Sunday, 8 July 2012

Website: Foolproof special occasion dresses

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Finding a dress for a particular occasion can sometimes feel like a daunting procedure. This doesn’t have to be the case though, especially if you know where to look and what to look for.

The World Wide Web is a great option for those that have hectic lifestyles.  Finding the time to venture into town can sometimes be impossible. Online stores, however, are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which means you can shop at a time that is convenient to you!

This season many A-list celebrities have invested in a series of halter neck dresses, a style which allows them to dazzle on the red carpet. Despite being extremely formal, these occasion dresses are also very alluring.

Several variations exist, including the knot front halter, the tie behind the neck look, spaghetti style straps and soft, wide straps.

Those that wish to draw attention to the upper part of their body, as opposed to the lower part, will do well to invest in a halter dress. The detail in the upper half of the dress draws attention to the face, shoulders and bust line.

Complete the look with long, elegant earrings and pull the hair up into a chignon for a particularly glamorous look.

A cocktail dress is probably the most versatile of all occasion dresses. Although the little black dress is a popular choice worldwide, cocktail dresses are now emerging in an assortment of shades. Jewel tones, vivid bright tones and rich embroideries are all popular this season.

The beauty of most cocktail dresses is the fact that they act as a blank canvas in order for you to accessorise. Depending on the occasion, you could choose to add pearls, diamantes, gold or silver to the look.

In order to portray a chic look, invest in a style that cinches in at the waist.  Keeping the top and waist slim will create an elegant silhouette. Strapless styles that puff out at the skirt are currently proving one of the most popular styles this season.


Never invest in a style that is too tight, it will cause the material to pull in certain areas. Instead, opt for an all-over trim fit which tends to suit most body shapes.

Team with uber high heels for a ‘dressy’ look or jewelled flats for a more comfortable style.

These occasion dresses, available at Littlewoods.com, tend to suit a variety of events, which is certainly one reason why every fashionista should have at least one cocktail dress in their wardrobe.


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