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

  • Sherri Hill 50968
    Sherri Hill 50968
    (1)

    Asymmetrical Decadence High-Low Evening Gown by Sherri Hill 50968
    Available in 3 colors

    $598
  • Mac Duggal 25279I
    Mac Duggal 25279I
    (2)

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

    $498
  • Mac Duggal 30256I
    Mac Duggal 30256I

    Futuristic Fantasy Draped Romper by Ieena for Mac Duggal 30256I
    Color: Black

    $398
  • Faviana 7850
    Faviana 7850
    (1)

    Wrapped Sensation Draped Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7850
    Available in 4 colors

    $198
  • Alyce 6826
    Alyce 6826

    Glossy sleeveless pick-up gown from Alyce Paris 6826
    Available in 5 colors

    $250
  • Sherri Hill 50828
    Sherri Hill 50828

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

    $480
  • Lara 32987
    Lara 32987

    Quarter Sleeve Textured Detail Cocktail Dress by Lara 32987
    Color: Ivory

    $298
  • Hannah S 27091
    Hannah S 27091

    Delicate Charm Notched Cocktail Dress by Hannah S 27091
    Available in 3 colors

    $230
  • Blush 11272
    Blush 11272

    Breezy high-low evening gown with colorful florals by Blush 11272
    Available in 2 colors

    $460
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Ellie Wilde EW117016
    Ellie Wilde EW117016

    Sleeveless short formal with ruffles by Ellie Wilde EW117016
    Available in 2 colors

    $238
  • Lara 32986
    Lara 32986

    Long-Sleeved Embellished Print Cocktail Dress by Lara 32986
    Color: Black/White

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 50825
    Sherri Hill 50825

    Pleated Floral Party Dress by Sherri Hill 50825
    Color: Ivory

    $480
  • Mac Duggal 73005N
    Mac Duggal 73005N

    Ombré Glamour Sequined Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal Homecoming 73005N
    Color: Black Ombre

    $198   $118
  • Rachel Allan 4329
    Rachel Allan 4329

    Glimmering Sophistication Crystal Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4329
    Color: Black

    $398
  • Shail K 4045
    Shail K 4045
    (1)

    Lace-layered short formal with tutu skirt by Shail K 4045
    Available in 2 colors

    $150
  • Faviana 7853
    Faviana 7853

    Strappy Allure Cutout Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7853
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Faviana 7859
    Faviana 7859

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

    $218
  • Faviana 7851
    Faviana 7851

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

    $198
  • Tarik Ediz 50110
    Tarik Ediz 50110

    Playful Shimmer Kisses Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz 50110
    Available in 2 colors

    $396
  • Sherri Hill 51043
    Sherri Hill 51043

    Effervescent formal set with fringed skirt by Sherri Hill 51043
    Color: Ivory

    $550
  • Faviana 7858
    Faviana 7858

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

    $218
  • Faviana 7872
    Faviana 7872

    Gemstone Fairytale Illusion Cocktail Dress by Faviana 7872
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Mac Duggal 30321C
    Mac Duggal 30321C

    Brocade Elegance Bejeweled Cocktail Dress by Mac Duggal 30321C
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Tarik Ediz 50033
    Tarik Ediz 50033

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

    $381
  • Tarik Ediz 50092
    Tarik Ediz 50092

    Sassy Floral Flutter Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz 50092
    Color: Print

    $330
  • Sherri Hill 50831
    Sherri Hill 50831

    Perfectly Pretty Rose and Lace Strapless Party Dress by Sherri Hill 50831
    Available in 2 colors

    $450
  • Ashley Lauren 4047
    Ashley Lauren 4047

    Lush off-the-shoulder short formal with flutters by Ashley Lauren 4047
    Available in 5 colors

    $540
  • Tarik Ediz 50076
    Tarik Ediz 50076

    Breezy off-the-shoulder cropped short formal by Tarik Ediz 50076
    Color: Print

    $341
  • Scala 48544
    Scala 48544
    (4)

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

    $198
  • Rachel Allan 4300
    Rachel Allan 4300

    Festive Cinched Plunging Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4300
    Color: Turquoise

    $298
  • Tarik Ediz 50081
    Tarik Ediz 50081

    Flirty Floral Plunge Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz 50081
    Available in 2 colors

    $363
  • Mac Duggal 25012I
    Mac Duggal 25012I

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

    $298
  • Rachel Allan 4248
    Rachel Allan 4248

    Ruffled Charm Asymmetrical Cocktail Dress by Rachel Allan 4248
    Available in 2 colors

    $378
  • Mac Duggal 25296I
    Mac Duggal 25296I

    Supreme Floral Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25296I
    Color: Blue Rose

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51127
    Sherri Hill 51127

    Lingerie-style sleeveless set with high-low skirt by Sherri Hill 51127
    Available in 3 colors

    $350
  • Tarik Ediz 50082
    Tarik Ediz 50082

    Halter Sweetheart Lace Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz 50082
    Available in 3 colors

    $403
  • Mac Duggal 25215
    Mac Duggal 25215

    Shining ruffled hi-lo gown from Ieena for Mac Duggal 25215
    Available in 2 colors

    $498
  • Tarik Ediz 93119
    Tarik Ediz 93119

    Fairytale Plunge Layered Cocktail Dress by Tarik Ediz Prom 93119
    Color:

    $822
  • Sherri Hill 50918
    Sherri Hill 50918

    Flower Applique Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50918
    Available in 2 colors

    $378

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