Formal Prom Dress
Once you have chosen the color the next thing that matters the most is the material of the formal dress. The cut or pattern of the material is also an important factor. For example you will look slim and sexy in a prom dress with vertical patterns. If you are someone who has just about the perfect figure then you can flaunt it using a clingy material. Always remember that you should never choose a prom dress just because it looks good. The important thing is that it should look good on you. For example, a prom dress made up of clingy material will never go well with someone who is a bit overweight. To cut long things short, the focus should be on your body shape and type.
If you are someone who has the perfect hourglass figure you can wear literally any formal prom dress. A strapless prom dress with a sash on the waist would look just about perfect on such a figure. Those who have what is known as the straight figure can do with formal prom dresses that come with a flared skirt and open shoulders. If you are pear-shaped then empire cuts are for you. Similarly for young girls who are a bit overweight a prom dress with a low neckline can look great with the bust being emphasized.
When shopping for a formal prom dress, either at the department store or at an online store, make sure that the size fits you perfectly. Remember estimates are not always reliable. The best way to go about the whole process would be to perhaps have them tailor-made. Another good way to arrive on the right size is to try on literally every formal prom dress that is available in stores. This will help you in gauging your size. It is also important to note here that different brands have different sizes and therefore it would be foolhardy on your pat to assume that a particular prom dress would fit you right. You can also try out the numerous 'virtual' fitting rooms that you find these days to arrive at the right choice. Once you take care of all these aspects you are sure to buy the right formal prom dress that would make for a great prom night.