Prom, the one night at the end of the year, which signifies the end of your High-school career. A night which is the end to one chapter of your life and the beginning of another, It is a time of laughter, fun, tears of happiness and sometimes sadness for the people you will surely leave behind when you go off and begin your journey to the real world.

This is the night you have been waiting for all your life. It is a magical and beautiful time and you need to look like the best version of yourself. Ever strand on your hair has to be perfect, your makeup en pointe, your jewellery subtle, your shoes comfortable yet fashionable and most of all your prom dress should be absolutely perfect.

The question is, how do you know which dress is perfect?


Well, first of all, you always go to a shop which has all sizes. Mostly because shops that don’t keep all sizes i.e. from extra small to plus size prom dresses to fit all body shapes.

Secondly, before going to the shops and actually starting your prom dress search, you must first decide upon a colour. This is an important step, as not every colour suits every skin tone. Some colours make you look pale and some make you look dark. So, choose a colour that accentuates your complexion, your hair colour and definitely your eyes. To help you on your way the following are a list of colours that suits every type of skin tone:

  • White
  • Black
  • Red
  • Dark Blue
  • Emerald green
  • Charcoal
  • Fuchsia
  • Cobalt blue
  • Teal
  • Purple

Now that you have chosen your desired colour, you badger your parents into taking you to the mall or the shops; wherever it is that you go for semi-formal clothes shopping and once you’re there you being the hunt for your dream prom dress.

Another thing you need to keep in mind while hunting for a dress is what style, cut and design do you want it to be? According to 2019’s fashion trends there are a few styles that can suit any and every body shape. They are:

  • Illusion style dress
  • Ball gown
  • Two piece dress
  • Cut out dress
  • Glitz and glimmer dresses
  • Short dresses

Once you have chosen your dress, it is the simple process of finding your size and since you have come to a shop that caters to all sizes, that is no problem at all.

The last step in having the perfect prom dress is accessorizing.

Once you have bought your dress, it is imperative that you accessorize accordingly. The shoes should either match the dress colours or be in contrast. The same principle stands for the makeup and jewellery.

Oh! One more step! Can’t forget!

Be sure to hint to your special someone about the colour of your dress so that the corsage he buys matches your dress rather than offsets it.