These Are The Designer Prom Dresses Every Girl Will Want

PROM season is upon us, and that means it’s time to pick out designer prom dresses! Does hearing that makes your heart flutter? If not, that means you probably don’t have any glamorous designer prom dresses in mind. Finding that perfect prom dress is not easy, which is exactly why we are here to save the day. We think the RACHEL GILBERT Embellished One-Shoulder Dress is truly a masterpiece for prom night! Get ready to have a super fun time picking that perfect designer prom dress because there are so many happening trends to pick from! Be smart and start looking a bit early so you can really wow everyone at the event. From super sexy bustier designs to sparkly short dresses; the trends for this year are all about exploring what works best for your body type and style. Dress up for one of the most memorable night of your life with our amazing collection of designer prom dresses that will surely take anyone’s breath away…

What’ Dresses are Hot for Prom Night?

There is absolutely no reason for you to hold back when it comes to picking out a prom dress because this is your moment to shine. If that sequined covered dress makes your heart flutter and brings a giant grin on your face, be sure to pick it up. Designers are working to create prom dresses for every girl out there, so you’ll definitely find one that is made just for you.

While gown dresses may look super sophisticated and extravagant, but that doesn’t mean short dresses are not an option. If short and cute is your vibe, go for it girl! We totally adore the NBD Hailee Mini Dress with it’s off the shoulder neckline and ruffled detailing. With short designer prom dresses, it’s all about the legs. Make them look elongated with a pair of sexy heels and wear your hair down for that extra special effect. Because short dresses don’t have a lot of fabric, it’s all about the details. Think about what you like; sequins, ruffles, lace, embellishments, prints, extravagant sleeves, bodycon fit or a plunging neckline. Lucky for you, the prom dress trends are all about inclusivity, so you don’t have to worry too much about whether it’s good enough for Instagram or not. If that dress makes you feel confident, wear it with pride!

Also, don’t forget to accessorize your look because that can make a lot of difference. Balance out everything carefully; if your dress is a bit too much then pair it with minimal earrings to ensure the focus remains where it should.

LOVESHACKFANCY Rina Fil Coupé Chiffon Mini Dress
RACHEL GILBERT

Make a Grand Entrance In A Spectacular Ball Gown

Want to make a grand entrance on prom night? A ball gown is the way to go! Prom is all about making your little childhood fairytale come true, and the first step in that direction is an extravagant ball gown. Something that is long, poofy, sexy yet romantic and makes everyone look twice your way. Designer prom dresses are all about making you feel special and like a princess, which is exactly why we have a collection that is drool worthy. Ball gowns come in all shapes and sizes, so pick out your dream one and make a memorable night out of it.

We totally adore one shoulder necklines because they look sophisticated with solid colored dresses. There is just something about this cut that makes you look elegant and like a queen. The MATICEVSKI Accompany One Shoulder Statement Trail Gown is the perfect example of simple and sexy. While you may not be showing a lot of skin with such a dress, but it surely does the job of grabbing attention. If you find a dress that fits you just right, that is an absolute dream come true!

Keep It Simple In Solid Colored Gowns

Going for a solid colored dress for a ball gown in a smart and easy option. Since your dress is going to be quite elaborate on its own, keep things a bit sophisticated with the color. The top choices for this year are red and black. Both colors are extremely romantic and suit everyone, so there is no going wrong there. Your ball gown doesn’t necessarily need to be covered in glitter or sequins, a simple design with a few detailing here and there would do just fine too. Strapless dresses with a sweetheart neckline are really popular for prom dresses and they really highlight your arms and shoulders. Pull your hair back so you can really take advantage of that neckline. The MONIQUE LHUILLIER Strapless Silk Gown is a true stunner that will get you all the attention you need!

For girls who feel strapless gowns are a bit too risky to take care of while dancing, go for a plunging neckline instead. They are sexy, easy to move around in and really help in highlighting the cleavage. To keep things a bit more interesting, pick a dress with sleeves so you can leave somethings for the imagination. Long, billowy sleeves work well with plunging necklines, so that’s one way to go.

Oh also, white prom dresses are just to die for! You may think white gowns are reserved for your wedding day only, but that’s not true. If you’re daring enough to wear an all-white outfit to prom, people will be gasping and dropping compliments all around you.

 

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Shine Bright with Extravagant Designer Prom Dresses

For girls who like looking a bit extra on their prom night, something that has sparkles or glitter is what they need! Designer prom dresses with sequins, embellishments or dotted with glitter are super popular, and for good reason. A prom night is all about making lasting memories and the first step to that is that perfect, princess inspired dress. The MONIQUE LHUILLIER Glitter Tulle Gown is truly the choice of a queen! When you think of that magical dress that makes everyone gasp, what does that look like in your head? Everyone’s version of that would be different; some may say it’s like a ball gown with lots of layers and specs of glitter all over while someone else would imagine it to be a mini dress that is body hugging and covered in sequins. Guess what? For prom this year, everything is in! Metallic and glitter dresses are a big thing for 2020, so get really to have everyone in awe of you.

