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We offer premiere designers that will have you looking like a million bucks as you walk across the stage, smiling with confidence. If you are in a pageant, then you want to be noticed. After all, all of the women in attendance are bound to be beautiful. The right dress can really make you stand out amongst all of the other women competing in a beauty pageant. There are many things to consider when it comes time to choose between the many pageants dresses available today.

After all, just like beauty queens, no two pageant dresses are alike, even if they are cut from the same cloth. Two people may wear the same dress but it may have a different look and effect on each of them. This is why it is so important to take your time when choosing the dress for your pageant. The following are just some of the many things to consider when it comes time to choose the right dress for you.

One of the first things you want to consider is the shape of the dress. The silhouette of a dress is important because it can accentuate or call attention to your best features and can hide areas about which you may feel insecure. If you really like your torso area, you can go with a form-fitting number. If you are self-conscious about your hips, you can have the dress puff out once the dress hits your hips. This is why it pays to try on pageant dresses in person.

The next step to choosing between pageant dresses is to consider the color or pattern of your dress. You want to choose a color or design that is flattering to your coloring and will show up well on television. Thus, it pays to not only consider which colors look best on you but also which colors may not pop well on camera. When trying on pageant dresses, try looking at a dress from far away. Often, a camera will not be able to pick up all of the details of a dress. Thus, you may want to forgo dresses that have elaborate details and go with a color that pops or design that is easy to recognize from far away.

One of the most important features of your pageant dress is the neckline. You definitely want to wear a dress with a pleasing neckline, but you want to make sure that it is not too low. After all, if a neckline is too low, you risk showing too much of yourself and risk giving off a negative impression of your character. Thus, try to go with a neckline that accentuates your features in a classy way. For example, if you want to draw attention to your tones arms, you may want to go with a high neckline to draw attention to your arms. You can go with a halter top-type neckline or you could have neckline that is more square in nature.

The straps of a dress will affect both the neckline and the shape of the dress. There are many choices to play around with when it comes to the straps of your pageant dress. For example, you first need to decide if you are going to go with sleeves or go sleeveless. Once you make this decision, it is then time to decide if the dress will be strapless or will have straps. If you decide to have straps on your pageant dress, you then need to decide how thick these straps will be and where they will fall on your body. A tailor or seamstress can alter a dress to your specifications. Thus, you can have halter top-type straps that are then or thick, or you can go with criss-crossed straps. No matter your decision, you want to make sure that the dress does what it needs to do: stay in place when you are walking across the stage.

The materials the dress is made out of will affect its overall look and how comfortable you feel in the dress. You can buy a dress that is made out of beads, or you can go with something made from anything from satin to silk. Ultimately, the materials of the dress will be affected by the look you want to go for and what feels best when you try the dress on. If you are going for a classic movie star look like a Marilyn Monroe dress, you would use different materials than if you wanted to go for a ballroom gown kind of feel.

Often, if you are wearing a dress in a pageant, the dress in question will be an evening gown. If this is the case, you need to consider the length of the dress. You want something that will be easy to walk in and something that is appropriate for the event. You may want to go with a long slinky number that has a train, or you may want to go with something that falls just below the knee. It is wise not to go too long or too short when it comes to pageant dresses. Anything too short could give off the wrong impression and could result in an embarrassing situation if you fall down, and anything too long could really make you stumble or make you look anything but graceful. If you know you are going to wear high heels for the event, it pays to wear a pair when you go to try on a dress. This way, you can make sure the length of the pageant dress is dead on and will not need any alterations.

