Fancy Dress Ideas for Groups of Women

Choose classic pieces for your group to wear.

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So, you've got a reason to get dressed up with a number of other women and are looking to coordinate your outfits. Whether you want to coordinate styles or match each other exactly, it's not hard to find dresses that go together without sacrificing a fashion sense. To really pull off your group gathering in style, choose a few timeless pieces you will all feel amazing in, no matter the size and shape of each person in your group.

Ultra Feminine

If you've got a younger group and need a fancier dress, a tulle or layered dress will be perfect for this occasion and offer an ultra-girly look for your ladies. Tulle dresses tend to flare, while layered dresses provide dimension, so both will work for thinner or heavier women. Your group can grab dresses in different shades to showcase some individuality or stick with the same color. Strappy-heeled sandals will go great with this look and keep everyone in tune with each other.

First Lady Chic

First Ladies like Michelle Obama and Jackie Kennedy have been noted for their awesome sense of style and grace. Showcase your group's own style with colorful, yet simple sleeveless sheath dresses that hit just at the knee. SInce you're working with a group, however, a solid color or simple pattern with just two colors may work best to avoid overdoing it. Or, you can have your group choose from two or three solid colors in the same style if you just want to coordinate style. Stick with a simple kitten-heel pump and thin jewelry to really get a look that's worthy of Secret Service protection!

Royally Fabulous

Even if you weren't born into a royal family, you can definitely dress like a modern-day princess, like Kate Middleton. Get your group to choose a chic, yet fancy wrap dress in a soft material that clings to the body and hugs those curves. A pair of neutral-toned nylons and peep-toe pumps will be just what you need to pull this together for your group. If you're feeling extra royal, then a matching hat will really give these outfits a bit of pizzazz.

Making a Choice

Always consider that the women in your group may vary in weight, height and size, so you'll want to choose dresses and colors that everyone will look good in. Avoid choosing dresses that come in fabrics like Spandex, since this won't look good on everyone. Also, you may want to choose more neutral or basic colors, rather than super bright or loud colors, since not everyone will be comfortable wearing such tones. The point is for everyone to look good, which will be affected by how good they feel in the dresses you choose.

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