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Reader Nina writes, “Dear Fashion Bomb people, first of all I’d like to say that I am a great fan of this site!! I visit everyday for inspiration, but I’m having trouble finding prom dress ideas. It’s my senior year and I’d like to look glam, wearing something long, a coral or golden color? Please help!! I found an iCandy Couture dress that fits this description but my folks say its too seductive, but I’ve fallen deep in love!! Please help me find a replacement relationship with a bomb prom dress, sincerely, Nina :)”
Hey, Nina! I would love to help! First, I wouldn’t recommend an iCandy Couture dress for the actual prom. Considering they tend to skew saucy, I’d say save that level feistiness for the after party! :)
I cooked up few ensembles that are mindful of what we’ve been seeing on the red carpets this award season.
This first look plays into the number 1 trend this season: black and white contrast. There’s always something chic about a black and white gown, and I’m loving this $95 Dillard’s beauty (a steal!). Pair it with a pair of strappy sandals, a simple mani, and you’re set!
The beauty about this dress is that it appears simple, but it features a low cut back. Sometimes sex appeal is most appealing when there’s just a hint of it; a tease. For the accessories, try these gold leaf earrings, and gold clutch.
I’ve noticed a few stars opting for navy blue over black, so I gave it a shot with this final look.
This is a bit of a departure from traditional prom attire, and I suppose that’s what I love. A navy blue dress paired with embellished pumps, and a bold red lip would be hot!
There you have it, Nina! These were merely a few suggestions, take it and make it your own! I hope it helped!