Have you got tired of roaming around the markets looking for that particular baby pink gown with beautiful embroidery and beaded trim? Do you have beautiful jewelery set with a necklace, bracelet and earrings but you can't find a matching dress? Then why don't you try designing your own Christmas Dress? It'll be fun, I tell you!
Preparation for Dress designing
You don't need to join a fashion design institute for that! Just give wings to your imagination and see what wonder it does! May be there's a long pending wish of your's to wear a beautiful evening dress of your favorite color having a particular pattern or a design. But the picture of your dream dress is very vague in your mind, isn't it? All you need to do as preparation is to give clear outline to your visionary dress- the type of dress (a gown, a cocktail or any other dress for the pretty girls, or a trendy vest or a tuxedo suit for you gentleman!), the color, the shape, the trims accessories any special craft work ( appliqué or embroidery for that matter!) and that's it! As the last preparation you have to find someone who can sew your dress, in case you can't do it yourself- it can be anyone- a professional tailor or a dear friend of yours- remunerations of course will differ- may be a few dollars to the professional and a gift or dinner for your friend!
Christmas Dress Designing for Women
If you dream of a halterneck dress, make it glamorous with some beautiful embroidery and beaded trim. Give a lace-up detail to the back that you can adjust to suit or go for a tie detail at back. Line it fully with acetate lining and feel the softness all over!
If you want a more glorious beaded 'V' neck dress, give it some asymmetric hemline with a flattering butterfly sleeves. Make it with polyester Georgette and pair it with polyester satin slip, you'll definitely love it! If you want something wild, go for animal print dress with a stunning somewhat low 'V' neck and crinkle finish, butterfly sleeves and side zip fastening, do it all in polyester.
For a simple yet sensuous feeling try a silky stretch knit top with beading along neck edge. Attach a long tie that wraps several times around the waist! It will look good only if you are slim. Make the top with a blend of viscose & elastane and ties with polyester chiffon.
If you want a special special Santa dresses then you have many options. A long red Santa gown, with white marabou trim – may have long side slit- will look elegant. A short velvet costume marabou trimmed details and lace-up, zip up, or open front will look very sweet. The dress can be two piece also with Santa mini skirt and a stylish halter bikini top- it will really look naughty! Wear them all with matching Santa Claus hat and gloves.
Christmas Dress Designing for Men
Men can go for black, silver, gold, burgundy and even red vest – metallic, silk or rough one- with matching or contrasting regular or bow tie, matching handkerchief set, with or without pockets. Vest can have an adjustable strap on the back that is hidden. Black lining and six button vests look really good. A light over all embroidery will look stunning.
Half zip sweater or jacket in vibrant colors with unique designs – embroidered or else- are really sporty. You can go for Rib knit collar that is lined in super-soft microfleece covering back side of zipper too.
Tartan waistcoat made from dupion silk with charming buttons will look really elegant.
If you prefer simple traditional suits then you can make yourself look different by using trendy accessories such as ties, bow ties, cuff links, belts and shoes. Just see how all the eyes turn towards you! So go design your ultimate Christmas dream dress and yes don't forget to write back what all compliments you got!