Own the Night!

Homecoming 2017

Having Homecoming Dresses 2017 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

  • Faviana 7859
    Faviana 7859

    Refined Radiance Pleated Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7859
    Available in 3 colors

    $218
  • Mac Duggal 25279I
    Mac Duggal 25279I
    (2)

    Strapless Surprise Evening Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25279I
    Available in 2 colors

    $498
  • Sherri Hill 50968
    Sherri Hill 50968
    (2)

    Asymmetrical Decadence High-Low Evening Gown by Sherri Hill 50968
    Color: Light Pink

    $598
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850
    (1)

    Wrapped Sensation Draped Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7850
    Available in 5 colors

    $198
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

    Bella sleeveless short dress with broomstick pleats by Faviana 8070
    Available in 4 colors

    $270
  • MNM Couture K3493
    MNM Couture K3493

    Dream-like flowery hi-lo gown from MNM Couture K3493
    Color: Aqua

    $1,140
  • Janique C1685
    Janique C1685

    Marvelous spaghetti-strap hi-lo print gown from Janique C1685
    Available in 2 colors

    $658
  • MNM Couture K3474
    MNM Couture K3474

    Vibrant printed hi-lo gown from MNM Couture K3474
    Color: Lilac

    $1,200
  • Faviana S8063
    Faviana S8063

    Sleeveless short formal with wedge-shaped bodice cutouts by Faviana S8063
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Lara 33402
    Lara 33402

    Short sheer illusion style with shirtdress details by Lara 33402
    Color: Nude/Navy

    $298
  • Lara 33418
    Lara 33418

    Whisper-light sleeveless cocktail dress with layered depth by Lara 33418
    Color: Nude/Multi

    $248
  • Lara 33403
    Lara 33403

    Sparkling long-sleeved short formal with sheer style by Lara 33403
    Color: Navy

    $298
  • Lara 33417
    Lara 33417

    Sweet and sultry halter-style layered short formal by Lara 33417
    Color: Green/Multi

    $248
  • Lara 33407
    Lara 33407

    Versatile short dress with sheer finesse by Lara 33407
    Color: Blush

    $298
  • Mac Duggal 30322C
    Mac Duggal 30322C

    Eye-Catching Gemstone Fantasy Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal 30322C
    Color: Hot Pink

    $278   $139
  • Alyce 6826
    Alyce 6826

    Glossy sleeveless pick-up gown from Alyce Paris 6826
    Available in 3 colors

    $250
  • Clarisse 3214
    Clarisse 3214

    Glittering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3214
    Available in 2 colors

    $230
  • Faviana 7858
    Faviana 7858

    Shimmering Sweetness Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7858
    Available in 3 colors

    $218
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (4)

    Tantalizing Cutout Sparkle Cocktail Dress by Scala 48544
    Available in 7 colors

    $198
  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

    Fluttery off-the-shoulder short formal with contrasting skirt by Faviana S8081
    Color: Black/Multi

    $258
  • Faviana 8093
    Faviana 8093

    Delectable halter-style dress with sultry center plunge by Faviana 8093
    Available in 3 colors

    $258
  • Faviana 8072
    Faviana 8072

    Romantic sleeveless short formal with neckline plunge by Faviana 8072
    Available in 3 colors

    $270
  • Faviana S8080
    Faviana S8080

    Jazzy off-the-shoulder dress set with notched neckline by Faviana S8080
    Color: Black/Multi

    $298
  • Lara 33409
    Lara 33409

    Bonnie bandolero dress with beaded embellishments by Lara 33409
    Color: Blush

    $248
  • Lara 33406
    Lara 33406

    Fetching sleeveless short formal with crisscross detail by Lara 33406
    Color: Nude/Blue

    $248
  • Lara 33408
    Lara 33408

    Dreamy cocktail dress with svelte sleeveless bodice by Lara 33408
    Color: Champagne/Gray

    $248
  • Lara 33258
    Lara 33258

    Simply sensational short dress with gilded embellishments by Lara 33258
    Color: Navy

    $248
  • Lara 33410
    Lara 33410

    Halter-style cocktail dress with hidden shimmer by Lara 33410
    Color: Nude/Silver

    $248
  • Mac Duggal 25012I
    Mac Duggal 25012I

    Fairytale Shine Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25012I
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 50682
    Sherri Hill 50682

    Cutout Cascade Illusion Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50682
    Available in 2 colors

    $318
  • Sherri Hill 51154
    Sherri Hill 51154

    Casual strapless gown with contrasting appliques by Sherri Hill 51154
    Color: Blue/Red

    $750
  • Tarik Ediz 50033
    Tarik Ediz 50033

    Flirty short formal with ruffle by Tarik Ediz 50033
    Available in 3 colors

    $381   $305
  • Faviana 7851
    Faviana 7851

    Plunging Beauty Halter Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7851
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Faviana S8066
    Faviana S8066

    Sleeveless artisan dress set with contrasting skirt by Faviana S8066
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
  • Faviana S8065
    Faviana S8065

    Dreamy two-piece dress with off-the-shoulder styling by Faviana S8065
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Faviana S8094
    Faviana S8094

    Ultimate short formal with opulent off-the-shoulder lace by Faviana S8094
    Available in 2 colors

    $248
  • Faviana 8060
    Faviana 8060

    Flirty short formal set with swing skirt by Faviana 8060
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Faviana S8068
    Faviana S8068

    Frothy halter-style short dress with sheer bodice by Faviana S8068
    Available in 2 colors

    $338
  • Sherri Hill 50828
    Sherri Hill 50828

    Unique Applique Pocketed Party Dress by Sherri Hill 50828
    Color: Black/Multi

    $480

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