Your prom dress will set the mood for your prom evening.
Find a prom dress that matches your own personal style
and budget. Prom dresses are not cheap! Expect to spend
between $160-$500 for your dress. Check out Prom
Trends for current hot fashion trends in formal wear.
Be realistic about what styles best fit you. What
looks great on the rack may not be the best prom dress
for you. You might want to consider taking a Polaroid
or digital camera with you on your prom dress shopping
day to compare how you look in different dresses. Allow
enough time for any alterations that you might need
to have on your dress.
Some dress shops special order dresses that they do
not carry in their stores. Special order prom dresses
usually take 6-8 weeks to get into the store. Shopping
early gives you the most options in obtaining the perfect
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Guys want to look their best at prom. Choosing
a prom tuxedo can be an overwhelming task. Consider
your body type to give you the ultimate style that fits
you. There are four basic body types: tall and thin,
tall and husky/muscular, short and slim, and short and
Tall and thin guys can choose from almost all styles
of tuxedos. You may want to consider a double-breasted
jacket with a tighter waist to give a "hulky"
look. Tall and husky guys may want to consider a shawl
collar to draw the line of sight down instead of across,
and if you have a large waist go for a vest instead
of a cummerbund. Stay away from double-breasted jackets.
Short and slim guys look best in single-breasted jackets
cut low with two or three buttons. Short and broad guys
should try shawl collared low cut jackets with one or
two buttons. Stay away from double-breasted jackets
and consider a vest instead of a cummerbund.
Reserve your prom tuxedo well in advance of your school
dance so that you will have the greatest selection.
Your tuxedo shop will take measurements to assure a
Details make "the look". Prom jewelry, dress
shoes, evening bags and wraps all work together to complete
the perfect ensemble. Consider taking a fabric swatch
from your prom dress with you during accessory shopping.
Even black can have many different shades. Most stores
do not allow for returns or exchanges on these type
of purchases. Evening wear accessories can be expensive,
but classic accessories can be used with other outfits.
Evening shoes can be that dramatic punctuation
to a great prom outfit. Remember that style is important,
but comfort is more important. After all, you want to
enjoy your time on the dance floor, and that is impossible
when all you can think about is getting off your feet.
Finding perfect shoes can be time consuming. Consider
shoe shopping in the later part of the day to get the
best fit. Feet actually are larger in the afternoon
and evening than in the morning.