Mrs India on Everything You Want to Know About Evening Gowns!
Evening Gown Born in Royal Courts of Europe is now global resident and local to wardrobe of Costume Lovers.As name suggests evening gown is type of dress to be worn in the evening has its roots from Royal Courts as formal attire which was considered a luxury of a Royal Woman and remained desirable for commoners for long until markets thrived with textile mills with increased Fabric production that made resource abundance of Fabrics that should be consumed by Consumers to improve Economy making Evening Gowns a Democratic.
Evening Gowns were status symbol in Victorian Era as length of Gowns signified purchasing power of Womanpower of Woman wearing it this trend can be seen in Victorian Gowns. As upper class Woman supposedly fashionable use to have enormous spread of Wardrobe as Luxury so to segregate this Wardrobe they use to label their wardrobe as Morning Dress, Afternoon Dress ,Beach-side Dress, Dinner Dress ,Evening dress ,Ball Dress etc .
Classic Mrs India 2014 Promila Kapoor walking Ramp of Mrs 2016
Be A Belly of Ball!
Gowns were formal wear, as most of Balls and Royal events were hosted in the Evening Formal dresses which was Gowns received its name Evening Gown that considered to wear in Royal events making it most desirable till date. To maintain symbol of status evening gowns received much attention on Fabrics, embellishments, lengths and detailing.
Mrs India 2015 Winner Nupur Saigal in Ball Gown ,Mrs India 2017
Evening Gown and Ball Gowns are not same!
Ball Gowns were evolved specially for Ball Parties which are mainly Formal Dance Parties where Men and Woman dance socially. In Ball dance Gentlemen will place hand on Lady’s back, sometimes swirling her around or lifting or kneeling during Dance steps .Woman with Thinner waist and slicker back was easy to hold, woman with thin waist received more attention. To retain this attention and look thinner in waist Ball gown fashioned themselves around Corset that have fitted Bodice and fuller skirt .Layered and fuller skirts of Ball gown were meant to avoid feet’s to be seen during dance as it was considered indecent in Royal Courts .I am sure we all remember Fairy tale gown from story of Cinderella she wore for Royal Ball? Moment we think of Cinderella we can visualize her Ball Gown with ease.While Evening Gowns can be anything right from mermaid, Sweetheart Cut, Empire cut, A Line even ball gown can be Evening Gown. Today Ball Gown and Evening Gown is used interchangeably. Cocktail dress and Evening Gowns are not same ,You can read our article on cocktail dress to know more about it .
Red Carpets were always meant for Evening Gowns of Queen !
Royal Formal wear Gowns were exclusively made out of exquisite fabrics with floor sweeping lengths and were most expensive parts of royal treasure. To maintain these expensive Gowns of Royal highness elite Carpets were spread whenever and wherever Queen made the appearances. As Queens walking rout should be uninterrupted, unused and distinctive from rest of the crowd Carpet of Red color was used being it Prominent to be recognised. As King supposed to accompany a Queen, Kings enjoyed the luxury of Red Carpet.
Classic Mrs India 2014 Promila Kapoor During Photo-shoot of Mrs 2016
How to take care of Evening Gowns !
While owning a exquisite Evening Gowns is sheer luxury, maintaining it is a real Job . Mrs India has come-up with some useful tips that can help to maintain long lasting charm of your Evening gown ,these tips can be used to maintain all types of Clothing .
Get It Natural as comfort is real Fashion!
- As long as possible use natural fabrics, those are not only environment friendly but gives ultimate comfort keeping you away from skin rashes and allergies.
- Make sure you are not allergic to artificial fabrics before investing Big Bucks on Evening Gowns!
What to do when there is no choice of Natural fabrics!
Sometimes using artificial fabrics is only away when one need Body hugging dress or desired fall of fabric or using endless fabric is not economical. Go for it but keep in mind following things to avoid Skin Rashes or Static effects of Artificial Fabric.
- Apply dollop of body butter or moisturizer all over your body before you wear evening gown to avoid rash and static effect ,make sure moisturizers you use are not full of wax or else it will give reverse effect by sweating you out ,ending in chaotic situation .
- Walk bare foot on ground before you put on Heels ,as Earth absorbs Statics from body
- Spray little water on part of fabric clinging to your body and causing static (Don’t overdo and get your gown wet )
- Use two or three Hangers to continue tail of lengthy gowns and restore gowns make in short Wardrobe.
- Never Machine Wash ,As dry cleaning is most preferred option through cleaning and freshness comes only with water washing .Make sure when you wash make it hand-wash with large variety of Detergents , fabric conditioners available today to choose from to maintain Color and texture of Fabrics .
Most Beautiful Evening Gowns of India are spotted at Mrs India.
Mrs India Contestants who are most beautiful Indian married Woman and Queens are seen sporting beautiful gowns .
Mrs India can see Reflection of Nupur Saigals style can be noticed in her disciples where Eldora Lyndon wore Beautiful Ball Gown for Mrs India 2016 grand finale .
Classic Mrs India Runner and International Delegate of Mrs India 2016 .
while Kawaljeet Kaur looked astonishing in Corset Gown on evening Gown Round of Mrs India 2016.
Seema Subedi selected Mermaid Style of gown with frills sweeping the floor .Well looking at these beauties one thing can be concluded Most Beautiful Gowns are designed by North Eastern Fashion Designer isn’t it ?
P Laxmi looked cheerful in Retro style of Gown inspired by 1980’s trends for Mrs India 2016
Anita P looked young and magnificent in Red bodycon evening gown she wore during Mrs India 2016 evening gown round and nailed it .
Asha Jois maintaining Indian look in Anarkali Inspired Gown for Mrs India 2016 Grand Finale .
Mohini Sharma Mane wearing monochrome plain gown highlighting her Curves on Mrs India 2016 Contest .
Komal Kalra Pagrani looks marvellous in exquisite embellished Evening Gown on Mrs Asia International 2014
Mrs India Asia International 2014 Shweta Padaa looks drop-dead gorgeous in rich Wine Color Corset evening gown ,She is winner of Mrs India Bollywood Queen 2014
Laxmipriya Srivastava looks Playful in Red Skirted flared Gown she dazzled on Mrs India 2016 Contest
Classic Queens of Mrs India in posing together in exclusive evening gowns with own unique style.
Well writing on Evening Gowns is not enough in one article so we will come back more .Until then enjoy your evening Gowns !
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