Selecting a Cocktail Dress

by Lawrencia Jones

Cocktail dress is one of the most elegant, beautiful and glamorous dress. This is a versatile dress and can be worn in many occasions. As in proms and weddings or also in office parties. If you have a right shaped body, then no other dress is better then cocktail dress for you. A cocktail dress is a woman’s dress worn at cocktail parties, and semi-formal occasions. Cocktail Dresses are usually short semi-formal outfits. They are come commonly in knee length but they can also available in touch ankle, or few inches above the ankle. You can wear Cocktail in variety of occasions like cocktail parties, proms and any semi formal occasion. Generally the fabric uses in cocktail dresses are silk, satin and chiffon. A cocktail dress is a very stylist and beautiful dress which can enhance your beauty if you properly wear it.

Cocktail dress comes in different shapes, sizes, lengths, colors and styles. In order to make sure that you are choosing the right cocktail dress, you need to keep a few important things in your mind.

Selecting cocktail dress

  • First of all you should evaluate your body shape. If you are choosing a dress by on the basis of your body shape, it will enhance your best features and hide the worst.
  • Selection of right color is also important for choosing a right dress. Therefore you should always choose the color of the dress wisely. The color which would match with your skin tone is best color for you. Although black, is a universal color but it may be possible that it might not be suitable for you.
  • The next thing is the length of the dress as the length of cocktail dress varies from just touching your ankle to about knee length. You would have to decide the right length of the dress according to your height and physique. If you are tall then knee length or shorter cocktail dress will flaunt your legs and make you look taller than you are in real.
  • Neckline of the dress also affects your overall look. Suppose you have a small bust line then by draped or cowl neckline you can balance it out and if you have small neck you can make it appear longer by V-neckline.

At last it is necessary to make sure that the cocktail dress you are wearing is comfortable, as you won’t want to feel uncomfortable on any occasion which you might be attending.

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