Shopping for a dress, for the military ball, can sometimes be frustrating. At the end of finding the right dress, shoes, accessories and hairstyle, everything seems to work out. Here is a list of 10 websites to shop, for military ball gowns.
Before getting started if you need help deciding what to bring and what to wear during the military ball, Here is a survival guide to help you have a great time.
When shopping online, you want to order a month to 2 months before the ball, to make sure you have what you are looking for, for returns, etc. You can sometimes buy dresses online cheaper than, when buying the dress at the actual store and more savings as well. You can shop at store like Burlington coat factory (They have free shipping), Kohl’s (Free shipping over $75 or more), TJ Maxx (Free shipping over $89 or more) etc, check out these types of stores online. You can buy online and pick it up at the store and if you bought online and end up not liking it, you can return it to the store as well.
Amazon. I didn’t know this until speaking with a friend, she ordered her dress on Amazon. When I checked it out, they have a pretty good selection of ball gowns, gorgeous, affordable and for selected few dresses, if it doesn’t fit, or you don’t like it, you can return FREE. Also, make sure you read the comments and the “question & answer” section, before buying.
Ebay. I’ve ordered clothes from Ebay and loved it. When shopping on Ebay, I always have a budget in mind and I do a lot of research when ordering. I read the ratings, the seller’s policy information, the returns, etc.
One stop shop
These website’s I’m about to show you, some have dresses, accessories ,shoes and more, all in one place, a one stop shop.
Simply dresses– This website have dresses for different occasions. Long, short, plus size and homecoming, which I thought was very useful and fun to look at, and 50% off, already reduced prices. Savings, savings, savings!!!
Winsorstore– This is another website with affordable dresses, shoes, jewelry and more. They even have something called: “The Cinderella Project” when you walk into the store, for the month of September, you can win a dress.
Rent the runway– This website is a little different from all the others. You can rent a dress and return it free. Here’s how it works: you choose the occasion, find the best fit for you, then choose the time frame of 4 days or 8 days, you choose which day you want the dress to arrive. They recommend you to choose a delivery date 1-2 days before the event, to try it on or exchange if necessary.
Promgirl– At first, I thought this site was JUST for high school girls going to the prom, but after looking over the website, they have a section, where you can shop by event for military ball, Winter formal dresses and even homecoming. There’s even a section, where you can get dresses for 50% off. Worth checking out.
Davidsbridal– Finally, there is a website dedicated to beautiful formal dresses, fancy jewelry and more. I never thought to buy a ball gown from this website because I thought it was just for weddings. I’ve seen friends buy from this site with beautiful dresses for the ball. What I love most about this site is that they offer 10% military discounts, in addition to so much more savings.
In conclusion, Have fun at the ball. Pick a dress, that is comfortable for you to wear, dance and have fun in. make wonderful memories and learn from this night and make it better next time.