Own your look with a meaningful power color

It’s a part of the wardrobe best associated with women who seem to have it all figured out.

The power color.

Whether she’s on the go, a corporate bigwig, a community activist, or the Mom who seems to have her family activities meticulously organized, she’s put together each and every day with a unifying component to her wardrobe — her power color.

Red. Black. Blue. Orange. Chartreuse. Whatever it is, she wears it, and she wears it well.

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The gal with a power color always looks like she’s at ease.

But how did she find it? Is there some meaning behind it?

A search of the term “color symbolism” will produce more than 11 million results on Google. Colors are given meanings by cultures all over the world, and some take them very seriously. Wearing the wrong color to the wrong event in some parts of the world can get a person in some serious trouble.

Other websites will go on and on about how color can affect others, telling you everything from what color to paint your walls to what you should be wearing every day to enhance your mood, turn on your partner, make friends, get a raise or get a better deal at the store!

Colors are even used in language to describe things that aren’t even color related! You’re tickled pink. You feel blue. You’re so mad you see red after your husband’s white lie!

Orange you glad we didn’t tell you a bad joke?

Bah-dum-dum.

Color has meaning. Color has depth.

And once you have your power color, you want to own it.

Scratch that.

You NEED to own it.

First things first. If there’s not already a color you are drawn to, take our simple test to figure out what colors will look best on you. Now, armed with that information, here’s all you need to know about the meanings behind your power color, and how to embrace the color so it’s all you.

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Mac Duggal style 61393 is packed with passion, energy and FUN!

Red —  Red has its fair share of negative associations, such as danger, aggressiveness, anger, and fire. In the past, a woman wearing red at the “wrong” event may have been seen as anything from unstable to wanton! The area of town known for debauchery is the red light district, and everyone knows red means STOP!

But when it comes to your power color, it’s time to escape the primitive mindset that holds our beloved red captive. Red also means love, passion, energy, and strong spirit. The woman who wears red loves fiercely, works passionately, and plays with gusto and joy. She has an appetite for life and she’s not wasting a minute of it.

Other than pure red, other fun tones to try if this is your power color include cherry and bordeaux, and hues leaning toward oranges like sunset and tangerine.

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Think pink with style 76539.

Pink — Pink’s most negative connotation is that it is associated with immaturity and all things childlike, such as baby dolls and pigtails with bows in your hair.

But pink is also wonderfully feminine. There’s a reason that baby clothes are sold in pink or blue, and that a man who wears pink is hailed as embracing his feminine side. Pink is pretty and perfect and nice and pleasant. It’s flirtatious and fun. A woman who loves pink believes in unconditional love. She’s romantic, affectionate, and kind.

And maybe she likes the occasional bow in her hair. Embrace it. Embrace pink!

Other than pure pink, there’s the neon variety, as pictured here, as well as magenta, watermelon, fuchsia, blush, candy pink, and many, many others!

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Green styles like 61552 are fresh and full of life.

Green — Everyone has heard it before. The jealous child is the green-eyed monster. Green is the color of envy. Green is the color of greed. The game of negative word association that we play with green has us looking at our cold hard cash with disgust!

Well, stereotypes, you’re busted! Because as it turns out, it IS easy being green.

If green is your power color, it doesn’t mean you’re jealous and greedy. More than likely, it means you have a youthful spirit and a love of nature. The color green is all about new beginnings. Green is fresh. It represents nature, life and well being. If you love green, you likely also cherish your family and friends, and home really is where the heart is. You try to do the right thing and make a point to open your home to your loved ones. There’s nothing greedy about that!

Green comes in just about as many shades in fabric as it does in nature! Green runs the gamut from soft mint and key lime to deep emerald and true kelly green.

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Take back the blues with a style like 64511! This fabulous gown from the Mac Duggal Royalty Collection is featured in ocean blue.

