Before going out to shop for evening dresses, it is best to know the style of dress, color and length that you want. What is even more important is to determine if the dress you like will be suitable to the occasion and also the formality of the evening’s event. The little black dress which is a must have for every wardrobe is the most popular option. It could be worn in any season, event and occasion and can be formal or dressed down. You can opt for a halter neck style or a maxi dress if you want cotton, light and airy summer dress. This can make you look hot without having to worry if you are overdoing it during parties held outdoors on holiday vacation or an upcoming barbeque party. Actually, you have a lengthy list of choices if you decide to wear a chic, very unique and elegant dress for a prom ball or formal dinner. These include corset, strapless, long to knee length, backless and many more. The trendy look of defined waistlines and bare shoulders is extremely girly and flattering to nearly all body shapes. You can always opt for the dress which is known to be the latest trend if you want something less formal. However, this changes constantly all through the season. You may have noticed that there are numerous options available to you. Try to check out what the celebrities of the red carpet are wearing in order to find an inspiration.