What To Consider When Buying Your Prom Dress

It may seem overwhelming at first, but you will find the perfect prom dress for you! Consider these tips to make the process go smoothly:

Your Personal Style. Prom night is not the time to ditch your personal style in favor of a traditional prom look. Ensure your prom dress reflects who you are. If you are outgoing, go for a bold look. If you want to look elegant, go for a simple dress that will make you shine.

Your Body Type. Be conscious of your body type and shape. Some dresses will look different depending on your figure, so try on a few styles first to see which one works best for you. For example, petite girls may want to steer away from full ball gowns because it could overwhelm a small frame. The look of curves can be created for slender girls with a dress that is fitting on top and has some volume on the bottom.

Theme. Does your prom have a theme? You will be able to find a dress that follows suit, such as an elegant gown for a red carpet prom. Still, don’t sacrifice your personal style just to fit with the theme.

Color/pattern. You may have a favorite color that you are determined to wear to prom. On the other hand, you may have no idea what color dress you’re looking for. Either way, there are many different colors and shades to choose from. There are also patterned dresses that you could wear to prom. Animal prints, stripes, swirls, or floral patterns are all available. Most importantly, keep an open mind.

Dress Code. Will there be a dress code enforced at your prom? Make sure your dress will pass the dress code test so you don’t miss all the fun on prom night.

Make sure you know your price range right from the start. You do not want to fall in love with a dress you can’t afford.

If you take all these tips into consideration, you will walk away with a gorgeous gown to wear to your prom. The dress will be your perfect match!