Blue — Picasso probably made the most notable connection between blue and depression, with his famous Blue Period, the years of 1901-1904, when the famous artist’s works were dominated by monochromatic blue works. Picasso famously suffered through at deep bout of depression during that same time, coming out of it and entering his Rose Period.

But the use of the word “blue” to describe sadness predates Picasso by several hundred years, with historians placing the origin of the term anywhere from the late 1300’s to the late 1500’s.

History lesson aside, it seems the blues have efficiently hijacked, well, the blues.

Take them back!

Blue is also the color of peace and loyalty. And, as the color of the sea, blue can symbolize life and tranquility. If blue is your power color, you are likely idealistic, expressive, wise, spiritual, and a good communicator. You value trust above all else in your relationships, and as such, your friends and family can always trust you. Nothing sad about that!

Blues are vibrant and come in shades as vast as the ocean itself, including royal and sapphire, as well as green-blue mixes like peacock and turquoise.

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Purple can be fun while staying grounded, like style 85243.

Purple — Purple’s negative associations are less known these days than they were in years past. Back then, purple would have been the hue to mark sorrow and suffering for the common man.

But purple has always been a color associated with royalty. Purple is also strongly associated with enlightenment and wisdom. The woman who drapes herself with shades of purple has a wonderful imagination and a strong pull toward spirituality, while staying incredibly grounded.

Many of the wonderful shades of purple are named after the beautiful places in nature where they can be found, such as lavender, lilac and orchid.

Yellow — Yellow is the international color of caution. Any yellow street sign that you see in any country where you are, even if you cannot read it, means that there is a reason to slow down.

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Yellow hues are a cup of cheer, just like style 7245.

Yellow means there is a hazard nearby. Yellow is the color of a coward.

Nonsense!

Yellow is the color of the sunshine, which means it is the color of warmth, light, happiness and joy!

If yellow is your power color, you are confident and optimistic, and you start your days with a smile and hopeful energy. The woman who wears yellow offers a dose of cheerfulness to everyone she sees. Can you really look at something bright yellow and not think of something pleasant, like a summer day or an afternoon at the beach? Say hello to yellow!

Yellow is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face, especially with the happy names of its hues, such as lemon and buttercup.

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Browns are warm and welcoming, like this stunning Mac Duggal Couture gown, style 3622 in mocha.

Brown — The main problem with brown is that it is brown.

Even the word brown is so… brown.

It sounds bland and boring and blah.

But turn that brown frown upside down! Because brown is so positively grounded and welcoming, the woman who loves it is possibly the most dependable person who you could ever know.

Brown symbolizes so many wonderful things, things for which we all hope and strive. The great outdoors, simplicity, comfort. Brown is calm and sensitive. Brown loves for others to shine, while being the foundation for those around it.

The woman who loves brown is not one to steal the spotlight, but she loves to make sure her friends and family get credit when they deserve it. Chances are, she doesn’t even realize she has a power color. She chooses brown because it’s soothing and soft and comforting, but really, she owns it. If brown is your power color, chances are, you are a quality friend and partner, and your loved ones cherish you.

The wonderful shades of brown include mocha, beige, bronze and taupe.

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Go for the gold in a style like 64567.

Gold — In appearance, gold is the absolute opposite of brown. What brown lacks in showmanship, gold makes up for in spades. This makes gold appear materialistic and shallow. But just as brown is not blah and boring, gold doesn’t have to be vapid or hallow.

Gold is the color of health, optimism, and wealth. And wealth doesn’t just mean material things and swimming in a vat of gold like Scrooge McDuck. Wealth means you add richness and warmth to everything you touch.

The woman who loves the color gold has high standards and ideals. She’s confident and passionate, and like the color, eyes are drawn to her. She is a natural leader, and her friends turn to her for advice. If gold is your power color, you have a powerful personality, and you have the ability to use it for all the good in the world.

Some of the wonderful additional hues of gold include champagne, and, depending on embellishments and accessories, a lovely nude.

