Now that school is back in session, it’s time to start thinking about special upcoming fall events like dances and homecoming. Many fashion retailers have started showcasing their 2011 homecoming dresses, some even dedicating special sections on their websites to homecoming.
This year’s homecoming dress trends include strapless dresses, one shoulder dresses, and a mixture of bold colors and classic black and white looks. Empire waist designs seem to be very popular this year, and that is a great, flattering style for plus size girls to wear.
Before you head out to shop for your homecoming dress, check out these dresses below. They are all available from retailers here in Louisville, and best of all, they are each under $100.
- Ruffle Strap One-Shoulder Homecoming Dress: This gorgeous dress features ruffle detailing on the one-shoulder strap. It is available in black and red, sizes 1X-3X, at Deb for $59.99.
- Embroidered Strapless Homecoming Dress: This beautiful fuschia dress has embroidered detailing and mesh overlay giving it an unique look. It also features an empire waist with satin trim and bow. It is available at Deb in sizes 14-24 for $89.99.
- Jessica Howard Sleeveless Lace Overlay Dress: This dress is a classic little black dress, so it will perfect for many occasions, so you should definitely get your money’s worth with this one. It features lace overlay, which is great because lace is a big trend this fall. This one is available at Dillard’s for $99.
- Ombre Glitter Party Dress: This dress is sure to help you shine on your special night. The dress has a unique ombre design of beautiful lavender and lots of shimmer. It is available at Dress Barn in sizes 14-18 for $59.99.
- Jump Girl Pleated Asymmetrical Dress: This is a classic black and white dress with a modern twist. This one shoulder style dress is available in sizes 1X-3X at Kohl’s for $84.
- Love Squared Strapless Printed Ruffle Empire Dress: This is a super fun dress, and it is perfect for homecoming. It features a snakeprint top, an empire waist with a purple sash, and a black tiered skirt. It is available in sizes 14-22 at Macy’s for $68.
- Strapless Dress: This fabulous dress is available in three different colors with a contrasting waistband color. It is available in white, gray, or navy, sizes 14-20, at Loop 18 for $36.99.
- Floral Chiffon Dress: This black and white floral dress has an empire waist with a contrasting black waist sash. It is available in sizes 1X-3X at Loop 18 for $59.95.
All retailers mentioned are located here in Louisville, KY. Some retailers may have multiple locations. To find the store closest to you, click the links below.