Long and Short 2020 Prom Dresses

5 Things to Consider Before Buying the Perfect PROM Dress

Did you know the average spending on Prom dresses will be $1,139 this year? Are you one of those lucky ones who will have their prom night this year? While Prom night is one of the most memorable events in any girl’s life, it is also very challenging to pick the perfect Prom dress at the same time.

Before you head out to pick the right dress for yourself, take a look at a few important tips to help you land on the perfect PROM dress:

1. Be mindful of the theme

prom dress theme minBefore you start exploring your options, check if your school has a pre-decided theme for this special night. It will help you in narrowing down your options and pick the appropriate dress for your PROM. It is always better to wear something according to the pre-decided theme. In case there is no theme, make sure there are no restrictions on any kind of dress by the school. Many schools have restrictions on certain styles such as spaghetti styles, backless dresses or something that is too revealing. Check-in advance with the school management so your investment does not go wasted.

2. Set a Budget

Deciding upon a budget with your parents or whoever is buying you the dress is very important. You will find many expensive brands in the market but knowing your price range will help you find the right shops and save you a lot of time and effort. Most shops have placed PROM dresses under a special section and prices are much higher as compared to some kind of dresses in other sections under party wear or even bridesmaid dresses. You just have to get creative and have enough time at your hand to explore your options. Many girls spend money on expensive options because they do not research or have enough time to look at the available options.

You can easily find multiple options within your budget limit rather than opting for the most expensive brands even if your pocket doesn’t allow you to. Just because some rich girls at school are buying the expensive ones doesn’t mean you have to do the same. By using some creativity, you can stand out from the crowd. You can even stitch a fur scarf yourself or some save some extra bucks and add a little glamour.

3. Consider your Skin tone and Body type

prom dress color for skin toneYou are unique! You are beautiful! Don’t follow the lead instead make your own statement. Before buying your perfect Prom dress, consider your skin tone and body shape. It is always helpful to take a shopping partner with you. Pick a partner with whom you are comfortable and someone who gives an honest opinion.

Pastel colors compliment the light skin tone whereas warm colors beautifully enhance the dark skin tones. Buy a fuller dress if you are petite to enhance your figure. Dresses that crowd the tummy are not very ideal because they hide your figure and give you an appearance of looking bulky.

4. Quality of the Dress

prom dress Quality of the DressA piece of good quality fabric and neat stitching is of the essence. Do not compromise on the quality of saving a few bucks. Spend time in picking the right fabric according to your body type. Always try on different materials before deciding which fabric suits your body type. A good quality fabric combined with neat stitching will definitely give you that glamorous look you are aiming for your PROM night.

Poor quality fabric dress will have a negative impact on overall look no matter how much effort you put in your makeup, hair and other accessories. If you pick a dress online make sure you order a size that has some room for alterations. It’s about the right fit. Even if you do not buy the most expensive dress on the block, the right fit will make any dress stand out from the crowd.

5. Buying the Perfect Accessories

prom dress accessories minDo not wait until the last day to pick your perfect prom dress. The earlier you start the better. As soon as you have found your dress, it’s time to get your hands on some trendy accessories to complement it. Invest in a good pair of shoes that are chic yet comfortable at the same time. You will be spending a lot of time in these shoes so do not buy cheaper products but explore your options within your budget. It will only be possible if you leave some room for yourself to explore the market. Take as much time you need to pick the right pair of shoes. Don’t forget about all that dancing! Buy a nice necklace, matching earrings and a trendy handbag to complete the look.


Get your beauty sleep and flaunt your look. Remember, prom night is a special night in every girl’s life, and you won’t get another chance to make the most of it. Start your research way ahead of time so you have enough time to get the required alterations, get creative with the accessories and deciding the hairstyle to complement your perfect PROM dress. With so many brands available in the market with varying designs, material, cut and prices, your options seem to be endless. You can start exploring your options on pavement brands girl dresses. Never forget, confidence is the key. Once you have picked the perfect prom dress for yourself do not look any further, own and flaunt it!


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