Thursday, May 10, 2012

Ball Gowns with Attractive Bodices


Generally, people focus on the skirt of a ball gown more than the bodice. In fact, bodice is also a very important part for a ball gown. Elaborate bodice design can also make a ball gown attractive. Today, let’s see what the designer does usually to stand out a ball gown bodice.

First: Beads and Sequins
What we see commonly on a ball gown bodice must be shinning beads and sequins. Sparkling beaded accents and sequins can make the bodice dazzle your eyes. This is really a good way to add brilliance to the bodice.

Second: Handmade Flowers and Bows
Handmade flowers and bows are often used to decorate ladies’ dresses. A floral accent or bow detail on the bodice absolutely will draw some attentions for the ball gown. If the accent is oversized or the quantity is enough, the ball gown must be more eye-catching. However, the size or quantity should not be too exaggerated. Otherwise, the ball gown will look alternative.

Third: Lace and Appliqués
Lace is always used to beautify the ball gown bodice, usually as overlay, which is also pretty and outstanding. If the bodice is adorned with luxuriant appliqués, I believe the ball gown must be more elegant and attractive.

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