Vintage cocktail dresses : as new as ever!
Some things are timeless. A vintage dress is definitely one of them. It has been around for years, and is sure to stay, for ages to come. No matter which era you belong to, vintage cocktail dresses will never lose their quintessential charm. It not only looks wonderful on all body types, it might just prove to be your best gown option for an evening party. What’s more, it even suits your pocket as vintage dresses are usually not very expensive.
Not only are the fashion outlets and high-end retail showrooms abounding in vintage-styled cocktail dresses, but the designers also are designing dresses keeping the vintage influence in mind, so as to satisfy the popular choice. It can be selected from many eras. Be it the 1940’s till the 1970’s, the appeal of vintage dresses all through these decades has never faded, rather, like old wine, has bettered with time. These can be very forgiving to your body, if it is not as perfect as you would like. Depending on the era, vintage dresses are available in a large range of diverse fabrics such as cotton, satin, velvets, wools and so on. Back then, fabric blends were not available to the dress makers, hence, they had to make a vintage dress out of a single woven material. If your body is too small in the bust, then go for dresses with lace or ruffles that will give your body the appearance of having a larger bust line. If your hips are not in proportion to the rest of your body, then, vintage dresses that come with a sash or a belt are your thing, since these will detract from the lower half of your body. Those with smooth fabrics and empire waist lines are flattering to many body types. Often, sequins and ruffles used on vintage dresses are superbly effective in hiding little flaws such as bulges and wrinkles.
You can take liberties with accessories, hen sporting a vintage dress. In the 20’s, long beads was the predominant trend to create that perfect retro glamorous look. Depending on your taste, you can go for a minimalist look with your accessories, or go for long necklaces and chunky earrings. Large bracelets also look good with retro dresses. Fashionistas generally advise not to wear vintage from to bottom. Blend it with a touch of the current, latest trends and the fusion look you attain will surely be a head-turner! Highly wearable, attention-grabbing and elegant, a sensible-chosen vintage dress will never let you down, be it for a prom night, a wedding, a dinner party or a friends’ night out! It is classic, and will never go out of style. The rising number of celebrities who are being spotted wearing vintage dresses on a regular basis, be it in their daily life or to high-profile events, is inspiring many women to try this style too! Natalie Portman, Kate Moss, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Eva Mendes, Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron are just a few names that are keen on vintage dresses.
Go accentuate your individuality with a vintage dress that will lend you an inimitable style, and make you look “new”, in an “old” way. Well, that’s the paradox of a vintage dress. So what are you waiting for?