How to Choose Masquerade Dresses

All over the world, masquerade themed parties are very popular. Companies may use them to add some excitement to their annual meetings, schools are fond of making them the theme of their proms and everyone surely does enjoy wearing masquerade dresses.

If you find yourself being invited to some party with this theme, you would want to be careful as to the dress you choose. The fact is none of us can claim to be experts at wearing these dresses so here are some tips to help you find the right one.

Getting Started

There are so many different kinds of themes that you can get for your dress. To be safe, try and verify what in particular is expected of you during the event. If the theme is specified then you will have less problem choosing. On the other hand, if you are expected to come up with anything on your own, you will have so many that you can choose from.

Choosing a theme

There are five main kinds of masquerade gowns that you can try to get:

  • Original 17-18th century ones
  • Victorian
  • Gothic
  • Medieval

Each of these has some specific look that sets them apart from the rest. If you want to keep a modern look, you can go for the gothic style. These can be cocktail or long and are mostly dark colored. Red, black and crimson are the most common you can get.

If you really want to feel the true masquerade experience, then find a dress that is complete with petticoats and veils. These may be harder to put on but will be the epitome of the theme.

As long as you are able to choose from all the many masquerade dresses something that is unique, you will be good to go to your party. Also make sure to use some accessories.