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Get ready to feel fancy! A cotillion is one of the most formal events you’ll ever attend, so it’s important to dress the part. Cotillions are a type of social dance, typically a formal ball, that teaches attendees how to act at formal events and what to expect at these types of events. It’s very common for students in an etiquette school to attend a cotillion at the end of their education. This allows them to practice the etiquette skills that they’ve learned. This etiquette includes how you dress! You should be sure to wear an elegant dress, such as a ball gown,to your cotillion. White ball gowns paired with elbow length gloves are the most popular cotillion style.
What is a cotillion?
A cotillion is a formal dance that originated in 18th century France. In modern times, a cotillion refers to a formal ball where debutantes are presented.
What do I wear to a cotillion?
You should dress very elegantly for cotillion. The most popular cotillion style is a ball gown, especially one that is white.
What is the purpose of a cotillion?
A cotillion is a formal ball that provides an opportunity for debutantes and other etiquette students to debut their skills and manners.
How old are you for a cotillion?
The age of attendees at a cotillion will depend on the location and traditions. Typically, cotillions are held for middle school aged students (11-13.)
Where to buy a cotillion dress?
Rather than going in a boutique store to find a cotillion ball gown, many people are shopping online instead. Queenly offers a selection of new and preloved ball gowns perfect for cotillion.
We hope you find the dress of your dreams!