TYPES OF DRESSES THAT ARE PERFECT FOR ANY OCCASION

Whenever we go out with family or hang out with friends, what is the first thing that us girls comment on? ‘’OMG, I LOVE WHAT YOU ARE WEARING!’’, ‘’WHERE DID YOU GET THAT DRESS FROM GIRLLL?’’. From our hair to our shoes, everything is seen, focused on and complemented by our girlfriends. Even our Instagram comments consist of remarks related to our attire by people. Thus, you should always dress well and have a variety of outfits in your wardrobe; be it from cocktail dresses online to nearby shops.

A big misconception that comes with dressing up and being clad in trendy, chic clothes is that is it very expensive. This is partially the truth and not an exaggerated fact. However, this is not always the case. If you have the correct sense of style, a good eye, the ability to mix and match, you can create a wonderful outfit. What helps more is knowing a series of about 5 dresses that are perfect for any occasion. This way, you can use one outfit in a lot of ways, and it won’t be very expensive. Like you wear the same pair of skinny jeans for a number of different occasions, you can go with dresses too. Just have the essential types of dresses. Here are the types that are perfect for any occasion.

FLOOR LENGTH GOWN

Every girl has a princess inside of her, be it very out there or consumed in a hidden corner of you. We all have wanted to wear elaborate princes gowns embellished with sequins, a big flair, beads and pearls. All of us have imagined ourselves twirling around in those especially after watching ‘’Barbie and the 12 dancing princesses’’. 

To fulfill your dreams, you must have a floor-length gown in your wardrobe. They might not be the exact replica of your childhood princess gown, but it is its adult version. Floor-length gowns are a must-have for formal events in your wardrobe. They will help you a lot if you need to attend an elaborate ball, a party with a masquerade theme, a wedding and so on. Floor-length gowns come in a range of varieties. They don’t always have to be over the top. You can find them in plain chiffon that gives your dress a very smooth fall. You can also have one in sequins from head to toe that make your gown one of its kind. You can also find them in silk. Floor-length gowns are perfect for your long lost princess dreams.

COCKTAIL DRESSES

Trust me when I say that you are not a woman of the 21st century if you don’t own a cocktail dress. You cannot survive without one. It is the most commonly sold type of dress for women out there. What defines a cocktail dress is that of a typical dress that is much shorter and finishes up the knees. It is made to be worn at evening events and functions; be it be a party at the bar or someone’s house. Cocktail dresses give you a very chic, trendy and elegant look. 

They, too, come in many different sizes and types. You can find the typical kind with a short dress in black. Then you can also find a slightly embellished one studded with lace or sequin. Your dress can have full sleeves, off shoulder or sleeveless. It may be of a figure-hugging fitting or may have a slight flair to it. the point is, you can never go wrong with cocktail dresses.

SHEATH DRESS

The chic-est of them all (yes, that is not a word, but nothing explains sheath dresses more perfectly). You see those magazine ladies with their hair wrapped in a bun, wearing a pair of shades and strutting around in stilettos wearing a beautiful figure-hugging dress? Yes, that is a sheath dress!

Sheath dresses are a class apart. They are fitted and a straight cut dress that hugs your waist and gives it a very slim and slender look. Sheath dresses are perfect for any and every formal function. Be it a business event or a mere social event like a tea party with your ladies, and sheath dresses are perfect for every event and occasion. Their seamless waist is perfect for every body type. It can be paired with accessories beautifully and can be worn in both; summers and winters.

SUMMER DRESS

Cocktail dresses, sheath dresses and floor-length gowns are towards a formal and much more serious side. To look towards a much more relaxed outfit is where summer dresses come in. In summers, most of us opt for a much more relaxed and casual look. The days are too hot and sweaty to be wearing a figure-hugging sheath dress or a floor-length gown that covers 80% of your body. You need a light and breezy dress for the scorching summer heat, but you also want it to be equally trendy and stylish. So, the best solution is to have summer dresses.

Summer dresses are  light and flowy. They are loose-fitting and made of cotton. Cotton is a breathable material that doesn’t cling to your body. It lets air through so that you can feel relaxed. Summer dresses come in a lot of different cuts and styles. They may be floor-length or knee-length. They might also have a thigh slit situation going on. Summer dresses can be equally trendy too. They might have a halter neck or be off-shoulder. Summer dresses usually come in very light colors like blue, white, yellow, light green and different prints like floral, abstract patterns, polka dots, stripes, and so on. They are perfect for pretty much every summer event. Pair it with a relaxed ponytail, bracelets, necklaces and a satchel bag. Wear wedges or sandals underneath. You can also wear gladiator sandals to give it a posh look. Wear light makeup and let your outfit shine.

Conclusion

All of these ideas might cost you a little bit but know that it would be a one-time investment. These outfits are very easy to find and can be worn in a lot of different styles. Change your hairstyles, your jewelry, your shoes. Switch between heels, sneakers, loafers, boots. Your makeup looks. Go out with a bold lip one day, and a light lip balm look the other: mix and match. Accessorize with belts, coats, mufflers, bags. Create a masterpiece. Make your outfit one of its kind and carry it well. Let it shine for you. All the best of luck to you.

