A girls sweet sixteen party marks her passage from a young girl into a lady. For many families this is a great cause for celebration and for the celebrant herself, the one thing she should prioritize among others is the dress she will wear to her own party. A lot of thought and consideration is put into the outfit because she should make sure that her dress will make her stand out in the crowd and will enhance her figure. After all, she is going to be the center of attention and the she should be the most gorgeous girl in the party. Sweet 16 dresses should be as unforgettable as the party itself.
Sweet 16 dresses come in a variety of styles and designs. A girl should know which cut will flaunt her figure and which style would suit the party’s theme. A typical sweet 16 dress should be elegant, yet innocent, emphasizing a girls pretty youthful glow. The dresses are usually cinched at the waist to emphasize a girls figure and they have short hems to elongate the legs. The length of skirts tend to fall just above the knee to give the dress an air of charming playfulness. Fabrics used should be light in color, straps should stay thin, and cuts should remain classic so that they reveal the whimsical innocence of childhood while foreshadowing a hint of maturity and worldliness.
A fifties party girl themed dress like flappers with low-cut necklines are great for a vintage yet contemporary impression. Cocktail dresses with lots of ruffles give a chic yet dainty appeal and are comfortable enough to wear for night of all out partying. If the family of the celebrant decides to give her a formal party with lots of adult guests she can opt to wear a long, flowing dress made of light fabric to show a sense of sophistication. A fluttery cocktail dress with intricate beading will also do the trick. Colors on sweet 16 dresses should always be bright and cheerful to maintain that casual, fun, and exciting vibe at the party.
With whatever design or style that a girl ends up choosing for her dress, whether it’s sleeveless or ethereal, modern or laid-back, sweet 16 dresses should do one thing. That is to let the personality of the celebrant shine through. It is important to choose a design or a style that is not too overpowering. The celebrant should wear the dress, not the other way around.