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    Precious Perfection Hollywood Evening Gown by Colors 1768
    Available in 6 colors

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    Bold and lacy long-sleeve mermaid from Jessica Angel 534
    Available in 5 colors

    $490
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    Scalloped vampy long-sleeve gown from Sherri Hill 51384
    Available in 2 colors

    $698
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    Jovani 45169

    Simmering halter evening gown with scalloped split by Jovani 45169
    Available in 4 colors

    $480
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    Notched Excellence Embellished Evening Gown by Colors J046
    Available in 2 colors

    $481
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    Jovani 40760

    Embroidered Dreams Sweetheart Evening Dress by Jovani 40760
    Color: Gun Metal

    $750
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    Jovani 45760

    Elegant strapless evening gown with elaborate designs by Jovani 45760
    Color: Charcoal

    $990
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    Jovani 42321

    Smashing sleeveless evening gown with side insets by Jovani 42321
    Available in 2 colors

    $680
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    Colors Dress 1773

    Captivating Crisscross Hourglass Evening Gown by Colors 1773
    Available in 2 colors

    $393
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    Jovani 50997

    Indulgent designer evening gown with off-the-shoulder neckline by Jovani 50997
    Color: Multi

    $640
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    Ellie Wilde EW21715

    Eye-catching off-the-shoulder gown with contrasts by Ellie Wilde EW21715
    Color: Navy/Nude

    $618
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    Jovani 36061

    Petal-fresh strapless evening gown with floral appliques by Jovani 36061
    Color: Light Pink

    $750
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    Jovani 48985

    Gorgeous printed full-length sleeveless gown from Jovani 48985
    Available in 3 colors

    $640
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    Colors Dress J044

    Unforgettable Feathered Two-Piece Evening Gown by Colors J044
    Color: Black

    $591
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    Jovani 47928

    Feminine accented ruffled mermaid gown from Jovani 47928
    Available in 3 colors

    $900
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    Jovani 31885

    Classic strapless evening gown with blossoming details by Jovani 31885
    Color: Black

    $790
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    Jovani 50922

    Strapless Mermaid Gown with Ruched Top by Jovani 50922
    Color: Black/Plum

    $590
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    Sleeveless formal with cutout accents by Dave and Johnny A4268
    Color: Navy Blue

    $403
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    Sherri Hill 51424

    Velvety full-length halter gown from Sherri Hill 51424
    Available in 3 colors

    $598
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    Jovani 47659

    Vamp strappy cutout collared gown from Jovani 47659
    Color: Black

    $450
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    Jovani 42344

    Luxe lace-up evening gown with halter styling by Jovani 42344
    Available in 2 colors

    $500
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    Ravishing illusion embroidery ruffle mermaid from Jovani 47927
    Available in 2 colors

    $900
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    Available in 5 colors

    $450
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    Stunning Keyhole Plunge Evening Dress by Colors 1741
    Color: Black

    $305
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    Jovani 48200

    Glossy ruffled sweetheart mermaid gown from Jovani 48200
    Available in 2 colors

    $1,500
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    Jovani 46609

    Effervescent strapless evening gown with ruched flounce by Jovani 46609
    Available in 3 colors

    $640
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    Sherri Hill 51410

    Sovereign printed halter gown from Sherri Hill 51410
    Available in 3 colors

    $950
  • Jovani 31033
    Jovani 31033

    Whisper-light sleeveless evening gown with feathery flounce by Jovani 31033
    Color: Ivory

    $1,100
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    Sherri Hill 51428

    Luminous full-length halter gown from Sherri Hill 51428
    Available in 2 colors

    $480
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    Jovani 47025

    Celebrity two-piece banded mermaid dress from Jovani 47025
    Available in 4 colors

    $570
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    Sherri Hill 51206

    Holographic sleeveless gown with translucent train by Sherri Hill 51206
    Available in 5 colors

    $698
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    Off-the-shoulder gown with sheer sleeves by Tarik Ediz 50001
    Available in 2 colors

    $572
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    Inspirational printed illusion gown with over-skirt from Terani 1712E3648
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    $528
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    Strapless Twinkling Evening Gown by Blush 11242
    Available in 4 colors

    $298
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    Perfect Plunge Lace Evening Dress by Nina Canacci 7352
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
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    Dreamy halter-style evening gown with diaphanous flute by Jovani 31554
    Available in 5 colors

    $1,100
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    Sleeveless goddess evening gown with strappy accents by Jovani 45225
    Color: Burgundy

    $500
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    Wonderful Roses Two-Piece Evening Gown by Jovani 35349
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    $550
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    Lacy Loveliness V Neckline Gown by Jovani 48994
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    $500

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