Orange Prom Dresses Patterns

    Are Orange Prom Dresses Right For You?

    Do you want to know whether an orange prom dress will suit your personality, skin type and body shape? If so, read on to find out exactly that.
    Orange Prom Dresses Patterns
    Why orange prom dresses?

    Prom dresses are classically found in black, white and silver, so if you are thinking of orange I hope you want to stand out from the crowd. To wear orange you will want to have a confident personality that is more than happy to show off your independent style. You will look dazzling and be sure to draw attention.

    Which orange?

    You will not be stuck for choice as there are many orange prom dresses available to choose from. The range includes varying shades of orange moving between the yellow and red color spectrums. Options move from peach, to tangerine, to fiery and copper shades.

    Who does orange suit?

    Orange Prom Dresses Patterns
    Orange dresses will not suit everyone. Consider your hair and skin color before braving this stand out choice. To pull off the look you will need to have very fair skin, such as creamy white or peach. It will also look best if you have straw colored or strawberry red hair with green or blue eyes. Alternatively girls with golden skin tones and red hair or brown eyed brunettes will also accentuate the look.


    As with all prom dresses there are thousands of styles available to you. These range from elegant ball gowns to short cocktail dresses. Two aspects of a dress that you will want to consider are:

    Sleeve style - options include sleeveless, strapless, spaghetti strap, halter and one shoulder. Sleeveless and strapless are the most popular although you will want to bear in mind how comfortable you are with your arms and shoulders before deciding.

    Dress length - options include above the knee, knee length, mid calf and full length. For prom dresses full length is the most common, but as you are the more adventurous type going for orange, a shorter style may suit you best or perhaps a full length combined with a thigh high split.

    To combine your bold orange color with a sexy style why not consider something with a plunging neckline, a low back or a deep feathered hem.

    Orange Prom Dresses Patterns
    The overriding important thing to consider when choosing your prom dress style is your body shape. You want to feel comfortable with the final look by selecting a flattering style.


    A budget of $100-200 will ensure you have a wide range of prom dresses to choose from, although $500 will get you something that much more spectacular.


    As well as your prom dress you will also need to decide which accessories you need. Orange accessories, such as opera length satin gloves, satin evening bags, and shawls/wraps can all be found. And why not get your date to sport a silk handkerchief in a matching color?

    Orange Prom Dresses Patterns
    For your make up, use soft peach and rusty browns that complement your dress. And splash out on shoes, jewelry and hair accessories that are overstated for simple dresses or understated for more extravagant designs.

    Buying tips

    Plan ahead and buy early as the hottest styles often sell out by mid March. Your dress may also need some alternations, which will take some time to get organised, under way and checked. If you are buying online you should be able to find some heavily discounted dresses - consider prior year lines for great bargains.

    So if you want to be center of attention, go for it in an orange prom dress. Just make sure you have the right skin and hair color to pull it off. Choose a style to best suit your body shape and buy early to avoid any last minute panics.
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