One of the most romantic and feminine dress codes ever is a Cocktail. Women spend not just hours, but days looking for a right cocktail dress. This style is very sophisticated and demanding, yet leaves a plenty of space for fancy. 2014 didn’t change anything in the dress code itself, yet brought some new tendencies to the fashion of cocktail dresses. Anyone may go for the desirable style – classy or fashionable new. When it comes to dresses there are some peculiarities that never change, like choosing the appropriate length and flattering fit.
Always the same
Cocktail dressed usually are long and it’s the demand of the dress code. If a woman doesn’t want to show her legs, cocktail dress would hide them in a very sophisticated manner. However, such clothes can also underline all the curves and become a perfect weapon of seduction. The ideal hourglass silhouette is easy to reach with the help of the cocktail dress.
The most widespread type of female body is pear shaped. In this case a cocktail dress should be strapless. They will show tender shoulders and at the same time distract from the curvy hips. Noticeable accessories such like huge earrings or necklaces will also emphasize the upper part of the body.
Controversial inverted triangle shape of the body demands different approach. V-shaped necklines and flowing skirts will make women with such bodies look better by drawing attention away from shoulders to the bust. Opting for the dresses with additional embellishment on the skirt would be reasonable too.
When introducing evening cocktail dresses designers try to combine classy sophisticated looks and the tendencies of the last years. 2014 offers and extremely wide variety of fabrics and colors of cocktail gowns. Women can choose any color they like, as this is still a semi-formal style. Fanciful embellishment is also appropriate. And prints are decided to be very stylish.
Commonly women look for tea length cocktail gowns, yet, there are many beautiful dresses that end up above the knee. They are often strapless and suitable for the proms. In 2014 designers prefer shorter dresses for less official occasions.
For events that take place in winter catwalks of 2014 offer cocktail gowns of darker colors such as brown and dark brown, navy and dark blue, crimson and chocolate brown. Black and grey dresses are always on the top. When it comes to summer cocktail parties floral prints and decorations play the leading part. As for the color schemes, those are based on pastels and light colors such as lavender, reseda, daffodil and very light turquoise.