How to Find the Best Holiday Dresses

The holidays are here and everyone wants the perfect dress for parties and gatherings.  Often we are reunited with people we have not seen in months or years so we want to look our best.  Choose a figure-flattering dress in a color that makes you look vivacious.  Here are a few suggestions to help you find the hottest holiday dresses:

Measure yourself before you go.  Sometimes we like to think we are a smaller size.  Other times, we might have lost a few pounds.  Measuring is the only way to accurately figure out your size.  A tight dress is unflattering while a baggy dress can make you look heavier than you are.  Measure around the largest parts of your bust, waist and hips for the most accuracy.

Dare to be colorful. Rich colors in in style this season including deep green, sapphire blue and burgundy.  These colors are a refreshing break from the traditional black dress you may usually wear for formal affairs.  Classic hues for the holidays include true red, glittering gold and soft silver.

Know your best assets.  If you have great shoulders, buy a strapless dress to show them off. If your bust is in good shape, a curvaceous sweetheart neckline look fabulous.  A fitted dress shows off a well-toned body while a fitted waist with a flared skirt creates an hourglass shape for heavier women.

With a few simple tips, you can look gorgeous this holiday season.  Make sure to wear subtle makeup, shimmering shoes and a smile to really get noticed.