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Buying a Dress for Prom Night

By Teuku Tajuddin Subscribe to RSS | January 31st 2012 | Views:

What does a Prom Dress mean?

A Prom night is an occasion that most high school girls wait for. It is an occasion to look forward to. They want to look their best on this occasion. A Prom night is a formal party that is usually held on the school premises, but not always. It can be held even at a fancy hotel also. Both high school juniors as well as seniors are invited to this occasion and they spend the entire night dancing and enjoying by them-selves. The Prom night gives the girls, the opportunity to wear a Prom Dress and look their best. A Prom Dress is a dress that is worn on this particular occasion and young girls, consider this as the best night of their high school life. It marks a person’s transition, from school life to that of a young adult. Buying a Prom Dress requires a lot of thought and planning, for the Prom night. Buying, Prom Dresses online is one of the best ways to shop because you will be exposed to a wide range of Prom Dresses than you would be as if, you shopped at a dress shop. You can buy, a regular Prom Dress at a special discount.

Defining your body type

There are several points to keep in mind, when purchasing a prom dress. You should buy the dress, keeping your body type, in mind. You should buy a dress that enhances your features and body type. Different body types such as curvy, boyish, round, pear-shaped, etc will define the type of prom dress that should be purchased. These body types are listed below, which will help you to define as what category you belong to.

• Hourglass – Girls with hourglass figures can wear almost, anything when they want to as almost, any type of dress will look good on them. Dresses such as halter neck, strapless outfits, and dresses with sashes will look good on them.

• Straight – Boyish and slim-looking girls should avoid wearing form-fitting dresses. This emphasizes their figures more. Wearing an A-line dress will help them to look curvier. Dresses with flared skirts will help them to look good.

• Rounded – Dresses with low necklines and a drop waist will look good for round-shaped women. The low necklines will enhance your bust and the dropped waist will make your torso look lengthier. Empires cut dresses will also, look flattering as it lengthens the body and figure, also. You can pair this, with a slightly flared skirt.

• Pear-shaped – The A-line dresses that are straight cut and empire waists are good types for this type as they lengthen the legs and torso. This creates an illusion of balance and height also.

Choosing your Prom Dress of the right size

Size is also, a big issue when purchasing, a dress. Most manufactures have different sizing’s, for their dresses. These manufacturers have sizing charts, according to which, you can purchase the dresses. You can do this, by measuring your bust, hip and waist ratios and matching them, with the sizes listed on the measurement chart. It will be easier for you, to choose a dress, in this way.

Teuku Tajuddin - About Author:

Teuku Tajuddin is a contributor to (, One of the best Online wedding dress store. He has been writing articles on Prom Dress for many years.

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