Quinceanera is a special event to be celebrated in style with special outfits

by Marie Catherine Online Shopping

Quinceanera is Spanish word meaning a girl’s fifteenth birthday. The root of this celebration lies in Latin American culture. It is customary in many Latin American country to celebrate this event in a lavish manner. A quinceanera party always reminds us of a young happy faced lady in gorgeous outfit, who is making her transition from childhood to young womanhood.

This is a celebration where customs, religion and modern trends are merged. Typically a Quinceañera celebration begins with a religious ceremony and a reception is held either at home or in a banquet hall. This custom mainly focuses on God, friends and family, good food, music and dance. During this ceremony the sweet sixteen dresses gain most prominence and importance, to identify the quinceanera.

It is a common practice for the celebrant to choose special friends to be present in what is called the Court of Honor. Mostly they are young siblings or close friends. The court can consist of all girls called Damas, all boys called Chambelanes or can be a mix of girls and boys. The quinceañera usually wears a ball gown and her court has the traditional attire of gowns and tuxedos.

There are some customary gifts the celebrant should receive, they are -

·         Bible or prayer book

·          Rosary

·         Tiara

·         Cross or  medal

·         Sceptre

To mark this celebration, one is very careful about dress selection. The dress is most important as everything is centered on the dress like decorations, flower color and its arrangements, theme, and others. Traditionally the style of the dress is limited formal ballroom gown which is a full length, beautiful neckline and big full skirt. Colors are generally white or other pastel shades are in trend nowadays.

There are many outlets which specialize in quinceañera dresses. There are various patterns and styles, colors and matching jewelry on offer at these shops. On searching the internet for Cheap Quinceañera Dresses, many sellers and online shops are found, images of their stock can also be checked and a dress can be selected from them. The color and fabric of the chosen dress are what make the celebrant look beautiful on her big day.

At quinceanera celebrations, the quinceanera dresses are of utmost importance, like at a wedding. Traditionally it should be white or pastel shade. Traditionally gowns are worn by Damas which compliments the dress of the quinceañera. Shops or event management companies offer rental services for Dama Dress. It could be bought or taken on hire.

The Quinceañera receives her Last Doll traditionally made of porcelain, which is passed to younger siblings. This is a birthday party merged with tradition.

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