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Dress to Impress: Tips for Finding Your Perfect Quinceañera Dress

February 01, 2023

Everyone knows how important the dress is to a quinceañera. It's the most important dress a girl will wear next to her wedding gown! Choosing the right quinceañera dress will also help you determine other things: the theme, the colors, and the quince girl's makeup, hair, and accessories. That's why the dress is so important!


Lots of girls struggle with choosing the right dress. Choosing just the right dress can be overwhelming and confusing with so many options available in every color, style, price range, and material. Here are some things to consider when shopping for that perfect quince dress! 


Start early

Give yourself plenty of time to find your dress. Start shopping at least six months before your quinceañera. This will give you enough time to try on different styles, get alterations, and make any necessary changes.


Know your budget

Before you start shopping, set a budget for your dress. It's easy to get carried away and overspend on a dress, so knowing your budget will help you stay on track and find a dress you can afford.


Do your research

Look online and in magazines to get an idea of what styles you like. Make a list of your favorite dresses and bring it with you when you go shopping. This will help your stylist understand your preferences and find dresses that suit your style. You can even ask your friends about the dress they wore and make a note of what styles and colors they chose to give you some inspiration! 




Try on different styles

It definitely helps to have somewhere to start, which is why you want to have an idea of what styles you gravitate toward. However, don’t be afraid to try on different styles, even if they're not what you had in mind!  You might be surprised at what looks good on you. Keep an open mind and be willing to experiment.



Think about color

Since everyone has different skin tones, choosing a color can be tricky. If your skin tone is warmer, a bright blue dress may not flatter you quite as well. Due to the fact that the color of a quinceanera dress often determines the theme of the party, many girls find this distressing. It's best to find a shade in the color family that you like if the color you like isn't quite working for you. Trying a more subtle pale pink is a good alternative if you want a hot pink dress, but it doesn't exactly suit you. You should try several colors before making a decision!




Bring the right undergarments

Wear the right undergarments when you go dress shopping. This will help you see how the dress will look on the day of your quinceañera. A strapless bra and seamless underwear are essential.


Bring supportive friends or family

Bring a few close friends or family members who will give you honest feedback and support you throughout the process. Avoid bringing too many people, as too many opinions can be overwhelming.


Finding the perfect quinceañera dress can be a daunting task, but by following these tips, you'll be well on your way to finding a dress that makes you feel confident, beautiful, and ready to celebrate your special day. Remember to have fun and enjoy the process!


Make sure you browse our collection of quince gowns online and find a store near you to start shopping!