Trendy Prom Dresses for a Night You'll Never Forget
Every spring, a teenage girl's thoughts turn to prom night. Who will be her date and what will she wear? While she may end up not wanting to remember her date, her dress is something she will never forget, thanks to the trendy designs that help make this night magical. So whether her style is young and flirty, sleek and sophisticated or full-on princess, there's a dress that will make her look like the belle of her high school's ball.
Girls who want a short dress have some great 80's inspired designs that give off a youthful, "girls just want to have fun" kind of vibe. For teens that lean towards all things monochromatic, the black Strapless Tiered Lace Dress is a flirty little number that is perfect for prom. Featuring lace tiers from top to bottom, this dress has a satin waistband for a bit of contrast. The Strapless Tiered Lace Dress is made of imported polyester and is fully lined with a side zip. It is dry clean only.
For a flashier style, the Short Satin Ombre Print Dress with Pick Up Skirt packs pizzazz with its dramatic ombre print. The dress complements its full pick-up skirt with a fitted satin bodice. Available in purple / fuchsia, the Short Satin Ombre Print Dress with Pick Up Skirt is fully lined with a back zip. It is made of imported polyester and is dry clean only.
For girls whose thoughts of prom are awash in candy-coated frills, the Short Strapless Dress with Organza Ruffle Skirt is sure to make those teenage dreams come true. Fun, flirty and utterly 80's, this dress has an organza ruffled skirt and a ruched sweetheart bodice that shapes and slims. It is fully lined with a back zipper and is made of imported polyester. It is available in coral and must be dry cleaned or hand washed.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, teens who favor evening gown-style prom dresses have some great age appropriate choices that will still let them channel their favorite Hollywood starlets. The One Shoulder Silky Knit Dress with Brooch Detail is a stunning option that features a one shoulder bodice adorned with a jeweled brooch for extra glitz. Made of gorgeous silk fabric, the natural waist on this dress is highlighted by a draping detail that flows into the skirt. The One Shoulder Silky Knit dress is available in a lollipop pink hue that truly shines with youthful flavor. It is fully lined with a back zipper and is dry clean only.
Another one shoulder option that has more of a Greek goddess flair is the Beaded One Shoulder Mesh Gown with Side Drape. Silver beading accents the one shoulder bodice of this gown as a side drape adds dimension. It has an empire waist for a slimming effect. The Beaded One Shoulder Mesh Gown is available in turquoise.
For a style reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour, the Silky Knit Halter Gown with Beaded Brooch Detail is sure to turn heads in the high school gymnasium. Featuring a shirred halter bodice accented by a sparkling crystal brooch at the front center cascade, this stunning navy blue gown is truly red carpet worthy. Made of imported polyester, the Silky Knit Halter Gown skims the body for a lengthening effect and a slimming silhouette. It is fully lined with a back zip and must be hand washed.
For some girls, prom night is their night to be Cinderella, so a short dress or slinky evening gown style just won't do. The only dress that will suffice is a ball gown worthy of a Disney princess. One such dress is the Beaded Strapless Ball Gown with Full Tulle Skirt. With a strapless sweetheart neckline, this dress features a full tulle skirt with a wire hem. The bodice is adorned with sequins for just the right amount of sparkle, and the waist is ruched for a slimming effect. This gown is fully lined with a back zip and is made of imported polyester. It is available in silver / sky blue or white and is dry clean only.
Teens who want a ball gown with a bit of a modern touch will love the Floral One Shoulder Gown with Curled Hem. Made of iridescent taffeta and tulle, this glamorous gown gets a contemporary kick with a one shoulder bodice embellished with a flower detail. This ball gown has a ruched waist and a full-length taffeta skirt with a tulle overlay and a curled hem. Available in navy, the Floral One Shoulder Gown with Curled Hem is fully lined with a back zip. It is made of imported polyester and is dry clean only.
No matter what a girl's prom style, the collection of 2011 dresses offers something for everyone with trendy takes on all styles. From short and sassy numbers to evening and ball gowns, this season's dresses are sure to make prom night one she will never forget.