A masquerade ball is an event which the participants should wear costume and wear a mask. Masquerade balls were a feature of the Carnival season in the 15th century, and involved increasingly celebrate allegorical Royal Entries, pageants and triumphal processions celebrating marriages and other dynastic events of late medieval court life.
The masquerade balls are setted as a festival among the guests. The masked guests were supposedly dressed so as to be unidentifiable. This would create a type of enjoyment to see if a guest could determine the other's identities. This added a humorous effect to many masques and enabled a more enjoyable version of typical balls.
In modern world, the masquerade balls still exist. If there is going to be held a masquerade ball, do you know what to wear?
Here is the dress inspiration for women. They are all in the victorian style.The first one is a champagne and black masquerade dress. The elegance and classic victorian style are fully revealed. The second one is in totally black. The ball gown design with the dark color show the dress in the gothic victorian style. They are both perfect for a masquerade ball. I hope it will be helpful to your choice of dresses for a masquerade ball.