Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming 2017

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Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming

Homecoming season is almost here, as Fall quickly rolls around. If you’re expecting to attend your school’s festivities, you might be wondering what to wear. Our guide to dressing stylishly for Homecoming is here to help!

The dress code for Homecoming is generally semi-formal. That usually means a short cocktail dress ticks the boxes for any events that will be held on the day. You can choose based on your own style – and today, we’ll look at 5 of our favorites.

Put a confident foot forward in one of these fashionable Homecoming designs for 2017. This includes the most flattering cocktail silhouette – the fit and flare style. As Homecoming is such a happy occasion, color and embellishment should be encouraged.

To complete your Homecoming look, a pair of great heels and a bag is all you need. You’ll find that most of these dresses will team up with a blazer, leather or denim jacket, too. That’s just in case the temperature drops.

Here’s a look at some of the most stylish options to carry you through this memorable occasion. You can make these looks your own by adding your own accessories and styling. Don’t forget to think about nails, hair and makeup, too.

Top 5 Homecoming Dresses 2017

Teal Fit and Flare Sweetheart Neckline Short Dress JVN54881

This glossy teal dress makes an initial statement all thanks to its vibrant color. It has a strapless sweetheart neckline which is a classic option and always very pretty. It has a fitted and structured bodice, and then flares with wide pleats.

Short, sexy and deceptively simple, this is a gorgeous Homecoming option. The design is minimal and refined, it allows the bright color to become a focal point. The unique gloss of the material just amplifies this effect.

If you want to look chic and have that understated edge, this one is for you. You can style this dress in a variety of ways to either make it bolder or as edgy as you please.

Adding more pops of color by selecting multi-color shoes and a bag is one option. Alternatively, go sleek with white heels and a white leather clutch. Loose wavy hair and a light pink lipstick are natural finishing touches.

Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming




Crystal Embellished Dress JVN27591

If you’re not a fan of the fit and flare style, this figure-hugging crystal dress is a great alternative. It’s a body conscious design with a high dose of glam – a win-win if you want to bring some sexy back to school.

This dress has a jaw-dropping ‘naked’ look. It’s created from a sheer material, and the embellishments are placed to strategically cover. The deep v-neck creates a plunging neckline that is still easy to wear.

This is a glamorous and elegant design with a timeless appeal. It has an instant feeling of luxury with its opulent embellishments and amazing cut. If you want to flaunt your figure and look incredible, look no further.

Team this dress with coordinating nude heels and a nude clutch to playfully echo the ‘naked’ look. Opt for a statement red lipstick and a matching red manicure. Vintage waves inspired by the red carpet are a must for your hair.


Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming





Yellow Strapless Fit and Flare Short Dress JVN45677

This sculptural light yellow dress has a touch of artistic flair that we just love. Strapless, this design contours flawlessly around the body to give you a gorgeous shape. The bodice features folded fabric that creates a unique neckline.

The skirt half of this piece includes an asymmetrical frilled layer. This adds volume and drama to the final look. The skirt has a a comfortable fit, with tucked pleats that add to the flared effect.

From the color to the unique silhouette, this dress has so much to say. It has a semi-formal look that is just right for Homecoming. Its light yellow shade will suit an array of skin tones and will bring out your natural glow.

Team this up with a pair of glittering silver heels and a matching textured silver bag. Opt for highlighted, contoured cheeks and a dewy complexion. Wear your hair up to best show off the statement neckline.


Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming




Black Fit and Flare Open Back Cocktail Dress JVN53360

A little black dress is always a good option – and is so versatile you can wear it again to further parties. This fit and flare black dress is sleek and minimal – with an added dramatic strappy open back. This unique design feature takes center stage!

From the front, this dress has a plunging neckline and structured bodice. The skirt flares from the waist, creating that jaw-dropping hourglass effect. From behind, straps cross over an otherwise open back, making a very stylish impact.

Show off this feature by posing backward facing – and wear your hair up in a tidy bun so the whole back can be seen. If you’re feeling daring, you can add a choker with long back chain that adds a touch of sparkle.

Pair this up with a pair of colored heels, or simply opt for neutral beige or gold. Add a textured clutch in any shade you like and match your manicure to create a polished look. Add a smokey eyeshadow or black liquid cat-eye.


Your Guide to Dressing Stylishly for Homecoming





Wine Two Piece Beaded Bodice Short Dress JVN55227

Two pieces are a great option for Homecoming. They allow you to make some swift outfit changes if you wish. You can switch out the skirt for casual shorts if you’ll be attending a football game during the day.

This wine colored two piece still has a fit and flare style, but simply in two halves. The cropped top is sparkling, covered in white and red beadwork. It’s a fitted bodice that shows off just a slither of skin – but perfect if you want to show off your abs!

The sheer red skirt has three tiers of light frills that will look amazing on the dance floor. This gorgeous two piece can always be worn again to other events, even styled separately.

Dress this up with a pair of white strappy heels and a small white shoulder bag. Opt for a pink blush on your cheeks and a relaxed half-up hairstyle. Mix and match your nails in white and red patterns to reflect the top’s style.