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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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    Colors Dress 1768

    Precious Perfection Hollywood Evening Gown by Colors 1768
    Available in 5 colors

    $230
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    Jovani 47963

    Glittering embroidered sleeveless mermaid gown from Jovani 47963
    Available in 2 colors

    $640
  • Marsoni M171
    Marsoni M171

    Sultry V Neckline Mermaid Gown by Marsoni M171
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • Colors Dress 1773
    Colors Dress 1773

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

    $358
  • Jessica Angel 534
    Jessica Angel 534

    Bold and lacy long-sleeve mermaid from Jessica Angel 534
    Available in 4 colors

    $490
  • Sherri Hill 51406
    Sherri Hill 51406

    Sultry off-shoulder full-length gown from Sherri Hill 51406
    Available in 3 colors

    $550
  • Jovani 50997
    Jovani 50997

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

    $640
  • Jovani 49868
    Jovani 49868

    Ruffled Angel Sheath Gown by Jovani 49868
    Available in 4 colors

    $640
  • La Femme 23449
    La Femme 23449

    Applique Detail Evening Gown by La Femme Evening 23449
    Color: Pink/Gray

    $598
  • Jessica Angel 575
    Jessica Angel 575

    Unique off-shoulder printed mermaid from Jessica Angel 575
    Available in 5 colors

    $450
  • Jovani 47561
    Jovani 47561

    Heavenly embroidered sleeveless contrast gown from Jovani 47561
    Available in 3 colors

    $440
  • Colors Dress 1770
    Colors Dress 1770

    Shimmering Seduction Sequined Evening Dress by Colors 1770
    Available in 3 colors

    $278
  • Jovani 46918
    Jovani 46918

    Sultry collared illusion slit mermaid gown from Jovani 46918
    Color: Black

    $500
  • Jovani 40872
    Jovani 40872

    Off-the-Shoulder Metallic Detail Evening Gown by Jovani 40872
    Color: Navy/Gold

    $790
  • Jessica Angel 109
    Jessica Angel 109

    Sultry slinky peplum gown from Jessica Angel 109
    Available in 7 colors

    $420
  • Terani 1712E3648
    Terani 1712E3648

    Inspirational printed illusion gown with over-skirt from Terani 1712E3648
    Available in 2 colors

    $528
  • Faviana S8002
    Faviana S8002

    Spicy Off the Shoulder Gown with Circular Flounce Sleeves by Faviana S8002
    Available in 3 colors

    $338
  • Faviana S7907
    Faviana S7907

    Lovely Temptress Corset Gown by Faviana S7907
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
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    Nina Canacci 7352
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    Perfect Plunge Lace Evening Dress by Nina Canacci 7352
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
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    Sherri Hill 51206

    Holographic sleeveless gown with translucent train by Sherri Hill 51206
    Available in 3 colors

    $698
  • Sherri Hill 51413
    Sherri Hill 51413

    Magical sleeveless illusion gown from Sherri Hill 51413
    Available in 2 colors

    $330
  • Jovani 50970
    Jovani 50970

    Fantastic strapless evening gown with fashionable flair by Jovani 50970
    Color: Print

    $900
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    Saiid Kobeisy RE3156

    Maiden sleeveless ruffle gown from SK by Saiid Kobeisy RE3156
    Available in 3 colors

    $1,530
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    Jovani 88893

    Vivacious Strapless Corset Style Mermaid Gown by Jovani 88893
    Available in 2 colors

    $640
  • Jovani 42240
    Jovani 42240

    Mellifluous sleeveless evening gown with exquisite crystals by Jovani 42240
    Available in 2 colors

    $500
  • Jovani 50922
    Jovani 50922

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

    $590
  • Jovani 35182
    Jovani 35182

    Hourglass Glamour Lace Evening Dress by Jovani 35182
    Available in 3 colors

    $680
  • Jovani 48633
    Jovani 48633

    Textured Lace Evening Gown by Jovani 48633
    Color: Navy

    $550
  • Jovani 48985
    Jovani 48985

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

    $640
  • Sherri Hill 51528
    Sherri Hill 51528

    Picturesque strapless accent gown from Sherri Hill 51528
    Color: Peacock

    $398
  • Jovani 37099
    Jovani 37099

    Blushing Brilliance Mermaid Evening Gown by Jovani 37099
    Available in 6 colors

    $590
  • Jovani 37694
    Jovani 37694

    Sparkle-sprinkled sleeveless evening gown with flute by Jovani 37694
    Available in 2 colors

    $1,500
  • Colors Dress J046
    Colors Dress J046

    Notched Excellence Embellished Evening Gown by Colors J046
    Color: Black

    $438
  • Jovani 50880
    Jovani 50880

    Floral Lace Two Piece Gown by Jovani 50880
    Available in 3 colors

    $640
  • Jovani 34005
    Jovani 34005

    Eye-catching sleeveless evening gown with split bodice by Jovani 34005
    Available in 2 colors

    $680
  • Colors Dress 1754
    Colors Dress 1754

    Scalloped Fantasy Illusion Evening Dress by Colors 1754
    Available in 2 colors

    $338
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    Dave and Johnny A4268

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

    $403
  • Jovani 42700
    Jovani 42700

    Luminous sleeveless evening gown with plunging neckline by Jovani 42700
    Available in 3 colors

    $900
  • Jovani 40789
    Jovani 40789

    Strapless Lace Detail Evening Gown by Jovani 40789
    Color: Black/Nude

    $750
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    Jovani 45225

    Sleeveless goddess evening gown with strappy accents by Jovani 45225
    Available in 3 colors

    $500

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