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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.

Pageant Dresses

  • Tarik Ediz 50042
    Tarik Ediz 50042
    (5)

    Jazzy off-the-shoulder gown with ruffles by Tarik Ediz 50042
    Available in 2 colors

    $438
  • Nina Canacci 7369
    Nina Canacci 7369
    (1)

    Halter Seduction Contrasting Evening Dress by Nina Canacci 7369
    Available in 3 colors

    $198
  • Clarisse 3153
    Clarisse 3153
    (1)

    Sleek Evening Gown by Clarisse 3153
    Available in 5 colors

    $298
  • Clarisse 4852
    Clarisse 4852
    (1)

    Delicate Lace Evening Gown by Clarisse 4852
    Color: Gold

    $490
  • Sherri Hill 50919
    Sherri Hill 50919

    Sizzling Sheath Gown by Sherri Hill 50919
    Available in 10 colors

    $450
  • Terani 1712E3648
    Terani 1712E3648

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

    $528
  • Lara 32953
    Lara 32953

    Long-Sleeved Beaded Evening Gown by Lara 32953
    Available in 2 colors

    $778
  • Mori Lee 99159
    Mori Lee 99159
    (1)

    Exotic Allure Embroidered Evening Gown by Mori Lee Paparazzi 99159
    Color: Black Multi

    $390
  • Nina Canacci 7352
    Nina Canacci 7352
    (1)

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

    $258
  • Janique C1681
    Janique C1681

    Divine sweetheart mermaid with ruffled skirt from Janique C1681
    Available in 2 colors

    $768
  • Morrell Maxie 15456
    Morrell Maxie 15456

    August patterned mermaid gown from Morell Maxie 15456
    Color: Blush

    $518
  • Jasz Couture 5959
    Jasz Couture 5959
    (2)

    Hollywood Plunge Flowing Evening Dress by Jasz Couture 5959
    Available in 2 colors

    $258
  • Faviana S7907
    Faviana S7907

    Lovely Temptress Corset Gown by Faviana S7907
    Available in 4 colors

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51019
    Sherri Hill 51019

    Cutout Illusions Halter Evening Gown by Sherri Hill 51019
    Available in 3 colors

    $498
  • Sherri Hill 50685
    Sherri Hill 50685

    Princess Shimmer Draped Evening Gown by Sherri Hill 50685
    Available in 3 colors

    $598
  • Clarisse 3075
    Clarisse 3075

    Glittering Stones Evening Gown by Clarisse 3075
    Available in 5 colors

    $370
  • Lush 1324
    Lush 1324

    Sleeveless Sparkle Sequined Gown from Lush by Jasz Couture 1324
    Available in 4 colors

    $338
  • Sherri Hill 50824
    Sherri Hill 50824
    (1)

    Sophisticated Lady Ravishing Mermaid Gown Sherri Hill 50824
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Mori Lee 99075
    Mori Lee 99075

    Festive Shimmer Illusion Evening Dress by Mori Lee Paparazzi 99075
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Jasz Couture 6056
    Jasz Couture 6056

    Sparkling Sensation Illusion Evening Gown by Jasz Couture 6056
    Color: Black

    $378
  • Jasz Couture 6115
    Jasz Couture 6115

    Sweetheart Cascade Plunging Evening Gown by Jasz Couture 6115
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Nina Canacci 4131
    Nina Canacci 4131
    (1)

    Mermaid Glimmer Embellished Evening Dress by Nina Canacci 4131
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Sherri Hill 51096
    Sherri Hill 51096

    Divine sleeveless gown with fluted finish by Sherri Hill 51096
    Available in 4 colors

    $350
  • Clarisse 3110
    Clarisse 3110

    Sheer Flower Detail Evening Gown by Clarisse 3110
    Color: Black

    $278
  • Clarisse 3184
    Clarisse 3184
    (1)

    Shining Evening Gown by Clarisse 3184
    Available in 3 colors

    $438
  • Clarisse 4854
    Clarisse 4854
    (1)

    Strapless Twinkling Evening Gown by Clarisse 4854
    Color: Iridescent

    $550
  • Sherri Hill 50869
    Sherri Hill 50869

    Fitted Halter Sheath Gown by Sherri Hill 50869
    Available in 7 colors

    $450
  • Faviana S7960
    Faviana S7960

    Sheer Illusions Dreamy Gown by Faviana S7960
    Available in 3 colors

    $398
  • Blush 11320
    Blush 11320

    Smashing strapless sheath with tiers of ruffles by Blush 11320
    Available in 3 colors

    $270
  • Lush 1326
    Lush 1326

    Beaded Elegance Embellished Gown from Lush by Jasz Couture 1326
    Available in 3 colors

    $318
  • Gigi 24146
    Gigi 24146

    Rosy lace mermaid with over-skirt from Gigi 24146
    Available in 2 colors

    $398
  • Nina Canacci 7370
    Nina Canacci 7370

    Twinkling Halter Allure Evening Gown by Nina Canacci 7370
    Available in 3 colors

    $338
  • Sherri Hill 50998
    Sherri Hill 50998

    Halter Allure Lace Evening Gown by Sherri Hill 50998
    Available in 3 colors

    $498
  • Clarisse 3135
    Clarisse 3135

    Sparkling Evening Gown by Clarisse 3135
    Color: Navy

    $338
  • Sherri Hill 50876
    Sherri Hill 50876

    Mermaid Gown with Off the Shoulder Neckline by Sherri Hill 50876
    Available in 3 colors

    $450
  • Terani 1712P2517
    Terani 1712P2517

    Allure daring illusion sparkle gown from Terani Prom 1712P2517
    Available in 8 colors

    $440
  • Shail K 4049
    Shail K 4049

    Delectable designer gown with sheer shoulders by Shail K 4049
    Color: Forest Green

    $450
  • Madison James 17205
    Madison James 17205

    Tantalizing Beaded Dream Evening Dress by Madison James 17205
    Available in 4 colors

    $458
  • Ellie Wilde EW117105
    Ellie Wilde EW117105

    Dishy formal dress with ruffles by Ellie Wilde EW117105
    Color: Black/Nude

    $398
  • Rachel Allan 7529
    Rachel Allan 7529

    Dramatic patterned illusion gown from Rachel Allan 7529
    Available in 3 colors

    $498

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