There are not many rules as to what women should wear when choosing an evening dress so it can be very personal to suit your individual taste. The three main points to consider are the type of event, what season it is and how formal the occasion is expected to be. Short dresses are the preferred style for those hot summer months and would be ideal for those outdoor events, but for those cold winter months black is usually the desired color, although there are some deep blue and other dark colors which would be great alternatives.
The designer dresses are by far the most sought after for actresses, it has become a requirement for those posh celebrity awards. Some names such as Calvin, Klein, Gabbana, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, and Versace just to name a few, are some of the most popular designers that we hear when they ask the actresses at these events who designed their gowns. While these are fine choices for these rich popular celebrities, they are way out of the reach of some of the regular folks and they usually have to settle for an imitation.
Look for styles that match your personality, for instance you may not be a person who is into fashion and likes to dress a lot, so a nice simple casual but elegant evening dress would be the perfect choice for you, because it is important to feel comfortable in what you wear and it would certainly complement your personality. There are many styles out there on the market, so be sure and look for the one that suits you best, it does not necessarily have to be one of the latest styles, also consider how much you are willing to spend. You really don’t’ want to spend a lot of money on a dress that you will probably wear once, or maybe twice, depending on what occasion may present itself.