Black Tie Dresses, the Do’s and Don’ts
So your black tie event is around the corner and you’re in that classic dilemma, what are you going to wear?! You want to look better than ever before, but you don’t want to go over the top. The rules have been loosened since the origins of black tie and now cocktail dresses are generally considered appropriate attire making the decision even harder. Not only do we have to choose the colour/fit/fabric of the dress but the length as well, my they had it easy! The team at GMD have picked a few spring summer favourites to help ease the decision!
Our first pick is a gown by one of our favourite designers Dina Bar-El, on trend with one of the key features of ss13, lace. The Louise gown has a fitted bodice and a fishtail skirt which accentuates the body and creates a real sultry elegance – a bold choice, that is sure to turn heads.
Our second pick is the Issa Cross over dress, which is dark red in colour. Practise your red carpet poses and channel Angelina Jolie circa Oscars 2012, with a leg baring thigh slit. The floor length gown is the ultimate in simplistic sophistication, creating effortless glamour.
If you’re not afraid to show a little leg, try our Alice and Olivia Lora Metallic Dress. Bang on trend for ss13 with metallic hues this dress adds instant glamour to your black tie event. With graphic patterning adding textural detailing its sure to become the absolute go to cocktail dress.
Our final and fourth pick comes from our new collection of Ariella dresses. The Andrea dress mixes two key trends of ss13, metallics and pastels. The ice blue pencil dress is figure hugging with a metallic lace bodice. Sophisticated and feminine.
The team at GMD can’t wait for the next black tie event to wear one of our spring summer picks!