How to Choose a Military Ball Dress

PromGirl offers gorgeous gowns and affordable formal dresses for military balls.

New York, NY -- January 18, 2007 -- The military ball is an important event for those in the armed forces with dress protocols for military and civilian attendees. The proper dress for a military ball is a formal evening dress or gown. The dress should be knee to floor length and tasteful. PromGirl ( offers beautiful gowns and stylish dresses just right for military balls.

With the broad selection of dresses at PromGirl, selecting the right dress is not a challenge. Most military balls include a formal dinner, receiving line as well as dancing. In selecting a dress, it is important to choose a dress in which you can easily walk, sit and dance. The members of the military in attendance will be in dress uniforms, so you will want to choose a dress that will complement your escort.

PromGirl has formal dresses from knee to floor length at a variety of price points. With a selection that includes dresses from petite to plus size, women shopping a military ball dress can find a tasteful formal dress at PromGirl no matter what their size or budget. Don't forget that you will need a pair of shoes for the formal dance. While at PromGirl, check out the large selection of matching prom shoes and high-heeled formal shoes and accessories.

"The military ball is an important function for military personnel," says PromGirl Vice President Kim Broomall, "We offer women a wide selection of dresses and shoes so that they can look their best at this event."

Here are four tips from PromGirl for choosing a dress for a military ball:

  • Select a dress that is knee to floor length
  • Choose your dress in a color that complements your escort's attire
  • Pick a dress style that is comfortable for walking, sitting and dancing
  • Wear formal shoes that you can walk and dance in

And here's a bonus tip: be sure to ask if there are any special instructions that you need to know about proper etiquette for the military ball.