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Short Dresses by Camille La VieAs far as fashion, you probably know exactly what looks good on you. When shopping dresses for a formal event, maybe you gravitate towards thigh high slits that showcase your legs or a racer cut neckline that flatters your shoulders. But once in a while, it helps to have some outside input. And if you’ve been shopping around for a dress for ::insert event here::, all the better. We picked 5 adorable styles you’ll be wearing for many occasions to come, from weddings to bridal showers to homecoming in the fall. Your closet staples, below. Scuba Short Dress by Camille La VieWe warned ya, dance floor; this party dress is ready for the spotlight! The pleated skirt and fitted bodice combo is super flattering on all shapes, and the lace criss cross back adds unique detail at every turn. Plus, the bright red hue lends a fun pop of color to the atmosphere. BRB, adding this to cart for our next graduation party! V-Neck Lace Tie Neck DressCase of the blues, much? This royal blue cocktail dress is both elegant and sweet; elevate the style with jewelry and a pair of pumps for a wedding, or dress it down with fancy flats for a less formal affair, like an outdoor graduation party. Bottom line: this mini is a summer style staple. Fit and Flare Dress by Camille La VieNothing signals summer like a flirty dress in a subtle yellow hue. Take in the warm air and gentle breezes in this swingy style that has us dreaming of picture-perfect moments. We could totally imagine this style for a sunny beach wedding or a formal dinner on your cruise vacay. Lace Fit and Flare Dress by Camille La VieWith its delicate blue hue, trendy square neckline, and full lace detailing, this short cocktail dress is adorable for a wedding! Dress it up or down as you desire; whether you’re headed to a garden or ballroom, this classic style blends into any environment with ease. We predict many compliments coming your way. Strapless Floral Scuba Tiered Dress by Camille La VieTruth: pretty blooms are our weakness. Hence, this short floral dress caught our eye immediately. The large-scale print and tiered skirt instantly update this timeless silhouette. This shortie is flawless for a wedding, bridal shower, grad party, and even homecoming! Xo, Camille