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Cocktail dress and its attributes in history and in the current fashion

We go back the story of the dress to antique Greece or men and women wore the chiton, a huge cloth that wrapped around the body. Of course, there was an evolution since that time, and we are sure that it was not in this time that is appeared the cocktail dress. The cocktail dress, considered also as the short evening dress is an elegant and classy dress with a more relaxed and light look.

The short history of the cocktail dress

The origin of the beautiful cocktail dress

The cocktail dress is a young style dress because its story goes back up only there 1920. In those times, women began to take opportunities to meet with friends and lovers of outfits, from evening dress and day dress. Relatively long dresses and which went generally below the knee, even up to the ankle. Also, there were dresses with a length between the mid-calf and ankle. This dress, which is, obviously more informal than the evening dress, remains however very glamorous and feminine. And often, these dresses were decorated with pearls, with glitter or with paste and is realized with materials such the velvet or the gauze.

beautiful cocktail dress

beautiful cocktail dress

beautiful cocktail dress

beautiful cocktail dress

Its evolution until today

Around the 50s, cocktail dress is called the afternoon’s dress. And since, the cocktail dress has changed over the fashion changes and begins to seduce more women. It is much shorter compared to the models submitted previously. The fashion designers contributed a lot to this change. They were beginning to propose the cocktail dress to the women and integrate them into their collections of clothes the easiest to wear. These dresses were sublimated by pearls, belts and various accessories as brooches, gloves, furs or handbags.

Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Nowadays, cocktail dresses are worn ​​ more easily and frequently its infancy than in these debuts.. They are worn in many occasions, elegant parties without being formal ceremonies or other occasions. Furthermore, the styles are varied, different and adapted to the taste of every woman and occasion in which she carries. The choice is vast, it is united, printed, long or short, simple or rhinestones and sequins. Cocktail dresses can have fun at very moderate prices.

Flower Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Flower Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Flower Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Flower Strapless Cocktail Dresses

Match the color of the evening dress and the atmosphere

How to match the colors of your clothes, evening dresses and the theme of evening?

Evening gown or tuxedo, man or woman, it is unanimous, it takes a nice assortment of colors if you are invited to attend a party or a ceremony. Because being dressed in a beautiful way is with a beautiful evening gown. But be dressed in matching colors is even better if you know how to do it. Agreements between colors are the visual beauty of a woman who knows how to dress or party whole evening.

The importance of colors in the appearance

Why do we worry about colors?

Knowing to wear and match colors in an elegant way will allow you to develop without being noticed. And also, in the case of a party, to blend in, or at least show that you understand the codes of elegance. In this case, dress well means not only wear evening dress, but clean and elegant as in the way they dress, behave, what to discuss.

Formal evening dress

Formal evening dress

Formal Evening Dresses

Formal Evening Dresses

Knowing how to identify and associate colors

If you are wearing an evening dress, usually its color is the dominant color and at least and at least one must have a secondary color, coat or scarf. In this case, scarf or coat is the color of the dress for a more classic style and a sharp contrast or on your style for a younger and fresh. Of course, your shoes will be the color of your evening dress. You should know that if you do not wear a single color in your dress, you may go for a decorative element, a pole, a wall. The best thing is to have at least two colors.

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Groups dipping colors

Note that even if you can have four colors by dressing, there are gathering of colors that are not good for your evening dress. Black and navy blue for example are two dark colors and are not complementary or additive. There are also black and brown, for the same reasons as black and navy blue, black and brown are set to avoid.

Deep Pink Cocktail Dress

Deep Pink Cocktail Dress

Deep Pink Cocktail Dress

Deep Pink Cocktail Dress