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

  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

    Sweetly Chic Cinched Cocktail Dress by Colors 1548
    Available in 4 colors

    $130
  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

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

    $258
  • Sherri Hill 51363
    Sherri Hill 51363

    Strappy sequined designer mini from Sherri Hill 51363
    Available in 8 colors

    $498
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

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

    $270
  • Colors Dress 1546
    Colors Dress 1546

    Pristine Pleated Party Cocktail Dress by Colors 1546
    Available in 6 colors

    $138
  • Lara 33402
    Lara 33402

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

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51420
    Sherri Hill 51420

    Dazzling and daring fitted mini from Sherri Hill 51420
    Available in 7 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51290
    Sherri Hill 51290

    Tremendous draping long-sleeve mini from Sherri Hill 51290
    Color: Black

    $598
  • Sherri Hill 51540
    Sherri Hill 51540

    Ace sequined halter babydoll from Sherri Hill 51540
    Available in 4 colors

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

    Foldover off-shoulder fitted cocktail from Sherri Hill 51423
    Available in 5 colors

    $298
  • Clarisse 3215
    Clarisse 3215

    Sleek Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3215
    Available in 6 colors

    $150
  • Clarisse 3214
    Clarisse 3214

    Glittering Beaded Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3214
    Available in 2 colors

    $230
  • Mac Duggal 25247
    Mac Duggal 25247

    Flamboyant ruffled babydoll dress from Ieena for Mac Duggal 25247
    Available in 2 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 50968
    Sherri Hill 50968
    (2)

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

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

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

    $498
  • Colors Dress 1738
    Colors Dress 1738

    Flirty Party Delight Cocktail Dress by Colors 1738
    Available in 5 colors

    $218
  • Lara 33403
    Lara 33403

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

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51385
    Sherri Hill 51385

    Bejeweled off-shoulder belted babydoll from Sherri Hill 51385
    Color: Ivory

    $550
  • Sherri Hill 51524
    Sherri Hill 51524

    Impactful accented sleeveless babydoll from Sherri Hill 51524
    Color: Navy

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51295
    Sherri Hill 51295

    Passionate cutaway accented babydoll from Sherri Hill 51295
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51464
    Sherri Hill 51464

    Rosette strapless beaded babydoll from Sherri Hill 51464
    Color: Black/Red

    $450
  • Alyce 3699
    Alyce 3699

    Classic flowery hi-lo babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3699
    Color: Black

    $158
  • Lara 33406
    Lara 33406

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

    $248
  • Alyce 3733
    Alyce 3733

    Regal crop top asymmetrical gown from Alyce Paris 3733
    Color: Black

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 51358
    Sherri Hill 51358

    Ornamental beaded babydoll dress from Sherri Hill 51358
    Available in 2 colors

    $550
  • Faviana 7859
    Faviana 7859

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

    $218
  • Sherri Hill 50656
    Sherri Hill 50656
    (1)

    Darling Sparkle Plunge Cocktail Dress by Sherri Hill 50656
    Color: Ivory/Nude

    $650
  • Mac Duggal 25275I
    Mac Duggal 25275I

    Ruffled Wonder Cocktail Dress by Ieena for Mac Duggal 25275I
    Color: Black

    $338
  • Alyce 3674
    Alyce 3674

    Classic Perfection Sweetheart Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 3674
    Available in 3 colors

    $150
  • Clarisse 2917
    Clarisse 2917

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

    $290
  • Lara 33408
    Lara 33408

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

    $248
  • Alyce 3732
    Alyce 3732

    Dramatic long-sleeve illusion babydoll set from Alyce Paris 3732
    Color: Black

    $178
  • Sherri Hill 51324
    Sherri Hill 51324

    Arresting off-shoulder portrait mini from Sherri Hill 51324
    Available in 5 colors

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 51493
    Sherri Hill 51493

    Amazing contrasting two-piece mini from Sherri Hill 51493
    Color: Black

    $450
  • Alyce 3741
    Alyce 3741

    Lacy strapless layered babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3741
    Available in 2 colors

    $148
  • Alyce 3729
    Alyce 3729

    Shining structured babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3729
    Available in 2 colors

    $158
  • Alyce 3700
    Alyce 3700

    Sleek strapless and ruched babydoll dress from Alyce Paris 3700
    Available in 2 colors

    $128
  • Sherri Hill 51282
    Sherri Hill 51282

    Regal beaded halter mini from Sherri Hill 51282
    Available in 3 colors

    $850
  • Sherri Hill 51399
    Sherri Hill 51399

    Bedecked illusion sleeveless babydoll from Sherri Hill 51399
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • Jovani 24238
    Jovani 24238

    Shining Contrast Fairytale Evening Dress by Jovani 24238
    Available in 2 colors

    $640

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