Formal dresses are available with different silhouettes, lengths, widths, top and strap styles, etc. Some are simple and some feature dazzling beads, sequins, rhinestones, etc. No matter what type of event you are going to, it’s an absolute must that you choose the right style for your body type so that you will look your best. If you are ever invited to a Black Tie affair, you can get away with wearing a simple evening gown or cocktail dress, as it is a semi-formal occasion. Cheap Homecoming Dresses 2015 Select the style and length of the gown as per the current trend and your personal preference. A White Tie affair on the other hand indicates a highly formal occasion. You will be expected to wear an elegant and modest dress, preferably a long one. Generally, gowns for White Tie events are white or neutral in colour. Save the colourful dresses for less formal parties.

Sherri Hill 32251 Ivory/Pink Print Floral Backless Short Homecoming Dress 2015

Sherri Hill 32251 Ivory/Pink Print Floral Backless Short Homecoming Dress 2015

Keep in mind that most semi-formal and formal events require that a dress be no more than two or three inches above the knee. While a mini-skirt might be okay for some occasions, you don’t want it to be too short or too tight. There are special event dresses for every girl, whether you are short, tall, plus-size, thin, athletic, or average. Your perfect gown is out there somewhere!

Sherri Hill 11076 Turquoise V-neck Beading Chiffon A-Line Long Prom Dresses

Sherri Hill 11076 Turquoise V-neck Beading Chiffon A-Line Long Prom Dresses

Dress in a way that draws the eyes upwards. This means that you should keep some of the prettier features of the gown and the best accessories toward the top, close to your face. You will be standing up on the stage with the judges sitting down. Keep the bottom part of the outfit somewhat subdued so that their eyes are drawn upwards to your face. It’s YOU they want to see, not your shoes, skirt, or belt.