Prom is almost here and you still don’t have a dress. Eek! Before you go into a nuclear meltdown take a deep breath and rejoice that 29Secrets has you covered. We know how difficult it can be to find ‘the’ perfect frock that speaks to your style and, most importantly, that no other girl will be wearing on the big day. Here are 10 perfect last minute prom dresses which will make your classmates’ jaws drop to the floor.
For under $200 you can score this feminine blush-colored dress from Canadian retailer Le Chateau. The sweet-heart neckline, bodice detailing and sheer chiffon skirt will add romance to your big night. Complete the look with a pair of nude strappy heels and curl your hair into a loose updo. Le Chateau, $198.
Luxurious In Lace
Win the coveted title of Prom Queen in this luxurious lace dress from H&M’s Conscious Exclusive collection. Fashioned from Tencel® lyocell and recycled polyamide, the fitted bodice and full skirt of this dark blue frock makes for a dramatic silhouette which will have everybody bowing down to you as you claim the crown. H&M, $299.
Lovely Like A Lemon
Show off your shoulders in this lovely lemon colored dress from BCBGMAXAZRIA. Its off-the-shoulder design and wrap front offers a simple and sleek look. Accessorize with a few key baubles such as statement earrings and strappy sandals and you’ll be good to go. BCBGMAXAZRIA, $298 USD.
Orange You Happy
Get ready for your BFFs to ohh and ahh as you step out of the limo in this outstanding frock from River Island. The loose fitting silhouette and pink T-bar accent gives the design a 1960s vibe, while layers of chiffon in shades of orange will make you standout in all the pictures. River Island, $60 USD.
Outstanding In Ombre
Ombre, one of the biggest trends of the season, is perfectly captured in this outstanding dress by Ted Baker London; the fitted bodice and pleated skirt compliments any body type. Available at Ted Baker store in Yorkdale Shopping Centre or tedbaker-london.com, $548.
Peplums may be a trend of the past but we guarantee that those thoughts be banished from everyone’s minds when you arrive in this understated piece by British retailer ASOS. The pencil style silhouette hugs the body perfectly and also accents the dramatic peplum hemline giving off a retro 80s vibe. ASOS, $137.12.
Put Your Back Into It
New York-based label Rae Francis wants you to look like you hail from the magical Land of Oz in this richly colored dress. Cut from green stain, this floor-length number has an exposed back with a braided T-strap adding the right amount of detail to this sublime piece. Pull you hair into a low and loose ponytail, and pair with gold studded earrings to finish the look. Shopbop, $263.64.
Ravishing In Red
Forget wearing a barely there frock for prom, you want something that captures your creative and free spirit. Spanish retailer Mango has you in mind when they designed this ravishing red maxi dress, inspired by flamenco and bohemian style with its spaghetti straps and crochet detailing on the bodice. Mango, $89.95 USD.
We all love a little black dress but when you add unexpected details like ASOS did to with this figure-hugging piece we died and went to fashion heaven. From the front this dress looks simple and understated, but from behind you’ll understand why we love its exposed back and white ruffle lining. ASOS, $94.93.
You’ll be the center of attention on the dance floor when you shake and shimmy in this stunning, sterling silver number by Nasty Gal. The brocade print, plunging neckline, side cut-outs and tulle layered mini-skirt will make the boys’ tongues wagging. Nasty Gal, $63.62.