Prom Dresses

Shopping For A Prom Dress To Match Your Complexion

Sherill Hill


When it comes to choosing a prom dress, as well as the style of dress, it is also important to consider the colour. If you select the correct colour dress for your skin tone, it will ensure that you look fabulous for your special night, and if you look and feel awesome, you can rest assured that you are in for an excellent evening.


Style is Also Important


You will need to make sure that you choose a style of dress which is going to be flattering to your figure. No matter what size of dress you are in, there is a wide variety of choices available. Many fashion companies and designers will make different styles of dress that fit different figures, such as;


  • Busty
  • Hourglass
  • Petite
  • Pear
  • Slender
  • Apple

Whatever body shape you have, you can find prom dresses from top celebrity designers, in an assortment of styles, as well as a rainbow of colours.


Choosing your Colours


The first step in choosing the best colour for your skin tone is to determine what tone your skin is. There are three options:


  1. Cool
  2. Neutral
  3. Warm

There are many different ways that you can determine your skin tone, including this article on Once determined, you will then be able to choose the appropriate colours for your dress. Cooler colours tend to be Greens, Blues and Lilacs while warm colours tend to be Reds, Oranges and Yellows. The neutral colours are usually light and dark Greys, browns, Navy and also Black. You will want to play around with colours to see which ones go best together while also complimenting your skin tone.


Trial and Error


It could take you some time to find the perfect combination of colours, but one way to speed up the process is to visit a large store which a massive selection of dresses to choose from, such as Peaches Boutique in Chicago. As well as having an extensive selection of dresses available, a larger store is also going to have experienced sales assistants that can help you choose the best colour combinations for your skin tone, as well as the most flattering style of dress for your figure.


Choosing the Correct Colour Accessories


As well as making sure that you have the best colour dress for your complexion, also make sure that you choose accessories of the right colour to add some flattering contrast to your outfit. It is often a good idea to choose a colour for your accessories that will match the colour of your eyes or hair as this will give you a good contrast. At the end of the day, it is all about personal choice; so just make sure that you are happy with your dress before purchasing it, and do not rush into making a decision.


Make sure that you shop for your prom dress well ahead of time, and this will give you plenty of time to choose the perfect dress for your prom. When you take your time and choose the right dress for both your figure and your complexion, you will look and feel like the Belle of the Ball.

16 thoughts on “Prom Dresses

  1. Ich hab jetzt wirklich Herzerl in den Augen, wie schön ist bitte das rote Kleid!! Ein ganz wunderbarer Beitrag mit wirklich sehr hilfreichen Tipps, weil ein Abendkleidkauf natürlich nichts alltägliches ist. Vielen Dank dafür, alles Liebe, x S.Mirli (

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