Occasionwear dresses, today, are a dime a dozen and it is only by visiting specialist department stores and designer outlets that you will find truly outstanding pieces that will set you apart from everyone at special events. One of the best feelings a woman can have is arriving at an event and have all eyes cast on her thanks to the amazing outfit she is wearing.
The ultimate goal is to wear a dress that not only compliments your figure but also matches your personality and personal style. This can be achieved in a number of different ways and what ladies often tend to do is cast their gaze back in time for inspiration.
So, if you are looking for 60’s French elegance look no further than Bridgette Bardot. Widely considered to be the first truly liberated post war women, Bardot epitomised glamour in 1960’s Europe with her understated yet chic style. Many women today still look back at this period as one that was elegant of stylish.
For the ultimate classic inspiration who better to channel than Audrey Hepburn who epitomised the 1950’s with her unique take on the fashion of the day. Another darling and icon of this period was Grace Kelly who was dressed to kill at many different events. It is impossible to mention all the style icons of days gone by but they form part of the body of history inspiring fashion trends today. Often, in fashion the most respected designers cast their eyes back to days gone by for inspiration.
Today’s icons of style include individuals like Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Cheryl Cole, Diane Kruger and Michelle Obama to name bit a few. These ladies are all considered to be some of the forerunners when it comes to encapsulating the trends of today and keeping an eye on what they are wearing will almost certainly provide you with great ideas. There is nothing wrong with ‘stealing’ ideas from other ladies to formulate your own unique sense of style in order to achieve your desired look.
It often feels like an insurmountable task to keep abreast of the latest trends but knowing where to look will make all the difference, and a bit of advice from a knowledgeable store assistant will go a long way to finding you perfect occasionwear dresses for various events. Regardless of whether you are attending a christening, a wedding, confirmation, birthday celebration or a cocktail party the perfect dress for you is out there. You just need to do some research.
A number of specialist stores exist in Ireland with extensive collections and comfortable spaces for you to try on as many different outfits as required. If you so choose, many stores offer private fitting rooms where you can visit on your own or with a group of friends to create a relaxing environment.
To ensure you get what you want and need it is best make an appointment with reputable stockists of occasionwear dresses to find a dress that helps express you.
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