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 51423
    Sherri Hill 51423

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

    $298
  • Lara 33129
    Lara 33129

    Sophisticated long-sleeved shift with decorative dazzle by Lara 33129
    Color: Black

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51296
    Sherri Hill 51296

    Sassy two-piece babydoll dress from Sherri Hill 51296
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Sherri Hill 51290
    Sherri Hill 51290

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

    $598
  • Alyce 1057
    Alyce 1057

    Empire Waist Mini Dress with Sparkling Straps by Alyce Paris 1057
    Available in 2 colors

    $136   $68
  • Alyce 5757
    Alyce 5757

    Skater-style sleeveless mini from Black Label by Alyce Paris 5757
    Available in 4 colors

    $456   $149
  • Alyce 4454
    Alyce 4454

    Illusion Lace Bandage Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 4454
    Available in 2 colors

    $230   $79
  • Alyce 4451
    Alyce 4451
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    Sheer Amazement Geometric Cocktail Dress by Alyce Paris 4451
    Available in 2 colors

    $178   $79
  • Alyce 4398
    Alyce 4398

    Lavish Lace Masterpiece Cocktail Dress by Alyce Homecoming 4398
    Available in 4 colors

    $250   $85
  • Alyce 3625
    Alyce 3625

    Regal Ruched Beauty Cocktail Dress by Alyce Sweet 16 3625
    Available in 6 colors

    $278   $98
  • Alyce 3597
    Alyce 3597

    Iridescent Cutie Strapless Party Dress by Alyce Sweet 16 3597
    Available in 3 colors

    $250   $89
  • Alyce 2467
    Alyce 2467

    Lovely short set with beaded accents by Alyce Claudine 2467
    Available in 2 colors

    $398   $95
  • Alyce 2371
    Alyce 2371

    Sparkling Celebration Cocktail Dress from Claudine by Alyce Paris 2371
    Available in 2 colors

    $240   $119
  • Sherri Hill 51505
    Sherri Hill 51505

    Celestial off-shoulder starlight babydoll from Sherri Hill 51505
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51291
    Sherri Hill 51291

    Dancing accented cap-sleeve babydoll from Sherri Hill 51291
    Available in 4 colors

    $350
  • Colors Dress 1548
    Colors Dress 1548

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

    $143
  • Sherri Hill 51397
    Sherri Hill 51397

    Shining strappy heartthrob babydoll from Sherri Hill 51397
    Available in 4 colors

    $480
  • Sherri Hill 51281
    Sherri Hill 51281

    Vibrant two-piece capped mini from Sherri Hill 51281
    Available in 4 colors

    $550
  • Sherri Hill 51350
    Sherri Hill 51350

    Vintage inspired cutaway jumpsuit from Sherri Hill 51350
    Color: Silver

    $598
  • Clarisse 3363
    Clarisse 3363

    Floral Flutter Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3363
    Color: Champagne/Multi

    $230
  • Sherri Hill 51302
    Sherri Hill 51302

    Stylish accented contrast babydoll from Sherri Hill 51302
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Faviana S8081
    Faviana S8081

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

    $258
  • Faviana 8070
    Faviana 8070

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

    $270
  • Colors Dress 1763
    Colors Dress 1763

    Alluring Lace Illusion Cocktail Dress by Colors 1763
    Available in 2 colors

    $246
  • Sherri Hill 51559
    Sherri Hill 51559

    Ballerina halter accent mini from Sherri Hill 51559
    Available in 3 colors

    $350
  • Jessica Angel 116
    Jessica Angel 116

    Shining printed hi-lo gown from Jessica Angel 116
    Available in 3 colors

    $430
  • Sherri Hill 51433
    Sherri Hill 51433

    Funky off-shoulder cap-sleeve jumper from Sherri Hill 51433
    Available in 2 colors

    $350
  • Lara 33441
    Lara 33441

    Textured Movement V Neckline Mini Dress by Lara 33441
    Color: Champagne

    $248
  • Colors Dress 1546
    Colors Dress 1546

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

    $151
  • Lara 33406
    Lara 33406

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

    $248
  • Colors Dress 1750
    Colors Dress 1750

    Charming Contrast Halter Cocktail Dress by Colors 1750
    Available in 2 colors

    $209
  • Sherri Hill 51464
    Sherri Hill 51464

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

    $450
  • Sherri Hill 51497
    Sherri Hill 51497

    One-shoulder sparkling cutaway mini from Sherri Hill 51497
    Available in 4 colors

    $550
  • Clarisse 3316
    Clarisse 3316

    Classic Contrast Two-Piece Cocktail Dress by Clarisse 3316
    Color: Black/White

    $210
  • Sherri Hill 51500
    Sherri Hill 51500

    Supreme strappy fitted mini from Sherri Hill 51500
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
  • Alyce 3733
    Alyce 3733

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

    $198
  • Sherri Hill 51399
    Sherri Hill 51399

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

    $450
  • Dave and Johnny A4388
    Dave and Johnny A4388

    Sleeveless mini with creative contrasts by Dave and Johnny A4388
    Color: White

    $270
  • Alyce 4465
    Alyce 4465

    Stunning sequined mini-dress set from Alyce Paris 4465
    Available in 2 colors

    $168
  • Dave and Johnny A5802
    Dave and Johnny A5802

    Sleeveless dress with graduated hemline by Dave and Johnny A5802
    Color: Ivory/Print

    $322

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