Is your closet cocktail-party ready? How many little dresses do you have right now that could be reworked for 2014? How many new dresses are you planning to acquire to update your party wardrobe for the Valentine´s, spring weddings, or summer dates? In order to help you answer these brain twisters, let´s take a look at the most coveted designer little dresses that are quickly flying off the rack.
It´s not about the price, it´s about having one or two investment dresses that would truly elevate your style on special events.
Dress to Accentuate
Ask yourself, what´s your goal on dressing up for this cocktail event? Is it to accentuate your curves? To show your daring personality? To channel your cheerful personality? Or to seal the depth of your elegance? Once you´re clear with your goal you´ll be able to pick the dress that will help you accentuate whatever statement you´d love to put out there.
Keep It Bright
Girls who love to pull off bright colors especially at the party all have one thing in common – their guts is unquestionable. When everyone would rather go for the black and the blings, you take the stage by simply wearing one bright hue that speaks volume. The style of the dress takes the backstage. Your first assignment is to identify which color palette complements your skin tone the most.
Muted But Loud
Contrary to all eyes on me, your aim in opting for the muted colors is to create an effortless statement that although subtle, is bold. You pay attention to the details, the material, and the fit. You love the new definition of drop waist, the subtle allure of embroidered flowers, and the boy-meets-girl flair of tuxedo silhouettes. You also hire help from a pair of gorgeous shoes.
Elongate Your Stems
The shorter the dress, the longer your stems would look. We know that everyone owns several pieces of contoured dresses, but this year, try something different. Go for a charming bubble skirt with fitted bodice, a structured, angular silhouette, or a two-toned mod feel. It´s a new year, a new you!
Let It Flare
If you´d rather go for he tried and true, the most flattering shape, then go for the fit and flare. But that doesn´t mean it´s same old, same dress. Now with the comeback of trumpet style, your options for flared dresses are endless.
Opt for Contrasts
Look for dresses with contrasting details, whether it´s leather-trimmed contrast blocks or contrast backing of elegant folds. But if you´d rather go sexy in a spaghetti strap, slip dress, do contrast with your shoes. Contrast detailing is a perfect way to hold the eyes way longer after you grab the attention.
Now tell me girls, which most-coveted little dresses would you love to acquire this year?