Embellishments can make or break a formal dress, so
when you're out shopping for evening
dresses this fall, the amount of decorative accents that are designed into a
dress can matter just as much as the cut and color. Sequins and beads are an ever-popular
choice for fashionistas, but there are some unique designs that can present
ample style opportunities.
Sequins and beads that are placed around your neckline give your formal gown the
illusion of wearing a necklace, and they can give your ensemble some added
sparkle. This is a fabulous choice if you're combining the outfit with a pair of
tear drop or tassel earrings, which can become the focal point of your
When the sequins or beads are placed around the mid-section, this will open up your
style choices a bit more. You then have the freedom to wear complementary
bracelets and cocktail rings, and you can choose a predominant accessory to add
a pop of color to your look.