Homecoming is a celebration that welcomes back former residents and alumni. This is a popular occasion amongst university and high school students. No matter where the celebration takes place girls will be looking for homecoming dresses. The dress sometimes is the most important part of the homecoming celebration every girl wants to look good. Homecoming dresses can either be a long form of gown or more of an informal cocktail dress. It all depends on the theme of that year.

Below is a description of some of the dresses that people often choose for a dress that they will wear at the homecoming celebrations.

* The strapless dress - there are a number of the version that a person can wear of the strapless dress. If you are looking for something that is more formal then you might want to consider something with detailing and patterns. The dress should be floor length and accessories such as a scarf can be added.

* Cocktail dress- if you are looking for something simpler and not as formal you might want to try a short cocktail dress. There are endless possibilities when it comes to cocktail dresses. For something different you could try a cocktail dress with an asymmetrical hemline. It could have a tier and ruffle style. The typical cocktail dress does not go lower than the knee but make sure that you do not go to short with your dress. Keep it almost to the knee for a touch of elegance and sophistication.

* Open Back - an open back dress is a great idea for the perfect homecoming dress. An open back dress may be either full length or it may be cocktail dress length. Again with this dress there may be patterns, it may also be a strapless dress. If choosing an open back dress makes sure that you are choosing one that is good for you and that will be appropriate for the situation. 

Dresses for homecoming can be expensive as you are looking for a formal dress in some cases. There are great stores out there that sell perfectly good homecoming dresses for much less. It doesn't matter how expensive the dress it. What matters is how you look in the dress. If you don't look good in a particular dress, it doesn't matter if the dress was five hundred dollars or ten dollars.