05 December 2015

Choosing the Right Formal Dresses For School Events

Do you have a daughter who will have her school prom or any formal event happening in the coming months? If so, you may taken the task of dressing up your precious daughter with a lovely formal gown that is perfect for your daughter, and the occasion.

Choosing the right formal dress for your daughter is not a walk in the park but it's not that difficult. There are plenty of dresses out there that screams elegance, class, sophistication, and all comes with a hefty price tag. However, there are also some formal dresses in the market that is within your budget but looks tacky, too revealing, and the materials are substandard. Which one will you pick?

You can always find a suitable formal dress from many online shops that sell school formal dresses. You can stick to your budget without compromising the style, quality, and fit of the dress. So, how will you know which one is the perfect dress for your daughter?


If you are going to a dress shop, it is best to take your daughter along so she could try several styles and cuts of dresses. Each dresses will fit differently depending on the dress style and pattern. If you are shopping online, you have to ensure that you follow the sizing chart available in the site and if there is an instruction on how to take the measurements, do follow it and jot down the measurements.

It is advisable to get a half or even 1 size larger than your daughter's built as it is easier to mend larger sizes than repair a tight one.


Along with your daughter, decide on a style that will suit her frame and personality and without going on the boundaries of decency for a school event. It pays to be prudent too even if the norms these days are to show skin. Remember that this is a school function and less is more.


Does she like a cocktail dress or a floor-length gown? Let her decide as long as it is within the confines of the school's event. Most school formal dresses are ballgowns. If your daughter wishes to stand out, an asymmetrical hemline will be perfect.


Darker colours are classic and very apt for a nighttime event. However, the younger generation shies away from the classic, darker hues and opts for pastels and lighter tones because it is more appealing to them. Let your daughter decide on the colour as long as it isn't too loud and calls for so much attention.


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