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Be a silver fox in 64540 in platinum.

Silver — Silver’s biggest negative connotation is that it is associated with old age or a boring personality. But we can’t for the life of us think of why getting older is somehow a bad thing, since everyone does it and there’s nothing boring about it!

So we’re stealing back silver and making it our own!

Silver is a sign of intelligence, security, and strength of character. If silver is your power color, it means you are a pro at pushing back negative energy and seeing the best in any situation. Silver is elegant and alluring, it is classic, dignified and respectable. The woman who wears silver has a pure, calming vibe when she enters the room. There’s simply nothing boring about her!

In addition to silver, hues of this downright glamorous color include platinum, grey, and gunmetal. Like gold, a woman who chooses silver as her power color can also pick a nude and add dazzle to it with silver accessories or embellishments.

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White is for everyone, like Mac Duggal 61388 in gorgeous ivory.

White — White has been battling its own stereotypes for decades. It’s only for weddings. It’s only for summer. It’s sterile. It’s cold. In some cultures, it’s the color of death!

Well, enough!

You don’t have to be walking down the aisle between Memorial Day and Labor Day to don a white hot number these days. White is pure, fresh and clean, and it demands a seat at the color table (even if technically it actually IS the absence of color).

The woman who wears white as her power color is likely someone who has achieved a great deal of balance in her life. She loves the crisp fresh look of white, and how she feels in this lovely pale hue. And since white is reflective in nature, others around her feel good when she walks in the room wrapped in her white garb.

The woman who wears white is incredibly fair. People come to her for great decisions, because they know she won’t just have a knee-jerk reaction to a situation. She’ll be fair and impartial, even when family is involved!

The woman who wears white is as dependable as it gets.

White and ivory are the staple shades for this color, but white gets to join in with gold and silver and utilize nude to its advantage from time to time.

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Own the room when you make black your power color. A little black dress always shines, such as Mac Duggal style 61382.

Black — Everyone knows the perils of black. It’s what you wear to a funeral. It’s the costume of the wicked witch. Black is always the color of the most negative character in the book or the movie.

Enough of that, because black is also about as sexy as it gets, and good girls can be sexy too!

Black is the color of power, wealth and of course, elegance. Why else do they call high class social events “black tie affairs.” Why not ask the gentlemen to wear pink if they want the event to be more innocent?

It’s because black is classy.

The woman who wears black as her power color is sophisticated and elegant. She is dignified and confident, and when negative energy is directed at her, she can bust right through it. If black is your power color, you are sure of yourself. You own the room when you enter it, and you’re not afraid to speak up when you need to. And you’re not afraid to embrace your inner bad girl, no matter how good you are on the outside!

We won’t offer alternatives or options for black. You’ve got this one figured out.

Find your power color. And embrace it.

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Mac Duggal dresses on top of the world

It’s a grand view from the top.

Mac Duggal and his fabulous array of prom, pageant, couture, homecoming and other special occasion dresses are certainly enjoying that view these days, thanks to a trifecta of top-tier accolades, some of the highest awards available in the fashion industry.

On Aug. 7, Mac Duggal stepped forward to accept three prestigious awards from Top 10 Prom during the annual Atlanta Apparel World of Prom Market. The designer, who will celebrate 30 years in fashion next year, was honored by Top 10 Prom with the Customer Service Award, the Most Improved Vendor Award, and Top Sales for dollars earned for official retailers.

Best of the Best ~ Mac Duggal's three Top 10 Prom awards were placed on prominent display during the Atlanta Prom Market fashion runway show from Aug. 8-11, where the fabulous Spring 2014 line was revealed to retailers!

Best of the Best ~ Mac Duggal’s three Top 10 Prom awards were placed on prominent display during the Atlanta Prom Market fashion runway show from Aug. 8-11, where the Spring 2014 line was revealed to retailers! Mac Duggal was hailed by Top 10 Prom for his Customer Service and the value his gorgeous dresses bring to the retailers and boutiques who sell them.

