Sequins & Lace, Beading & Smocks: The Micro-Details That Make The Dress

2020 Mar 3rd

Sequins & Lace, Beading & Smocks: The Micro-Details That Make The Dress

Beaded dresses have a different vibe than sequin dresses or frilly frocks bedecked with lace. We've talked about determining the right dress length for your little girl depending on the occasion. Now, we're going to discuss the importance of choosing the perfect dress details. 

They say the devil's in the details, but the right accents will transform your daughter, niece, or sister into a little angel. Sara Dresses understands which occasions are ideal for sequins and when lace or a sweet smocked overlay is the only choice. We're sharing that info with you so that you can select a sensational flower girl gown or party dress for the young lady in your life. 

Making her debut in a flawless frock ensures that she'll be the center of attention and the standout at any event. She'll feel beautiful, confident, and prepared to take on the world regardless of whether she's  participating in a pageant or posing for a holiday photo. 

Bold and Beaded

Beaded dresses have an unmistakable retro charm, but they're also glamorous and glitzy. That makes them incredibly versatile because a beaded frock is on-point for a variety of events. Bear in mind the theme of the situation, such as with a wedding, and the nature of the occasion itself. 

For example, something beaded is perfect for a pageant dress. If your little girl loves to strut her stuff across the stage, then buy her a dress that will make her outshine the spotlight. Intricate beadwork glitters under the lights, not to mention that it's visually appealing. 

Beaded flower girl dresses are appropriate, too, provided that they fit in with the theme of the wedding. Black tie affairs and ceremonies with a bit of glitz practically beg for glam dresses. She can wear something beaded to a wedding with a 1920s or old Hollywood glam theme, as well. 

Beading also strikes the right balance at parties. Little girls love to dress up for big bashes. Beads are a bit less flashy than sequins, but at the same time, they're more dazzling than a lace or smocked dress. 

Lovely in Lace

a little girl wearing a white lace tea length gown

Lace is a stunning dress detail no matter how it's utilized. The type of lace makes a definite difference, though. Crocheted and embroidered lace both have a lovely vintage vibe, especially when made to resemble antique, handmade lace. Those kinds of lace are ideal for Sunday dresses, holiday frocks, and dresses for spring

Top-to-bottom lace is a bit more decadent. It still has a delicate old-fashioned vibe that's irresistible, but it goes a step further. A dress that's draped in lace is just right for a First Communion or a timeless wedding

Some lace details are sophisticated and vintage-inspired. Eye-catching accents like lace sleeves and French eyelash lace take it all the way back to the 1920s. They look phenomenal when they adorn flapper-style dresses. 

Sparkling in Sequins

a navy blue ombre dress with sequins

Sequinned dresses are a step above beaded dresses on the glam scale. While sequins look pretty on party dresses, they're best suited for pageant dresses. Your little girl needs all that sparkle and razzle-dazzle while she sashays her way across the stage. Sequins catch the light and throw it back in a way that will delight the audience and the judges. Your pretty princess will be shinier than a disco ball! 

Sweet and Smocked

a girl in a white dress with a floral smock

Understated dress details have their place, as well. A smock dress, for instance, may not jump out from pageant costumes or New Year's Eve party dresses, but it has its place. 

Imagine your little girl in a smock dress as she poses with the Easter bunny or perches on Santa's knee. She'll look so sweet with a cotton or lace smock over her best Sunday dress. She can also wear the style to her best friend's birthday party or the school play. 

A smock is a perfect detail for a Communion dress, as well. If her Communion is a low-key affair or you want her to wear a delightfully demure dress, then look for a white frock with a pretty smock. Discover high-quality beaded dresses, sequinned pieces, and lacy frocks at Sara Dresses. Send us your email address to get a discount code good for 10% off your first order with us!