The gorgeous gowns worn by many a Hollywood actress must have left you spell bound at one point in your life. Every girl wants to recreate the look of a star by putting on one of those beautiful dresses. The evening dress has fascinated all women since time immemorial. Whether you want to look majestic like a queen or ethereal like an elf, this genre of evening gowns includes it all. Suitable for all places and purposes- whether a cocktail party or an evening at the movies or even a family get together, these dresses will always make you feel special.
Silk, chiffon, satin, velvet, crepe, taffeta, lace or even polyester, evening dress can be made out of any of these luxury fabrics. With beautifully intricate embroidery, bead work or any kind of texture and patterning, a simple gown can be absolutely transformed. Usually worn to formal affairs, the length and silhouette can vary widely. It can be a full length creation extending to the floor or tea length that corresponds to the mid calf. There are different styles commonly found in evening dresses including the mermaid style, the structured sheath style or the empire waist or dropped waist or a simple A-line cut.
The sheath dress hugs the body tightly. It usually has a straight drape and does not have a belt. The empire waist style hides all flaws under the waist as it is fitted just under the bust and then becomes free flowing. On the other hand, the drooped waist style means the waistline of the dress is placed well below the actual waist of the person. Whichever cut flatters your figure and looks the best is the one you should be buying. So consider the many options carefully and then go out to get the evening dress of your dreams! Read the rest of this entry »
Trendy dresses have always been a weakness for ladies. Every woman wants to look “the best” on any event no matter if they are slim or plus size. Finding a trendy dress for a slim smart and chic lady is not a problem. In fact if you have a good figure every dress looks nice on you and you would get confused when it comes to selecting from many different designs. But if you are plus size then you find it even more difficult to get a stylish trendy and beautiful evening dress. But there is nothing to worry about. You can get a trendy dress for your upcoming event if you read the following points.
Always keep one thing in mind. If you are plus size that does not mean you can’t wear trendy dresses or you would not look nice in a fashionable and stylish dress. It depends upon how you carry yourself in a particular dress. So be confident while choosing a dress for you but keep your size in mind. You need to know which style suits your body type.
While choosing a dress you should focus on getting dark colors. Most women go for black to get a slimmer look but it is not necessary that black would make you look slimmer. At times black color highlights your heavy parts and makes you look much heavier than what you really are. Navy blue, purple and burgundy are very nice to serve this propose. If you are fed up of wearing dark colors all the time and want to try light colors then you can use a dress that has contrast of light and dark colors but the design should cover your bulges for example if your dress is dark from the centre portion and light from sides this would help you to cover your side flab or love handles.
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For a plus size women, finding the perfect plus size evening dress patterns can be challenging. In this article we are going to discuss some evening dress patterns for plus size women.
There are many designs and styles for evening dress patterns but unfortunately, not many options for plus sized women. The biggest problem that plus sized women face is the dresses that are meant for them are super baggy and ill fitting. Most stores stock designs and patterns of plus sized dresses that are not trendy, and what is more the dresses make you look more heavy. While choosing an evening dress pattern for yourself, you need to first be aware of your body shape. A real women is not heavy all over. Plus sized women have some problem areas like a flabby stomach, wide hips, big bust, thunder thighs or jiggly thighs. An ideal plus size evening dress pattern should be able to conceal these problem areas and enhance your best feature. Here we are going to discuss how to choose the best plus size evening dress patterns according to your body shape.
Choosing Plus Sized Evening Dress Patterns
While choosing a plus sized evening dress, make sure that the colors flatter your skin tone. There is nothing worse than wearing a gorgeous dress that does not flatter your skin tone. If you are pear shaped, then you need to find an evening dress that is fitted on the bust and lightly draped from the hip area. A Grecian draped dress will fit the bill perfectly. Choose a Grecian draped dress with tight pleating at the bust and soft drapes at the waist and hips. This helps in concealing wide hips and big thighs. The pleating at the bust makes you appear fuller, which gives your body more proportion. Such Grecian draped dresses are one of the best plus size dresses for special occasions.
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