In the mid-20th century a cocktail gown was also known as “late afternoon” dress. When the gentlemen are in business suits, ladies also wear afternoon dresses. By 1980 the cocktail gown was tampered and the dress length became shorter, hence came the cocktail dress. Do you want to know whether an Orange Cocktail Dress will suit your personality, skin type and body shape? To wear orange you will want to have a confident personality that is more than happy to show off your independent style. You will look dazzling and be sure to draw attention. You will not be stuck for choice as there are many orange cocktail dresses available to choose from. The range includes varying shades of orange moving between the yellow and red color spectrums. Options move from peach, to tangerine, to fiery and copper shades.
These days, most department stores have a wide variety of cocktail dresses to choose from. However the most popular dresses are silk, satin and chiffon. Each season cocktail dresses have evolved and grown to newer styles. The classic “orange cocktail dress” has not lost its style it remains a versatile dress for cocktail parties. Bright dresses are velvet, crepe, brocade, silk and stretch satin. Orange dresses will not suit everyone. Consider your hair and skin color before braving this stand out choice. To pull off the look you will need to have very fair skin, such as creamy white or peach. It will also look best if you have straw colored or strawberry red hair with green or blue eyes. Alternatively girls with golden skin tones and red hair or brown eyed brunettes will also accentuate the look.
As with all prom dresses there are thousands of styles available to you. These range from elegant ball gowns to short cocktail dresses. Two aspects of a dress that you will want to consider are: Dress length – options include above the knee, knee length, mid calf and full length. For prom dresses full length is the most common, but as you are the more adventurous type going for orange, a shorter style may suit you best or perhaps a full length combined with a thigh high split; Sleeve style – options include sleeveless, strapless, spaghetti strap, halter and one shoulder. Sleeveless and strapless are the most popular although you will want to bear in mind how comfortable you are with your arms and shoulders before deciding. Do you want to find out more about buying cocktail and other elegant dresses? Contact us quickly!