Is shopping for that perfect dress for your prom night taking the whack out of you? Do you find the number of styles, colors and cuts overwhelming you? Don’t worry. We can ease the tension for you, and we do it right here by placing before you seven signature style prom styles from which you can choose what suits your body type best.
Once you decide this, it’s only a matter of choosing the right color and designer prom dress, based on your budget.
1. Classic Long Prom Dress or a Formal Gown
You’re probably vacillating between a long prom dress and a floor-length designer gown for your big prom night. Choose from the prom dress collection of leading designers like Faviana and Sherri Hill.
You’ll find classic ball gowns in satin, gowns in printed soft pastels and of course, the LBD. Choose from among these and wow your haters!!
If you want to look striking in emerald green, you can try the one from Sherri Hill. It comes with an A-line cut, V-neck, spaghetti straps and bra cups. It’s made of 100% polyester and floor length. It is held together by a zipper at the back.
2. Short Prom Dresses
Short prom dresses are not as formal as gowns, but just as comfortable, classy and versatile. Choose a classic style or go in for ya lace semi-formal one with cap sleeves, or why not wear a long-sleeved cocktail party dress for that ultra-chic look? Choose your color of the evening—burgundy, navy, mauve, brown or black.
Take a look at this one from JJs House. A rich burgundy dress in tulle, it has a deep V-neck, cap straps and is sleeveless. This A-line mini dress is perfect for your evening and will make you look enchanting with a hint of simplicity.
3. The Little Mermaid
A definite head-turner, the Mermaid style is true elegance with the long gown cascading to the floor with pleated or ruffled trains. It gives the wearer a particular sophistication and a unique look. It is a graceful and chic attire, and they are often embellished with lace, sequins and satin fabrics.
Check out this purple and blue beauty by Ellie Wilde that’s heavily embellished with sequins. Made with tulle and embroidered lace, it has a deep V-neck and a ruffled floor-length skirt. It also has a deep low back with criss-cross straps and a bandeau strap. If you’re thin, this is the one for you.
If you want to be completely adventurous, you can wear a Mermaid style dress in African fabric. It has all the class and style that European designer wear has.
Here’s the classic LBD no girl can do without. It’s just right for you as you don’t want to be worrying about your dress all evening. Go beyond the frontiers of convention and stand out in this classy LBD. However, ensure its short but doesn’t border on provocativeness, as your prom night is an elegant evening.
Accessorize your dress with a brooch and carry an attractive and matching clutch bag to complete your glamorous picture. Keep jewelry to a minimum and let the sequins on your dress add glitter to your overall look.
Check out this LBD by Dave and Johnny. It’s made of 100% polyester, mesh, and lace and is black in color with sequins all over. It has a bateau neckline and long sleeves.
5. Low-Halter Prom Dresses
If you have slender shoulders, don’t look any further—this is the style for you. A low halter that tightens at the waist would be great. Or opt for the classic halter neck dress with a bareback and reaching the floor. This too is a flowing gown with all the elegance and grace of a classic prom gown.
Here’s a classy one by Simply Dresses
Made of 100% nylon with sequin mesh embroidery, it has a deep halter neck and bareback. It is as classy as its other prom dress counterparts, so if you’re bold enough, make it yours.
6. Floral Prints
Probably, you would never consider this but dresses with floral prints can look not just simply amazing but ravishingly fresh and alluring. They also don’t let you look older than you are, so they are just right for your age and the occasion.
Their sensual appeal is also something that you might like. Colette Mon Cheri has a beautiful long gown in seafoam blue which anyone will fall in love with at first sight. It’s all over lace is sleeveless, innocent and has straps to hold it up. Its designed to have a curved V-neck, crisscross straps at the back and a slight train.
7. Metallic Glitter
Set the tone for the evening with your sparkling and shining dress. If you’re the shy kind, go in for a muted sheen but if you’re an extrovert, go the whole hog with gold metallic glitter.
Take a look at this one by A-Line Studio 17. This copper-bronze metallic glitter dress is stunning in its cut, sparkle, and style. It has a sweetheart neckline, thin straps, A-line metallic taffeta skirt, and a beaded and glittering bodice. Go for it!
Now that you have a slice of all the choices in the market before you. Go ahead and make your decision intelligently. Remember, you need to look smart and chic, not vulgar. So decide accordingly and have a great prom night.