Prom season will be here before you know it, so it’s important to start shopping for prom gowns now. Senior prom is the highlight of many girls’ high school years. Don’t get caught without the perfect dress on your special night. Here’s a preview of some of the dresses available.
Studio 17 Prom Gowns
Studio 17 prom dresses by designer House of Wu are known for their stunning bridal gowns, quinceanera dresses, pageant gowns, and – of course – prom gowns. Color, texture, and embellishment are the story this season. If you want to be the belle of the ball, look for their stunning prom gowns in garnet red, jade green and royal blue, with a sweetheart neckline and jeweled sequins. The jeweled sequin fabric top will catch everyone’s eyes, as will the jeweled sash that cinches your waist and brings attention to your mid-section.
Experience the long formal one-piece and two-piece gowns designed for the Studio 17 collection. The full length sweetheart strapless gown (#12660) made of shimmer satin, features matching rhinestones on its off-the-shoulder detail and belt. The a-line skirt includes discreet pockets to give it a unique style and functionality. This amazing dress is available in two eye catching colors – hot pink and sky blue. This prom gown will definitely turn heads.
Others will see your back as much as the front and the Studio 17 collection offers a variety of attractive back styles. Choose a dress with open back, v-back, single stap or attractive multi strap backs designs. There are designs for any taste and desire. Less is always more, but you need to leave something to the imagination.
House of Wu carries a wide variety of styles and collections of prom gowns. In addition to the popular Studio 17 line be sure to check out their Panoply and Tiffany Designs dress lines. The Panoply collection intertwines drama and romance and offers designs for a variety of occassions adding versatility to your prom dress. Tiffany Design has a spectacular, sophisticated line featuring various silhouettes from an exquiste mermaid to elegant ball gowns created for fit and flare. With so much choice, elegance and style you’re sure to be a hit.
Jovani Prom Gowns
Prom wouldn’t be prom without Jovani. Draw attention with a gorgeous dress that features a sleeveless red lace peek-a-boo bodice accented with beads and sequins, and a flowing skirt with a thigh-high slit in the front. Or opt for a turquoise long gown with sheer crisscross straps accented with beads, a sheer midriff, and a long skirt with a short train. Even a shimmery mini will put you in the spotlight.
Jovani is renowned for using prints and patterns, so you can always find the perfect prom gowns to fit your mood. Whether it’s black and white polka dots on white with a red sash, a colorful abstract print that will flash as you dance, or a black-on-white print designed to bring out your animal instincts, you’ll always be able to match your mood with your sense of style.
Celebrity Prom Gowns
If you like what you see in the movies or on the red carpets, prom is a great excuse to dress like your favorite celebrity. You can find a dress like the one Kate Hudson wore in “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” Charlize Theron’s knockout gown at the Golden Globes, or Beyonce’s show-stopping backless number.
Where to Shop
Many young ladies are afraid of actually talking to a real person for fear of it costing too much or not knowing what to ask for. Firstly, most specialty boutiques do not charge for prom gown consultation. Secondly, as the old adage goes, you get what you pay for.
A reputable store will have experienced consultants who are able and eager to help you make the dress decision much less stressful. Once they have listened to what your likes and dislikes are and see a little of your personality, they can determine what style and type of dress you would look best in.
If you purchase a dress locally you can often get package discounts by including shoes, jewelry and other accessories. The total package can often be comparable and even less expensive to buying online. Shop for prom gowns at Linde’s Bridal & Prom store in downtown Massillon and you will carry a confident feeling about yourself to the majestic event!