The Best Style Dresses for the Party Season

With the party season coming up fast, now is the right time to treat yourself to some new clothes. Right now, there is a huge range of outfits available to get dressed up for Christmas, with all shapes and sizes covered.

Shopping early, for your party clothes, ensures that you get the best choice and that you are more likely to find what you like in your size.

Detailed little black dress

For versatility, you really cannot go wrong with a little black dress. Every girl or woman should own at least one. Using the right accessories enables you to dress it up or down, so you can always create a look that works for the type of party you are attending.

This year, a lot of designers have decided to add some sort of special detail to their LBDs. Usually, it is small and simple, for example, some embroidery on the shoulder strap or a satin belt that is sewn into the dress. These little touches are very subtle, yet make a big difference to how classy the dress looks.

Something more colorful

However, if black is not for you, do not worry because there are also plenty of brighter options available. This year, plum, sapphire blue, russet and green dresses are very much back in vogue. But, for the more daring amongst you red is still a very popular colour.

Pencil dresses

For 2017, the pencil cut is very much back in vogue. A knee-length LBD made from a high-quality fabric like velvet or lace is a great way to smooth your silhouette and create a classy look.

The good thing about these slightly thicker fabrics is that they fold and travel well. If you are planning to enjoy a city break or are spending the festive season away from home, this is a particularly important consideration. The last thing you need is to be running around a strange town or city on the eve of a big party trying to find a dry cleaner to fix your rumpled party dress.

Something shimmery

For 2017, shiny fabrics are once again back in vogue. There are still some nice gold or silver lamé dresses available in the shops. However, that trend is on the way out, but ultra shiny patent leather style clothes are already starting to fill that gap. If you want a more edgy party outfit, a dress made out of this ultra shiny material is a great option.

As normal, there are also plenty of sequined dresses available. This year, a lot of designers have had fun with this material. As a result, you can easily find your favourite style of dress in a sequined fabric.

Getting the fit right

If you are very lucky, you will find an off the peg dress that fits you perfectly. However, most of us rarely have this experience. Usually, your dress will need a few adjustments to make sure that you really do look your very best. Fortunately, with the help of a friend, adjusting a dress is a task that most people can manage to do at home. This video shows you how to correctly tailor and adjust a dress.

KLeighs Kreations Girls’ Dress Giveaway

Disclosure: The dresses from K. Leigh’s Kreations were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information. 
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As I’m sure that many of you have probably noticed by now I am all about the dresses and froo froo of having girls :). My girls love to dress up and have lots of fun. I was so excited to receive these adorable two dresses from K. Leigh’s Kreations, they have made a great addition to their wardrobes.

About K. Leigh’s Kreations:

The creator of K. Leigh’s Kreations, Kacey, is a wife and mother of two. She loves to spend a little bit of me-time designing and making children’s clothing. She has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and really enjoys watching her business grow.

Kacey absolutely loves coordinating in everything that she does. She likes for things to look good together without being too matchy. She does offer a variety of outfits, she also specializes in groups of children’s attire that coordinate for family photos, special events, or just any day of the year.

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About the Dresses:

This dress is the Flutter Strap Sun Dress Alligators and Chevron.

This great dress is 100% designer – preshrunk cotton.

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2 Dresses, 6 Looks

Disclosure- This post about the new Peter Som line for Kohl’s is sponsored.  I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kohl’s. I received Kohl’s gift cards and sample pieces to facilitate my posts and as a thank you for participating.  All opinions are my own and honest.

Spring is here, and with it comes the promise of warm weather and getting to (finally) put the horrible winter coats and clunky, awful snow boots away.  Like much of the country (and Canada), we have had a terrible winter, exceptionally cold and snowy, and I am ready for pretty colors, light fabrics, and open toed sandals.

Recently, I headed over to Kohl’s for some Spring shopping.  I picked out two dresses that I could use for a few different occasions.  Kohl’s is a great place to find dresses for women.

scooby and kohls 037Everything here is from Apt 9.   I thought this would be a nice, easy to wear outfit for spring, good for going out to dinner, a show, or a night on the town.  The coin necklace in silver and gold paired with the larger coin bracelet was fun, and I love the gold metallic flat.
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Dresses For An Evening Out

Nice nights out come along few and far to long between.  With families and jobs, life and responsibilities often gets in the way of romance and together time.  But with careful planning, a sitter, and a prayer they are possible.

The first step to a night out is simple: When?  When are you going out?  Usually it makes more sense to pick a weekend night.  There are lots of factors out of your control during the week including traffic, long day at work, sleepy spouses, and canceling sitters. All of which can all pop up more often on a week night then not.  Find a sitter and figure out a time that works best.  Maybe an overnight for your little one with a relative or friend so your night ends with more then just a delicious dessert.

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