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How to Choose Your Cocktail Dress

Cocktail dresses are one of my absolute favorite types of dress. Like the styles themselves, the occasions in which one might find yourself donning a cocktail dress can vary in many ways. When we think of cocktail parties, we usually think of Friday night martinis and little sequined dresses. Then how to choose the cocktail dress? You need some tricks, now following the below tips, these will tell you the right answer.

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Find the fashion trends. Browse fashion catalogues, magazines or websites where you will find the current trends in cocktail dresses to get an idea and define the style of dress you would like to wear. Then check out some shops or boutiques to see how well those dresses suit you and see if they fit your needs. You can also make the purchase, if you prefer, online , although it will be a little risky especially if you do not have much time to make returns.

Make sure the dress can flatter your figure. To choose the perfect cocktail dress to suit your body shape you need to think of the parts of your body that you would like to highlight and which, by contrast, you want to hide such as your belly, chest, hips, etc. So you can choose different necklines, different waists, different fits etc.

If you want to feel comfort, don't forget the material. The material of the dress is a factor you should think in terms of the location and date the event takes place. For events that take place in summer, we recommend wearing satin, linen or cotton, while in winter you can opt for wool or brocades.

Find out what the colors of the season are to be trendy and wear a cocktail dress that stands out. You have to choose between plain dresses, two colored dresses, embossed dresses, dresses with rhinestones, etc. The traditional white or black dress is a safe bet, but if you want where a splash of color to the event, choose colors like red, soft pink or blue, they are very fashionable and look great in spring or summer.

Complete your cocktail dress with accessories such as jewellery and, of course, a handbag. Ideally, bring a small bag that attracts attention and contrasts well with the color of the dress. A type that is succeeding among celebrities for this type of event is the box clutch, a rigid and square clutch that is available in many colors and designs.

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