We all have had opportunities to attend a formal event at some point in our lives and will probably have more to come in our life, especially with the holiday season quickly approaching. Often, the biggest problem people have with these events is deciding what to wear.
If you have an upcoming Christmas party to attend or you are planning on hosting a New Year’s Eve party, chances are you are already thinking about what to wear and how to choose the perfect party dress. “What will I wear? Do I have to lose weight to look good in that dress? Do I need to buy new shoes to match my dress?” These fears are what make people dread attending and hosting such events.
People will generally go to great lengths to make sure their outfit is on point before a major event that they think is very important in their lives. The dilemma is greater for women as the options they have to choose from are way too many as compared to men. If you’re a guy, getting dressed for a big event or holiday party is so simple! You can get away with wearing the same suit to a lot of different events and the only thing that would have trouble deciding
That’s why we’re here to help you choose the perfect party dress, so you can cross one stress off your list and focus on what really matters.
Choosing The Perfect Party Dress
Since making the decision of what to wear is much more difficult for women in comparison to men it only makes sense to focus on the troubles of choosing the perfect party dress first.
There are so many different dresses available on the market in a variety of colors, prints, fabrics, and dress styles, it can be overwhelming to go dress shopping, especially without a friend. When you go dress shopping you will find a wide variety of gowns, prom dresses, and formal wear. The variety of readymade dresses makes it increasingly difficult for women to choose the perfect party dress. Even if you find the perfect party dress during your first shopping trip, there is a chance you will get it home and try it on a week later only to have it not fit right. Women’s body can be fickle and unpredictable that way! Factors like this make it feel impossible to find the perfect party dress for that big event or holiday party.
Things to keep in mind when dress shopping:
- Does the dress look good on your particular body shape?
- Can the dress be altered if needed?
- Will the dress still fit you if you gain/lose 5 pounds?
- Do you need shapewear or a corset to make the dress look good?
- Will you need tights, nylons or pantyhose with the dress?
- Can you wear shoes you already own or do you need a new pair?
- Can you wear a jacket or blazer on top if it’s cold?
- Do you have jewelry to go with it or will some need to be purchased?
- Can the dress be easily returned if you change your mind or find something else?
If you keep these tips in mind, you are sure to find the perfect party dress with ease. Just pay attention to the holiday party trends and you’ll be all set!