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February 13, 2017

Things to Consider When Choosing a Party Dress

Maybe the next work party is coming up. You might have an invite to a wedding or you might be going on a date. Whatever the occasion, whatever the party there is a dress which will suit you. There are so many styles and varieties available, making the right choice can be overwhelming. Before you go ahead and choose a women’s party dress, there are some things you need to consider first.


Dress Code

You need to think about the dress code. Is the party more conservative or more casual? If you are going to a work party then think about smart but sexy at the same time. If you are going to a pool party then casual, summery and short is perfect. If you are going to a wedding then something stunning and elegant is perfect. If you are going on a date then you will want something beautiful and elegant that doesn’t show off too much skin.


The next thing you need to think about is weather. Are you going to be outside or inside? Do you need something that will keep the chill off your arms or do you need something that will keep you cool in the hot weather. You don’t want a thick, velvet ankle dress if it is scorching outside. On the other hand you don’t want a lacy minidress if you are going somewhere which is near freezing.

What Look Are You Going For?

Everyone has their own style and personality. Some like to go for a mysterious look, others like to go for a feminine look and some like to go for something bold and daring. Do you want to look traditional, bold, colorful or sexy? You can find a dress which suits you if you choose carefully. Do you want to sparkle when the lights go out or do you want to look like a sunflower. Think about the makeup you will be wearing and also the accessories you have to team with the dress.

Body Shape

Your body shape is equally as important. If you are short in nature then choose a dress which is above your knees to make you look taller. If you are quite tall then a mini dress will look silly. Think about a full length dress to make you look amazing. Think about the neckline and what parts of your body you want to show off. Do you want to accent your cleavage or your legs? Think about going for a V neckline if you want to show off your neck and make it look elongated. If you want to show off your legs then consider getting a dress with a discreet split up the thigh.


Color is important when choosing the right dress. You can go for the classic colors like white or red or jazz it up with something bright and bold like red, yellow or even blue. The color depends on your personal taste and the purpose of the dress. You don’t really want to show up at a wedding with a white, full length dress! Choose carefully and have fun in making your choice!