Homecoming 2016 Dress Trends & Styles

Shop Poshare for the latest dress trends and hottest styles for the 2016 homecoming, prom or another formal ball. This post is going to cover short dresses suitable for Fall and Winter special occasion of 2016-2017 (FW2017). Poshare carries top designer prom gowns, short semi formal dresses, beaded, sequin and lace designer dresses to make you picture perfect for your next pageant, formal, or black tie event.

Of course classical Homecoming look is flirty and airy fit and flare style dress. They are semi-formal and can be worn to many other occasions such as Sweet 16, Birthday party and many others. They are very flattering and the main trick really would be to pick a color. in 2016 we were all obsessed with pastel tones, that’s why we are starting this list with this gorgeous pastel tone of Pink Champagne dress by Le Femme.  As we all know, pink and blush tones are a great way to highlight our femininity, elegance and youth. Black and white dresses are always a good idea as well – because these colors never go out of fashion!

LA FEMME 22105 Pink Champagne Party Dress
LA FEMME 22105 Off Shoulder Pink Champagne Party Dress

Gold Studded Off The Shoulder Champagne Satin. Charming and sweet, rent this delightful champagne light rose colored cocktail dress that will make a lovely statement at any party. The timeless bodice has classy off the shoulder straps and features glittering crystal embellishments for a dreamy style. This enchanting ensemble shimmers and shines to the flirty mini length hem in glamorous waves of festive and flirty fabric. LaFemme style 22105. Fit: runs slightly small.

ANGELA AND ALISON Blush Embellished Cocktail Dress 52008
ANGELA AND ALISON Blush Embellished Cocktail Dress 52008

Look like a princess on the night of your big occasion wearing this Angela and Alison 52008 cocktail dress. This dress boasts a high neckline with ornate beadwork and a smooth bodice. The waist is nipped and reveals a full skater skirt with a flirty mini hemline.

RACHEL ALLAN 6718 Dusty Rose Cocktail Party Dress
RACHEL ALLAN 6718 Dusty Rose Cocktail Party Dress

Mesmerize everyone you meet by donning this exquisite Rachel Allan 6718 cocktail dress! Its trendy illusion neckline is studded with brightly sparkling accents, and brilliantly glittering embellishments are plastered all over its form-fitting sweetheart bodice. Layers of fine, dreamy material flare out prettily on the short skirt. According to customer reviews, this dress fits true to size. Length: Approximately 31 inches.

SHERRI HILL 2750 Black Sequined Short Party Dress
SHERRI HILL 2750 Black Sequined Short Prom Party Dress

Recalls the best of the 80’s when you rent this party frock with it’s bustier bodice and voluminous tulle skirt! The material girl in you will love the beaded detail across the top, and who can resist the polka dot skirt with its utterly twirl able hem.

TERANI Short White Flower Applique Homecoming Ball Dress
TERANI Short White Flower Applique Homecoming Ball Dress

Feel like the belle of the ball in this darling Terani dress that features a plunging sweetheart neckline, boning, padded cups, and a back hidden zip. The upper bodice on this dress has delicate flowers with rhinestones that start on the neckline and end on the waist. The full flared ballerina skirt will making dancing a whole lot more fun.

Crop tops and two-piece dresses has been ‘the thing’ in 2016 so below you can see a great example of a semi-formal dress that is a fantastic choice for a Homecoming party, especially if you are lucky enough to be located in the South 🙂 Warm weather, tan skin, sun-kissed hair – and you are good to go!

RACHEL ALLAN 4018 Two Piece White and Blue Party Dress Homecoming
RACHEL ALLAN 4018 Two Piece White and Blue Party Dress Homecoming

CROP TOP DRESS. FEATURES A WHITE TOP AND ROYAL BLUE POLKA DOT SKATER SKIRT. COMPLETE WITH EMBROIDERY ON THE NECKLINE OF THE TOP AND BAND OF THE SKIRT Style 4018

One of my personal favorites are Illusion cocktail dresses. As usual, leaders are Jovani and Terani. There are really no words to describe this beauty. See for yourself:

JOVANI 7757 Sheer Crystal Encrusted Cocktail party dress
JOVANI 7757 Sheer Crystal Encrusted Cocktail party dress

Fitted short cocktail dress features long sleeves, a sheer neckline, crystal embellishments, a sheer back and a zipper down the back. Radiant long sleeve form fitting dress features crystal embellishments and a sheer neckline. Dazzle in this sheer nude gown with glittering crystal, gold and silver sequins all over.

