Let's examine thigh-high slits which are another amazing trend that you'll love if you're shopping for 2012 prom dresses. There is only one word to describe this feature. Dramatic! If you've been to prom before, or are just preparing for your first, then you'll know that it's an excellent chance for you to really show off with all of your friends! Therefore finding a prom dress with the right mixture of glamour and elegance is crucial, and this article will hopefully help you!
What are prom dresses with thigh-high slits?
Out of the many hot trends to choose from amongst all of the 2012 prom
dresses, thigh-high slits are one that has been around the block a few
times. These long gowns originally became popular in the 70s when
designers such as Givenchy started incorporating them into their
dresses. Basically they're a standard gown (that doesn't mean boring,
simply long and glamorous) where the skirt has been cleft apart, leaving
a long slit from hem to thigh.
One of the best reasons to choose this style of prom dress is that you
are still prescribing to the norm where you have a long dress, yet you
add a dash of awesome by having this daring slit showing off a bit of
leg and thigh! So this is a rather versatile style of 2012 prom dresses!
What kinds of prom dresses with thigh-high slits can I choose?
There are several different styles of prom dresses with thigh-high
slits on offer, so there is a flattering kind for any girl in my
Sleeves: If you choose one of these dresses with sleeves then
it's good for 2 reasons. Firstly, if you're not totally happy with your
arms then you get that coverage that will boost your confidence and make
you feel good. Secondly, the thigh-high slit will draw the eye and the
focus will be on your legs (because the sleeves are covering your arms)
which is what it's all about really isn't it?
Sequins: There are currently quite a number of 2012 prom
dresses which are heavily sequinned. In fact sparkly dresses are also a
trend to watch during 2012. So you can really go crazy channelling the
70s and go for a dress that's head-to-toe sequins and has a thigh-high
Prints:In general we usually go for block colors when we're
wearing formal dresses for events like prom, but one way to look quite
fun and unique is to choose a thigh-high slit prom dress in an
Florals have been big lately, but there are really all kinds of
patterns such as stripes, animal and even pictures of anchors and the
If you're daring enough, you'll love this style which has become a
real modern classic! Not only is it sober enough to be classed as
'formal,'it's different enough to be seen as 'fun' and 'sexy.' There
aren't many formal dresses that can claim this, so you'll also be
looking quite unique in your pictures and will avoid looking the same as
other girls which is always important at prom.