April 7, 2009 Hilary in Hot Pink Dress from Express: www.express.com
Pastels are in the past, now bright, bold colors are leading the way.
Make a statement with color ---- bright pink is the most popular this season.
Hot pink, strapless dress with layered black necklaces to dress the look up. Simple and chic.
Dress $70; Necklaces $25-40 each
Angela in Glittery Bronze Short Dress from French Connection: www.frenchconnection.com
Break out of the "long prom gown box."
Sleeveless dress with a sweetheart neckline with bow at the waist.
Detailing is the key to dressing up a short dress, go for bows or fun ruffles.
Don't load on the jewelry; this bronze hue will shine at prom.
Dylan in Black Stripe Suit from Bachrach: www.bachrach.com
Wool, 2-button, stripe suit.
Casual, yet dressy enough for a special occasion.
Paired with a bronze tie to match date's dress – she'll be impressed.
Suit $348; Shirt $65; Tie $70
Lauren in Mermaid Dress from Jessica McClintock: www.jessicamcclintock.com
Mermaid-style dresses are so stunning and sophisticated.
Very fitting and then flare out at the bottom, giving a beautiful hourglass shape.
Black and white may seem like a classic combo, but it's everywhere this prom.
Matt in Traditional Tux from Men's Warehouse and Tux: www.menswarehouse.com
Traditional black tux with a twist.
The white bow tie switches the look up. President Obama wore the same combo on Inauguration Night.
White collared shirt and vest for a fresh and polished look.
Rent this Look for $60 to $180 (depending on brands)
Samantha in Indian Print Scarf Dress from Caché: www.cache.com
Flowing gowns with large, bold prints stand out on prom night.
"Bollywood" inspired: bright colors, eye catching design.
One shoulder cut has been all over the red carpet, embrace the trend!
Keep accessories simple so all the focus is on the dress.