Choosing what to wear is probably one of the toughest decisions every woman has to end up making in her life. The way you dress and the thought you put behind your appearance says a lot about you as a person. Being able to differentiate between what’s appropriate and what’s not for any occasion requires a keen sense of fashion and impeccable taste.
It’s all about making the right decisions at the right time. And to help you out, we’ve outlined the top 10 most popular types of dresses by occasion and 18 different dress styles to chose from. From fashion tricks and tips to this year’s hottest trends, we’ll make sure your fashion game is stronger than ever.
For all the high school sweethearts out there, prom is an occasion that carries great significance. It’s a night full of memories, entertainment, pictures and of course a fashion extravaganza.
A prom dress should be age appropriate, comfortable, elegant and of course beautiful. The idea behind a prom is to enjoy the evening and your dress should be the last thing getting in your way.
Cocktail parties are fun, in-formal gatherings. They’re all about delectable canapés, glamorous dresses and of course great cocktails!
Just because it’s not a formal event doesn’t mean you show up wearing casual. Cocktail parties call for outfits that may be termed as semi-formal and that simply means ‘dress to impress.’
Wedding Guest Dresses
Deciding what to wear at a wedding can be daunting. Be it an old friend or family member, you never know who you’re going to end up meeting at the wedding. Unless specified by the host, most weddings call for the most formal attire.
Formal Event Dresses (Black Tie and White Tie)
When you’re invited to a formal event, dressing the part has never been more essential than here. Black and white tie events call for an impeccable formal dress code. You’ll be wining and dining with some renowned personalities in your family and friends circle. And making a good impression is an absolute necessity with flawless attire.
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When you come to think of it, the term party dress may signify numerous kinds of clothing. Choosing what to wear at a party depends upon the nature of the event. Parties are gatherings that can range from being semi-formal or formal to casual or semi-casual in nature. It all comes down to the host and the venue so it’s best to ask in advance to avoid fashion blunders.
Parties lying towards the extreme of being casual or semi-casual include birthdays, beach bonanzas and family barbeques. Those lying on the formal or formal end of the spectrum include company dinners, product launches and bridal showers.
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The honor of being selected as a bridesmaid brings with it a number of responsibilities. And looking your best is the most important of them all. Whether the host has chosen a theme or not, it’s best to make smart decisions when choosing what to wear.
It’s all about keeping it modest, chic and utterly elegant. From off the shoulder gowns to stacked frills and floral prints, there are an immense number of styles and designs to choose from.
Vacation Mode Dresses
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Let’s face it ladies. Who doesn’t love some time off? Be it a tropical paradise getaway or a thrilling skiing experience at the Alps, vacations can be downright thrilling.
We know how exciting ‘vacay’ mode can be but when it’s time to whip out that travel bag and begin packing, most women struggle with the thought of what looks to create.
Raising your fashion game across the border requires careful thought and planning. The goal is to flaunt that body the right way. Don’t we all love reminiscing old holiday snaps.
When you’ve got social media trending and the fashion police watching your every move, there’s no excuse for not portraying the best version of yourself.
Girls’ Night out Dresses
It’s great to have an all girls night once in a while. Whether you’re staying in or having a night out on the town, you must be dressed to impress at all times.
From that killer party dress to that ever popular night out on the town attire, we’re all about fashion that’s fun and enduring.
Valentine’s Day Dresses
Valentine’s is all about the season of love. And when you’ve got a dinner date with your partner, dress selection is of utmost importance.
There was once a tradition to wear red exclusively on Valentine’s but that’s a trend that no longer exists today. Valentine’s Day calls for a dress that goes beyond your average dinner date outfits. It calls for something spectacular.
Business Dinner Dresses
All business dinners call for a formal affair. And that means sticking to a dress code that screams elegance and refinement of the finest kind.
It’s best to keep matters professional but that doesn’t mean you have to dress boring.
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