10 Picture-Perfect Prom Dresses

With the new film Prom, starring newcomer Janelle Ortiz, premiering in theaters today all across the country and prom season right around the corner, we thought it’d be a good time to share some pretty dresses for inspiration:

1. Prom Dresses: Alexia Admore

While this Alexia Admore beaded spaghetti-strap dress seams simple in style, it definitely makes up for it with the bright bold color and sparkle. ($169, lastcall.com)


2. Prom Dresses: Jessica Simpson

This Jessica Simpson Rose Appliqué Dress has an attractive neckline that will compliment anyone who is busty. ($188, jessicasimpsoncollection.com)


3. Prom Dresses: B. Darlin

To be in true prom style, keep it traditional with a long gown like this B. Darlin Beaded-Neck Dress. ($99, dillards.com)


4. Prom Dresses: Aqua

If you’re not into the big poofy dresses, keep it simple with a flirty dress like this Aqua Ruffle Hem Dress. (on sale for $62, bloomingdales.com)


5. Prom Dresses: Delia's

If you want to look feminine, but still be comfortable, this Delia’s Chiffon Bubble Dress is the way to go. (on sale for $40, delias.com)


6. Prom Dresses: Arden B

For a super trendy look, go for this long in the back and shorter in the front gown from Arden B.—just be sure to pair it with a pair of fabulous shoes! ($89, ardenb.com)


7. Prom Dresses: Forever 21

Be party ready with this fun and youthful Forever 21 Metallic Paisley & Tulle Dress. ($35, forever21.com)


8. Prom Dresses: Matthew Williamson

A Grecian style dress like this Mathew Williamson for Impulse Dress is always elegant and you can wear it more than once. ($119, macys.com)


9. Prom Dresses: Wet Seal

Animal print is today’s neutral, so wear this Wet Seal Animal Printed Tube Dress and have fun adding a ton of accessories. ($27, wetseal.com)


10. Prom Dresses: Topshop

This Top Shop Bow Front Mesh Dress is very girly, but the black velvet bow gives it a bit of edge. ($105, topshop.com)


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