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

  • Sherri Hill 50706
    Sherri Hill 50706

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

  • Sherri Hill 50774
    Sherri Hill 50774

    Floral Flair Cropped Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50774
    Available in 2 colors

  • Morrell Maxie 15392
    Morrell Maxie 15392

    Perfect long-sleeved dress with flared skirt by Morrell Maxie 15392
    Color: Navy

  • La Femme 23398
    La Femme 23398

    Fantastic Flirty Layered Cocktail Dress by La Femme 23398
    Color: Black

  • La Femme 21885
    La Femme 21885

    Fluttering Flair Draped Cocktail Dress by La Femme 21885
    Available in 4 colors

  • Angela and Alison 62010
    Angela and Alison 62010

    Twilight Cascade Embellished Cocktail Dress by Angela and Alison 62010
    Available in 2 colors

  • Sherri Hill 4302
    Sherri Hill 4302

    Pearl and Lace Party Dress by Sherri Hill 4302
    Color: White

  • Alyce 46529
    Alyce 46529

    Sultry Sensation Illusion Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 46529
    Available in 2 colors

  • Sticks and Stones 9345
    Sticks and Stones 9345

    Romantic Fantasy Lace Cocktail Dress by Sticks and Stones 9345
    Available in 4 colors

  • Sherri Hill 1971
    Sherri Hill 1971

    Metallic Magic Illusion Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 1971
    Available in 3 colors

  • Sherri Hill 32321
    Sherri Hill 32321

    Floral Bombshell Plunging Party Dress by Sherri Hill 32321
    Available in 2 colors

  • Faviana 7660
    Faviana 7660

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

  • Sherri Hill 50641
    Sherri Hill 50641

    Contrast Flutter Layered Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50641
    Available in 3 colors

  • La Femme 18177
    La Femme 18177

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

  • Sherri Hill 9756
    Sherri Hill 9756

    Rich Cutout Fantasy Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 9756
    Color: Navy

  • Alyce 4440
    Alyce 4440

    Sultry Enchantment Lace Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 4440
    Available in 7 colors

  • Blush 11168
    Blush 11168

    Embellished Velvet Cocktail Dress by Blush 11168
    Available in 2 colors

  • Sherri Hill 32283
    Sherri Hill 32283

    Radiant Gemstone Bandage Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 32283
    Available in 3 colors

  • Sherri Hill 50694
    Sherri Hill 50694

    Crystalline Allure Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50694
    Available in 2 colors

  • Clarisse 2917
    Clarisse 2917

    Two-Piece Lace and Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 2917
    Color: Black/White

  • Clarisse 2920
    Clarisse 2920

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

  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544

    Tantalizing Cutout Sparkle Cocktail Dress by Scala 48544
    Available in 8 colors

  • Angela and Alison 62029
    Angela and Alison 62029

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

  • Sherri Hill 50711
    Sherri Hill 50711

    Ruffled Delight Embellished Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50711
    Available in 3 colors

  • Sherri Hill 50603
    Sherri Hill 50603

    Two-Piece Textured and Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50603
    Available in 2 colors

  • Sherri Hill 50526
    Sherri Hill 50526

    Two-Piece Sequined Beaded Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50526
    Available in 6 colors

  • Alyce 46520
    Alyce 46520

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

  • Milano Formals E1980
    Milano Formals E1980

    Rose Print Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E1980
    Color: Green/Black

  • Sherri Hill 50494
    Sherri Hill 50494

    Two-Piece Glittering Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50494
    Color: Gold

  • Blush C372
    Blush C372

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

  • Sherri Hill 50554
    Sherri Hill 50554

    Two-Piece Shimmer Detail Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50554
    Available in 3 colors

  • Sherri Hill 50523
    Sherri Hill 50523

    Two-Piece Sparkling Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50523
    Available in 3 colors

  • Scala 48523
    Scala 48523

    Illusion Masterpiece Glimmering Cocktail Dress by Scala 48523
    Color: Platinum

  • Mon Cheri MCS21675
    Mon Cheri MCS21675

    Shining Paillettes Cocktail Dress by Mon Cheri Cocktail MCS21675
    Color: Blue Ombre

  • Milano Formals E2059
    Milano Formals E2059

    Vibrant Sequins Cocktail Dress by Milano Formals E2059
    Color: Cobalt

  • La Femme 20204
    La Femme 20204

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

  • Alyce 3647
    Alyce 3647

    Sophisticated Sparkle Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 3647
    Available in 4 colors

  • Sherri Hill 50555
    Sherri Hill 50555

    Two-Piece Applique Detail Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50555
    Available in 6 colors

  • La Femme 23365
    La Femme 23365

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

  • Scala 48524
    Scala 48524

    Picture Perfect Sleeved Cocktail Dress by Scala 48524
    Color: Navy


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