TERANI Floral Illusion Wine Burgundy Cocktail Dress C3701
TERANI Floral Illusion Wine Burgundy Cocktail Dress C3701

This gorgeously fitted cocktail dress by Terani features a nude illusion overlay and strategically placed floral lace appliques. The lace is decorated with scattered crystals and your waist is cinched in with an attached beaded belt. The skirt is lined and the bodice is lined and slightly padded for comfort. There is a center back zipper and the fabric does stretch to give you that perfect fit.

TERANI Fully Encrusted Crystal Silver Nude Mini Dress
TERANI Fully Encrusted Crystal Silver Nude Mini Dress

Outshine them all in this stunning crystallized sweetheart mini Terani dress. The nude mesh chest and full back add a sultry touch to this glitzy number that is covered in beautiful sparking stones!

TERANI Jeweled Peach Sheet Crystal Encrusted Dress H3602
TERANI Jeweled Peach Sheet Crystal Encrusted Dress H3602

Starting with a darling satin sweetheart neckline and ending with a crystal embellished mini skirt. Terani does a beautiful job creating the perfect little dress for your party! Dress has a side zipper and the skirt has a little stretch to accommodate everyone’s figure. There is light boning in the bodice to keep it up and on. Birthday Dress, Cocktail Party, Girls Night Out, Homecoming, Short Dresses, Totally Trendy

Now we are coming to… of course… SEQUINED DRESSES! What kind of party is without sequins?!

ADRIANNA PAPELL Gold Bronze Sequin Beaded Long Sleeve Cocktail Dress
ADRIANNA PAPELL Gold Bronze Sequin Beaded Long Sleeve Cocktail Dress

Beautiful Scoop Back Sequin Embellished Mesh cocktail dress in Brown Gold, you may call it Bronze. Long sleeves and all over sequined beading. Stylish cocktail dress will be appropriate for any cocktail party, date, birthday, anniversary or even NYE. It’s a great option if you are attending a wedding too!

KEEPSAKE Wonderwall Black Floral Sequin Bell Dress
KEEPSAKE Wonderwall Black Floral Sequin Bell Dress

BLACK DRESS WITH GOLD AND SILVER SEQUIN FLORAL APPLIQUE THROUGHOUT. FIT & FLARE BELL SHAPE. This beautiful sequinned dress from Keepsake The Label has a tight bodice and exaggerated bell-shaped skirt with light pleats and back zip closure. The sequins make this dress a little bit heavier than you’d expect. Sequin floral print

HALSTON HERITAGE Black Structured Silk Faille Party Dress
HALSTON HERITAGE Black Structured Silk Faille Party Dress

Crisp, lustrous, silk-softened faille fabric structures the puffed cap sleeves and widely flared skirt of a precisely seamed cocktail dress.

 

FRENCH CONNECTION Bronze Gold Sequin Party Dress
FRENCH CONNECTION Bronze Gold Sequin Party Dress

THINK ROYALTY–BEHAVING BADLY. THE FAST PRINCESS MINIDRESS FROM FRENCH CONNECTION IS UTTERLY ELEGANT AND JUST A LITTLE BIT WILD. BRONZE AND DARK GOLD PAILLETTES ADORN THIS BODY-CONSCIOUS MINI, WHILE 3.4-LENGTH SLEEVES AND FRONT DARTING PROVIDE A TAILORED APPEARANCE. JEWEL NECK, 3.4 SLEEVES. BODYCON FIT. LINED, CONCEALED BACK ZIP. BRONZE-GOLD.

 

 

ADRIANNA PAPELL Sequin Embellished Scoop Back Cocktail Dress Lead
ADRIANNA PAPELL Sequin Embellished Scoop Back Cocktail Dress Lead

Sequins and beads trace scintillating sparkle over the sinuous silhouette of a long-sleeve cocktail sheath finished with a pretty nape-baring back. 38.5″ regular length Bateau neck. Scooped back. Long sleeves. Fully lined. Love love love…

HOUSE OF CB SAMIA CRYSTAL EMBELLISHED BANDAGE DRESS
HOUSE OF CB SAMIA CRYSTAL EMBELLISHED BANDAGE DRESS

Make it pop in this super hot bodycon dress, featuring mesh full length sleeves, crystal panels and made from our luxury bandage fabric. Cute with metallic heels & minimal accessories. Fitted nude Bandage Dress with dark grey panels, gold stone and stud detail. Length: Approx: 83-85 cm. Stretch Type: Very stretchy.

RACHEL ALLAN 4031 Black Jeweled Cutout Wrap Party Dress
RACHEL ALLAN 4031 Black Jeweled Cutout Wrap Party Dress

With a remarkable bodice, Rachel Allan 4031 is sure to make a statement at any social occasion. This short dress features a unique wrap bodice and small peek a boo cutout at the waist. The skirt is heavily beaded in bands of stones. The back is open with a strap across the middle. This short dress features a side zipper.

TADASHI SHOJI One Shoulder Mesh & Sequin Blue Sheath Dress
TADASHI SHOJI One Shoulder Mesh & Sequin Blue Sheath Dress

THIS TEXTURED, ONE-SHOULDER NUMBER FROM TADASHI SHOJI IS AN INTRICATE, FIGURE-FLATTERING PICK FOR COCKTAIL PARTIES AND DATE NIGHTS. LAYERS OF GAUZY CHIFFON IN BLACK AND NAVY BLUE ACCENT THE MESH, SEQUINED MATERIAL BELOW. THE FIT IS BODY-CON, WITH ADDED STRETCH. SIDE ZIP. BLUE-BLACK OVER NUDE LINING.

LUMIER CAUGHT UP ON YOU - Breaking Hearts Party Dress Blue Black Scuba
LUMIER CAUGHT UP ON YOU – Breaking Hearts Party Dress Blue Black Scuba

THIS UNUSUAL DRESS TAKES THE SEASON’S SCUBA TREND AND GIVES IT A DELICATE TWIST, ADDING FEMININE FLORALS TO THE SPORTY STYLE. DRESS INCLUDES THICK BLACK MESH OVERLAY WITH GRAPHIC FLORAL APPLIQUES. LINING IS A ROYAL BLUE STRETCH MATERIAL. THE FIT IS A STRUCTURED COCKTAIL STYLE WITH A DEFINED WAIST. BACK ZIP.

NICOLE MILLER Techno Metal Champagne Dress
NICOLE MILLER Techno Metal Champagne Dress

A SIGNATURE STYLE FROM NICOLE MILLER, THIS FITTED COCKTAIL DRESS IS A SHIMMERING CHAMPAGNE COLOR AND FEATURES FULL-BODY RUCHING. LOW BACK WITH NECK CLOSURE. BREAK OUT YOUR BOLDEST JEWELS TO PAIR WITH THIS STUNNING NUMBER!

NICOLE MILLER Felicity Sleeveless Square-Neck Dress Dusty Purple
NICOLE MILLER Felicity Sleeveless Square-Neck Dress Dusty Purple

A FLIRTY, PARTY-APPROPRIATE PIECE FROM THE ALWAYS GLAMOROUS DESIGN HOUSE OF NICOLE MILLER. IN A BOLD PURPLE SHADE, THIS LIGHTWEIGHT DRESS IS A THIN, RUCHED CREATION THAT LETS YOU MOVE–AND SHOW OFF YOUR FIGURE. WOULD PAIR NICELY WITH SILVER ACCENTS FOR A NIGHT OUT. STRETCH FIT. TAPERED SHOULDER STRAPS. DUSTY PURPLE.

HALSTON HERITAGE Ombre Faille Dress Blue Tea Length
HALSTON HERITAGE Ombre Faille Dress Blue Tea Length

Structured yet feminine, this strapless ombre printed dress is as versatile as it is alluring. Hook and eye above concealed zipper at left side seam. Blue at top graduating to black at the bottom. Back is slightly longer than the front. Perfect for a cocktail party!

So whether you are going to attend your first homecoming or competing in the finals of a major pageant, you will find a dress or gown just right for the occasion and on-trend.