Finding the Perfect Prom Dress

Prom season is right around the corner so here are some great tips to help you find the perfect dress!

CALL AHEAD: If you have a particular store in mind, call ahead to make an appointment with a salesperson. They will be able to point you in the right direction on what will work best for your body type. Remember, don’t be afraid to try on things you don’t necessarily love on the rack. Often times those are the ones that will surprise you by looking the best on you.

DRESS APPROPRIATELY: In order to get the best idea of how your dress will look on prom night, make sure you bring (or wear) what you plan to wear under the dress. This way you’ll know exactly how the dress will look and feel. Also, if you have an idea of the style and heel height of the shoes you play on wearing, bring them or a similar pair.

THE SMALLER THE ENTOURAGE, THE BETTER: Have you ever heard the expression “Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth.”? The same idea goes for dress shopping. Everyone has an opinion, which is not necessarily a bad thing, but it can be stressful when picking out a dress. Bring along a family member or friend you trust as you are more likely to get an honest answer and end up in the dress you love.

WATCH YOUR BUDGET: You may be in love with the blue dress that’s not in stock, but remember special orders can be pricy. Keep your eye out for trunk shows – your perfect dress might be waiting for you without the hefty price tag.

DON’T BE AFRAID TO NIP AND TUCK: Okay, this is it. You finally found THE dress. You love it; it fits well but not perfectly. Have no fear Best is here! From simple hems to re-configuring a neckline, we can do it all. Our expert tailors and seamstresses will have you looking like the belle of the ball in no time.





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