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    July 29th, 2009Prom CoordinatorDresses, Prom Tips

    All women want to look their best especially on special occasions like prom and homecoming. A big part of the process of finding the perfect dress is to know what type of body you have. Once you are aware of your body type, you can dress it to its best advantage.

    One body type is called the apple-shaped body. Unlike the pear-shaped body which is generally thin up top and heavier in the hips and thigh area, the apple-shaped body is mainly thin in the arms and legs and thicker in the mid-section with a fuller bust. Often, the apple is one or two sizes larger on the top than the bottom. The apple-shaped woman should avoid wearing skinny pants which would accentuate the larger mid-section. She can get away with tapered ankles if worn with a long tunic-type top that flares out. She should avoid ruffles, pleated pants, and tight-fitting skirts. If you are dressing for a special event a formal empire waist dress is a great camouflage for the apple-shaped body. The empire waist is under the bust line tricking the eye to seeing a narrower waist. It creates an even more visually pleasing look when paired with an a-line skirt that flows away from the body and a deep v-neck top to bring your eye to her face. This type of dress also solves the problem of the size difference between the top and bottom with a much better fit that is flattering.

    Kitty 3343 White Dress

    See how the shirred empire waist and loose fitting skirt
    compliments your shape in this adorable short dress.
    Available in many colors this short dress is perfect for prom, homecoming, or graduation.

    Scala 46956 Coral Dress

    Set the stage for a perfect evening in this dazzling short dress.
    A sparkling sequin bust line, ruched empire waist and a flirty short skirt
    gives this homecoming dress a look that you will love.

    Dave and Johnny 5198 Blue Dress

    Bright and on trend this short formal dress features thin spaghetti straps,
    a flattering empire waist, and a festive short A-line skirt with a festive tulle underlay.

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    July 24th, 2009Prom CoordinatorOur Fashion Choice

    This one shoulder sequined homecoming dress is sophisticated and flirty. The layers of this short beige dress are decorated with lines of sequins that accentuate its vertical lines. Each of the vertical layers is embellished in sequins for a sophisticated high fashion look. This dress is from the well known prom fashion designer Sherri Hill.

    Scala 19896 Beige Dress

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    July 22nd, 2009Prom CoordinatorDresses

    Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Channel was a pioneer in womens’ fashions starting in the 1910’s. Her innovative style freed women from the straight-laced uncomfortable stiff clothing worn previously. She furthered her successful, independent image through her designs which embodied her personality, confidence, and style.

    In 1926 Coco introduced the ‘little black dress’ by publishing a picture of a simple black dress in Vogue. The dress was calf-length which was considered rather risqué for the times and accessible to women of all social classes. Vogue reported that the dress should be worn by all women of ‘taste’. It soon was a fashion sensation.

    The little black dress is now a classic look and a must for every woman’s closet. Chic and simple, this fashion staple can take you from the office to an elegant evening cocktail party. Coco Channel always said that a woman should be two things, classy and fabulous, and the little black dress helps to make this possible. Today’s dress designers agree and offer both classic and modern renditions of this popular dress in their latest collections.

    Mori Lee 721 Black Dress

    A stunning strapless little black dress featuring a knee length flared skirt
    with satin cuff edging on the bodice.
    Great for homecoming, prom, and bridesmaids!

    Lenovia 6277 Black Dress

    This affordable little black dress with a low cut halter top will flatter your figure.
    A feminine ruffle accenting the sleek cocktail length skirt is whimsical and flirty.

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    July 21st, 2009Prom CoordinatorOur Fashion Choice

    This short black and red cocktail dress features a floral embroidered bodice and a black satin ribbon at the waist. The open back and scoop neckline are offset by little cap sleeves on the bodice. Vertical rows of sequin detailing finish the skirt. This dress is just right for fall weddings or homecoming.

    Scala 5257 Black/Red Dress

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