The Perfect Quinceañera Dress Shopping Checklist
The Perfect Quinceañera Dress Shopping Checklist

The Perfect Quinceañera Dress Shopping Checklist

If you’re feeling so much pressure to find the perfect Quinceañera dress that you think you may be going crazy, don’t worry!

We’ve been out there for a while now, hosting plenty of fashion shows and helping lots of Quinceañeras find the dress of their dreams. Here is the ultimate checklist to help you narrow down your options.

Research, research and research!

Time to look around and build a scrapbook with your favorite designs and styles. There are so many websites, magazines, social media sites, and blogs that can help you get inspire.

Important details to consider when searching 

Time you have left + Quinceañera theme +Quince location


A woman in a blue dress is standing on a set of stairs wearing Emily's dream Quinceanera dress.

Via Instagram: @avmphotoboutique

Make sure you choose a dress that fits your type of personality, at the end of the day, is your celebration and everyone is honoring YOU.

  • Love vintage fashion
  • Traditional and classic
  • Bohemian


You only turn fifteen once, meaning you only get to wear your Quince dress once in your life, so make sure the gown you choose is a direct representation of your style.

  • Love strapless
  • Back bare
  • One shoulder

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Body type:

No matter what kind of figure you have, there’s a perfect Quinceañera dress out there to flatter you beautifully.

  • Pear-shaped
  • Busty
  • Plus-sized
  • Tall
  • Petite


After realizing your body type, there is always a silhouette that will make you feel like a super star.

  • A-line
  • Dropped waist
  • Empire
  • Sheath
  • Trumpet
  • Mermaid


Choosing the fabric is very important when shopping for the perfect Quinceañera dress. The fabric will define the value of your dress, so choose accordingly.

Options: lace, satin, chiffon, crepe, damask, dupioni, charmeuse, silk, organza, shantung, gabardine.


  • Hi-Lo
  • Tea-length
  • Ankle-length
  • Knee-length
  • Ballerina

*Featured image is property of AVM Photo Boutique. 

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