Own the Night!

Homecoming 2016

Having Homecoming Dresses 2016 from major designers to more moderate prices allows for one to have the full range of options.

It's never too early to start looking for dresses, and with fall fashion trends beginning to make their way toward the runway it's important to know what's out there, as well as how to style a great look.

Homecomings can be held anywhere from a formal hotel ballroom to a high school gym, but just because a venue might not look like it fell out of a slick teen movie doesn't mean girls shouldn't enjoy the latest trends and fashions in wearing their dress.

When the weather turns cooler, the fashion gets hot! Past years have seen fall fashion looking back fondly on the golden age of Hollywood and gothic romance, something sure to make an impact as we go forward into fall. Fun, flirty looks that adapt the red carpet for cooler climates, flowing gowns and short (but not too short!) skirts find favor with trendsetters. Strappy (or strap-less) dresses are big, and show off youth and freshness while staying conservative enough to avoid upsetting parents and chaperones at the big dance.

Some people look at it as a sort of practice round for prom season in the spring, and this means a slightly less formal/sophisticated look is OK. Don't cut back just because the economy is looking glum – These dresses are a part of memories for years to come and there's nothing better for self-esteem than looking like a princess on such a special night.

A number of fashion eras show their stuff in these dresses. Dresses can skim a young woman's figure in a complimentary but not overly revealing way, offering an initial taste for a grown-up evening out.
Whether strapless, skinny-strapped, or (if in a colder climate) with sleeves, the most important thing is to find a dress that flatters the positive physical features of its wearer. The amount of flexiblity in style of dress can be daunting, but this is where one can really let one's personal style shine through.

Colors, shapes, and cuts are open to interpretation and should flatter the figure without revealing too much skin. Remember, the time for ultra-mini dresses is around the corner, and it's called college! Elegant, edgy dresses take advantage of new developments in textile design like soft lame fabric to give today a whole new range of options.

Not everyone wants to follow the traditional path to a dress, and that's fine too. Personal sstyle and the freedom to express personality through fancy clothes is part of what makes it so exciting! If a person's taste run toward punk-or emo-style fashions, then they shouldn't feel pressured to wear a dress that fits a disneyesque fairytale vision. On the other hand, its an event that will stay with a person through their lives, through photos, memories shared with friends, and family stories. To ensure the dress remains a source of happy memories instead of an embarrassing reminder of a high school fashion victim, sometimes erring on the side of classic simplicity is the way to go. By looking at a dress asan investment piece instead of a one-off-wear and dressing it up with trendy accessories, teens can maximize the value of their wardrobe – and give themselves motivation to avoid the 'freshman fifteen' as they move into college.

When picking the best color for a dress, there are a few considerations that need to be made. The most important thing is picking a color that compliments the wearer's skin. Don't play it safe, try shades that might not be a part of the rest of one's wardrobe! Remember to try on as many cuts, shapes, sizes, and colors as possible while at the store to be sure of getting the perfect dress.

Warmer colors are always a winner in the fall, although regional climate can make a difference - warm weather and sunshine can prompt lighter patterns and shades. Shimmering colors and elegance suggestive of more adult fashions are acceptable, with designers catering their collections to those who want to experience their first taste of a grown-up evening.

While there's plenty of time, start looking at what's fashionable now and where new fashions are likely to come from. Check out magazines and look at photos online to see what was popular a year ago and what's likely to be in style during the season.

Pick a fabric that suits your body type. Every young woman has features that she loves about her body, and both cut and material should compliment this rather than call attention to flaws. Make excursions with both family members and friends, as each will have different views and opinions on the way dresses might flatter their wearer and it's important to gather all those opinions before making a final decision. Store clerks are also great for offering unbiased advice (which anyone might need after a round or two of dresses with mom or dad), and since they know their inventory they can offer tips on what fashions might look best - or (if they care more about helping their customers than making a quick buck) where better fits and fashions might be found.

Once your homecoming dress is sorted, it's time to get prepared - next up? Prom!

Homecoming Dresses

  • Coya Collection CS1637
    Coya Collection CS1637

    Flirty Delight Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Coya Collection CS1637
    Available in 3 colors

    $269
  • Sherri Hill 1971
    Sherri Hill 1971

    Metallic Magic Illusion Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 1971
    Available in 4 colors

    $318
  • Sherri Hill 50464
    Sherri Hill 50464

    Two-Piece Lace and Floral Print Formal Dress by Sherri Hill 50464
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • La Femme 20204
    La Femme 20204

    Svelte strapless shift with sheer midriff by La Femme 20204
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 50478
    Sherri Hill 50478

    Two-Piece Sheer and Floral Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50478
    Color: Ivory/Pink

    $550
  • Alyce 4389
    Alyce 4389

    Exquisite Sequined Scoop Cocktail Dress by Alyce Homecoming 4389
    Available in 5 colors

