Whether it’s a wedding, graduation, or other event, it’s important to look your best. You want to fit in, look appropriate, and have a good time. But how do you choose the right dress? Don’t be nervous! Just check out these tips and you’ll be looking great in no time.
Know Your Body Type
Often women are attracted to great dresses that just don’t work for them. If you’re tall and slender, a sheath dress may work great for you. If you are curvy, with big hips and a bust, you may need something with more structure. There are plenty of style guides available online that can help you determine this. Be honest about the type of body you have. Whatever it is, you will find something flattering that can help you look great. Don’t force anything. Take your age into account. A dress can have a lot of hanger appeal but be unflattering on your body. If you’re not sure what works for you, bring a trusted friend to the store with you.
Know Your Trends
Staying on trend will keep you looking great at any event or party. There are ways to stay on trend for any budget. Shopping at stores like H&M or Zara can be great. A service like Rent The Runway can be a fine option as well. However, don’t get lost in every trend of the season. What is your personal style? Find a way to adapt that. Do you like neutrals? Color? Do you love to sparkle? You can find a way to incorporate your personal favorites into your wardrobe for events. Give your personal style a few tweaks and voila – you will be right where you want to be, looking great.
Know The Setting
A daytime wedding in a church is very different from a nighttime cocktail event for work. The time and setting of the event will tell you a lot about what is expected, dress wise. The location and time of the event can tell you a lot about the length, style, and color of dress that is appropriate. By staying on trend, being honest with yourself about your body type, and knowing the setting, you can choose the perfect dress and look great at any event. Weddings, work events, graduations, engagement parties…you can look great anywhere with just a little research and effort. Now get out there and choose some dresses!