Say goodbye to the over-the-top princess gown and hola to these alternative styles instead. This is your guide to 2014’s best quince dresses.
1. Prom Girl
We can so see a young Hollywood linda like Bella Thorne or Jasmine V wearing a dress like this on the red carpet to an awards show and that’s just how you want to look at your quince—like a star!
Strapless Sequin Ball Gown, $179, promgirl.com
2. Unique Vintage
The best part about this fun flirty dress is definitely the cut out in the back. Not only do you want to turn heads when you enter, but when you exit as well. Plus, the coral hue is a super-flattering for olive-toned ladies.
Coral Lace & Tulle Collared Short Dress, $166, unique-vintage.com
3. Sean Collection
Classic, beaded, white—this has quince written all over it.
Sean Collection Halter Beaded Ruched Bust Gown, $340, bloomingdales.com
4. City Studio
This neon halter dress will have you ruling quince court in a sea of white, black, and pastel gowns! Plus, the bewailed detailing makes it extra glam.
City Studio Juniors' Neon Open-Back Halter Dress, $80, macys.com
The new princess dress.
Goodnight, Swoon Dress, $98, modcloth.com
6. David's Bridal
A color-blocked, full-skirt dress with a sweetheart neckline is high drama without the cheesy cupcake factor.
Strapless Satin and Tulle Color-Block Dress, $80, davidsbridal.com
Short, simple, and sweet, but the chevron-sequined top takes it to the next level.
Short Dress with Sequin Chevron Bodice and Tulle Ballerina Skirt, $53, debshops.com
If you’re looking to stand out at your Quinceañera, this is the dress to do that in. The sequin bodice and crystal-accented skirt makes it feel modern and super-fem at the same time.
Crystal Gown, $100, jcpenney.com
9. Rent the Runway
Everything about this pastel petunia gown feels right for a quince and don’t you want to be able to say you wore Badgley Mischka to yours?
Badgley Mischka Pastel Petunia Gown, $80 for a 4-day rental, renttherunway.com
Because sometimes a chica just needs a hot pink mermaid dress.
Faviana Style S7374, $438, bestbridalprices.com
What’s not to love? There are feather on this dress, ladies—feathers.
Elise Point D’Esprit Feather-Trimmed Dress, $798, bcbg.com
12. La Femme
If your heart is set on ombre, make sure it’s this striking jade version—and that back!
La Femme Style19894, $350, missesdressy.com
13. ML Monique Lhuillier
You only turn 15 once after all…
ML Monique Lhuillier Tulle Trumpet Dress, $448, nordstrom.com
14. New York Dress
We love a good cap sleeve moment and this dress is giving it to us. Pair it with a strappy black heel and some serious blinged-out jewels and your quince look is complete.
Epic Formals 3804, $358, newyorkdress.com