Top 10 Prom is a direct mailing book sent out to markets each year, aimed at advertising the top prom fashions to junior and high school girls. Denise Knapp, owner of Top 10 Prom, said that more than 700,000 books are mailed out each year, featuring the designers in the collective. Mac Duggal is among one of the most honored designers of Top 10 Prom this year. The book represents about 100 total retail stores and exclusive boutiques across the nation, all which feature all the Top 10 Prom designers.

Knapp said that the awards are well deserved by Mac Duggal and his entire team.

“Mac gives exceptional customer service,” Knapp said. “Mac’s dresses also sell so well, that it helps our group make money… What I care about it what sells from the floor out the door. And that’s what we track. And Mac Duggal helped our group make money last year. So they got the award for dollars produced for our group.”

Knapp said that the Most Improved award is like an MVP for Top 10 Prom, because Mac Duggal’s “rating” by stores and customers grew the most from 2012 to 2013.

But above the awards themselves, Knapp said that the kudos well deserved because of the way that Mac Duggal does business.

“I think Mac is a very sincere person,” Knapp said. “I think Mac is the real deal. I like Mac as a friend and I think if I was not in the industry, I would still have him as a friend, a good friend. I’d do anything for him.”

Knapp also noted that Mac Duggal keeps his designs fresh and appealing by surrounding himself with dedicated and talented staff who work hard season after season with the customer in mind.

“All of Mac’s people love and care for him and they love and care for the company,” Knapp noted. “I think that their loyalty to him is very strong. And when you have people who are that dedicated, your success is abundant. And so that’s what I think about his collection is that it shows the true hard work that his people give.”

1150425_10151775336649430_1925873773_nMac himself noted that hard work plays a big role in the continued success of the gorgeous lines of Mac Duggal dresses.

“These awards are really a reflection of all the hard work of our whole team,” Mac said while accepting the awards. “We work hard to make sure we get all the right dresses in all the right stores. We make sure that the customers are getting the products that they truly need.”

And Knapp noted that the general public should keep an eye out for the Spring 2014 Mac Duggal Collection, because Mac Duggal is one of the most fashion-forward stars of the entire industry, with a natural “couture” eye.

“I love Mac, and he never ceases to just amaze me,” Knapp said.  “He can walk in somewhere and see something that nobody else sees, but he sees it. And I just think he’s brilliant. He’s always been extremely good to me, and for that I’m thankful.”

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Simply beautiful dresses

Every lady loves a little bling.

But sometimes, the best dress for the occasion is one that is so simple and clean, its elegance is downright breathtaking, even without the added embellishments.

Such is the case with some of the stunning full length formal gowns from the Mac Duggal Fall 2013 Collections. In the case of these striking special occasion dresses, less is more.

Mac Duggal creations are designed with the highest quality embellishments, and details are hand-sewn piece by piece, ensuring quality and style.

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Gorgeous embellishments make these already outstanding dresses shine even brighter. Cutouts and sheer illusion lining are eye-catching, and together create a look that is both sexy and charming. Gorgeous lace draped over satin creates a stunning, dimensional, textured look. A short and sassy dress drenched in sequins and rhinestones begs to be the center of attention. And gorgeous bodice embellishments like soft rouching covered by a shimmering sequined applique light up the dress, the woman wearing it, and the whole room.

But if you are looking for a dress where the gorgeous materials and hand-sewn pleating are the shining star, Mac Duggal has that look as well.

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Style 55006 from the Black White Red Collection is dripping with elegance that shines even without additional glitz. The body-hugging rouching on the bodice shows off curves, while the open back with high closure shows off your sexy side. A sweep train trails behind, and the elegant fabric begs to be touched. The stunning simplicity of this gown makes it shine at any social event.

