Finding the most beautiful prom dresses can be hard work, especially when you don’t really know where to start. You know what the other girls are wearing, but you want to stand out from the crowd. You want to wear something that definitely suits you, stands out, but is still beautiful and appropriate. It’s hard to know how to get it all just right … right?
If you want only the most beautiful prom dresses for your big night, you’ve come to the right place. We have 31 designs that we think you’re going to love. There is something here for everyone, regardless of what size, shape, or style you’re looking for.
1. Long Deep Red Dress
One of the most important pieces of advice you’ll hear whilst on the hunt for the most beautiful prom dresses is to get yourself booked in with the store you’re going to be buying it from as early as possible. They’ll need to get your measurements, and you can try on a few dresses that are already there to get a good idea for the kind of thing you want. You’ll also come across a few dress designs that you already have spotted online – styles you wouldn’t have thought of. Just like this beautiful deep red long dress, for example.
2. Long Black Gown
It’s really easy to see a dress online, or on the rack, and fall instantly in love with it, but you must remember that what looks good on the hanger (or on someone else) might not necessarily work as well for you. Flip the coin around – there are dresses that look horrendous on the rack that will look beautiful on you. Listen to what the sales girls (or boys) are saying to you. If they’re urging you to try on the dress, just try it on. They know what they’re talking about more than you do, and once again they might point you in the direction of something absolutely stunning that you might not have already thought of.
3. Elegant Navy Blue Dress
When you’re wearing a dress as stunning as this elegant navy blue dress, you need to have the right ‘supporting cast’. By that, we mean you need the right underwear. Trust us when we tell you that the wrong underwear is the quickest way to completely ruin the silhouette of this dress, of all of these most beautiful prom dresses, in fact.
4. Two Piece Light Blue Dress
What about a two-piece design? You might not have considered it when you first started out on your adventure to find the most beautiful prom dresses for your big night, but there’s something very cute, girlie, and super elegant about the look. If you really like your stomach, why wouldn’t you want to show it off?
5. Short Light Pink Dress
Most girls go long with their prom dress, so why not opt for something short instead? This tutu-inspired dress is so pretty and elegant, it doesn’t need long length on its side. You’ll also find that these dresses work really well if you’re lacking in length. By that, we mean you’re a little on the short side. Don’t worry, we are too!
6. Long Black Tulle Dress
If you’re going strapless, remember that you’ll need to go shopping for a backless bra. If you’re quite busty this can be hard work, and those see-through straps are never as see-through as they pretend to be. The good news is that you can get lots of structured underwear now that DO offer support when you need it the most. The best thing you can do is try different underwear on under the dress – take it with you when you go for your fittings. If it doesn’t work, you’ll still have time to shop around for something else.
7. White High Low Dress
Uneven hemlines are a really big deal right now. Although they seem quite casual in comparison, this photo shows that you can wear them as prom dresses too. It’s just a case of finding the right ones for you. This dress is beautifully nipped-in at the waist, which helps to create curves if you don’t already have them. Practical as well as pretty … Who’d have thought it?
8. Sexy Prom Dress
Check the rules before you turn up to your prom in a revealing most beautiful prom dresses like this. The last thing you’ll want is to get kicked out before you’ve even had a chance to enjoy the night. If you do want to go for something quite daring like this beauty, there are ways that you can alter it to have it slightly less revealing. You could have your seamstress put a panel of lace in a contrasting (or the same ) colour, adding a bit more dignity to the occasion.
9. Long Burgundy Dress
Before you head out on your hunt for the most beautiful prom dresses money can buy, make sure you actually get the money part figured out nice and early. What’s your budget? We know you want to look a million dollars, but there’s no need if your mom and dad need to remortgage their house … is there? You don’t need to spend a small fortune on prom dresses these days, and there are some really great stores out there, especially online, that offer amazing deals combined with stunning designs.
10. Black Mermaid Dress
If you have more of a fuller figure, a bustier or corset style dress is a really good idea to keep everything in check. Not only will they help to bring you in at the waist, creating that enviable hourglass figure, they’ll also allow for some cracking cleavage. If that’s the sort of look you’re going for. Just remember not to put too much on display. You want classy after all.