Choosing the Perfect Homecoming Dress for 2023
We all want to make homecoming a memorable experience, and finding the perfect dress is one of the first steps! 2023 has been filled with so many different trends but what's in for homecoming? Truth is, there are always so many different trend options! Here is a few key points to keep in mind while you shop for your dream dress!
1. Keeping Up With The Color Trends
A lot of us have a go to color that we all love to wear, maybe it's something bold like purple or casual like blue! Consider your go-to color when shopping for your dress! Don't be afraid to try something out of your comfort zone either. Colors that are becoming more popular this year include green, orange, and yellow! Even fun animal prints are becoming highly requested. So don't be quick to judge a dress by its color, give it a try! It could be the dress of your dreams!
2. Fitted, Flared, Strapless and All The Other Styles
Shape and Style of the dress is just as important as color. Do you want something that hugs your figure? Do you want something flared? Most commonly you see underclassmen wearing the flared and colorful dresses, and upperclassmen in the fitted simple dresses. Don't be afraid to break that mold, or don't be ashamed to fit in it! Choose the best dress style that flatters you, if you want something comfortable and easy to dance in go with a fun flared dress! If you want something that shows off your classy side, go for that beaded, fitted dress! Also consider all the neckline options, Off the shoulder is one of the most popular because it gives you that strapless illusion but the comforting support of straps! When it comes to the style of the dress, the possiblities are endless!
3. Shoes, Earrings, and All That Jazz
How to find the right color shoes to with your dress? It's simple really! The go to shoe colors: Nude, Black, Silver, Gold, White. Don't struggle to try and search for shoes that are the exact color of your dress, stick with simple blending colors. For example, If you are wearing a hot pink dress, just pair it with simple nude heels. It will keep focus on you and your dress rather than your feet and your shoes! Earrings can be easier to color match, but if not, you can always go with a classic pair of crystal or pearls! Black dresses are popular for their accessory options, it's great to pair with bold and bright shoes and jewelry!
4. When to Shop
"Better late than never!" is not a good motto to apply to dress shopping. Give yourself at least a month in advance to start looking! Sometimes the first dress you see is the one! but sometimes the dress is at the 7th place you tried looking. Also consider alteration times! The dress of your dreams may need a little bit of tinkering to be the perfect fit. So be sure to get ahead of the game when it comes to shopping, the early bird gets the worm and the early shopper gets her dress!
5. Choose What You Love
It is easy to be influenced by friends and family when picking a dress. It is important to remember that you are the one who will be taking pictures in it, wearing it, dancing in it. So go with what you feel most comfortable and confident in! Wear the dress you love the best and have a Happy Homecoming!