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These gorgeous Mac Duggal Couture gowns are so glamorous, they speak for themselves. Style 61566 embraces the trend of peplum while maintaining a classic look, and the stunning mermaid silhouette of style 81954 makes your curves the star of the show.

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The simple elegance of 81954 looked perfect on Miss Pennsylvania, Jessica Billings, in the 2013 Miss USA Pageant. Jessica entered the Top 15 in her Mac Duggal gown.

The woman who wears a gown from any of Mac Duggal’s fabulous collections outshines the rest, whether her gown is dotted with gorgeous crystals and sumptuous sequins, or if the shining material and classic cut speaks for itself.

Whether your style is dazzling beading, sexy lace, or pure classic grace, there’s a Mac Duggal dress for you.

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Elegance in black and white

Move over, little black dress. Make some room for the new girl in the closet.

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The LBD, such as Mac Duggal style 64562, is the epitome of the perfect wardrobe essential. The dress can be glammed up for a party with silver stiletto pumps and dangling earrings, but add a jacket and black patent slingbacks, and you’re ready for a daytime event.

It’s been a rule of thumb for women since 1926, when Coco Chanel first introduced a comfortable and stylish dress in a color that was once reserved only for a woman in mourning. The frock – a black dress designed to be short, stylish, and classically cut – was simultaneously simple and elegant, and became popularly known simply as the Little Black Dress. The dress was declared by Vogue to be fashion’s version of the Ford Model T – modern, sleek, and available to everyone.  “A sort of uniform for all women of taste” is how the magazine described the now infamous dress, which soon became recognized under the shortened acronym, LBD.

Over the past century, the LBD has been hailed by fashion experts as a must have in every woman’s wardrobe. The dress has become the basis for other trendy ensembles, and is seen as the one item every woman can pull out of her closet for any occasion, to be dressed up or down with complementary accessories. In terms of having a perfect wardrobe, the LBD is the first line of defense against that chilling phrase, “I have nothing to wear!”

But while the dress remains a stylish mainstay, and having one is still key in any wardrobe, the LBD is no longer the lone hero in the world of the “what will I wear” crisis. These days, ladies are also leaning toward the lighter side of fashion staples.

“By tradition, we are trained to believe that every woman needs that ‘Little Black Dress’ and black pumps in her closet to fit any occasion that arises,” said Harvey Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D., owner of BodyTrends Spa, Salon, Studio & BoutiQue in Oklahoma City. “But what we find at BodyTrends BoutiQue, is that ‘White’ is the new ‘Black,’ as it seems to be one of most popular colors in gowns and dresses that we sell.”

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The simple, elegant cut and high embellished neckline of style 61388 is ready for any event you can think of, from a grand opening gala to Sunday dinner.

Jenkins isn’t saying that black is out. Just that women are making room in their wardrobes for more than one anchor hue for their fashion accessories. And that means white and ivory are new must-have colors.

“What this tells us is that the modern woman has a white dress as an essential part of her fashion armamentarium… Maybe two!” Jenkins said.  “White is not just for walking down the aisle anymore, but for the reception, the after-party or any other time you need to stand out, be seductive, be subdued, or just to make a statement.”

Jenkins also noted that the addition of a Little White Dress to the list of must-haves in every woman’s wardrobe is even echoed by Hollywood.

“Even Olivia Pope, from the TV show Scandal, seems to have the allure and utility of the white dress figured out, as if it were some kind of ‘must-have’ strategic device,” Jenkins said, noting that the lead character in the ABC drama, played by actress Kerry Washington, wears white as a signature color.

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Look enchanting in this plus size ivory and gold dress, style 64489. This gown can make the rounds from dance floor to dinner party.

Of course, none of this means that the Little Black Dress is obsolete. Quite the opposite, the classic number is as popular as ever, and with only minor accessories it can transform from classic to trendy and back again. Over the years, the LBD, while described as something classic that remains in style, has seen changes from time to time, with skirts flaring and necklines lowering with the times. But the overall classic look remains, thanks to its simple elegance.

