We’re subjected to celebrities wearing gorgeous, flowing, designer gowns almost every week at an array of celebrity parties, award ceremonies and film premieres but we rarely get to wear them ourselves!
If you’re lucky enough to have an important event to go to – perhaps a friend’s wedding – then make sure you wow the crowd with a stunning evening dress. Maxi dresses seem to be the most popular summer dresses for weddings as they give off an elegant feel.
This season there are some key trends to choose from that will help you stand out from all the standard black evening dresses out there and add a little pizzazz to the proceedings. Black is also a little dull at weddings, you should try and stick to a brighter colour!
One of the main trends is inspired by the recent military trend that we saw marching down the catwalks in winter and last summer. This season’s evening dresses come in military inspired shades including olive green and chocolate browns, with brassy detailing and severe tailored styles.
Another of the hot trends to jump off of the catwalks and into our wardrobes is the purple trend. Purple is going to be a massive colour trend for Summer 2011 and it can really make a statement if you’re ready to embrace the purple haze.
With the recent royal wedding, a deep, royal purple is an elegant and stunning choice for any evening dress. Stick to glossy, heavily draped material for a classy feel. It’s not just dark purple that’s on trend though, you could also pick a pretty lilac or soft mauve as an alternative.
The third trend that’s worth of a mention is the sheer trend. Sheer dresses are not see through, but layers of transparent materials give a hint of sexiness, without being overly provocative. Stick to pretty pastel shades and creams, with soft ruffles and layers. Sheer maxis are very popular this season so view a few websites to find the perfect one for you.
So, if you’re in the market for a new evening dress, get online and check out the latest styles at the Very siteand find something a little different to help you stand out from the crowd.