For the party gurus, the above may not be so daunting. But for the average person, especially one who rarely attends parties, it could be a formidable task. However, this needn't be so; selecting a suitable party dress can be as much fun as actually wearing it.
As human beings, we all possess an innate desire to be appreciated. This cuts across all spheres and the fashion scene is not excluded. Want to look fabulous and attractive for that party? Here are some tips and guidelines in selecting the right party dress.
The first thing you need to consider is: what kind of party is the dress for? There are numerous types of parties; thus, it is important that you know what category the one you are planning to attend falls into. This is essential in determining what type of dress will fit in. you need to know if it's a casual event, a formal, or semi-formal one, because it would be an unpardonable blunder to turn up in an inappropriate party dress.
After determining what type of occasion it is, you can now go on to decide what dress to wear. There is a variation in the accepted practice from place to place, so you'd do well to know the norm in your location. Here are a few examples to serve as a guide:
This usually requires a tuxedo for men, with a tie (black, white or optional depending on the party), and a cocktail party dress or an evening or short dress for women.
This means that a tux is not required for him, nor a long dress for her. However, the man will still need a dark suit and the woman, a cocktail dress for an evening wedding. In the daytime, this means a suit for the man and an appropriate dressy suit or short dress for the woman.
This generally implies that anything is acceptable but be sure to look trendy!
The next step is choosing your party dress. The secret is to select a dress that will accentuate your figure in the best way. Go for the perfect fit! Also ensure that your accessories match your dress-no purple party dress with a red bag please!
On a final note, selecting an appropriate party dress should not be rushed, so plan in advance.
From: Cheryl Coleman