Only now, there’s room in the elegance closet for other classic colors, including white and ivory.

“It goes with anything,” Jenkins said of the Little White Dress. “It is accessory-friendly. It complements any skin type. It won’t let you down.”

Explore the Little White Dress and other beautiful creations at the official Mac Duggal website.

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White-hot dresses create summer heat

It may only be the first day of summer, but it’s already white-hot around here. Especially as the perfectly pale dress selections from Mac Duggal catch the eye of the summer party-goer.

who 10 Milano-PCSummer is a busy time of year for weddings, with an estimated one-third of all U.S. weddings taking place during the summertime months. But a new trend these days is to have more than one gown for your big day.

While many women still opt for a formal gown for the wedding ceremony, it’s becoming more and more common for the high-end bride to swap the long train and layers for a sleeker number for the reception. Not only can it make it a little easier to get down on the dance floor, it’s a great excuse to buy two gorgeous dresses!

“More and more brides are changing into a second dress mid-event,” said Kyra Poulos, a Certified Wedding Planner with Chicago Marriott Naperville. “Many wear the traditional dress through the ceremony, photographs, introductions, cake cutting, and the first dance. Once the guests hit the dance floor, they quickly change. Think of the most fabulous party dress you’ve ever seen. That would be the second dress.”

The options are endless if you want to swap your formal gown for a party frock.

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Look sassy and ready to dance in a frilly cocktail dress, style 64589, or a fun high-low dress, style 6089.

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Or keep the regal bridal look with a slightly less formal gown, such as this one shoulder glam dress, style 64518, or this gorgeous trumpet gown with tulle overlay, style 50107.

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Shine on the dance floor with sparkling embellishments, such as this fully sequined one shoulder gown, style 3389, or this stunning empire gown with a stoned bustier and sunburst rhinestone detail, style 61207.

“It’s a great option for brides drawn to different dress styles, giving them an opportunity to showcase both of their wedding day looks,” Poulos noted.

There’s certainly no requirement to change into a less formal gown, but if you want to, the possibilities are sure to excite! Wear what you love, just make sure to remember to take all the pictures you want in your first gown before changing. No one wants to have to change over and over on her wedding day! And keep the guests in mind when it’s time to swap gowns.

“As a courtesy to your guests, you should not take too long to change,” Poulos said. “They are there to celebrate you and your new husband!”

But white isn’t only for the “I do” crowd. Wearing a white gown can help you stand out and shine at any social occasion. Not sure about pure white? You can choose another shade of pale.

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Dazzle on the red carpet with a sparkling mermaid dress, such as style 85144, impress at a grand gala in a gorgeous ball gown, like style 61162, or hit the dance floor at homecoming in a short, sassy number, like style 64590.

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Embrace shades like these fabulous nudes. Styles 3754 and 78439 will wow the crowd at a black tie event.

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Be camera-ready in shades of silver like style 78825, striking embellishments that pop like style 61412, or a champagne dream like style 80236.

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Or show off your spunky side with daring cutouts or sharp lines, like styles 70000 and 70002.

Mac Duggal designs are fit for any formal occasion, and whites aren’t stuck in the bridal section. This summer, love the clean, soft, brilliant whites of Mac Duggal.

Which whites strike your passion?

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Pretty as a rose

What’s hot in the Fall of 2013?

Mac Duggal has a keen eye for fashionable trends that meld with classic styles, the marriage of which creates a glamorous look that radiates with vibrant charm and reflects the fabulous style of the woman who wears it.

This fall, expect to see dazzling dresses, plush fabrics, and an exquisite attention to detail via lush embellishments, contrasting colors, rich overlays, sweeping hemlines, and necklines that range from the daring to the demure.

A spectacular new style this fall is the sheer illusion of these fabulous embellished dresses.

