I rarely go shopping for a dress for a special occasion. You wouldn't think that be the case if you looked in my "fancy" closet, where I stash all my beautiful dresses. Each dress has a story; having been worn for a special occasion like my prom or the Miss New Jersey pageant I was in. Others are waiting to be worn. I find that I get the best dresses when I'm really not looking for them, and for the best prices.
I wore last year's BCBG green sequined dress for the first time this New Year's. I love that it had a longer sleeve, so it was a bit warmer than my sister's choice (although she looked stunning in her Trina Turk). Vivid green is one of my favorite colors to wear too, because it's different than what you see many other women wearing.
When I'm deciding on whether or not to buy an evening dress, I make sure to ask myself if it's re-wearable. In other words, do I love it so much that I'll want to re-wear it. With all the options out there in evening wear, take a moment to go through this checklist before making your decision: