In the current 21st century, evening gowns are still worn to black tie and white tie occasions, as well as to weddings, charity events, awards ceremonies, opera and movie premiers, cruises, and formal dinners and dances. Prom dresses
are evening dresses
, although most people do not call one the other. Evening dress has a more mature sound to it and it often refers to formal gown that a lady needs. Evening dresses are also worn in pageants and are a major part of the event. There is an entire category of the pageant dedicated soley to the judging of the contestant in her evening dress. The design of the evening dress in this particular event is just as important as the way the contestant looks wearing it. Evening dresses will always stand out in a crowd! That is what they are made for!
As the years go by, and evening dresses evolve, there will not be a decline in wearing them. If anything, they are becoming more and more fun to wear! In the world of fashion and the "anything goes" motto of life that we have, the bold colors and cutting edge designs make evening dresses like wearing a piece of art! Find yourself a reason to get into an evening dress and shine like a star!