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Dazzling roses and sequins adorn this gown, with the details encompassing the gorgeous sweetheart strapless bustier. The gown has a vibrant and sexy look, with a high cut slit in the flowing skirt that dances around you are you glide through the night.

A rich, added touch is the matching waistband that carves out your middle and creates the look of a sensuous, hourglass silhouette. The colors of the gown are made to enhance every woman’s beauty.

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rose2Prefer a short, sassy look? The bright, colorful sequins dance along the lace of this cocktail dress, while the satin underlay provides the perfect contrast for this stunning garment. The off-the-shoulder cut highlights kissable shoulders, and a slit at the thigh adds a splash of fun.

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rose3Do you love the look but prefer the elements of a longer gown that reveals some of your most enticing features?

This elegant evening gown is the best of both worlds when it comes to high class couture and sizzling sex appeal. The marvelous colorful sequins embroidered over neutral tone satin make the design pop, while a high leg slit and scoop back reveal you best assets. The gown is draped with purposeful, vertical seams that give the dress the illusion of flowing on and on. The multi-colored flowers will catch the light and help you shine.

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The stunning, rose-inspired elegance of these Mac Duggal creations are positioned to give the woman who wears them an edge above the rest when it comes to being the most memorable at this fall’s events, from formal galas to the Red Carpet.

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The Mac Duggal Couture Collection features dresses for formal social occasions, special events and glamorous pageants. The innovative techniques for cut, choice of fabrics, and high-end embellishments blend classic elegance with timeless sophistication.

All Mac Duggal Couture evening gowns are made from luxurious fabrics and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finish. Mac Duggal Couture is high fashion, with styling second to none.

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Timeless Mac Duggal

It’s something every woman strives for in fashion — that perfect look.

Whether getting ready for work, primping for a date, dressing down for a casual weekend, or getting gussied up for a formal event, women turn to the pages of fashion blogs and magazines to make sure their look is on the mark.

As the years go by, some of those looks that you faithfully donned over the years can make you cringe. But when glancing in the rearview mirror at the history of modern fashion, the reality is, you are looking at two very different things: The trends of the day, and the classic styles of the fashion narrative.

Fashion trends, as the name suggests, are things that come and go. From poodle skirts and bell bottom pants, to tight-rolled jeans and the mullet, what’s “in” right at the moment is essentially a fad.

Trends and fads are fluent. They move with the times. Some last longer than others, and some, thankfully, disappear in time (like that mullet, what were we thinking?).

Trends, though, are also essential in the world of fashion.

Trends carve out who we are, what we are, WHERE we are in the world at that moment. While we may have been happy to see the mullet trend end, just SEEING an old school photo of a loved one with that styled coif elicits incredible memories.

Classic style, on the other hand, is enduring.

The Little Black Dress, a string of pearls, a crisp white button-down, a trench coat. All things that pass through the pages of fashion history unscathed. Each item may be touched upon by the prevailing trends of the time — an embellishment here, an accessory there. But the style itself remains timeless, classic, elegant, and pure.

For more than two decades, Mac Duggal has created gorgeous gowns and dresses that weave together the elements of the latest trends and everlasting style.

In 1990, even while the mullet trend continued its reign over the American hairstyle, Mac Duggal’s fashion forward thinking was all about keeping unfading fashion styles as a top priority.

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Mac Duggal ~ 1990

The sleek look of this sexy and shimmering gold sequined sheath gown are as appropriate today as they were then. Like many Mac Duggal gowns, this one not only stands the test of time, it’s a testament to Mac Duggal’s vision of prevailing fashion that never goes out of style. Mac Duggal gowns are ageless, and perfect for every woman.

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Mac Duggal ~ 2013

The proof lies in the sexy, sophisticated, classic designs of the Mac Duggal Fall 2013 collection, including style 3434T from Twelve, 3754D from Couture, and 50187R from the Black White Red Collection.

So embrace the trends. But remember the style. The Mac Duggal style remains consistently elegant, for the past, present and future.

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