Generally people throw a party in summer or spring because these seasons have warm weather, making them perfect time for any party. However, some people also have parties and gathering in winter. The chill and snow give a special sensation to the occasion. If you are invited for a formal occasion in winter season, what will you wear? You should pick out the perfect formal winter dress for the occasion. As the weather is very cold, it is not the right time to strapless. To keep the body warm, usually people wear formal dresses with sleeves. Although sleeved gowns are considered as modest. They can be fun, stylish, and attractive, too. Even tough, you are a little bit more covered up at party, you will still look astonishing. However, looking for sleeved gowns is not as easy as that of more revealing dress because nowadays dress industry produces party gowns that almost generally expose a lot of skin. In other words, you will face a challenge to find dressy clothing with sleeves. Still, you do have options.
The sleeves in these formal dresses come in many styles. You can find them on poufy or cap sleeves at the shoulders and becomes narrower toward the wrist. Some others have bell sleeves that get wider to the end. You may find the one you like in specialty shops or online retailers. If you find no dresses that appeal your style, the better idea is to buy customized formal dresses with sleeves. Of course these dresses are more expensive that the ready-made dresses. But, you can decide what the type of sleeve will be. Moreover, buying a customized dress makes sure that no one will wear the same dress as you. Alternatively, you can modify your current dresses. With the help of your trusted seamstress, your old dress can turn into a new sleeved dress.
Formal dresses with sleeves are not the only way that can keep you warm. Pay attention to the fabrics. Winter attire is usually made of heavy yet beautiful fabrics such as velvets, taffetas, or faux fur. Sometimes these fabrics are combined with the lighter one such as satins and brocades. The accessories should be also selected appropriately. Find things that add warmth such as boleros or capes. These pieces, as well as shrug and wrap, are good idea to give more coverage. To save money, you do not need to buy these pieces at stores, you can ask your seamstress to make the one for you.