20 Elegant prom dresses to inspire you

Every girl dreams about prom. They plan it out, pick out their dresses, set the makeup artist and hairstylist way before hand. They even call in and make their appointments at the nail salon. And on D-day, even though the actual even is a night, the whole day is spent at the parlors primping and prepping to look their absolute best. And why shouldn’t it be? The moment you walk in looking drop dead gorgeous hand in hand with your beau is a moment you will remember for the rest of your life. It truly is a night to cherish for your whole life.

The most important part of getting ready for prom is choosing the right prom dress. It should fit absolutely perfectly, flow over your curves, make you look elegant and at the same time gorgeous, and ensure that jaws drop to the floor when you walk in to the room. It is always better to go the elegant route where your attractiveness shines through subtly but then you don’t end up looking trashy. Still in doubt about what kind of dress to choose, well then look no further here is a list of dresses to be inspired from and get your creative juices flowing.

Elegant Prom Dresses:

Here are a few elegant prom dress for you to choose from. You can definitely get inspired by these stunning designs and choose them for your special day .

This sleeveless tube dress has a lot of layers which sit on your curves perfectly. It looks good in both black and white. The rhinestone embellishments add just the needed amount of bling. Pair it with wavy hair, smokey eyes and heels and you are good to go.

This green one shoulder dress has a very Greek goddess touch to it. The layers are very forgiving for your entire problem and flattering for the entire place you want to flaunt. Green suits mostly everybody, especially people with lighter colored eyes. Leave your hair open for this dress.

This blue bodycon dress has a mermaid like feel to it in the end. The embellishments are just right. Wear it with heels and with a hair accessory.

If you like white, this is great an option for you. The back is just the right amount of sexy and elegant. The back is the main look of the dress, it is done beautifully. An up do will work beautifully as it will show off the back to its full potential.

This is another one shoulder floor length dress. When in doubt, always go black. It looks beautiful with an updo, and the detailing on the waist is absolutely amazing. The small rose on the shoulder also adds an extra oomph to the dress. Accessories that will go well with the look are rhinestone or pearl drop earrings.

This green flowy number will really make your curves stand out. The rhinestone detailing is perfect and adds the bling right where it is needed. It will suit all skin tones equally. Pair it with smokey eyes, a nude lip and flowing open hair and you are good to go.

If you aren’t too comfortable with sleeveless dresses or tube dresses but still wants to show some skin, this dress is perfect for you. The peekaboo net is great when you want to subtly show some skin. Black of course looks as elegant as ever. Straight hair and red lips will look great with this dress. The back is where you can show the skin you want to.

This white and black dress is for people who enjoy a bit of drama. The white dramatic flare is what adds an extra something to what would otherwise be a normal dress. The stripes will elongate your torso, making you look thinner and taller. The rose adds an elegant yet dramatic touch also. You can leave your hair open or do an updo as you wish, both will look equally good.

This simple yet elegant dress has a very saree like feel to it. The color will suit people of fairer skin tones. Leave your hair open and play up your eyes, and strut your stuff.

This beautiful dress has a dreamy fairy tale quite Cinderella like feel to it. The bling on top is balanced out beautifully by the simple flowy bottom the colors work wonderfully together. An updo would look great with this look, but if you want to romanticize it a bit you can go with soft curls or waves.

This is another extremely elegant dress in white. The detailing is just perfect and strappy feel it has is like none other. Leave your hair open and your makeup fresh but add a pop of color to your lips.

This bodycon flowing floor length dress has a very bond girl feel to it. It is just nothing short of sexy and will suit all skin tones; It will really bring out your collar bones and your neck perfectly. Wear with an updo like a French twist and drop earrings, and go make some jaws drop!

This dress just spells black drama, or dark fairy tales and secret dreams. Wear it and you shall have a dark yet sexy mysterious air about you. Keep your neck bare and go with just earring if you must accessorize, but this dress really doesn’t need anything other than your own sexiness. Make some gorgeous goddess curls and a smokey eye, and you are sure to become a mystery that everyone is attracted to.

It is proven that everyone is attracted to the color red. And red and orange married together spells fiery hot! So get ready to heat things up once you slip on this baby. Leave your hair open and some golden strappy heels and you are sure to turn some heads. The golden waist detailing is just perfect.

This is a very princess like dress but with a twist. So if you want to go girly but not all out girly, this fits your criteria like a glove. The pink flowy bottom is what fairy tales are made of, but the black corset like top s what adds the twist. The waist detailing with rhinestones is just enough so that you don’t need heavy accessories. Add some earrings and some soft curls and you are good to go. Keep your makeup subtle and let your dress do the talking.

Want to go the Angelina Jolie route? This is your perfect dress then. It is flowy but with a slit to show off your toned sexy legs. It will bring out your curves perfectly. It will look good with straight hair that is left open and chandelier earrings. Get ready to make the temperature rise in this one.

This one is also very princess like, but the color is what makes it out of the box. When you think princess you think pink or some other very girly color, and this grey one defies that exact logic and stands out by itself. The dress will show of your curves and flows and frills will give that feminine touch. The lace and the net also add a beautiful touch to the overall look of the dress. The rhinestone embellishments and the glitter give it a perfect prom like look. It will also show off your collarbones amazingly. It would look best with a half updo, and matching stones necklace and earrings in silver.

This red dress just oozes elegance. It is such a beautiful and stunning shade of red that is sure to attract a lot of attention. The neckline detailing is great, and the color combination of the red and the silver works really well. Wear it with an updo and silver heels.

This dress is such a stunner. The criss cross back detailing is oh so beautiful. The slinky shiny material is going to glide over your curves and rest on them perfectly. Add earring and maybe a little something to your wrist, and curl your hair. Make sure not to over accessorize as you want the most focus on the back of the dress as that is what this look is mainly about.

This peach coral number will not only make you look like a princess and will make you feel like one, and isn’t that what prom is all about? The see through sheer net detailing on the top is just gorgeous, and the overall color is just so soft and feminine. The rhinestone detailing gives it a very regal feel. The neck should be kept bare for this look, so just go with earrings, also do an updo and accessorize it with an embellished tiara like hair accessory. Now go rock your prom your highness.

Hopefully, this list gives you some inspiration and ideas as to how you want your prom dress to look like. But always remember to smile and be confident, because even the most beautiful dress will not look good if you frown or feel to self conscious! Choos the dress that’s right for you, set up an appointment at your parlor and nail salon, and go rock the prom!


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