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Homecoming means all things dresses

Dresses are a vital part of homecoming, what is the most popular method of finding one?
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Meghan Schilder

With homecoming around the corner, girls are hunting for that perfect dress. Many will buy their dresses online, at the mall, department stores, and even second-hand stores like Goodwill or TEAM.

Knowing the mass amount of options available, what is the most popular method to finding a cute, trendy, and affordable dress?

Where do you shop for HoCo outfits?

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Finding a dress online tends to be the most common method. It’s easy to search for the exact style of dress you want. These dresses tend to be more affordable and help avoid going in-store and spending a fortune on a dress.

Despite this, it can be risky. There is a big chance the dress may not fit, take too long to get delivered, or look nothing like the picture.

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“I prefer shopping in store and in person because I don’t trust online shop, and also I can try on and know what my size is,” said senior Mary Pace.

While finding a dress in store is more reliable, it can be very expensive and out of budget for some people, especially if they are looking for something specific.

Shopping at a second hand store is a way to avoid outrageous costs. Problem is, thrift stores can have unexclusively sizing and out of date fashion.

All methods of finding dresses have their pros and cons; whatever method works for you is the best option.

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About the Contributors
Saige Klein, Staff Writer
Hey, I’m Saige! This is my third year on the Cougar Claw. Besides Newspaper, I'm also involved with theater and I’m co-president of the film club. I'm also a senior and can’t wait to have an amazing last year filled with fun, smiles, and laughter.
Meghan Schilder, Staff Photographer
Hello there! I’m Meghan Schilder and I have been in the Yearbook for 3 years and this year I am the Co-Sports Editor. In Yearbook, I enjoy taking pictures and helping design yearbook spreads. I also competed in UIL Journalism last year. Outside of school I am a competitive figure skater and have been doing the sport for about 10 years.