from this predetermined selection. Having said that, it also helps to shop well in advance in order to get a great deal. For example, if you are looking for a dress for the big New Years party, there is no harm in looking for less expensive dresses during the warmer months – especially if you are drawn to the timeless looks.
Choose the classics
long burgundy evening dress in velvet with thin straps and full skirt
Elegant Long Burgundy Evening Dress With Spaghetti Strap
Going for a classic and timeless style will allow you to wear your evening dress over and over again. By avoiding the trends that are sure to end, you can add this expensive evening dress to your collection and enjoy it for life. And classic looks don’t have to be too conservative. Styles like strappy dresses and halter dresses have been around for a long time and until today they are still considered in fashion.
Find your size
woman size chart
We all know that women’s clothing sizes are ubiquitous and vary widely depending on the designer and even the fit. This is why it is so important to try on your dress first and make sure the fit is right for you. If you are requesting an evening dress online, surely you should offer the correct size numbers. If you like it, also consider making changes so that you can tuck in and bend or leave a few stitches so that it lines up as closely as possible to your exact measurements. This way you have a dress that is basically made for you
Find the right colors
Purple Long Halter Neck Lace High Neck Evening Dress with Bow Tie Sash
Price: 108.81 €
Knowing that purple tints your skin or that green makes you look pale is a huge plus. This way you can choose the shades that make khaadi your complexion glow and make your green, blue, brown or hazel eyes pop. Bring a friend to help you determine which colors make you stand out in a crowd and which don’t work at all.
By following these suggestions, you can find an evening dress that will live long in your closet, that won’t break your bank account, and that you will love to wear over and over to fancy events.