Received a party invitation? Well, you must be so happy. But, is that forever? Since, most of the time it doesn’t. There is always a single thought that paralyzes with fright and impel us to think – “What am I going to wear?” We all have embraced this situation, and we still embrace it, time and time again, as our clothes are the first things that define our persona; they exhibit us utterly, before we even introduce ourselves, and create a certain perception…
In the good old days, it wasn’t a stressful task at all. However, in this modern world, if we won’t shed light on our clothes, or ponder them, before going to the party, there is a good chance that we’ll be ignored. In fact, our own friends would see us with weird eyes, and won’t like to stand next to us; they can even humiliate us with sarcastic comments. Therefore, it’s immensely important to know how to dress professionally for any type of occasion, especially, how to choose a perfect party dress.
Choosing a Party Dress
One can’t simply deny the value of a great party dress, as everyone just loves to look glamorous. Though, it makes you feel more attractive, confident, and stylish, but the issue is, it’s not easy to choose it. It isn’t like choosing a T-shirt, which comes with just one cut style. The reason why it’s complicated is because there are numerous types of party dresses, and the fashion sense of each person differs greatly from the others. And, of course, there are a lot of other things as well, which play a substantial role in decorating your persona, and exhibiting you in the best possible manner.
If you won’t perceive the type of the party properly, you would probably end up embarrassing yourself in front of everyone. Think about it! Would you dress up like a prom queen for a birthday party? Of course, you won’t. It’s a basic thing which relates in every situation. Therefore, you must understand what to wear at different parties… Allow me to explain in more detail.
Casual Parties: This type of party is usually the one that men prefer the most. You don’t have to worry regarding what you’re going to wear at this party. Since, choosing the dress for this type of party is rather easy. All you need is to imagine that you’re going to meet your friends. How would you dress up, if you’re meeting your friends after a long time? Dress up like that, and you are good to go.
Business Parties: People don’t really perceive how to opt for the dress for this type of festivity. The most common dress for men is suits and ties. However, women have a variety of dresses which they can wear. Before choosing the dress for business party, keep one thing in your mind: it’s your dream job interview.
Business Casual/Semi-Casual Parties: Although it’s semi-casual, don’t wear anything that you may possibly wear on a casual party. It’s different. In this type of party no one should wear denim or short, but Blazers and Sports Coats are great – for men. Similarly, if you’re a woman, khakis shouldn’t be your choice. Just keep one thing in mind while choosing the dress for a semi-casual party: if you can’t wear it in front of your clients or customers, you can’t wear it now – in this party.
Semi-formal/Cocktail Parties: In this type of party, men should be wearing dark suits, white shirts, and silk ties. Women should wear a classic black dress, sparkling jewelry, and high heels. This kind of social gathering impels you to define your grace in a formal manner.
White Tie Parties: There is a good chance that you won’t be able to attend these types of parties. Since, they usually honor visiting dignitaries, the pope, and etc. Even White House only hosts just one or two “White Tie” parties each year. Therefore, you can comprehend why it’s hard to be invited in them. But, albeit, somehow, all the stars turn in your favor, and you get the invitation, you have no choice but to wear exactly what it requires. Men have to wear a white bow tie and a white dinner jacket with tails. On the other hand, women have to wear a long dress with long white gloves. It should be like you’re dining with the Queen at the palace.
Formal/Black-Tie Parties: For this party, men should wear tuxedo, and women should opt for the long dress. While choosing the dress for this kind of gathering, remember that, you’re walking on the red carpet at the Oscars.
Consider Other Things As Well
Choosing the party dress isn’t everything. There are other things as well, which you must ponder if you wish to dominate and relish that party utterly, and if you wish to exhibit that you’re a person who perceives the requirements of the parties rather well. For instance:
Find the Perfect Color: Now that you have chosen the right party dress, you must be pondering the color that defines your best features. Well, there are online websites that can help you in this matter - based on your skin tone, hair and eye coloring. Besides, you can ask your family and friends as well. However, if you already have a great fashion sense, it won’t be a serious matter for you… Just remember, the color of the party dress is just as important as the dress itself.
Consider the Fabric: You would probably get the best party dress with a lavish color at a very low cost, but if the fabric is of low quality, people would notice it immediately. Therefore, you would need to spend some extra cash to buy quality material, as it elevates your prestige.
Don’t Worry About The Trends: You don’t need to worry about the trends at all. Just follow the above guideline, and you would probably end up with something great and impress everyone on a grand scale too.
Keep the Season in Mind: Not something we need to explain in detail. When looking for a party dress, always keep the fact of the weather in your mind. Albeit you find something that is perfect for your body, it doesn’t mean it’s suitable according to the season. For instance: wearing something heavy and warm during summers would make the party worse for you, and wearing something airy and light during winters could paralyze you with the cold.
We aren’t the dinosaurs anymore; we’re breathing in the 21st century – a century of fashion and elegance; it’s a century which speaks affluence. And, when it comes to fashion, we spend a lot of time enthusiastically; we wish to look different, better than others. We do everything in our power to exude lavish persona, even if we have to shell out money, over and over. Our society has impelled us to believe that our success is directly connected with our fashion…
It’s utterly true that women are rather sensitive regarding their appearance; they’ve a natural sense that obligates them to look lavish and good in every condition. Therefore, they canvass the markets, again and again, in order to fulfill their needs. On the other hand, men are probably not as sensitive as women when it comes to fashion, but they have learned the importance of professional appearance; they’re also rocking the fashion markets, like women, and spending millions of dollars each year.
What distinguishes a common tailor from a designer tailor? Have you ever pondered it? Well, a common tailor learns how to sew, join, reinforce, and finish clothing; he repairs or alters existing clothes, and develops a new piece of clothing as well. However, all of this is almost nothing compared to what a professional tailor does; doing just what a common tailor does is like taking the first step towards becoming a professional designer tailor!
It takes immense practice and willpower to become a professional designer tailor. It’s actually a form of art that impels you to design new and lavish clothes. Therefore, most people quit midway. But, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. If it’s your dream, and if you love making new designs, you can accomplish it with sheer determination and establish a successful career even if it’s impossible for others…
As you may already know, there are so many people out there and all around the world that dream of becoming a successful fashion designer. And you are one more person that wants that too, so you've got a lot of competition ahead of you.
The thing is, that you may be very good at what you do but that is not enough. Why? Because just like you, all those others aspirants have talent as well. So in order to succeed in the fashion industry you have to stand out, that way you start getting recognized.
To guide and orientate you a little bit, in this article you will learn many useful things. For instance, what skills are essential for this career, and some other tips that talk about how you can not only start your career, but make it good and lasting one.
So, first of all, let's talk about skills. Having the right skills is key to become a fashion designer. You may not have some of them but you have to learn them and develop them as much as you can. Remember, the more skills, the better. These are the most important ones:
If you are into fashion, studying a career in fashion, or even if you don't know anything about it, you must know that being able to succeed in the fashion industry is extremely hard and that there is a lot of competition out there.
There are a lot of talented people wanting to have a career in that industry and they don't succeed; no matter how creative and innovative they are. So, if you do want to succeed and think you have what it takes, these are the best tips to start and have a great career in the fashion industry:
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