It's That Time Again!
Believe it or not, it's time to start looking for that perfect dress. Leave no page unturned in those prom magazines or any website unvisited Ladies! Look at different styles, length, colors and prices so that way when the time comes to buy your 2009 Prom dress, you will already know exactly what you want.
There aren't to many nights you'll remember forever, but Prom 2009 is definitely on the list of the ones you will. But do not get to overwhelmed Party Dress Express and Dress Express Online are here to help you make your prom a memorable one.
Make sure you shop ahead ; because here at Party Dress Express, we register 1 DRESS to 1 Prom! Which means that no one else will have the same dress in the same color at the same prom!
Shopping for a prom dress can be a little frustrating, especially if you are new to the formal wear scene. Precisely for the prom ingenue like you, we have provided terms and definitions related to prom dress styles and to help you decide which way to go.
EMPIRE CUT: An empire cit dress has a high waistline, generally beginning just beneath the bust and a long full skirt that flows straight from the waistline. The empire style camouflages a pear shape or thick waist and creates an illusion of height for short/petite figures.
SHEATH: A sheath is a slim dress with little fabric detail that hugs curves and outlines the shilouette of your body. The sheath is perfect for sleeveless styles and tends to show off a well-toned body. Sheath dresses are especially beautiful and graceful on tall, thin figures.
A LINE: An A-Line gown has a form fitted bodice that flares out from the natural waist of a full skirt. This type of gown features a seamless waist and may also be called a princess cut gown. The gently flared style flatters most figures and is especially useful for disguising large hips and thighs.
TEA LENGTH: A Tea length dress is a gown that is hemmed to end just at the shin. It has a fun, flirty appearance that is perfect for slightly casual or more relaxed appearance at the prom. This dress style is ideal if your calves are your feature or you have a tall, thin figure.
HIGH-LOW GOWN: A high-low gown is hemmed long in the back (at the ankles to the floor) and just above the knees in the front. This trendy, new style creates a unique, sexy prom dress appearance. It is perfect for showing off long legs and an hourglass figure.
TULLE SKIRT/BOUFFANT GOWN: A bouffant gown is characterized by a sheer puffed our skirt often made from stiffened rayon or silk. The skirt from this type of gown is similar in fabric construction to a ballerina tutu. The flared skirt is perfect for disguising a bottom heavy figure.
BALL GOWN: A ball gown is characterized by a very full skirt that begins at the natural waist and proceeds to floor length. The waist is seamed and may be styled in various shapes and designs. The ball gown style visually cuts the body in half and is ideal on average to tall figures.
One of these styles is sure to please you, so choose your favorite feature and flatter it shamelessly.
Interested in the most popular dress styles for prom 2009? If you are hoping to be the belle of your ball or queen of the court, take a look at some of these newest trendy styles.
PRINTS: It's a jungle out there - trust for animal instincts. Wear a prom dress in leopard, cheetah or zebra pattern. Or spring for the romance of a floral print prom dress with blooms of bright color.
BRIGHT, BOLD COLORS: The light pastels and washed out whites of past proms are out and this year its time to stand out, and shine in a bold color. Not only are bright colors eye-catching and attention grabbing, they also tend to draw out attractive features and bring color to the face. Bright oranges, pinks, and yellows will definitely be present in the prom court this year. If you are not quite ready to stand out completely in a bright colored dress, try adding a colorful sash, or other accent to your prom dress to jazz up your style.
STAR STUDDED GOWNS: Sequins, rhinestones, beads, and jewels are all the rage this season. A dash of glittery extras is the easiest way to add some terrific style to a plain dress. Plus, nothing catches the light and draws eyes like flashy jewels. A sparkly tiara is the perfect accessory to a star-studded gown. This year, indulge all of your princess dreams with a bejeweled prom dress.
HOLLYWOOD STYLE: If you have ever caught yourself drooling over a stunning dress on your favorite Hollywood actress, this is the year for you. The hottest dress styles from the red carpets are making their way into high school proms throughout the country. As you watch the A-list celebrities at award shows this year, take down notes on your favorite dresses and see if you can’t replicate the fashions with your very own diva-style prom dress.
BACK TRACK: Pick a prom dress with a daring and sexy back that grabs attention when you come and go!
We are sure that one of the styles above will be perfect for your prom season. Still, it is important not to choose a style simply because it is trendy and popular. Be sure to choose a style that complements your own personal taste and comfort. There is nothing more beautiful or stunning than a girl who feels comfortable in her own skin.