    $178
  • Alyce 2371
    Alyce 2371

    Sparkling Celebration Cocktail Dress from Claudine by Alyce Paris 2371
    Available in 3 colors

    $240
  • Mon Cheri MCS11609
    Mon Cheri MCS11609

    Fairytale Flutter Illusion Dress by Mon Cheri Cocktail MCS11609
    Available in 2 colors

    $358
  • Faviana 7431
    Faviana 7431

    Stunning strapless bedazzled babydoll dress from Faviana 7431
    Available in 3 colors

    $238
  • Sherri Hill 5002
    Sherri Hill 5002
    (1)

    Halter neck mini dress by Sherri Hill 5002
    Available in 2 colors

    $250
  • Sticks and Stones 9296
    Sticks and Stones 9296
    (1)

    Sleeveless sheer illusion short formal by Sticks and Stones 9296
    Available in 3 colors

    $378
  • Faviana S7158
    Faviana S7158

    Luminary short formal with sheer sleeveless overlay by Faviana S7158
    Available in 2 colors

    $498
  • Shail K 1065
    Shail K 1065

    Embellished Cocktail Dress by Shail K 1065
    Color: Nude/Gun Metal

    $158
  • Faviana 7660
    Faviana 7660

    Sheer and Shimmer Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7660
    Color: Black/Gold

    $268
  • Sherri Hill 50366
    Sherri Hill 50366

    Beaded Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50366
    Color: Ivory/Coral

    $550
  • Sherri Hill 50228
    Sherri Hill 50228
    (9)

    Iridescent Darling Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50228
    Available in 6 colors

    $298
  • Faviana S7668
    Faviana S7668
    (1)

    Shimmering Applique Cocktail Dress by Faviana S7668
    Color: Nude

    $298
  • Faviana S7670
    Faviana S7670

    Mega Shine Sequined Cocktail Dress by Faviana S7670
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • La Femme 19160
    La Femme 19160

    Lacy strapless dress from La Femme Cocktail 19160
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 50521
    Sherri Hill 50521

    Gilded Shining Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50521
    Available in 4 colors

    $480
  • Tony Bowls TS21689
    Tony Bowls TS21689

    Beaded and Lace Cocktail Dress by Tony Bowls TS21689
    Color: Coral

    $395
  • La Femme 23460
    La Femme 23460

    Wonderful Sweetheart Spotted Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23460
    Color: Black

    $278
  • La Femme 18177
    La Femme 18177
    (5)

    Exquisite short formal with diamond back by La Femme 18177
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Epic Formals 3823
    Epic Formals 3823

    Ruched Decadence Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by Epic Formals 3823
    Available in 2 colors

    $320
  • Mac Duggal 7525R
    Mac Duggal 7525R

    Flirty Flutter Striped Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal 7525R
    Color: Black/Violet

    $338
  • Scala 47484
    Scala 47484
    (21)

    Strapless mini with beaded patterns by Scala 47484
    Color: Navy/Silver/Gold

    $178
  • Dave and Johnny 10490
    Dave and Johnny 10490
    (2)

    Artfully embroidered cocktail dress by Dave and Johnny 10490
    Available in 7 colors

    $250
  • Sherri Hill 9756
    Sherri Hill 9756

    Rich Cutout Fantasy Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 9756
    Available in 4 colors

    $250
  • Clarisse 2920
    Clarisse 2920

    Strapless Floral Applique Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2920
    Color: Champagne/Multi

    $258
  • Mon Cheri 216973
    Mon Cheri 216973

    Shimmering Beaded Evening Gown by Mon Cheri Montage 216973
    Available in 3 colors

    $478
  • Sherri Hill 50764
    Sherri Hill 50764

    Brilliant Beauty Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50764
    Color: Light Blue/Nude

    $450
  • Angela and Alison 62029
    Angela and Alison 62029

    Captivating Keyhole Embroidered Cocktail Dress by Angela and Alison 62029
    Available in 2 colors

    $445
  • Alyce 46520
    Alyce 46520

    Embroidered Gemstone Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 46520
    Available in 6 colors

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 50706
    Sherri Hill 50706

    Intricate Elegance Halter Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50706
    Available in 2 colors

    $498
  • Sherri Hill 50494
    Sherri Hill 50494

    Two-Piece Glittering Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50494
    Available in 3 colors

    $850
  • Blush C372
    Blush C372

    Metallic Shine Bandage-Style Cocktail Dress by Blush C372
    Available in 2 colors

    $340
  • Clarisse 2919
    Clarisse 2919

    Gilded Detial Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2919
    Color: Amethyst

    $258
  • Milano Formals E2059
    Milano Formals E2059

    Vibrant Sequins Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2059
    Color: Cobalt

    $198
  • La Femme 23365
    La Femme 23365

    Sophisticated Shimmer Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23365
    Available in 2 colors

    $278
  • Sherri Hill 32321
    Sherri Hill 32321
    (1)

    Floral Bombshell Plunging Party Dress by Sherri Hill 32321
    Color: Navy

    $398

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