Why should you buy your prom dress early? For a number of reasons. The newest prom dresses are now out in the stores and online. If past prom seasons are any indication, the most popular and wanted styles will sell out fast. Right now is the perfect time to get a head start and buy your prom dress.
Whether you are planning on buying your dress online or at the mall, thousands of young women, like yourself, who are also interested in going to prom will be cramming the stores to shop for their prom gowns. If you do not want the store to run out of your dream prom dress, you are best off to start shopping now for the dress that you plan to wear to this year’s prom.
Although prom is fun, it can also be filled with a bit of anxiety for prom-goers. Eliminate some stress by getting your dress right away so that you have plenty of time to shop for the right accessories that complement your dress. Remember that the key word here is “complement”. You do not want the accessories to overpower the dress or become the focal point. You are better off to go understated with the accessories than over-the-top. By choosing your prom dress early, you will have plenty of time to pick the perfect accessories for the prom.
Accessories will include jewelry, gloves and even a night wrap. These items can be found in fine stores everywhere as well as online. You do not want to rush into grabbing accessories for the prom; you want to be able to take your time and choose the perfect added touches to you dress. Remember that “less is more” when picking accessories to compliment your prom dress.
What about shoes? Don’t expect your fairy godmother to whip them up for you at the last minute. You are going to have to find the perfect shoes to go with the dress and this can take some doing. In some cases, the shoes are even more difficult to find than the dress. They should be well fitted and feel comfortable on your feet. If you do not want to be rushing out at the last minute to buy shoes for the dance, you should get your prom dress early so you can start shopping for shoes immediately.
Are you going to need alterations? Many young women find that they need to have a dress either taken in a bit or let out. Some dresses need to be hemmed. If this is the case, you cannot wait until the last minute to buy a dress and expect someone to alter it for you right away. Seamstresses and tailors can take weeks to get this job done – depending on how booked they are. You are better off to get the dress early so that any alterations can be made right away and you can be assured of the dress fitting perfectly for the big night.
Are you planning on wearing your hair up or down on the big night? Maybe you haven’t decided yet or just don’t know. You can try out plenty of hairstyles and see how they look with your dress if you buy your prom dress early. This is one of the big advantages of having the dress as you can really see how your hair looks with the dress and even take pictures of the look and ask friends if you are unsure.
Makeup is also very important for the big night. How can you choose the right makeup, if you do not know what color you are going to be wearing to the prom? You will need to find the right makeup as soon as you know what color dress you will be wearing. Remember to match cool colors with cool colored dresses and the same with warm. Cool colors have more blue in them and warm colors have more golds and yellow. Your makeup should match the color of your dress and you will look much more coordinated.
Buy your prom dress early to avoid disappointment. It’s also a wise decision that will give you plenty of opportunities to find the perfect shoes, accessories, hair style and makeup for the big night.