Posted by cmotbd on September 12th, 2011 at 11:00am
Shopping for Gorgeous Dresses to Wear to a Wedding can be such a fun time. Trying on all of the beautiful dresses reminds us of playing dress up when we were younger. Not knowing what type of dress you are looking for, can take some of the fun out of the shopping excursion though. Typically, the invitation to the wedding will give you a hint about how formal the wedding is or if there is a theme that you are requested to adhere to. Also be sure to check the location of the reception. Without a hint on the invitation, naturally, you should assume that the wedding is formal or semi formal.
As a guest, you are not required to wear a formal evening gown. However, if you are a friend of the bride or close friend of the family, then formal wear is certainly called for. That doesn’t mean that the dress has to be a floor length dress, it means that the dress must not be a typical day dress; it must be a special dress. Cocktail dresses, dressy suits and evening gowns are all appropriate gorgeous dresses to wear to a wedding.
The length of the gown can be your choice. For formal weddings, the bride will almost always wear a floor length gown. This is important because a guest should not wear a full length gown if the bride is wearing a knee length dress. This traditional rule does not necessarily apply if the bride is wearing a tea length wedding dress, however.
One new trend for ladies in shopping for formal attire is the rise and popularity of shops that specialize in renting evening wear and all the accessories that normally go with it. Not only can you rent a gorgeous dress from these companies, but they can also provide matching shoes, jewelry, and even a handbag. Men have had this option for a long time, renting tuxedos. It is about time that women have the option to rent evening and formal wear. If this is an avenue that you would like to pursue, start your search on the Internet. There you will find a variety of websites that cater to renting formal wear. Read about the company and the reviews to make sure that you feel comfortable about the services and products that they provide.
Styles of beautiful and gorgeous dresses to wear to a wedding can range from sexy little cocktail dresses to elegant and sophisticated evening gowns. The strapless gown is currently very popular. Formal wear with bare shoulders and low necklines are featured in magazines, runways and of course, the red carpet. Many of these dresses come with a shawl or matching little jacket allowing for a bit more modesty during the ceremony. Later, as the reception warms up, removing the jacket is optional.
Start your shopping on the Internet. Look for the styles that you find appealing and that you believe will look good on you. Make note of what features you think your dress must have from the selection of dresses you see on websites showcasing their gowns. Pick out the neckline that you prefer as well as the silhouette of the skirt. From strapless to long sleeves, you can find gorgeous gowns with many different sleeve options. Do you prefer a short or long dress? Exquisite bead work and intricate lace patterns decorate many of the evening gowns as well as sequins and plenty of sparkle. The choices are out there and you just need to pick out your favorite form the many styles of gorgeous dresses to wear to a wedding.
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