I was lucky enough to attend three proms during my high school years- two as dates and of course, one for my own grad. It’s safe to say I’m well versed in the prom dress department. I often look to celebrities to translate their looks into my own wardrobe, and red carpet style is the best of the best. Here are some of my favourite prom trends that are guaranteed to steal the spotlight.
Appliqués, sequins and tulle skirts scream prom princess. Pair a floor sweeping dress with dangly earrings, metallic sandal stilettos, and a fancy updo for a belle of the ball look. Heavenly Rose Blush Prom Dress, Approx $182.58 CAD, Windsor.
Candy brights are always a hit for prom. Colour block a candy-coloured dress with a clutch and shoes in a complementing bright, or stick to metallic accessories for a classic approach. Karey Lace-Detail Evening Gown, Approx $343.52 CAD, BCBG.
Channel a vintage-inspired look with a full skirt and feminine details. Pin curls, pearls, and red lipstick are must-have accessories. Duchess Satin 1950s Style Prom Dress, $232.50 CAD, ASOS.
A flirty cocktail dress is always a safe bet if you’re going as a date. Plus, the shorter hemline is great for dancing. Show off your bare legs by pairing your short and sweet dress with killer statement heels. Alice + Olivia Claire Lace Combo Dress, Approx $298 CAD.