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How to Secure a Party Dress When You're Short on Time

How to Secure a Party Dress When You're Short on Time

Ahmm, ahmm, ahmm…Look who got an exclusive invite to the hottest club around! 😉 (or maybe it’s the coolest one; we are not sure since you’ve never invited us… 😏 just kidding 😝)

Anyway, Congrats on the invitation!

So, now, you must be very excited to party and break some necks with your stunning looks, right?

But hold on…there’s a problem! 😥

You do NOT have a dress to wear 😔 So, now what? Party canceled 😭

Oh, sweetie, don’t be sad, as we got your back! Even if you have a couple of hours left to pick an outfit from trendy party dresses for women, this comprehensive guide will help you secure a perfect party dress when you’re short of time. (PS: Don’t forget to read the point #3)

So, shall we get into it? We’re already late!

Your Detailed Style Checklist for a Party Look!

To begin, let's take a look at some of the essential fashion blueprints to help you secure the perfect dress in no time! Trust me, girls, this detailed checklist is going to be your BFF to nail that perfect glamorous look without any hassle. 

Measure for the Best Fit

So, you want to avoid the hassle of returning the dresses that don’t fit well, right? For this, grab a measuring tape and quickly note down your bust, waist, and hip measurements. This way, you can easily browse the outfits as per your size and make the perfect purchase. 

Decoding the Best Hue 

Think about all those colors that make you feel amazing and match the glamorous vibes of the party. 

Colors like bold red, classic back, and flattering black can be the perfect choice when you’re short on time. Such hues are always stylish, making sure you stand out from the crowd without stressing about whether your outfit matches the occasion. 

And, to make things easy for you, we have selected one of the best black dresses for a quick purchase. Let’s take a look!

Create a sultry party look with the AMARRA Style 87190 fitted jersey black dress from Pretty Moment with beautiful butterfly details across the dress. 

If you’re going for a more subtle look, you can also go for light colors like pastels or soft neutrals. These shades give you an elegant look for the party. 

Say “NO” to Oversized T-shirts

Trust me, an oversized t-shirt is probably not your best bet for a party. Sure, they’re super comfy, and they can hide your shape, but they end up looking a bit sloppy instead of stylish.

And let’s be real, you want to look fabulous in all those party photos, right? An oversized t-shirt might not do you justice.

Look for Your Body Shape

Before you find your perfect fit, check your body shape. Trust me, knowing your body shape will not only help you to find the perfect fit but also flatter your natural curves beautifully. 

Like, if you have an hourglass figure, go for something that cinches at the waist to show off those sexy curves. If you’re more of a pear shape, try an A-line dress that flares out from the hips. Apple shapes look great in empire waists that draw attention upward. 

Basically, understanding your shape means you’ll find a dress that fits perfectly and makes you look the best. 

Congratulations to the girls with those stunning curves! As we have selected one of the best outfits that not only flatters your body shape but also gives you the sexiest look for the party. Check it out below!

Get ready to create an elegant, timeless look for your parties with the iconic AMARRA Style 87147 fitted jersey dress from Pretty Moment, which features an alluring sweetheart neckline and a wide-loop lace-up back. 

Apart from party dresses, you can also explore their latest collection of sweet 16 party dresses, short gowns for prom, and many more. 

Go for a Subtle Perfume

Wearing too much perfume at a party can totally ruin your vibe. 

If the scent is too strong, it can be overwhelming and even give people headaches. Instead of people admiring your fabulous outfit, they'll be trying to get away from the overpowering smell. 

It can also trigger allergies or sensitivities in others, making them sneeze or feel uncomfortable around you.

So, a little spritz goes a long way; after all, a woman without perfume is a flower without scent!

Opt for the Right Undergarments and Shape-wear

Girls, now let’s talk about something very important–your shape-wear and undergarments. These are like the secret ingredients that make sure that your party dresses fit well. 

Opt for seamless options if you don’t want any visible lines messing with your smooth silhouette. 

And don't forget about the bra situation! If your dress has tricky straps or is strapless, you definitely want a good strapless bra that stays up all night. Nothing’s worse than constantly pulling up your bra or adjusting it when you're trying to have fun.

Look for the Perfect Hairstyle 

When you’ve got that killer dress lined up for the party, your hair, too, needs the attention. 

First, check whether you want to go for a fancy up-do, loose, flowing curls, or a sleek, straight look. 

Each style can totally change your overall appearance, so pick one that matches your dress and the party’s vibe.

Remember, your hairstyle will ultimately add the “wow” factor to your look!

Avoid too many hair accessories, as they look cluttered and may fall out at night.

Check all Your Make-Up Products

It’s super important to make sure that all your makeup stuff is lined up because that’s ultimately what gonna help you to achieve the diva look. 

Primer makes your skin smooth and keeps your makeup from sliding off. Foundation gives you a flawless base, mascara makes your lashes pop, and setting spray makes sure your makeup stays fresh all night long. 

Having these essentials ready means you can rock your makeup style without any last-minute freak-outs. It’s all about feeling good and looking great, so you can just chill and enjoy the party without stressing about your makeup running or looking off.

So, here is a detailed checklist that you need to follow to avoid any last-minute hassle. But wait, we have something more! We have some styling tips for the perfect look. 

Check it out right now!

Styling Tips For a Glamorous Party Look!

  • Layer on statement jewelry for glam, and grab a chic clutch to complete your look.
  • Opt for bold and bright colors to stand out.
  • Try a dramatic eye look with winged eyeliner or colorful eye-shadow.
  • Use a playful bag, like one with a unique shape or design, to add personality.
  • Match your handbag to your shoes for a polished look.
  • Remember to accessorize with a fun scarf or wrap.
  • Play with different fabrics like velvet, silk, lace, or crepe. 
  • Make sure your outfit is comfortable so you can dance the night away.
  • Choose metallic or sequined pieces of outfit for extra sparkle.
  • Coordinate your makeup with your outfit’s color scheme.
  • Most importantly, wear a big smile and have fun.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Securing a party dress when you’re short on time can feel like a whirlwind, but you'll nail it with a few smart moves. Remember to know your body shape and what styles flatter you best. 

Prioritize your comfort because no dress is worth a night of discomfort. Make sure you have the right undergarments and shape-wear ready to smooth things out and keep everything in place. Plan your accessories and hairstyle to complete the look effortlessly. 

And finally, keep calm and have fun with the process. Even on a tight schedule, you can look fabulous and feel confident. 

Just follow these tips, and you’ll be ready to rock that party in style!