The Quinceanera celebration is a coming-of-age tradition for fifteen year old girls. It's a huge event in a girl's life, so the ceremony is usually as big and theatrical as the family can afford. Because of this, Quinceanera dresses are typically long and extravagant. Here are some tips for you to choose a special Quinceanera dress: 1. A good Quinceanera dress should highlight the fact that the wearer is making the transition from girl to woman. Something that subtly accents the more feminine aspects of the wearer while still looking innocent is ideal. 2. The color and style of the Quinceanera dress depends on the wearer herself. Quinceanera dresses in the United States are usually white colored. But usually they are pastel in color. Since a Quinceanera celebration is a lighthearted party, avoid dark colors. The usual style of a Quinceanera dress is form-fitted above the waist and loose below. However, girls can choose dresses of any silhouette these days. But remember: first, as pointed out above, it shows that the girl is becoming a woman without being too adult; second, it allows for a good range of movement for the traditional dancing that takes place at a Quinceanera. 3.