Guide To Preparing For Your High School Dance In Connecticut

November 1, 2013 8:00 AM

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Take the guesswork out of preparing for your high school dance with this guide. Between the best spots to get your hair done, nails painted, dress purchased and shoes to match, you’ll be ready to go come dance time. 

Body Shoppe Salon
153 North St.
Seymour, CT 06483
(203) 881-2466

Every girl likes to look her best for any occasion big or small, and the Body Shoppe Salon will make you look and feel ready for anything. From a simple trim to a new style, the staff understands what you want and how important your appearance is to you. For the adventurous, color experts can change or enhance your natural hair color to perfection. For those interested in keeping it simple, services such as a wash and blowout, flat ironing or an elegant up-do might be just the thing. Treat your hair to a little pampering and get noticed.

Sabrina Style
4 Washington Ave.
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
(203) 304-1902

For just the right dress or gown for any event, including parties, dances and proms, Sabrina Style offers it all. Dresses are registered to each event to help avoid that embarrassing moment of seeing someone else in the same outfit. You’ll also find a variety of accessories to match your look or make you stand out in a crowd. This is a place that understands how frustrating it can be to find the right dress and offers a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of patience, making for a great experience when you need it most. It is now offering tuxedo rentals to help your date look his best, too.

Blue Colony Diner
66 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-0745

Everyone has to eat and whether it’s before or after the big event, the Blue Colony Diner is sure to satisfy. There really is something for every taste here with a menu that includes hearty breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, Italian and Greek specialties, salads, desserts, ice cream and more. It may be tough to have to choose just one meal. Open 24 hours, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy your night out.

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Watertown Tanning & Full Service Salon
619 Straits Turnpike
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-9696

Finish off your preparation for the big day with a manicure and pedicure from the experts at Watertown Tanning & Full Service Salon. With a variety of packages to choose from, you will be sure to feel like a pampered princess when you leave and your nails will look great, too. Makeup services are available if you would like to try something different or don’t feel confident applying your own. There’s nothing like paying attention to all the details, and here you can do just that.

Arciuolo’s Shoes
74 S. Broad St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 877-7463

You aren’t fully dressed until you have your shoes on. The staff at Arciuolo’s Shoes will help you find a comfortable pair that is just right for your outfit. Offering quality choices for both guys and gals from famous makers, you just can’t go wrong with having personalized attention. Draw on a wealth of knowledge regarding fit and style and then go dance the night away in shoes you’ll be proud to show off.

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