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5 Useful Tips to Use When Shopping For The Perfect Dinner Dress For Ladies

Aug 15,2022 | NK by NIKI

One of the things that can help you look more attractive in a formal evening dress is to try new styles. You don't have to stick to the same old outfits. There are so many styles and designs that you can choose from. Just make sure that you purchase the right size of the dress so that it fits properly.

Here are five valuable tips from Best for Bride to help you find the suitable formal gown for your next big social event.

Assess your body shape first

This is very important because it will determine the kind of gown you should buy. You should consider buying a gown that will highlight your best features and hide your less attractive features. You should also consider buying a gown with a neckline that will show your neckline without making it too low. When you buy an outfit, you should always ask the salesperson about the right fit. It's important to know the right sizes so that you can wear the gown comfortably.  Most women fall into one of the following categories:

  • Apple-shaped: where the shoulders and upper torso is wider than the hips and legs.
  • Pear shaped: Where the lower half of the body, from the waist and hips is more pronounced than the bust
  • Hourglass: Where the bust and hips are similar in proportion, and separated by a distinctly slender waistline
  • Rectangular: Where there are few to no noticeable curves and the frame is slender overall
  • Petite: where the overall height is less than 5’4” with a well defined bust and hip region

Give priority to dresses from good designer collections

You should only buy dresses made by high-end designers if you are looking for high-quality garments. These kinds of gowns are made of higher quality fabrics such as lace, satin, silk and wool. They are usually more expensive than dresses from mass market brands. They are usually a little bit more comfortable as well. These gowns tend to be more long lasting and they have elegant cut outs.

Make sure that you buy the right size

When you are purchasing a dress, you should always buy the right size. It is not necessary to buy a full size larger than your actual size. Always buy dresses that are 1- 2 inches smaller than your actual size. This way, the fabric won't stretch out.

Choose colors wisely

The dress you wear must match your skin tone. Choose colors that complement your skin tone. If you wear pink dresses or light blue dresses, they will be too loud. Avoid wearing bright or neon colors, as they will make you look like you are flashing. If you choose a color that clashes with your skin tone, it will make you look older than you really are. When you choose a dress that has a different color from your skin tone, you will look more natural. Avoid wearing dresses that have too much black or white.

You should choose dresses that have some highlights. You can enhance your features with just a few accessories. If you wear a dress that is too short, it will make your legs look like sticks. A long dress can make your legs appear longer and thinner. It can make you look like you're wearing a swimsuit underneath.

Don’t always go for the trendiest

Dresses that are too trendy aren’t really good for you. They aren't practical and they might not fit properly. You don't want to look like a clown. That would make people laugh at you. Even though you may be going to a formal event, it is a good idea to go with something that is not too flashy. You don't want to make a statement that you aren't ready to make. You may want to wear something that looks more like a party outfit. Just make sure that it isn’t too flashy. You don't want to be the only person at the event wearing that outfit. It will draw attention to you.

If you are having difficulty deciding on the perfect dress, then you can check out NK By Niki collection for ideas.


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