Quinceanera dresses History


April 12, 2017

Transition from Childhood to Womanhood: Quinceanera

Quinceanera dresses, probably the most important part of the celebration…

 

 

Quinceanera or to put it simply ‘quince’, is not just any normal birthday celebration. This celebration marks one of the most important time periods of a girl’s life. Feminine for “fifteen-year-old”, Quinceanera is celebrated at the fifteenth birthday of the girl specially to highlight her transition from being a girl to become a woman.

 

Although this celebration has cultural roots in Latin America but nonetheless, it is celebrated throughout all the American states and lands.

 

Quinceanera trends have changed over the course of years. The traditional celebrations were observed with certain rules but today, girls organize the event themselves according to whatever they like. However, some of the traditional aspects of this celebration are preserved like exchanging slippers ceremonially for high heels reflecting the transition for a girl to a lady.

 

Similarly, Quinceanera traditional dresses used to be formal and usually be of just white or pink color but today you can find a wide variety of dresses and even proper designer collections specified just for the celebration of Quinceanera.

 

Quinceanera Dresses

A Quinceanera dress is suppose to highlight the fact that the girl is about to make a beautiful transition into a more mature and graceful woman. The dress should show how independent you are as well to showcase that you are ready to take on the freedom and responsibility of becoming a woman.

 

When a girl goes through her fifteenth birthday she is considered to be a princess, who is the centre of attraction of her party and the reason why everybody is there. Therefore the dress should be unique and one of its kind so that the girl stands out of the crowd at her big day.

 

Nowadays there are two types of dresses doing well for Quinceanera celebrations. Following are two unique and colorful dresses that are respectively modern and classic as they have traditional long gown and skirt style embedded in a way that the person wearing it looks chic and modern. And then there is the other dress that is ultra modern itself.

 

Classic Gown

The classic gown approach with a modern touch is wear the designer has played with the traditional celebratory colors associated to Quinceanera like pink and white, along with a play of ruffles at the waste and the long gown length. The modern touch is the sleeve less or halter neck approach for otherwise traditional gown and the net design around the neck. The hoop earrings and the flowery up do is again an elegant approach to complete the overall look.

 

 

Modern Skirt Dresses

This skirt/dress is more inclined towards what we have in fashion nowadays. No shoulder as well as beaded pockets in the skirt with a crop top makes the perfect combination of modern and feminine. The black color though of mourning in the olden times, but today it is the most formal yet casual party color to be wor

 

So, in conclusion, we hope you have a great Quince celebration for you sister, daughter, friend or even yourself and our description of two major types of dresses help you select your dress for the special event.

 

SOURCES:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quincea%C3%B1era

https://www.morilee.com/browse/quinceanera-dresses/

 



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