Bold & Beautiful in a Prom Dress

For this prom season, don’t be afraid to make a few bold choices. As long as you feel confident in what you’re wearing, nobody is gonna say anything. Talking about bold choices; let’s discuss plunging necklines and how sexy they are! A deep v-neckline may be a bit scandalous, but it surely gets you all the attention you need on such a special night. Opting for such a low-cut dress may seem daring for some ladies, but there is always a way around it. Fashion tape is going to be your best friend when it comes to plunging necklines, so make sure to prepare ahead.

Thigh high slits on long dresses are the best way to go when you want to show off those sexy legs. These slits obviously come in various lengths, so go with something you feel comfortable in. The ALESSANDRA RICH Ruffled Embellished Tulle-Paneled Velvet Gown features that perfect, over the top slit and we love it!  When going for a slit dress, make sure to sport a pair of heels as they really make a difference to the entire look.

Another way to sport the bold and beautiful trend for designer prom dresses is by going backless. There is just something about backless dresses that draws the eye towards you. They are sexy without being too revealing and look good on every body type. When opting for this cut, keep the front neckline covered so there is a balance with your look.

TEMPERLEY LONDON Sheer Tulle Long Dress
VALENTINO Off-the-shoulder Scalloped Cotton-blend Poplin Mini Dress

Feminine & Flirty in Designer Prom Dresses

If looking feminine and flirty on your prom night is what you desire, then an intricate lace dress is what you need! Lace designer prom dresses are an elegant option for such a night because they look good without trying too much. Even if the dress is super simple, the lace detailing will work it’s magic and ensure you don’t loose the attention of your prom date. Long lace dresses with fitted or poofy sleeves look so breathtakingly beautiful that you won’t want to take off the dress even when the night is over. Each designer lace dress in our collection is unique, such as the ZIMMERMANN Lace Scalloped Collar White Dress and will make you look and feel confident all night long. Although lace designer prom dresses look appealing in every color, but nude and white are some popular colors this season.

Floral Prints for Prom Night!

For spring season, floral prints are a major trend. From wearing a cute floral dress to brunch to packing one for vacation; this trend is a season favorite. If you find the perfect floral dress with the right cut and detailing, you can actually wear it on prom! For starters, a full-length floral gown that is super voluminous and maybe has one shoulder or an off-the-shoulder cut would be a great pick for prom night. However, that doesn’t mean you are only limited to just one type of floral dress. Midi floral dresses with a plunging neckline or backless detailing can also work too; you just have to make sure it’s fancy enough to wear to prom. The MARCHESA NOTTE Chiffon and Lace Tea-Length Dress is a great example of what we are talking about. Even if it’s not, jazz it up with accessories and see how your look comes together.

Since both lace and floral dresses are quite feminine and girly, keep that vibe going with your hair and makeup. Go for a soft, romantic makeup look and maybe do loose curls for your hair. Add a dainty necklace, some earrings and complete the look with a fancy clutch. A designer prom dress is just one aspect of your look, you need to bring everything together by playing around with accessories. They can honestly make or break your look, so be careful when accessorizing. We recommend trying different options beforehand so you know what works and what doesn’t. Don’t leave it for the last minute because things can get frantic in the end and you don’t want your prom night to be ruined before it even starts.

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ZIMMERMANN Lace Scalloped Collar White Dress

Going For the Bodycon Fit with Prom Dresses

Prom dresses don’t necessarily have to be super flowy and cute. If sexy and form-fitting is what you imagine your dream prom dress to be like, then go for that cut! Bodycon designer prom dresses are a major trend this season; from short cocktail dresses to long gowns with a mermaid tail; there are so many directions one can go. The BARDOT Hilary Mini Dress is super sexy and hugs the body like a glove! A curve-hugging prom dress is all about making every inch of your body standout, so be prepared for that when you opt for such a dress. A sexy halter neckline with some backless detailing works perfectly with a fitted long gown that pools down into a little train along the hemline. If you’re going for a minimal dress, pick out accessories that will stand out, so your look doesn’t have a muted vibe.

An off-the-shoulder dress is also an amazing match when picking out a bodycon dress. This neckline is easier to carry with a form-fitting number because everything stays in place and you don’t have to worry about fixing your dress every 5 seconds.

Designer Prom Dresses are All About The Detailing 

With designer prom dresses, it’s all about the detailing. Sometimes, a dress may be simple but a little bit of embellishment here or a sexy backless cut can make all the difference. Don’t put off a dress because you think it might be too plain for prom night. The tiny detailing makes all the difference and might end up being the reason why everyone loved your look. A little mini dress may not be able to wow everyone on its own, but if you pick something out like the CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruffled Silk-organza Mini Dress, people will be looking.

This year, designers are focusing more on the detailing of each dress. Beaded embellishments, fun prints, metallic fabric, one shoulder necklines, puff sleeves, tiered skirts and embroidery are some ways for your prom dress to be unique.

Prom night is about making lasting memories, so don’t forget to have loads of fun. Start things off the right way by picking out the best designer prom dress for your event and make sure to take lots of pictures to remember the night forever. Our wide range of prom dresses is sure to make your jaw drop, so get excited and start shopping!

ALICE + OLIVIA Remona Sweetheart Tiered Lace Dress
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