The highlight of your final year in school has got to be your matric dance. Finding the perfect dress will set you well on your way to an unforgettable night.
Whether you want to save money, have one less thing to stress about or you’ve simply left having your favourite designer make your dress far too late, online shopping is a great way to see what’s out there and find the perfect dress for you.
Glamorous to the max
A long dress always looks glam and it’s is just one of those trends that never really goes away. When choosing a matric dance dress, it’s important to make sure your shoes go well with your dress.
High heels look elegant with a longer dress, but getting the dress tailored to avoid accidents is a great idea. Once your online order arrives, you may need to get it tailored to the perfect length (so you avoid any accidents caused by tripping on your hem). Take your shoes with you when the dress is being tailored to make sure you get the length just right.
- City Goddess London ombre halter sequin maxi dress R1299, Zando
- Velour maxi dress, Black R179, MRP
- Princess Lola Boutique touch of sass velvet gown R899, Zando
- Romantic dreams, Rose gold sequined gown R980, Zando
So you’re looking for a dress that’s more fun than glamourous? A shorter dress in a flattering and comfortable shape can have you dancing through the night with no problems, and you won’t have to worry about wearing shapewear or your dress dragging on the floor if you decide to kick off your shoes.
- Emily moon Mauve lace dress R799, Truworths
- Infinity dress SA sparkle infinity dress cascade glitter gold R999, Zando
Floral prints are often seen as day wear, but depending on the material used, florals are a great evening wear option too. A floral tea dress in satin is not only a pretty evening dress, but it can also be worn during the day for many occasions to come.
- Colour block satin dress pink R499, Superbalist
- City Goddess London Satin tea dress with sweetheart neckline R899, Zando
Songs have been written about the lady in red and we all know that wearing red is the best way to become the centre of attention. A red matric dance dress is a brave choice because the eye is naturally drawn to the colour and all eyes will be on you. If this is the dress you want everyone to remember you in, make it red.