The first dress you see may not be the best dress for you, just because the price tag is bigger than Memphis. You can keep the cost lower while still getting good quality with a few tips on shopping for formal wear.
Compare and contrast. You may see the look you want in two different forms, each with a drastically different price. Don’t automatically assume the less expensive one is crummy or the more expensive one is better. Instead compare the fabric, seams, hems, beading or embellishments, and other factors that make up the gown. You may pay a bit more for a designer gown, but the quality that typically comes from top designers may give you peace of mind that you’re getting a dang good product.
Know where to shop. Malls can be overpriced and have a limited selection. Besides, 22 gals shopping at the mall for a prom dress means that duplicates are inevitable. Shopping online can give you more competitive prices and a much bigger selection.
Be creative. Even if you cannot afford the dress you want, you can still mimic the style with a few creative touches of your own. If you know how to sew, you can enhance a more basic gown with thrilling touches. And you always have the option of adding jewelry, pins, hairclips , and other accessories to further jazz up your dress.
Shopping for formal wear doesn’t have to break your bank. These tips can leave you with money left over for hair, nails, makeup and whatever else you need to enjoy the event.
Dazzle your date in Terani Prom Dress 7412 with a full trumpet skirt and dramatic sweetheart neckline. This figure hugging formal dress is sexy and sophisticated for prom 2011.